With mum or dad in the water, this is the ideal opportunity to introduce your child to the aquatic environment. Through repetition, songs & activities encourage your child to explore and develop confidence in the aquatic environment.
Our Infants Program begins at 4 months through to 3 years, with a focus on water confidence and safety skills. Through fun and play we nurture a life time of love for the water.
With a parent in the water and the knowledge of our instructors, this level will encourage and educate both child & parent on the basics of water safety. We aim to teach the child a love & respect for the water through activities & games.
Parent assists the child to enter and exit the water with the correct safety technique.
A positive response to both water over the head and movement through the water.
The ability to demonstrate propulsive movement with their legs and feet.
The ability to demonstrate propulsive movement with their arms and hands.
With support from a front position, roll over into a back float, parent able to roll infant.
With support child drops down off the wall, turns around underwater and recovers to hold onto the wall.
With the guidance and support of the instructor, parents are encouraged to participate in activities & games are utilized to develop water confidence and skills. Parents are encouraged to develop their child’s independence and exploration through stimulation and fun.
The ability to perform a safe pool entry and climb out of the water independently.
The ability to respond to visual and verbal cues and confidently submerge fully underwater.
The ability to float on their back in a relaxed state with minimal assistance.
Demonstrates blowing bubbles repetitively with breaths in between.
Demonstrate both a kick and arm action together as a continuous movement with assistance.
The ability to submerge and swim a short distance underwater with no assistance.
Kicking on their back with minimal assistance.
Becoming independent, the child drops down off the wall, turns around underwater and recovers to hold onto wall.
Performs all skills with the teacher willingly and happily.