Kids Lessons

Each of our 3 programs are structured into skill groups that ensure a balanced, comprehensive, instructional approach to your child’s aquatic education. The teaching criteria of the program is developed to complement each individual child’s learning and development.

WONDER CLASSES (6 to 36 month olds)

A water familiarisation program for parents and their children. It is taught with both parent/carer and child in the water.
This first stage builds on a child’s natural curiosity and fascination with water. It uses songs, games and activities to teach children a variety of skills including:

  • Breathing
  • Kicking and arm movements
  • Water safety and parent education
  • Keeping balance
  • Underwater skills
  • Floating

Wonder has 3 awards arranged by age group. Within each age group are two stages of progression, keeping the program challenging and rewarding.

COURAGE (3 to 5 year olds)

COURAGE has 5 awards for children to achieve. The program builds water confidence and develops skills in swimming, survival and water safety across the following milestones:

  • Entries and exits
  • Breathing and underwater skills
  • Floating and sculling
  • Survival skills
  • Movement and swimming strokes
  • Water safety education

ACTIVE (5 – 14 year olds)

ACTIVE is used to emphasise the importance of swimming skills in saving lives and provides a strong foundation for students participating in a range of aquatic recreation and fitness activities.

ACTIVE is a swimming and water safety program that develops skills across the following:

  • Entries and exits
  • Underwater skills
  • Rescue skills
  • Floating and sculling
  • Survival skills
  • Water Safety knowledge
  • Movement and swimming strokes

ACTIVE has 3 Development Awards (which focus on foundational skills) and 7 Core Awards (building on endurance) to progress through.

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