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Chewton Swim 2022

Swim and Survive Level Guide

Please use the below criteria to estimate current skill / level for your child.
Chewton Swim instructors will have final say on appropriate level following a first lesson assessment if required.


LITTLE WONDERS - Water familiarisation for parents/carers & children from 6 to 36 mths (SAT program only)

PRESCHOOL Building water confidence and aquatic safety for preschool school children 3-5 years
SCHOOL AGE Swimming & water safety for primary and early high school age children 5-14 years

CHEWTON POOL - SWIM DISTANCE NOTES
5m - approx. across small pool
10m - approx. across big pool
15m - approx. 1 x lap of big pool
25m - approx. 1.5 x laps of big pool
50m - approx. 3 x laps of big pool
75m - approx. 4.5 x laps of big pool

Little Wonders: Children 6mths to 36 mths with parents/carers (SAT program only).

LW 01: Water Familiarisation 6mths - 12mths with parent / carer
LW 02: Water Familiarisation 12mths - 24mths with parent / carer
LW 03
: Water Familiarisation 24mths - 36mths with parent / carer

P - 01

- Front float holding a buoyant aid - assisted
- Back float holding a buoyant aid - assisted
- Blow bubbles in water with face fully submerged

 

P - 02

- Front & back float unassisted
- Glide and kick on front and back
- Swim 5 metres using basic freestyle

 

P - 03

- Float on back for 30 seconds
- Swim 10 metres freestyle with coordinated breathing
- Swim 5 metres backstroke with ears in water

Preschool: Level 01 thru 03 - preschool
children 3-5 years

Level 01
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Front float holding a buoyant aid - assisted 

- Back float holding a buoyant aid - assisted 

- Blow bubbles in water with face fully submerged 

- Swim 3 metres using continuous arm and kick action

Level 02

- Front & back float unassisted 

- Tread water using a buoyant aid 

- Glide and kick on front and back 

- Swim 5 metres using basic freestyle

Level 03

Float on back for 30 seconds 

- Tread water for 30 seconds 

- Swim 10 metres freestyle with coordinated breathing  

- Swim 5 metres backstroke with ears in water 

- Swim 5 metres survival backstroke

Level 04

- Front & back float in deep water
- Swim 15 metres freestyle
- Swim 15 metres backstroke with continuous arm action
- Swim 10 metres survival backstroke
- Swim 10 metres breaststroke kick

 

Level 05

- Move through water while sculling on back
- Swim 25 metres continuous freestyle
- Swim 25 metres continuous backstroke
- Swim 15 metres survival backstroke using correct technique
- Swim 15 metres breaststroke

 

Level 06

- Float, scull and tread water for 1 minute
- Swim 50 metres continuous freestyle
- Swim 50 metres continuous backstroke
- Swim 25 metres survival backstroke
- Swim 25 metres breaststroke
- Swim 10 metres dolphin kick

 

Level 07

- Float, scull and tread water for 2 minutes
- Swim 75 metres continuous freestyle
- Swim 75 metres continuous backstroke
- Swim 50 metres survival backstroke
- Swim 50 metres breaststroke
- Swim 15 metres basic butterfly
- Demonstrate a shallow dive

School Age: - Level 01 thru 07 - primary and
early high school children 5-14 years