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Child 6 to 12

Star 1 is for children 6-12 years old who have completed the Swimmer level in our Learn to Swim program. In this class, kids will learn elementary backstroke  and the egg-beater motion for treading water. We will help your child continue to develop front and back crawl technique and endurance.

In the first level of our YMCA Star Program, Star 1, we also introduce your child to other aspects of swimming. Kids select which new skills they would like to learn from a list that includes competitive swimming, lifesaving, synchronized swimming, aquatic fitness, and water polo.

Star 1 is taught in small groups by a certified YMCA Swim Instructor who will guide your child through each lesson.

To learn more or register for continuous swim lessons, please contact your membership services team.

Access your child's swim progress report here:
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