Advanced class for students 6 years old and above
The Green Grouper class is designed for students with some swim experience and independence in the water. To be placed in this class the student MUST be able to swim 10 feet comfortably on their own, as well as backfloat independently.
This class focuses on integrated movement, and introduces both kicking and arm movements to aid propulsion through the water. By the end of this class students are moving toward a freestyle stroke.
Start in side glide, 3 overarm pulls, roll to back to rest and breathe
Start in side glide, 3 overarm pulls, roll to opposite side glide
Start in side glide, link 3 sets of 3 overarm pulls, rolling to opposite side glide to rest and breathe
Start in side glide and swim 9m/30ft 1-2-3 breathe with fins
Start in side glide, link 3 sets of 3 back pulls, rolling to opposite side glide to rest and breathe
Dive (safe, head first entry, only if deep water is available)
Vertical, head first dive from the surface in deep water
Safety Skill Benchmark
Survival float and tread water for 30 seconds
Swim Skill Benchmark
Start in side glide, swim overarm pulls with kick 9 m/30 ft with 1-2-3 breathe pattern