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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204

Goldfish

Goldfish

Description
For the non-swimmer, age 3-5.

Skills taught at this level

  • Safely entering and exiting the pool

  • Introduction to flutter kick

  • Shallow water adjustment

  • Blow bubbles for 5 seconds

  • Put face in water

  • Assisted front float

  • Assisted back float

  • Assisted back glide with equipment

  • Assisted back glide with equipment & kick

  • Assisted front glide with equipment

  • Assisted front glide with equipment & kick

  • Assisted jump into shallow water

  • Use of PFD - lifejacket

Advancement Skills

  • Put entire face in the water

  • Blow bubbles for 5 seconds