Aquatics - Red Cross Swim Lessons

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Activity types: 
Aquatics
Age groups: 
Family

Please make sure that your child is enrolled in the appropriate level. If you are unsure, please call or visit the Quesnel Arts and Recreation Centre and ask about our free swim evaluations.

Phone: 250-992-8200

Red Cross Preschool Swimming Lessons

Starfish

 

  • 4 - 12 months old
  • with parental participation

 

Duck

 

  • 12 - 24 months old
  • with parental participation

 

Sea Turtle

 

  • 2 - 3 years old
  • with parental participation

 

Sea Otter

 

  • 3 - 5 years old
  • Assisted basic floats
  • glides and kicks
  • with parental participation

 

Salamander

 

  • 3 - 5 years old
  • Open eyes under water
  • assisted distance swim
  • floats and glides
  • with parental participation

 

Sunfish

 

  • 3 - 6 years old
  • 5m front and back glides
  • 5m front swim
  • 5m distance swim
  • with parental participation

 

 Crocodile

 

  • 3 - 6 years old
  • 7m front and back glides
  • 5m front swim
  • 10m distance swim
  • with parental participation

 

Whale

 

  • 3 - 6 years old
  • 10m front, back and side glides
  • 10m front swim
  • 15m distance swim
  • with parental participation

 

Red Cross Swimming Lessons - Children

Level 1

  • 5 + years old
  • 3 seconds front and back float
  • 5 seconds front and back glide
  • 5 metre front swim
  • 5 metre distance swim
  • with parental participation

Level 2

  • 5 + years old
  • Move in deep water with assistance
  • 10 metre front glide
  • 5 metre back and side glide
  • 5 metre front swim
  • 10 metre distance swim
  • with parental participation

Level 3

  • 7 + years old
  • Comfortable in deep water
  • 15 metre front glide
  • 10 metre back and side glide
  • 10 meter front swim
  • 15 metre distance swim
  • with parental participation

Level 4

  • 7 + years old
  • 10 metre front crawl
  • 15 metre front/side glide
  • 15 metre back swim with shoulder roll
  • 25 metre swim ( 1 x pool length )
  • with parental participation

Level 5

  • 7 + years old
  • 15 metre front and back crawl
  • 10 metre whip kick on back
  • 50 metre swim ( 2 x pool lengths )

Level 6

  • 7 + years old
  • 25 metre front and back crawl ( 1 x pool length )
  • 15 metre elementary back stroke
  • 75 metre swim ( 3 x pool lengths )

Level 7

  • 7 + years old
  • 50 metre front and back crawl ( 2 x pool lengths )
  • 25 metre elementary back stroke ( 1 x pool length )
  • 15 metre front scull
  • 15 metre whip kick on front
  • 150 metre swim ( 6 x pool lengths )

Level 8

  • 7 + years old
  • 75 metre front and back crawl ( 3 x pool lengths )
  • 25 metre elementary back stroke ( 1 x pool length )
  • 15 metre breast stroke
  • 300 metre swim ( 12 x pool lengths )

Level 9

  • 7 + years old
  • 100 metre front and back crawl ( 4 x pool lengths )
  • 50 metre elementary back stroke ( 2 x pool lengths )
  • 25 metre breast stroke ( 1 x pool length )
  • 15 metre side stroke kick
  • 400 metre swim ( 16 x pool lengths )

Level 10

  • 7 + years old
  • 100 metre front and back crawl (4 x pool lengths )
  • 50 metre elementary back and breast stroke ( 2 x pool lengths )
  • 500 metre swim ( 20 x pool lengths )

 

Registration

500 North Star Road
(250) 992-8200
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