Stage 4 Stroke Intro
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.
On or before 12/22/2019
Students in "Stage 4" develop their stroke technique for front crawl and back crawl, and begin learning the breaststroke kick and butterfly kick. Water safety is reinforced through treading water and elementary backstroke.