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Infant & Pre-Schoolers

Explore & Learn Programme - Water Tots & Pre-schoolers

We provide a bright and happy environment, facilitating interaction between baby, parent and instructor. Our instructors are specifically qualified to provide quality infant, baby and toddler swimming lessons. The programme is aimed at the developmental age of a child and water familiarisation through, games activities and plenty of encouragement, to ensure a great start to your child's swimming journey!

Our specialized baby and toddler swim programme caters to the physical, intellectual, developmental and emotional needs of our students at this essential time of learning. Through exploration and play, songs, challenges and safe practices around water we are committed to making sure that every child in our programme develops appropriate aquatic skills and is given every opportunity to develop to their fullest.

Our team is fully trained and have a real passion for working with parents to help develop safe, competent and confident swimmers, ensuring a positive interaction between the parent and child in an aquatic environment.

To make a booking or enquiry:

Email: learn2swim@cbaytimaru.co.nz

Phone: 036877721 or 036877427

3 1/2 years & Under:

Under 5yrs:

PIPI:

  • Practise safe entry and exits
  • Familiar and comfortable being in water
  • Able to apply the correct holds
  • Responds to cues
  • Familiar with lesson content

SPRATZ:

  • Familiar with holds
  • Familiar with lesson content
  • Introduction to submerging
  • Comfortable with water over head and face
  • Introduction to front and back float, monkey crawling

STARFISH:

  • Submerging
  • Participating with assistance in movement games
  • Monkey crawling with assistance
  • Entry and exit safely
  • Back float supported

SEAHORSE:

  • Climb in and out of pool safely
  • Confident using toys and aids in the programme
  • Front float with digging arms and kick
  • Monkey crawling independently

FROG:

  • Submerging and returning to pool side
  • Safe entry and exit unassisted
  • Diving for sinking toys
  • Confident and at ease in the water
  • Swims and floats short distance unaided
  • Leaves handrail to move to parent unaided
  • Floating on back

Duration & Pricing:

  • 25 minute classes
  • Class Numbers: maximum 4 per class
  • Days: Monday, Tuesday, Friday & Saturday.
  • Cost: $100 for a 10 week course (includes cost of Centre entry)

TURTLE:

  • Safe entries and exits
  • Water orientation (in)
  • Submerge
  • Water orientation (on)
  • Assisted starfish front float

OCTOPUS:

  • Safe entries and exits
  • Unassisted front float
  • Assisted back float
  • Front glide and kicking
  • Safety U-turn

STINGRAY:

  • Safe entries and exits
  • Front and back float independently
  • Streamline front and back glide
  • Front kick (3m)
  • Intro to sculling skills
  • Underwater swim (1.5m)

SWORDFISH:

  • Safe entries and exits
  • Rotation skill
  • Streamline kick front and back (4.5m)
  • Underwater swim (2m)
  • Intro to arm strokes front and back

Duration & Pricing:

  • 25 minute classes
  • Class Numbers: maximum 4 per class
  • Days: Monday, Tuesday, Friday & Saturday.
  • Cost: $115 for a 10 week course (includes cost of Centre entry)