Swimming Lessons – Stage 3

Criteria for acceptance into stage 3
Children must be of school age to be eligible to take part in this class.
Children must be able to travel 5m on their fronts and their backs (without swimming aids) confidently.
Children will be swimming lengths of the pool (14.75m) in this class so the children must be able to stand in the deep end. (1m deep) .

Stage 3 objectives
During Stage 3, your child will work towards being able to swim 10m on their front and back and will be able to swim underwater to collect objects from the bottom of the pool. Rotation skills and water safety knowledge will also be developed.
In order to pass this stage and move onto the next stage you child will have to be able to demonstrate that they can do the following consistently:

  • To travel 10m on the front
  • To travel 10m on the back
  • To successfully push and glide on the front and log roll to back
  • To successfully push and glide on the back and log roll to front
  • To fully submerge and pick up an object