Guppy Level (no bubble blowing in this level)

  • Comfortably holds breath underwater for counts of 1-2-3
  • Starfish Front & Back Float
  • Beginner Stroke Front Swimming with head & face fully submerged 3-4 feet
  • Assisted Back Float Swimming for counts of 1-2-3
  • Assisted Treading water for counts of 1-2-3
  • Consistently jumps in and returns to the wall

Level 1 – Beginner Swimmer

  • Rollover Swim 80 feet
  • Beginner Swim 40 feet
  • Back float swimming 40 feet 
  • Elementary backstroke 40 feet
  • Treading Water 1 minute
  • Swim without goggles 20 feet
  • Comfortable swimming in deep water and main pool 

Level 2 – Advanced Beginner Swimmer

  • Swim Freestyle 120 feet
  • Swim Backstroke 80 feet 
  • Swim Elementary Backstroke 120 feet
  • Introduction to Breaststroke arms – 40 feet
  • Underwater Swim 2-3 Body lengths 
  • Treading Water 1 minute
  • 2 Minute Swim Using Freestyle, Elementary Backstroke & Backstroke
  • Jump in the water fully clothed with sweat pant, sweatshirt or lightweight jacket. This skill is performed to reassure the student that they could comfortably get to a form of safety should they fall in the water with their clothes on.

Level 3 – Intermediate Swimmer

  • Freestyle 200 feet 
  • Elementary Backstroke 200 feet
  • Backstroke 200 feet 
  • Breaststroke 120 feet 
  • Sidestroke 120 feet 
  • Treading Water 5 minutes
  • Flip Turns 
  • 5-minute Swim using Freestyle, Breaststroke, Backstroke, Sidestroke & Elementary Backstroke

Level 4 – Advanced Swimmer

  • Competitive Freestyle 400 feet 
  • Introduction to Butterfly – 80 feet
  • Backstroke 200 feet 
  • Breaststroke 200 feet 
  • Sidestroke 400 feet 
  • Underwater Swim 40 feet length
  • Flip Turns 
  • 10-minute Swim using Freestyle, Breaststroke, Backstroke & Sidestroke 
  • Safety Clothes Jump: Jump in & Tread Water and/or Backfloat 2 minutes wearing coat, pants & shoes