What happens in a Goldfish swimming lesson?
Lots of fun songs to make learn to swim fun for you and your baby
Extending breath control, submersion and independent mobility skills through activities such as dolphins and humpty dumpty
Learning to kick and reach using balls
Developing mobility and buoyancy skills through kicking, paddling and floating
- Building on your child’s strong buoyancy skills to independent floating with your help
Our Goldfish swimming level is our advanced feeder class for the Turtle level
when the children turn two. We focus on throughout the Goldfish level, encouraging them to be as independent as possible with their swimming. We aim to have your child swimming in the Turtle class
by the time that they are two to enhance their advanced swimming abilities.
What do we focus on in the Goldfish class?
I can accept water
I can hold my breath breath comfortably for over 5 seconds
I can blow bubbles
I can float on my back with little support
I have a strong and accelerating kick which I can produce on cue
I can propel myself through the water using my arms
I can kick and use my arms when submerged