Duckling 1

This course gets babies used to the water and looks to build confidence and enjoyment of the water. For parents it helps to give more confidence in the water with baby and helps with bonding and social interaction. Parents develop understanding of how to help hold, move and communicate with their baby to maximise the experience.


4 – 12 months

  1. Enter in relaxed and confident manner
  2. Float in prone position
  3. Float in supine position
  4. Extend arms/ legs relaxed
  5. Reach and grasp object prone
  6. Move legs in prone position
  7. Ears in water whilst on side
  8. Submerge under water
  9. Rotate through different planes in the water
  10. Comfortable with water over the face