Wave Swim School Stage 2

To complete Wave Swim School Stage 2, the learner will need to: 

1. Jump in from poolside safely to a depth of one metre 

2. Blow bubbles a minimum of three times rhythmically, with nose and mouth submerged 

3. Move from a flat floating position on the back and return to standing without support 

4. Move from a flat floating position on the front and return to standing without support 

5. Push from a wall and glide on the back - arms can be by the side or above the head 

6. Push from a wall and glide on the front with arms extended 

7. Travel using a recognised leg action with feet off the pool floor on the back for five metres 

8. Travel using a recognised leg action with feet off the pool floor on the front for five metres 

9. Perform a tuck to rotate from a flat floating position on the front, to a back floating position, then return to standing 

10. Perform a tuck to rotate from a flat floating position on the back, to a front floating position, then return to standing 

11. Perform a log roll from the back to the front 

12. Perform a log roll from the front to the back 

13. Exit the water without support 

Once they’ve completed this stage, learners will receive the Swim England Learn to Swim Stage 2 Award, as well as the 5m badge. They will also be ready to move on to Stage 3.

Talk to the Team

If you're ready to sign up or you've got a question about our swimming lessons, get in touch with the Wave Swim School Team at waveswimschool@waveleisure.co.uk or call your local pool:

When making an enquiry, please include the swimmer's age and ability (including any past swimming awards) as well as which site you would like them to learn at, as this will speed up the enquiry process.

You can find out more about our term lengths and payment options here - your child could get 50 swimming lessons for the price of 45 as well as free swimming outside of lessons!

a boy swimming with a floatation device