Dolphins in the water

A great game to strengthen children’s swimming skills, this pool game encourages children to work as a part of a team. Gather the kids and hold on tight as you watch them develop their skills in the pool. Keep watch though!

What you need:

  • Swimming pool
  • Swim ready children
  • Adult supervision

Number of players:
2 +


Set children up in pairs and appoint one child the “arms” and one the “legs”

In the water, have “legs” hold on to “arm’s” waist.

“Arms” lead the effort across the pool using their arms only.

“Legs” holds on to arm’s waist and does the kicking.

Make sure that arms know their legs should lie dormant to avoid injury.

The more pairs, the better!

Time the kids and see who wins the race.

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