Here at Celtic Leisure, we will now be following the International Learn to Swim Programme (ILSP) devised by the Swimming Teachers’ Association (STA).
It is an exciting, motivational and progressive awards programme which rewards ourswimmers with colourful badges and certificates.
ASA to STA Conversion Guidelines
The table below provides a guideline from ASA National Plan for Teaching Swimming (NPTS) to the STA International learn to Swim Programme (ILSP).
Please visit the STA Website were you can find a more detailed explination of what you or your child will be able to achieve for each stage.
|Baby Dolphins Foundation 1||Starfish 1-3|
|Baby Dolphins Foundation 2||Starfish 4-6|
|Ducklings||STAnley 1 & 2|
|Advanced Ducklings||STAnley 3|
|Stage 1||Octopus 1|
|Stage 2||Octopus 3|
|Stage 3||Goldfish 1|
|Stage 4||Goldfish 3|
|Stage 5||Angelfish 1|
|Stage 6||Shark 1|
|Stage 7||Shark 3|
|Progression NLC||Advanced BSG|
|Club Potential PSP||Advanced PSP|
|Adult Lessons||Adult series 2,3,4|
Your child will automatically convert over from their current stage to the equivalent STA level and their progress through the level will continue.
Don’t forget, you can track your child’s achievements within each level via our ‘Learn 2 home portal’ or contact your local swimming pool.