Appropriate age: 4 years – 12 years
Appropriate Level: Starfish, Penguin, Seahorse, Platypus, Angelfish, Stingray, Dolphin, Shark, Dolphin
Why is this skill important: This skill is critical when swimming to indicate to lifeguards that you need assistance.
Key points include;
-Head remains above water.
-Simple circular kicking action and arm sculling underwater are key for treading water.
-The motions should be relaxed and not panicked.