Learn 2 Swim

Stages 1-4

  1. Beginner is about safe entry and exit from the water.
  2. Water Discovery is about being pulled to safety and the development of the freestyle stroke.
  3. Preliminary includes performing a survival sculling on your back float and learning freestyle breathing
  4. Water Awareness is about the importance of water safety and learning survival backstroke.

Stages 5-9

5. Water Sense develops an understanding of the elements in being water safe while extending your backstroke skill.

6. Junior means you can complete a competitive swimming dive as well as gain the ability to swim 50 m freestyle.

7. Intermediate includes the skill of egg-beater kick used in water polo while extending swimming and survival abilities.

8. Water Wise develops good judgement in water safety while learning the skill of sidestroke.

9. Senior includes the skill of competitive tumble-turns and learning basic principles of resuscitation.

Survival Strand (Stages 10–12)

  • Junior Swim and Survive links the skills of swimming, diving and treading water needed when in open water.
  • Swim and Survive included the use of a personal flotation device while extending swimming and survival abilities.
  • Senior Swim and Survive includes what to do when escaping from a capsized boat while extending swimming and survival abilities.

Bronze Rescue and Bronze Medallion Strand (Stages 13–16)

  • Dry Rescue (Optional)
  • Rescue skills for non - swimmers
  • To introduce skills and knowledge of safe water rescue and survival.
  • To develop skills and knowledge of safe water rescue and survival.
  • To develop skills and knowledge of safe water rescue and survival.
  • The international benchmark for lifesaving award.
  • Bronze Cross (Optional)
  • For lifesavers that want to be challenged.