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Thursday, August 31, 2017

5 Aug 2017 - SwimSafer Bronze Award

Jerlene and Javier received their SwimSafer Bronze certificates today.  Obtaining this certificate means they are able to perform the following:
1) Enter water using a compact jump.
2) Demonstrate a backward and forward somersault in the water.
3) Search for and recover an object in 1.5 m of water depth.
4) Demonstrate a feet-first surface dive.
5) Swim 100m continuously.
6) 25m Front Crawl.
7) 25m Breaststroke.
8) 25m Backstroke.
9) 25m Survival Backstroke or Sidestroke.
10) Dressed in swimwear, shorts and t-shirt, demonstrate 3 minutes swimming slowly using any appropriate swim stroke, changing each minute.
11) Perform a throw rescue using an unweighted rope over a distance of 6m.
12) Wade to a person and deliver a flotation aid in deep water.
13) Approach in Ready position.
14) Principles of water craft safety.
Well done, kids!  And look forward to your next achievement!  :-)

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