SILVER AWARD
Swimming Challenge

Challenge awards are for children in the latter stages of Learn to Swim 1 – 7

Your children will be challenged to develop a wide range of skills and stamina in order to achieve the Silver Award.

Swimming Challenge – Silver

By completing this award you should be able to:

Section A

1  Plunge dive into water of at least full reach depth.*
2  Swim 100 metres in less than three minutes using any stroke. A change of stroke may only occur at the completion of a length of the pool.
3  Tread water for two minutes with one hand behind the back.
4  Swim 10 metres, followed immediately by two surface dives into water of full reach depth*, one head first and one feet first, bringing an object to the surface on each occasion.
5  Scull head first on the back for 10 metres and return by sculling 10 metres feet first. A horizontal position must be maintained throughout.

Section B 

1  Swim 800 metres: 400 metres on the front and 400 metres on the back. A change of stroke may only occur every 50 metres.
2  Climb out at the deep end without assistance.

* Full reach depth is the distance from fleet to finger tips of the hands reaching above the head.

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