To register for this level, your child should be at least 8 years old by the date of the first class. This is a combined level class for kids in either Swimmer 7, 8 or 9 level.
In Swimmer 7, Rookie Patrol, kids continue developing front crawl, back crawl and breaststroke. Swimmers develop individual fitness to meet a timed 100 metre swim, and 350 metre workout. Water proficiency skills include: swimming with clothes, ready position, and feet-first/head-first surface dives (facility permitted). Demonstrating the ability to conduct a primary assessment and calling EMS are included as first aid skills. Victim recognition and throwing assists are other key elements of the program.