Paddlers - When can my child move up?

Updated: Oct 4, 2021

To join our Paddlers class we expect children to:


  • Be mature enough to take a class on their own. If it's the first time they've taken a class on their own do expect a period of adjustment.

  • Be very comfortable in the water, meaning they are happy to be in the water and willing to submerge consistently.

  • Be able to float on their front by themselves, no floating devices!

Our video below illustrates it perfectly. In our video you will see little J having just graduated from our Tots 2 class to Paddlers. 





If your child can't do the above and they are younger than 3 years old, I'd recommend they join the adult assisted Tots 2 class. If they are older than 3 years I'd recommend they join the Beginners class. 


Paddler levels and above will need to bring a kick board to class. You can purchase your kick boards directly from us and we will bring them to class for you. See our selection here.

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