Level System

Our Level System

We have our own Level System that all of our lessons are taught from.

Something about the level system

Swim Star 1

To become a Splash Swim Star 1 there are many different things your child will learn and have to demonstrate:

  • perform a safe swivel entry in to the swimming pool and hold on to the side
  • blow bubbles and wash my face in the water
  • kick my legs up and down, making lots of splashes sitting on the side
  • move from an upright vertical position to ahorizontal position in the water
  • move from my front to my back and backagain in the water
  • float like a star on my tummy all on my own
  • Push off in a rocket position on my front all on my own
  • Push off the side on my back, keeping my ears out of the water
  • use aids to demonstrate and up down continuous leg kick on my front and back using aids
  • demonstrate a front paddle action for a whole 10 metres

Swim Star 2

To become a Splash Swim Star 2 there are many different things your child will learn and have to demonstrate:

  • jump in the water all on my own
  • blow an object across the pool for 10 metres*
  • put my face in the water
  • float like a star on my tummy for 10 seconds
  • float like a star on my back for 10 seconds
  • demonstrate a treading water action*
  • swim front paddle on my own for 5 metres
  • swim on my back on my own for 5 metres • push off the side on my tummy in a rocket position all on my own
  • push off the side on my back in a rocket position all on my own
  • travel in the water for 10 metres, rolling from my front to my back and back to my front*

Swim Star 3

To become a Splash Swim Star 3 there are many different things your child will learn and have to demonstrate:

  • Jump into the water and swim back to the side
  • Jump into the water, turn onto my back and float like a star
  • Swim on my front with my face in the water to exhale and lift my face out to inhale, using a rhythmic pattern
  • Float on my tummy in a pencil float
  • Float on my back in a pencil float
  • Tread water for 10 seconds, keeping my head out of the water
  • Swim front crawl for 10 metres, using ‘big arms’ and putting my face in the water at least 3 times
  •  Swim backstroke for 10 metres
  •  Push and Glide on my front for 5 metres into leg kicking action
  •  Push and Glide on my back for 5 metres into leg kicking action
  •  Over a distance of 10 metres, swim front crawl and rotate in a horizontal position to a back float, then rotate back on to my front and continue to swim front crawl. Swim Float Swim

Swim Star 4

To become a Splash Swim Star 4 there are many different things your child will learn and have to demonstrate:

  • perform a feet first surface dive
  • swim through a hoop 1m deep
  • roll my head to the side to breathe in during front crawl
  • demonstrate a breaststroke leg action over
  • swim 25 metres front crawl consistently
  • swim 25 metres backstroke consistently
  • jump in the water and tread water for 30 seconds 10 metres

Swim Star 5

To become a Splash Swim Star 5 there are many different things your child will learn and have to demonstrate:

  • demonstrate a handstand in the pool
  • perform a head first surface dive
  • perform a mushroom float
  • swim 50 metres front crawl demonstrating aquatic breathing
  • swim 50 metres backstroke
  • swim 25 metres recognised breaststroke
  • demonstrate a dolphin leg kick over 10 metres
  • float like a star for a minute and then treadwater for a minute

Swim Star 6

To become a Splash Swim Star 6 there are many different things your child will learn and have to demonstrate:

  • demonstrate a forward and backwards roll in the water and go back to a standing position
  • jump in the water with a layer of clothes on and then tread water for 30 seconds
  • swim 50 metres in thin clothes, demonstrating horizontal rotation from front to back and back to front
  • demonstrate a recognised dolphin leg kick over 25 metres
  • demonstrate a recognised backstroke start
  • demonstrate a recognised breaststroke stroke over 50 metres
  • complete a 100 metre front crawl swim, maintaining aquatic breathing
  • complete a 100 metre backstroke swim
  • tread water for 90 seconds and call for HELP

Swim Star 7

To become a Splash Swim Star 7 there are many different things your child will learn and have to demonstrate:

  • demonstrate a backstroke tumble turn
  • demonstrate a front crawl tumble turn
  • demonstrate lifesaving front crawl
  • demonstrate a recognised butterfly stroke over 25 metres
  • complete a 200 metre front crawl swim, maintaining aquatic breathing
  • complete a 200 metre backstroke swim
  • swim 500 meters without stopping
  • complete a 100 metre recognised breaststroke swim with correct starts and turns
  • tread water for 90 seconds and demonstrate a HELP position

Swim Star 8

To become a Splash Swim Star 8 there are many different things your child will learn and have to demonstrate:


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