Learn-to-Swim

For 5 Years - 12 Years
Fees and Additional Registration information can be found
under the program registration link on the main Parks & Recreation
Page or by clicking the link below.

https://register.macomb-mi.gov/

  1. Level 1
  2. Level 2
  3. Level 3
  4. Level 4

Introduction to Water Skills


Participants will participate in activities which allow them to feel comfortable in the water and enjoy water safely.  Students will learn elementary aquatic skills such as breath control, underwater swimming, buoyancy, swimming on front/back and personal water safety.
(Prerequisite = Participation in Swim Test).

Level 1 Skills Learned


(must be completed independently)
  • 5 continuous bobs-fully submerged showing bubbles.
  • Bird arms & legs-5 yards-superman glide to wall 2 yards.
  • Front starfish float, fast baby kick, big scoops, face in water-5 yards w/at least one independent breath-superman glide to wall 2 yards.
  • Back starfish float, fast baby kicks, big backward scoop-5 yards-superman glide to the wall 2 yards.
  • Jump into pool, tread 3 seconds & recover to wall unassisted.