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Life Time Swim helps your child build confidence by earning stickers for every skill passed. With consistent practice and praise from you and our instructors, your child will be swimming laps in no time.

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Splash: 4 MONTHS – 3 YEARS

Intro to Splash

  • Independently jumps in water

  • Independently exits water

  • Kicks feet

  • Demonstrates Palmer technique

  • Demonstrates passing


  • Submerges with assistance


  • Demonstrates conditioning


  • Demonstrates turning

Splash 101

  • Floats on front with assistance
  • Floats on back with assistance
  • Paddles on front with assistance
  • Paddles on back with assistance
  • Kicks on front with assistance
  • Kicks on back with assistance
  • Holds breath underwater for 3 seconds
  • Rolls over with assistance
  • Jumps in and reaches to side without assistance

Splash 201

  • Independently bobs underwater
 10 times
  • Floats on front unassisted
  • Floats on back unassisted
  • Paddles 10 ft. with face in water
  • Paddles 10 ft. on back
  • Streamline kicks 5 ft. on front
  • Kicks 5 ft. on back
  • Log rolls assisted
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Ripple: 3 – 4 YEARS

Ripple 101

  • Floats on front with assistance
  • Floats on back with assistance
  • Paddles on front with assistance
  • Paddles on back with assistance
  • Kicks on front with assistance
  • Kicks on back with assistance
  • Holds breath underwater for 3 seconds
  • Rolls over with assistance
  • Jumps in and reaches to side without assistance

Ripple 201

  • Independently bobs underwater
 10 times
  • Floats on front unassisted
  • Floats on back unassisted
  • Paddles 10 ft. with face in water
  • Paddles 10 ft. on back
  • Streamline kicks 5 ft. on front
  • Kicks 5 ft. on back
  • Log rolls assisted

Ripple 301

-  Streamline kicks 4 yds. on front
-  Streamline kicks 4 yds. on back
-  Swims on front with log rolls 7 yds.
-  Swims backstroke 7 yds.
-  Breaststroke arms
-  Dolphin kicks

Ripple 401

  • Streamline kicks 7 yds. on front
  • Streamline kicks 7 yds. on back
  • Swims backstroke 15 yds.
  • Whip kicks
  • Swims freestyle 15 yds. with roll
-  breathing
  • Butterfly arms
  • Rotary breathing with equipment
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Wave: 5 – 6 YEARS

Wave 201

  • Independently bobs underwater
 10 times
  • Floats on front unassisted
  • Floats on back unassisted
  • Paddles 10 ft. with face in water
  • Paddles 10 ft. on back
  • Streamline kicks 5 ft. on front
  • Kicks 5 ft. on back
  • Log rolls assisted

Wave 301

  • Streamline kicks 4 yds. on front
  • Streamline kicks 4 yds. on back
  • Swims on front with log rolls 7 yds.
  • Swims backstroke 7 yds.
  • Breaststroke arms
  • Dolphin kicks

Wave 401

  • Streamline kicks 7 yds. on front
  • Streamline kicks 7 yds. on back
  • Swims backstroke 15 yds.
  • Whip kicks
  • Swims freestyle 15 yds. with roll
 breathing
  • Butterfly arms
  • Rotary breathing with equipment

Wave 501

  • Streamline kicks 10 yds. on front
  • Streamline dolphin kicks 10 yds. 
on back
  • Open turns
  • Swims backstroke 25 yds.
  • Swims freestyle 25 yds. with 
-  rotary breathing
  • Swims breaststroke 15 yds.
  • Swims butterfly 15 yds.

Wave 601

  • Swims freestyle 50 yds. with
 rhythmic breathing
  • Flip turns
  • Swims backstroke 50 yds.
  • Swims butterfly 25 yds.
  • Swims breaststroke 25 yds.
  • Legal turns and pull-outs for each 
stroke
  • Legal finishes for each stroke
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Surf: 7 – 12 YEARS

Surf 201

  • Independently bobs underwater
 10 times
  • Floats on front unassisted
  • Floats on back unassisted
  • Paddles 10 ft. with face in water
  • Paddles 10 ft. on back
  • Streamline kicks 5 ft. on front
  • Kicks 5 ft. on back
  • Log rolls assisted

Surf 301

  • Streamline kicks 4 yds. on front
  • Streamline kicks 4 yds. on back
  • Swims on front with log rolls 7 yds.
  • Swims backstroke 7 yds.
  • Breaststroke arms
  • Dolphin kicks

Surf 401

  • Streamline kicks 7 yds. on front
  • Streamline kicks 7 yds. on back
  • Swims backstroke 15 yds.
  • Whip kicks
  • Swims freestyle 15 yds. with roll breathing
  • Butterfly arms
  • Rotary breathing with equipment

Surf 501

  • Streamline kicks 10 yds. on front
  • Streamline dolphin kicks 10 yds. on back
  • Open turns
  • Swims backstroke 25 yds.
  • Swims freestyle 25 yds. with rotary breathing
  • Swims breaststroke 15 yds.
  • Swims butterfly 15 yds.

Surf 601

  • Swims freestyle 50 yds. with
 rhythmic breathing
  • Flip turns
  • Swims backstroke 50 yds.
  • Swims butterfly 25 yds.
  • Swims breaststroke 25 yds.
  • Legal turns and pull-outs for each stroke
  • Legal finishes for each stroke