Tamariki children aged 5-14 yearsTamariki is the swimming and water safety component of the program.
Tamariki is used to emphasise that the skills learnt in the program not only saves lives, but also provides a foundation for participation in a range of aquatic recreation, fitness and sporting activities.
Tamariki is a broad and balanced program teaching a range of skills and knowledge to develop swimming, water safety survival and basic rescue skills.
With a vibrant look and increased focus on stroke development, Tamariki encourages children to have a healthy respect for the aquatic environment.
Tamariki has 3 developing awards and 7 core awards to progress throguh. The initial awards focus on the development of foundation skills with the higher awards building endurance