Jonah showing off his best Sea Star float!  

Jonah showing off his best Sea Star float!  

Levels and Achievements

All KostaLA swim students are very different and will require an individualized set of lessons to achieve their goals.  The following levels will be reached by each unique student at a different pace.

Level 1 - Minnow

  • Fully submerge face in water
  • Float on front and back with support
  • "Rocket Ship" Float - 2 Meters
  • "Rocket Ship" Kick - 2 Meters
  • "Spider Man" crawl around the pool
  • Enter and exit the pool independently

Level 2 - Sea Star

  • Float on front and back unsupported for 5 seconds
  • Swim on front 5 meters independently
  • Swim on back 5 meters independently
  • "Rocket Ship" Kick with a breath
  • Swim and grab the wall independently 
  • Surface Dive to retrieve objects under water chest deep

Level 3 - Garibaldi

  • Swim with "Ice Cream Scoops" for 5 meters
  • Swim the back crawl for 10 meters
  • Jump into deep water to instructor
  • Bobs for breaths in overhead water
  • Float on front and back unsupported for 15 seconds
  • Surface dive to retrieve objects in overhead water
  • Breast Stroke, Sidestroke, and Dolphin Kick with kickboard

Level 4 - Sea Turtle

  • Tread in deep water for 30 seconds
  • Standing dive from side of pool
  • Elementary backstroke for 10 meters
  • Freestyle & Backstroke 25 meters (entire length of pool)
  • Breast Stroke 
  • Sidestroke 

Level 5 - Leopard Shark (Club Level)

  • Freestyle for 50 meters
  • Breast stroke & Sidestroke for 50 meters
  • Backstroke for 50 meters