Level 6 – Backstroke
Sign up for Level 6 is your swimmer is 5+ and has mastered Crawl arm stroke with breathing to the side
The Backstroke class is appropriate for swimmers who have mastered Freestyle swimming with continuous side breathing for a short distance and can swim on their backs. Swimmers will be taught extended freestyle swimming, treading water, jump in and tread water and dives. Swimmers will master and advance when they can swim freestyle for 75 feet, swim backstroke 30 feet and jump in and tread water for 1 minute.
Equipment required: Suit, goggles, swim cap and short fins