Stage 1 Water Acclimation

March 29, 2024 - August 29, 2024
3 years - 5 years


Students develop comfort with underwater exploration and learn to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water in stage 1.  This stage lays the foundation that allows for a student’s future progress in swimming.

Prerequisites: Is comfortable working with an instructor without a parent in the water but WILL NOT go underwater voluntarily.

Swimming Skills Developed:

  • Submerge, bob independently
  • Front glide, assisted, to wall, 5ft
  • Water exit, independently
  • Jump, push, turn, grab, assisted
  • Back float, assisted 10 secs
  • Roll, assisted, back to front & front to back
  • Front float, assisted, 10 secs
  • Back glide, assisted, at wall, 5ft
  • Swim, float, swim, assisted, 10ft
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