Level I: Introduction to Water Skills
Notes: (no class 3/9; make-up class 4/13)
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Youth lessons. Ages 5+. The objectives of Level 1 are to learn basic personal water safety information and skills to help participants feel comfortable in the water and enjoy the water safely. At this level, participants start developing positive attitudes, good swimming habits, and safe practices in and around the water.
*Enter water using ramp, steps, or side
*Exit water using ladder, steps, or side
*Blow bubbles through mouth and nose
*Open eyes underwater and retrieve submerged objects
*Front and back glides and recover to a vertical position
*Roll from front to back and back to front
*Tread water using arm and hand actions
*Alternating and simultaneous arm and leg actions on front
*Alternating and simultaneous arm and leg actions on back
*Combined arm and leg actions on front and back
*Plus age-appropriate water safety topics