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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

Diving Level 1

Students must be able to front dive unassisted and be at least a Sea Lion level swimmer. Offered only at Matt Dishman Pool.

Prerequisite - must have completed Sea Lion

  • Warmup Exercises

  • Body Positions: Dive Attention, Layout, Pike, Reach, Handgrab

  • Standing Jumps

  • Front Basic: Reach, Layout, Pike, Tuck, Handgrab

  • Front Handgrab: Layout, Pike, Tuck

  • Back Approach to Back Jump Basic: Layout, Pike, Tuck

  • Back Approach to Back Jump Handgrab: Layout, Pike, Tuck

  • Fall-in Dives

    • Standing Front Dive Fall-In

    • From Pool Edge: Back Dive Fall-In

Advancement Skills/Performance Standards

  • Standing Jumps (front and back from 1-meter board)

  • Fall-in Dives

    • Standing Front Dive from 1 Meter: Head first, Follow-Through

    • From Pool Edge: Simple Back Dive Fall-In

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