About Our Level 4 Swim Lessons


Goal: Gain control while swimming

What Your Child Will Learn

Level 4 Seahorses teaches children how to use controlled movements and breath control as they coordinate their swim strokes. In this swimming class, your child will:

  • Learn controlled movements while swimming
  • Learn how to breathe while performing swimming skills
  • Be introduced to freestyle and backstroke
  • Perform front floats and kicks with control
  • Master breath control with nose and mouth

What Skills Are Required

Children must meet the following swim skill requirements to be eligible for Level 4 Seahorses:

  • Float on stomach, face down in the water, feet straight out, in a calm and relaxed manner for at least 5 seconds
  • Be willing and able to swim where they cannot stand without a flotation device
  • Put their face in the water without any difficulty or apprehension
  • Float on back in a calm and relaxed manner for 10 seconds
  • Swim on stomach, face down in the water, then smoothly roll to the back and float
  • Know beginner freestyle or elementary backstroke techniques
  • Jump off the side of the pool and swim to an exit point at least 5 feet away without any apprehension

What You Can Expect

With over 120 Aqua-Tots locations worldwide, it’s easy to find children’s swimming lessons near you. When learning about swimming for children, it’s important to know what to bring and what to expect before, during and after swim lessons:

  • Swim Bag: Bring your child’s swimming suit, change of clothes, a towel and goggles (optional).
  • Swim Instruction: Your child’s swim instructor is thoroughly trained in the proven Aqua-Tots curriculum, and they will lead your child through Level 4 swim lessons to prepare them for Level 5. Once the swim lesson is complete, your swim instructor will meet you at the door and give you an update on your child’s progress. So, sit back and relax in the red chairs as your child continues their Swim Journey toward safe and confident swimming!
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Age Range

Based on Ability

Class Size

4 Students
1 Instructor

Class Length

30 Minutes