Lobster Level 1

Student must be able to consistently demonstrate the following safety skill

  • Jump into the pool, swim back to the wall, and climb out of the pool
    • The teacher may assist with the jump, but cannot help the child get back to the wall or climb out

Eel Level 2

Student must be able to consistently demonstrate the following safety skill

  • Tread water for 30 seconds OR Swim across the pool with their head above the water

Jelly Fish Level 3


Student must be able to consistently demonstrate the following safety skill

  • Tread water for 1 minute

Turtle Level 4


Student must be able to consistently demonstrate the following safety skill

  • Tread water for 2 minutes

Narwhal Level 5


Student must be able to consistently demonstrate the following safety skill

  • Tread water for 3 minutes

Manatee Level 6

student must be able to consistently demonstrate the following safety skill

  • Tread water for 4 minutes
  • Can only be earned in the Stroke Development and Stroke Clinic classes

Alligator Level 7

Student must be able to consistently demonstrate the following safety skill

  • Tread water for 5 minutes
  • Can only be earned in the Stroke Development and Stroke Clinic classes

Walrus Level 8

Student must be able to consistently demonstrate the following safety skill

  • Tread water for 1 minute while holding a weight
  • Can only be earned in the Stroke Development and Stroke Clinic classes