ABILITY MATRIX

Is you child over 4 years of age?

Can your child…

  • Enter/ exit water safely from side or steps
  • Float on front and back with floatation aides
  • Blow bubbles in the water
  • Movement in the water using arms and legs with floats
  • Jump into the pool with or without assitance
  • Allow water to be poured over their face

Can your child…

  • Blow bubbles with mouth in the water
  • Move backwards for 5m with or without aides
  • Move forwards for 5m with or without aides
  • Regain upright position from front and back with support
  • Push and glide in horizontal postion to/ from the wall
  • Show an understanding of basic pool rules (no running etc)

Can your child…

  • Blow bubbles a minimum of three times rythmically with face sumberged in the water
  • Regain upright postion from front and back without support
  • Float on back with ears submerged in a star shape or hands by their side
  • Push and glide on front with face in the water
  • Demonstrate basic frontcrawl and breastroke arm action
  • Basic front and backcrawl kick, long legs, pointed toes

Can your child…

  • Jump in and fully submerge
  • Push and gilde on front and back unaided with arms extended
  • Fully submerge to pick up sinker
  • Travel 5m front and back unaided
  • Demonstrate an understanding of frontcrawl breathing (head rotation)
  • Travel 5m using breastroke kicking action with aides
  • Demonstrate mushroom float and floating on front and back unaided for minimum 5 seconds

Can your child…

  • Rotate from front to back while floating on the surface
  • Surface dive to retreive a sinker from the pool floor minimum 1.2m depth
  • Kick 5m front and back using alternating kick without aides
  • Kick 5m using basic butterfly kicking action without aides
  • Demonstrate 5m on their back using a sculling action
  • Swim 10m with a recognised choice of stroke
  • Push and glide through a hoop submerged 5m away

Can your child…

  • Tread water for 30 seconds
  • Demonstrate a basic sitting dive into the water (deep end)
  • Swim 10m frontcrawl with correct breathing practice (head turning to the side)
  • Swim 10m backcrawl fullstroke
  • Swim 10m breastroke with correct breathing practice (head up to the front)
  • Swim 10m Butterfly showing basic technique
  • Perform a handstand

Can your child…

  • Push and glide into frontcrawl using the correct transtition and swim 15m
  • Push and glide into backcrawl arms extended using the correct transtition and swim 15m
  • Demonstrate a forward roll in the water
  • Demonstrate the correct timing of breastroke and butterfly breathing
  • Swim 25m with choice of stroke
  • Tread water with one arm extended out of the water and demonstrate rotation
  • Swim 15m Butterfly

Is you child under 3 years of age?

Your child should attend Adult and Child

Your child should attend Pre School

Your child should attend Swimwell Splashers

Your child should attend Stage 1

Your child should attend Stage 2

Your child should attend Stage 3

Your child should attend Stage 4

Your child should attend Stage 5

Your child should attend a Stage 6

Your child should attend a Stage 7

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