Parent and Child Classes
Looking to get your baby in the water? This class is perfect for you! For ages 4 months plus, our Parent and Child classes will not only get your little one used to the water but also help create bonds between baby and parent. Following the ASA Swim England pre school framework these lessons are a great way to get babies used to the water.
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Discovery Ducklings - 4 months to 3 years
There are such things as, enter the water safely and comfortably, with full adult support, bob up and down in the water, in an upright position, with full adult support, and float on the back and return to an upright position, with full adult support, in the discovery ducklings 1 award.
Discovery Duckling 2 has things such as float on the back, with full adult support, splash hands in the water and be at ease with the face being washed or splashed in.
Discovery Ducking 3 has float on the back, with full adult support behind the head, shoulders and hips. Rotate 180 degrees either using a log roll or an upright position, with full adult support. and move through the water in a streamlined position on the front, with full adult support and more.
And Discovery Duckling 4 has such things as enter the water safely from a seated or standing position and return to the wall or pool side, with full adult support, reach and grab toys on top of and under the surface of the water, and travel on the front using floatation equipment, with full adult support.
In duckling 1 you will be doing things such as blowing bubbles at the water surface, kick 5 metres on back with adult support, and travel without adult support for 2 metres to a floating object.
In duckling 2 you will be doing things such as, make a sitting entry with adult support if required, rotate 180 degrees either using a log roll or an upright position, using floatation equipment and without adult support, and submerge the face with confidence and without force under adult supervision.
In duckling 3 you will be doing things such as, make a supervised jump to an adult with or without support, float on the front or back without adult support, and blow bubbles with the mouth and nose underwater.
In duckling 4 you will be doing things such as Jumping into the water unaided, but supervised, perform a mushroom or star float and submerge completely.