Wonder 1 - Stage 2 - 9-12 months

The Swim and Survive Program

Wonder 1 - Stage 2 - (9-12 months)


Getting Wet

1.    With Support, lean forward, reach for carer's shoulders and enter the water from a seated position.

2.    Exit the water safely with carer.



 Initiate putting water on the face, head and body.



Demonstrate readiness for submersion 


Going Underwater

1.    Demonstrate readiness for submersion.

2.    Experience surface glides with carer using continuous contact.


Staying Afloat

1.    With assistance, float on the back with head on carers shoulder. Keeping Balance

2.    With assistance, roll from one side to the other - back to front, front to back.


Kick and arm action

Carer to manipulate legs and arms to kick and paddle on front and back positions.