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Red Cross Guide

If Your child is 5yrs or older and cannot swim:
They should be in level 1

IF YOUR CHILD CAN:

  1. Submerge face
  2. Blow bubble
  3. Walk in water
  4. Kick on front & on back
  5. Bob (jump up and down blowing bubbles)
  6. Swim by themselves front and back for 5 yards

    THEY SHOULD BE IN LEVEL II

IF YOUR CHILD CAN:

  1. Fully submerge
  2. Retrieve objects
  3. Glide front & back & float
  4. Do rhythmic breathing (from side)
  5. Kick front & back
  6. Use arms & legs: front and back
  7. Swim on front and back over ten yards

    THEY SHOULD BE IN LEVEL III

IF YOUR CHILD CAN:

  1. Retrieve objects from the bottom
  2. Bob in deep water going to shallow
  3. Dive into pool from kneeling position
  4. Crawl stroke
  5. Elementary backstroke
  6. Reverse directions
  7. Tread water

    THEY SHOULD BE IN LEVEL IV

IF YOUR CHILD CAN:

  1. Bob in deep water
  2. Rotary breathe (to the side)
  3. Dive from side using standing position
  4. Scull
  5. Front crawl, backcrawl, breaststroke, sidestroke
  6. Tread water using modified scissors, breaststroke, rotary kicks for two minutes

    THEY SHOULD BE IN LEVEL V

IF YOUR CHILD CAN:

Pass all the Levels above they are ready for Guard Start  (Lifeguard Training) They should be IN Level VI

ALL LEVELS WILL BE TESTED ON THE
FIRST DAY AND BE PUT IN CORRECT LEVELS.

 

 

 

   

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

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