Tread Water Test

Tread Water Test

The tread water test requires candidates to tread water, unassisted, for fifteen (15) consecutive minutes. Candidates must remain vertical and keep their heads completely above water.

Failure will result if the candidate:

  • can not tread water for 15 consecutive minutes
  • touches the pool wall, ropes, or anyone around them
  • floats on their back
  • submerges underwater
  • starts swimming

Attire: Bathing suit and towel.