Stage 1 - Water Acclimation
School Age Swim Lessons
Stage 1 swim lessons for school age children at the YMCA focus on water acclimation, increasing student's comfort with underwater exploration and introducing basic self-rescue skills. Instructors focus on helping students explore getting comfortable with movement in the water, developing basic skills to propel and glide, and teaching basic aquatic safety. See Swim Lessons for an overview of our Stages progression.