Stage B Water Exploration

July 8, 2024 - December 19, 2024
6 months - 36 months


In stage B, parents work with their children to explore body positions, floating, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills.

Prerequisites: blow bubbles on the surface with assistance, front tow with chin in water, kicking and assistance, back tow with head on parent’s shoulder and kicking, back float with head on parent’s shoulder, roll front to back and back to front with assistance, front float with chin in water and assistance, can follow commands on when to enter and exit the water, can crawl along the wall with minimal assistance.

Swimming Skills Developed:

  • Blowing bubbles mouth & nose submerged, assisted
  • Front tow, assisted
  • Water exit, assisted
  • Water entry, assisted
  • Back float, assisted
  • Roll, assisted back to front & front to back
  • Front float, assisted
  • Wall grab, assisted on edge, 5ft
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