Using the Stage descriptor below, match this to your child's ability and select the class that works for you!
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View our stage criteria below for stages 1 to 8 and Pre Comp:
- Stage 1
For those swimmers who have not had previous lessons and or are not yet moving in the pool independently on front and back.
- Stage 2
Swimmers who are confident in the water and can cover short distance with floats.
- Stage 3
Swimmers who can cover 5+ metres in the pool without aids on front and back with a flat body position.
- Stage 4
Those comfortably completing 10m front and back with overarm recovery.
- Stage 5
Swimmers who can complete correctly all 4 leg kicks and have an understanding of the arm movements related to each stroke.
- Stage 6
Swimmers who can comfortably complete 25m front and back and know how to time their arm actions into the strokes.
- Stage 7
Swimmers who can comfortably complete 50m front and back and know how to time their arm actions into the strokes
- Stage 8
Those comfortably swimming greater distances of all 4 strokes with good technique, and can swim 200m in one go
- Pre-competitive swimming (Stages 9 and 10)
The final two stages (9 and 10) make up our pre-competitive swimming stage, which we regard as the necessary preparation for the swimmers to move on to competitive swimming.
Sessions last for one hour.