Red Cross Preschool - Sunfish/Croc/Whale

Sunfish: Prerequisites: 3 - 5 years and successful completion of Red Cross Swim Preschool - Salamander or equivalent. Using games and activities, swimmers learn to swim 5 meters and continue to develop their front glides, roll-over and side glides and their front swims. Swimmers are also introduced to deep water activities, safe entries and exits and asking permission. Crocodile/Whale: Prerequisites: 3 - 5 years and successful completion of Red Cross Swim Preschool - Sunfish. In Crocodile, preschoolers continue to develop their front swim and are introduced to swimming on their backs for 5 meters. Swimmers are also introduced to rhythmic breathing, treading water and progress their distance swim to 10 meters. In Whale, preschoolers continue to develop their flutter kick, front and back swims and distance. Swimmers are introduced to more deep water safety skills including throwing assists.

Achieved Course Proficiencies

  • Crocodile
  • Sunfish
  • Whale