Key Skills required before progressing to Stage 4:-

  • Kick on front and back in a streamline position
  • 15m Freestyle swim with good breathing skills
  • 15m Backstroke swim maintaining good body position
  • Kick Breaststroke & Butterfly with correct leg action
  • Swim 10m full stroke Breaststroke
  • Confident in deep water – treading water & swimming
  • Perform a kneeling or crouching dive into deep water
  • Perform a forwards roll in shallow water

Stage 3 corresponds to Levels 4 and 5 of the Scottish Swimming Learn to Swim Programme