Infant classes

Our Ducks program is offered over 6 levels for children under 5 years.

Lessons are available all days of the week with times varying between 8.30am and 12pm.

The first four levels of the program are age-based, parent and baby classes.  From as young as 6 months infants are taught survival skills, essential for water safety.  With a maximum class size of six, swimming survival skills are slowly introduced to ensure your child enjoys the water and gains confidence, preparing them for the learn-to-swim levels.

Ducks Levels 1 to 4 - Babies and Toddlers - Six students per class (20 min)

  • Duck 1 - ages 6 to 12 months
  • Duck 2 - ages 12 to 18 months
  • Duck 3 - ages 18 to 24 months
  • Duck 4 - ages 24 to 36 months

Levels 1 to 4 build water confidence and teach floating and basic swimming through group activities and water play. Parents must provide in-water supervision.

Ducks Levels 5 to 6 - Pre-schoolers - Four students per class (30 min)

  • For ages 3 to 5 years.
  • Duck 5 - confidence building.
  • Duck 6 - first stage of technical learning (children move into Stage 2 of the Swim and Survive program when they pass Duck 6).

Pre-schoolers aged 3 to 5 years participate in classes where the parent provides out-of-water supervision.

Under the direct instruction of one of our AUSTSWIM training instructors, students will transition from confidence in the water, to independence, safety and technique.

For more on the Infant Aquatic program visit the Royal Life Saving WA website.

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