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Ages 6+

Star 7 is for ages 6 and up who have completed Star 6 or show an equivalent skill level and have a strong interest in pursuing more advanced aquatics certifications. The YMCA Star Leadership program incorporates the Lifesaving Society's Canadian Swim Patrol Program for young lifesavers to nurture your potential lifeguard. Star 7 also includes teaching swim skills using effective feedback to nurture your future swim instructor.

In addition to first aid, fitness and lifesaving skills, swimmers will also continue to build their abilities by selecting from a list of optional skills to learn, including advanced strokes, water polo, synchronized swimming or aquatic fitness.

Star 7 is lead by a certified YMCA swim instructor and runs for an hour. Swimmers work together to reach their goals and practice lifesaving skills with each other. At the end of Star 7, your child will be eligible to be certified as a Star in the Canadian Swim Patrol program.

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

Access your child's swim progress report here:
Robert Lee YMCA
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