Stage 3 Water Stamina

July 8, 2024 - September 26, 2024
3 years - 5 years


In stage 3, students learn how to swim to safety from a longer distance than in previous stages in the event of falling into a body of water.  This stage also introduces rhythmic breathing and integrated arm and leg action.

Prerequisites: CAN do a front and back float on his or her own but CANNOT swim 10-15 yards on his or her front and back.

Swimming Skills Developed:

  • Submerge, retrieve object in chest-deep water
  • Swim on front, 15 yd (10 yd preschool)
  • Water exit, independently
  • Jump, swim, turn, swim, grab, 10 yd
  • Swim on back, 15 yd (10 yd preschool)
  • Roll, back to front & front to back
  • Tread water, 1 min & exit (30 secs preschool)
  • Swim, float, swim, 25 yd (15 yd preschool)
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