Stage 4 Stroke Intro
Preschool Swim Lesson
Stage 4 swim lessons for preschoolers 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 03/15/2020
In "Stage 2", students focus on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water while continuing to practice how to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water.