Stage 2 - Water Movement
School Age - Swim Lessons
Stage 2 swim lessons for school age children at the YMCA focus on forward movement in the water and performing basic self-rescue skills independently, without the instructor's assistance.. Instructors help students continue to feel comfortable in an aquatic environment, both at the surface and underwater, as well as basic water safety. See Swim Lessons for an overview of our Stages progression.
On or before 04/30/2020
is an intermediate-level class that focuses on independent swimming and proper
movement in the water. Children in this stage will learn side breathing at the
wall, front and back glide independently, tread water, and swim float swim for