Students in this stage develop stroke technique in front crawl, backstroke, and breaststroke. They will begin to learn the butterfly kick. Diving from the wall at the 9-foot level will be taught. Water safety is reinforced through treading water and elementary backstroke. This class will be swimming lengths of the pool to build their endurance. This class is intended for those who have COMPLETED STAGE 3 and have FULL independence in any depth of water unassisted with proper freestyle stroke technique.
Students in the stage will work on stroke technique and learn all major competitive strokes. This stage will begin learning how to dive from the diving blocks. Emphasis on water safety continues through treading water and sidestroke. This class is intended for those who have COMPLETED STAGE 4.
Students in this class work on endurance and stamina of all 4 strokes and discover how to incorporate swimming into a healthy lifestyle and prepare students to enter competitive swimming. This class is intended for those who have COMPLETED STAGE 5.