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Seahorse - Ages 6-10 years
Class lasts 2 weeks (or 6 days), Wednesday through Friday, for 45 minutes each day.  The maximum number of participants per class is 8.  Cost is $55 per person.  You may register online or by calling 972-412-6170. 

Register Online starting April 1!

Fundamental Aquatic Skills

  • Enter water by stepping or jumping from the side
  • Exit water safely using ladder or side
  • Submerge entire head, 5 seconds
  • Bob, 5 times open eyes underwater
  • Pick up a submerged object, 3 times in shallow water
  • Recover from a front float to a standing position
  • Front glide, 2 body lengths
  • Jellyfish float, 5 seconds
  • Recover from a back float to a standing position
  • Back glide, 2 body lengths
  • Change direction of travel paddling on front or back
  • Roll over from front to back
  • Roll over from back to front
  • Tread water, using arm and leg motions
  • Combined arm and leg actions on back, 15 feet
  • Swim on side, alternating leg action, 5 feet (with support)
  • Water safety rules
  • How to use a life jacket
  • Move in the water while wearing a life jacket
  • How to get help
  • Combined arm and leg actions on front, 15 feet
  • Finning arm action on back, 10 feet
  • Sculling arm action on back, 10 feet

Exit Skills Assessment

1. Step from side into chest-deep water, move into a front float for 5 seconds, roll over to a back float, return to standing position, then move back to a back float for 5 seconds and return to a standing position.
2. Push off and swim using a combination of arm and leg actions for 15 feet on the front; push off and swim using a combination of arm and leg actions for 15 feet on the back.


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