Bronze Award

The bronze award is the first of 3 awards that help build the skills, style and stamina to being a competent swimmer. This award challenges the children to use a good range of skills, whilst building their stamina with a focus on good stroke style.

 

See what we cover in our bronze award below.

Section A

  1. To jump into water of at least full reach depth.
  2. To swim 10 metres, followed by a surface-dive into water of at least full reach depth and under water swim for a distance of five metres.
  3. To tread water in a vertical position for three minutes.
  4. To scull head-first on the back for 15 metres with the feet at, or near, the surface throughout.

Section B

  1. To swim 400 metres using two strokes. Changes of stroke can only occur at the completion of a length of the pool.
  2. A minimum of 100 metres is to be swum on each stroke.
  3. To climb out at the deep end without assistance.

All Swimming Awards

bronze swimming award

Bronze AwardGold swimming award

Ages 4+

A series of basic challenges that are taught and assesed earning a bronze swimming certificate.

Silver swimming awards

Silver swimming awardSilver Award

Ages  4+

A series of challenges that are taught and assesed earning a silver swimming certificate.

Gold swimming award

Gold AwardBronze

Ages 4+

A series of challenges that are taught and assesed earning a gold swimming certificate.

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