Your ISR instructor will work with your child's initial skills to help him or her gain both competence and confidence around the water. ISR has a deep passion for water safety and will not make your child over-confident or fearless, but will educate your child and teach them a healthy respect for the water. Once this is established, your child will begin to learn how to self-rescue.
All lessons are Monday- Friday, 5 days per week for 10 minutes per day.
6 - 12 Months Old
Because turning your back -- even for a second -- can be enough time for your baby to reach the water. ISR gives children as young as 6 months the final layer of protection around the water. Think of how your child learned to roll from stomach to back as a young baby.
Your 6-12 month old baby will learn to
During the lesson, your instructor will place your child face down in the water and help him or her learn to roll to the back and float. Your child never remains face down for more than a few seconds, and your instructor is always right beside your child.
After they have learned how to perform these skills independently, all babies will practice their skills while fully clothed.
1 - 6 Years Old
You've seen it before, your toddler walks right to the edge of the pool, ready to jump in, whether or not you are there to catch him. His confidence is beyond his skills. ISR training for children between 1 and 6 years of age uses their confidence to help them build competence and the skills to self-rescue.
Children over 1 year learn the following sequence during ISR's self-rescue swimming lessons.
After they have learned how to perform these skills independently, all children will practice their skills while fully clothed.