Monday, November 29, 2010

Swimsafer Level 1 Swimming Programme - Woodlands Swimming Complex


SwimSafer Test Items
Stage 1
Entry and Exit
Enter the water safely and confidently with slide in entry and exit using ladder and from pool edge
Scull and Body Orient
1)Recover from a face down float or glide to a standing position
2)Recover from a back float or back glide to a standing position
3)Introduction to Flotation survival technique
Underwater Skills
Submerge in waist depth water, open eyes and blow bubbles
Movement / Strokes
1)Forward movement 10m
2) Introduction to backward movement 5m
Survival Skills
1)Support body in an upright position and signal distress
2)Grasp a floatation aid thrown for support
3)Be pulled to safety
4)Wearing clothing, correctly fit a PFD, jump into the water, float 30s and then climb out of deep water
Rescue Skills
1)Rules of behavior in, on or near the water
2)Water safety knowledge at a swimming pool
Should you ever go swimming alone?
No, always swim with an adult.
Who should you go swimming with?
Mum, Dad or a responsible adult.
What places with water around the home may be dangerous?
Bathtubs, spas, fish ponds, home pools, washing machines, sink, toilets, buckets.
Who can help you at the local pool?
Pool Lifeguards.
What are some rules at the local pool?
No running, no pushing, obey the lifeguards.
What do lifeguards do at the pool?
They supervisor people, help if there is trouble, do first aid, help lost children and make sure
the pool is safe to swim.
If you see somebody in trouble in the water, what should you do?
Shout out for help and go get an adult.
How can you get into the water safety?
Enter using the stairs and ladder holding the railing.
If you get into trouble in the water, what should you do?
Shout and wave for help, float on your back, try to relax.

For more info about swimsafer programme please go to the link below
Call Mr Nico 90059173