Results

**Location results below. Results vary in open water.**

Age

After 10 Lessons
(Expected
Results)

After 15 Lessons
After 20 Lessons
(Guaranteed Results)
After 25 Lessons
(Guaranteed Results)
Baby Swim
10 mo. to
2 ½ yrs.
Swim a distance of 7' without fear of water Swim a distance of 7' without fear of water with improved form Swim a distance of 10' without fear of water plus LOTS more comfort Swim a distance of 15' without fear of water plus LOTS more comfort
2 ½ up to
4 yrs.
Swim an approximate distance of 13' without fear of water Swim a minimum distance of 13' without fear of water with improved form Pass
Safety Test 1

Minimum Distance

15' to 20'
Pass
Safety Test 2

Greater distance
Additional stroke
Breathing
Age 4 Swim an approximate distance of 15' without fear of water Swim a minimum distance of 15' without fear of water with improved form Pass
Safety Test 1

Minimum Distance

20' or more
Pass
Safety Test 2

Minimum Distance
25' or more

One Additional stroke
Breathing
Age 5 Swim an approximate distance of 15' without fear of water Swim a distance of 15' to 20' without fear of water with imroved form Pass
Safety Test 1

Minimum Distance

20' to 25'
Pass
Safety Test 2

35' distance
Additional stroke
Treading
Floating
Age 6 Swim a minimun distance of 20' without fear. Begin breathing Pass
Safety Test 1
One Additional Stroke
breathing
20' Distance
Pass
Safety Test 1
One Additional Stroke
breathing
25' Distance
Pass
Swimming
Test 1
Age 7 Swim a minimun distance of 20' without fear.
Begin breathing
Pass
Safety Test 1
One Additional Stroke
breathing
25' Distance
Pass
Safety Test 2
One Additional Stroke
breathing
40' Distance
Pass
Swimming
Test 1

Age 8 thru 14

Swim a minimun distance of 30' without fear.
One Additional Stroke
breathing

Pass
Safety Test 1
One Additional Stroke
breathing
40' Distance
Pass
Safety Test 2
One Additional Stroke
breathing
60' Distance
Pass
Swimming
Test 2
Adult Swim a minimun distance of 35' without fear.
One Additional Stroke
Begin breathing
Basic Orientation, Distance of 35', Floating, Short swim across deep water alone Basic Orientation, Distance of 40', Floating, Short swim across deep water alone Results vary dramatically as adults have a fear factor to be considered

Description of Tests

Safety Test 1

  1. Swim out to deep water then swim back to shore alone.
  2. Swim distance prescribed by age table above.

Safety Test 2

  1. Do a deep water surface dive. Swim into deep water alone then turn around and swim back to the shore. Swim minimum distance for course registered.
  2. Tread water for 2 or more minutes. Safety float on back motionless for 2 minutes.

Swimming Test 1

  1. 60' total distance (Any Stroke)
  2. breathing
  3. One Additional Stroke
  4. Treat for 3 Minutes
  5. Free Float for 3 Minutes

Swimming Test 2

  1. 300' total distance (Any Stroke)
  2. breathing
  3. One Additional Stroke
  4. Tread for 5 Minutes or more
  5. Free Float for 5 Minutes or more

Breathing
The ability to take in air while swimming, not necessarily with perfect form.