Stage 4 - Stroke Introduction

School Age - Swim Lessons

Stage 4 swim lessons for school age children at the YMCA focus on stroke introduction, teaching students basic stroke technique in front crawl (freestyle) and back crawl (backstroke). Elements of breaststroke and butterfly are introduced, and water safety techniques are reinforced for both shallow and deep water. See Swim Lessons for an overview of our Stages progression. 


6 - 12


On or before 12/31/2019


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This is an advanced class where children will start focusing on strokes and endurance. Children will learn freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, and diving. They will also continue practice with treading water, side breathing and elementary backstroke.