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The American Red Cross Connecticut Chapter
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Swimming Level II
Cost: $60.00 | Length: 5 Hours | 
 Purpose

To give participants success with fundamental skills, including learning how to float without support and to recover to a vertical position.  Participants should be age 6 and older.

 

 

Prerequisites

                Valid American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills certificate

 

OR

                Successful demonstration of all certification requirements from Level 1

 

Learning Objectives

                Enter and exit water by stepping or jumping from the side

                Fully submerge and hold breath

                Bobbing

                Open eyes under water and retrieve submerged objects

                Front, jellyfish and tuck floats

                Front and back glides and floats

                Recover to vertical position

                Roll from front to back and back to front

                Change direction of travel while swimming on front or back

                Tread water using arm and leg actions

                Combined arm and leg actions on front and back

                Finning arm action

                Learn how to stay safe, including recognizing an emergency, knowing how to call for help and perform simple nonswimming assists

                Learn how to stay safe in, on and around the water, including the use of a life jacket, recognizing lifeguards and sun safety

                Learn to look carefully before entering the water

                Learn what to think about and do when exhausted or caught in a dangerous situation

 


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