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.
On or before 09/28/2019
"Stage 1" lays the foundation for a student’s success in swimming by focusing on getting comfortable with underwater exploration and learning how to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water.