Primary Focus:

Basic introduction and strengthening of all four strokes.


  • Swim across an entire 25-meter pool unassisted.
  • Show that they have a general understanding of freestyle and are familiar with the basic components of the stroke.
  • Float on their backs and have a general understanding of the basic components of backstroke.

Group Goals:

  • Learn the basic components of all four strokes.
  • Begin to refine strokes so that they can be swum with correct technique.
  • Introduction to technical swim skills such as streamlines and send-offs.
  • Introduction to swimming drills and swimming vocabulary.
  • Learn to practice alongside teammates and feel comfortable in a team setting.