Children in MINNOW no longer use a bubble during swim lessons and they must be able to swim front crawl & backstroke 25 yards without stopping. However, unfixed flotation equipment such as kickboards and barbells are still used. This class is the beginning of the children swimming in a lane, instead of a small portion of the pool. Concentration is on front crawl with coordinated freestyle and rotary breathing. In this level, students must have very good freestyle and backstroke because they will be swimming up to 50 yards continuously. In this level, Instructors introduce breaststroke, the 3rd of 4 competitive swimming strokes, and symmetrical arms are introduced. In order to move up to FISH, child must be able to swim 50 yards of free style, 50 yards of back stroke, and 25 yards of breast stroke and elementary back stroke.