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Swimmer 1

These beginners will become comfortable jumping into water with and without a Personal Flotation Device. They'll learn to open their eyes, exhale and hold their breath underwater. They'll work on floats, glides and kicking through the water on their front and back.

  1. Enter and exit shallow water
  2. Jump into chest-deep water
  3. Jump into deep water wearing PFD
  4. Tread water 30 sec. wearing PFD
  5. Hold breath underwater 5 sec.
  6. Submerge and exhale 5 times
  7. Open eyes underwater
  8. Float on front and back 5 sec. each
  9. Roll laterally front to back and back to front
  10. Glide on front, back and side 3 m each
  11. Flutter kick on front and back 5 m each
  12. Front crawl 5 m wearing PFD
  13. Water Smart messages: Swim with a Buddy; Wear a Lifejacket; Check the Ice; Swim to Survive