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In Red Cross Swim Kids Level 7, 8, 9 and 10 participants will learn:

  • front and back crawls (work up to 100 meters)
  • back stoke (work up to 50 meters)
  • breast stroke (work up to 25 meters)
  • whip kick on the front and back
  • combining different strokes and kicks for fitness
  • endurance swimming (up to 350 meters)
  • Standing, head-first and feet-first surface dives and standing dives 
  • airway and breathing obstructions
  • reaching assists and stride entries
  • performance of rescue breathing on children and adults
  • the dangers of open water and hypothermia
  • wise choices
  • peer influences
  • self-rescue from ice
Red Cross Swim Kids 07/08/09/10

Level 07 - This level increases distances for front & back crawls, elementary back stoke and introduces whip kick on the front. Children learn about airway and breathing obstructions, and Reaching assists and stride entries. Endurance is achieved through continuous swims of 150 m. Level 08 - Front & Back crawls distances are increased to 75 m each. Breast stroke (15m) & feet-first surface dives are introduced. Swimmers learn about the dangers of open water, hypothermia, the performance of rescue breathing on children & adults along with standing shallow dives. Endurance is achieved through continuous swims of 300 m. Level 09 - This level increases distances for front & back crawls (100m ea), elementary back stroke (50m) and breast stroke (25m) Swimmers are encouraged to try combining different strokes and kicks for fitness. Swimmers also work on head-first surface dives and standing dives and learn about wise choices, peer influences, and self-rescue from ice. Endurance is achieve

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
6-16 Dec 4 - Dec 20 5:30pm - 6:15pm Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre Child
$41.30
Child
$45.85
624129
Instructor: introduced in class
6-16 Dec 5 - Dec 21 5:30pm - 6:15pm Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre Child
$41.30
Child
$45.85
624130
Instructor: introduced in class
6-14 Jan 7 - Mar 18 6:15pm - 7:00pm Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre Child
$71.65
Child
$79.60
611177
Instructor: introduced in class

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