Level 8 is for ages 6+ and must have successfully completed Level 7 to enroll in this level.
This class is 45 minutes and runs for 10 weeks
This level is an introduction to breast stroke(15m) and feet-first surface dives. Swimmers learn about dangers of open water, hypothermia, the performance of rescue breathing on children and adults, and standing dives. Swimmers participate in timed treading water activities using the eggbeater skill for 3 minutes to improve their ability to remain at the surface. Endurance is built on a 300m swim.