Red Cross Swim Preschool (4 months to 6 years)

Let's make a splash!

Child floating in pool at a Red Cross Swim Preschool classRed Cross Swim Preschool is an eight-level stand-alone program for four-month to six-year-old children that allows swimmers to enter various levels based on age and ability.

Each level is represented by an animal mascot that is incorporated into the content and makes the lesson engaging and fun, through songs and activities. Lesson plans are available to help Water Safety Instructors run dynamic classes for this age group.

Program Structure

Level

Description

Starfish 4-12 months
Parented, progression based on age
Duck 12-24 months
Parented, progression based on age
Sea Turtle 24-36 months
Parented, progression based on age
Sea Otter 3-5 years
Unparented, progression based on the
successful completion of all performance criteria
Salamander 3-5 years
Unparented, progression based on the
successful completion of all performance criteria
Sunfish 3-6 years
Unparented, progression based on the
successful completion of all performance criteria
Crocodile 3-6 years
Unparented, progression based on the
successful completion of all performance criteria
Whale 3-6 years
Unparented, progression based on the
successful completion of all performance criteria

Information for Parents