AquaGO! is an innovative aquatic and physical literacy program for participants aged 5-9 years old.
AquaGO! is . . .
AquaGO! Program Objectives
To provide participants and families with a safe, welcoming and inclusive first experience in the sport of artistic swimming.
To provide participants the opportunity to learn through exploration and to progressively develop skills through the learning phases of introduction, development, consolidation and accomplishment.
To focus on the identified 4 program pillars of Swimming Fundamentals, Artistic Swimming Skills, Athletic Abilities and Flexibility, to lay the foundation for potential success in artistic swimming.
To foster personal achievement and satisfaction through skill acquisition, rewards and recognition.
To inspire a love of the water and an interest in life-long participation in artistic swimming and other aquatic activities.
The AquaGO! program is based on four program pillars (Swimming Fundamentals, Artistic Swimming Skills, Athletic Abilities and Flexibility) and is delivered via a 6-level progression:
AquaGO! Instructor Training
- NCCP Instructor Beginner course implemented for Artistic Swimming Coach Pathway
- A modified AquaGO! instructor training program is under development for municipal/community aquatics instructors (planned for 2020)