• Sea Turtle (24-36 months)

    While participating with a parent or care giver, the swimmer will work on moving forward and backwards, floating on front and back, and recovery using buoyant objects for support.

  • Sea Otter (3-5 years)

    With assistance, the swimmer will float and glide on their front and back. The swimmer will jump into shallow water, as well as open eyes under water and blow bubbles.

  • Salamander (3-5 years)

    Swimmer will work on assisted front and back floats, roll over float and glides, jumping entry into chest deep water and two-meter distance swim.

  • Sunfish (3-5 years)

    Swimmer will float on front and back in deep water, swim five meters on their front, swim a five-meter distance swim and perform a deep water entry with assistance.

  • Crocodile (3-5 years)

    Swimmer will swim five-meters on front and back, jump into deep water unassisted, use personal flotation device in deep water and swim a ten-meter distance swim.

  • Whale (3-5 years)

    Swimmer will swim in ten-meters on front and back, throw assists to someone in the water and swim a fifteen-meter distance swim.

    Red Cross Swim Preschool

    Swimmer learns to submerge head and exhale through mouth/nose, front and back floats, glides with kicking, rollover guides (assisted), deep water activities, distance swim up to 10m.

  • Red Cross Swim Kids

    Swimmer learns front/side glide combo, from swim up to 25 m (depending on skill level) kneeling dive, front and back crawl, whip kick treading water for up to 1 1/2 minutes, learns recognition of a swimmer in difficulty.

  • Red Cross Swim Adults & Teens

    Swimmer learns front and back crawl up to 100m tread water for up to 3 minutes, surface dive, distance swim of up to 500m, safe boating guidelines, ice rescue and drowning information.


    Junior Lifeguard Club

  • Rookie, Ranger, Star Patrol
  • Bronze Star (12 years of age)
  • Bronze  Medallion (13 years of age or Bronze Star)
  • Bronze Cross (Bronze Medallion)

    Babysitting Course (11 years of age)

  • Emergency First Aid Course
  • Standard First Aid Course
  • Child Care First Aid Course
  • CPR & AED Courses
Swimming Lessons

Lessons must be paid for at time of booking. Cancellations need to be made 24 hours pior to the booked lesson for a full refund.  To inquire about swimming lessons please email Breanne Valk at:  info@rockymountainswimlessons.ca

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