FALL SWIM PROGRAM REGISTRATIONS WILL START AUG 1, 2017

CRCA/Royal Lifesaving
Society Swim Programs

Best Western Plus Pool, Chestermere

All class 30 min. | Parent & Tot class – Max 8 / Preschool Levels 1 to 5 – Max 5

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Email: recreation@chestermerecrca.com

 

 

Parent & Tot At-a-glance

Especially for children aged 4 months to 3+ years and their parents. Based on the principle “Within Arms Reach”,
these classes focus on close playful interaction and shared fun between child, parent and water.

Parent & Tot 1 (4–12 months)
1. Enter & exit the water safely with
tot
2. Readiness for submersion
3. Hold tot on front, eye contact
4. Hold tot on back, head & back
support
5. Front float (face out) – assisted
6. Back float – assisted
7. Float wearing PFD – assisted
8. Arms: splashing, reaching,
paddling, on front & back
9. Legs: tickling, splashing, kicking,
on front & back
10. Water Smart Messages

Preschool 1
1. Enter & exit shallow water
– assisted
2. Jump into chest-deep water
– assisted
3. Face in water
4. Blow bubbles in water
5. Float on front & back (3 sec.
each) – assisted
6. Safe movement in shallow water
– wearing PFD
7. Glide on back wearing (3 m.
each) – assisted
8. Water Smart Messages

Preschool 4
1. Jump into deep water, return &
exit
2. Sideways entry
3. Tread water 10 sec. wearing
PFD
4. Open eyes under water
5. Recover object from bottom in
chest-deep water
6. Wearing a PFD, sideways entry
into deep water; tread (15 sec.);
swim/kick (5 m)
7. Front float; roll to back; swim 5 m
8. Glide on side (3 m)
9. Flutter kick: on front (7 m); on
back (7 m); on side (5 m)
10. Front crawl (5 m) wearing PFD
11. Water Smart Messages

Parent & Tot 2 (12–24 months)
1. Entry from sitting position
– assisted
2. Exit the water – assisted
3. Blow bubbles on & in water
4. Face wet & in water
5. Attempt to recover object below
surface
6. Entry from sitting position
wearing PFD & return – assisted
7. Front float (face in) – assisted
8. Back float – assisted
9. Kicking on front & back
– assisted
10. Surface passes with continuous
contact
11. Water Smart Messages

Preschool 2
1. Enter & exit shallow water
wearing PFD
2. Jump into chest-deep water
3. Submerge
4. Submerge & exhale (3 times)
5. Float on front & back (3sec.
each) wearing PFD or with
buoyant aid
6. Roll laterally front to back & back
to front, wearing PFD
7. Glide on front & back wearing
PFD (3 m each) wearing PFD or
with buoyant aid
8. Flutter kick on back with buoyant
aid (5m)
9. Water Smart Messages

Preschool 5
1. Forward roll entry wearing PFD
2. Tread water (10 sec.)
3. Submerge & hold breath (5 sec.)
4. Recover object from bottom in
chest-deep water
5. Wearing PFD, sideways entry
into deep water; tread (20 sec.);
swim/kick (10 m)
6. Whip kick in vertical position (20
sec.) with PFD or buoyant aid
7. Front crawl (5m)
8. Back crawl (5 m)
9. Interval training: 4 x 5 m flutter
kick on back with 30 sec. rests
10. Water Smart Messages

Parent & Tot 3 (2–3 years)
1. Jump entry – assisted
2. Entry & submerge from sitting
position – assisted
3. Exit the water – unassisted
4. Hold breath underwater
– assisted
5. Attempt to open eyes underwater
6. Attempt to recover object from
bottom
7. Standing jump entry, return to
edge – assisted
8. Jump entry & float wearing PFD
– assisted
9. Front & back “starfish” floats
– assisted
10. Front & back “pencil” floats
– assisted
11. Kicking on front & back
– assisted
12. Underwater passes
13. Water Smart Messages

Preschool 3
1. Jump into deep water wearing PFD,
return & exit
2. Sideways entry wearing PFD
3. Hold breath under water (3 sec.)
4. Submerge & exhale (5 times)
5. Recover object from bottom in waist
-deep water
6. Back float; roll to front; swim 3 m
7. Float on front & back (5 sec. each)
8. Roll laterally front to back & back to
front
9. Glide on front & back (3 m each)
10. Flutter kick on back (5 m)
11. Flutter kick on front (3 m)
12. Water Smart Messages

You can spot people who are Water Smart® right away!

They’re the ones who know how to swim and behave safely in, on and around water. Swim for Life includes fun, hands on teaching activities that focus on teaching water safety for the whole family. Lessons that will last a lifetime!