Preschool 5

These youngsters get more adventuresome with a forward roll entry wearing a PFD and holding their breath underwater for up to 10 sec. They'll work on longer front and back crawl swims, interval training and get a giggle out of whip kick.

  1. Forward roll entry wearing PFD
  2. Tread water 10 sec.
  3. Submerge and hold breath 5 sec.
  4. Recover object from bottom in chest-deep water
  5. Wearing PFD, sideways entry into deep water; tread 20 sec.; swim / kick 10 m
  6. Whip kick in vertical position 20 sec. with a PFD or buoyant aid
  7. Front crawl 5 m
  8. Back crawl 5 m
  9. Interval training: 4 x 5 m flutter kick on back with 30 sec. rests
  10. Water Smart messages: Within Arms' Reach; Wear a Lifejacket