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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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Must complete Sea Lion skills or equivalent.

Skills taught at this level

  • Starts - long shallow dive, racing starts

  • Turns - open turns, flip turns front and back

  • Introduce and improve butterfly

  • Introduce and improve breaststroke

  • Swimming stretches

  • Endurance work

  • Stroke drills

  • Improve front and back crawl

  • Bilateral breathing/front crawl

Assessment Skills

  • Racing starts

  • Open turns

  • Flip turns - front and back

  • Strokes - front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, butterfly