Star 5

Star 5 is for ages 6 and up who have completed Star 4 or who show an equivalent skill level. This is the first of 3 levels of our star leadership program. We will introduce the butterfly stroke along with lifesaving and first aid elements from the Rookie and Ranger levels of the Canadian Swim Patrol program. Swimmers will also have the opportunity to continue to develop advanced aquatics skills...

Star 6

Star 6 is for ages 6 and up who have completed Star 5 or show an equivalent skill level. Swimmers will continue to develop lifesaving and first aid skills at the Ranger and Star level of the Canadian Swim Patrol program. They will also begin to learn how to teach others to swim. Star 6 encourages your child to take responsibility for their own learning outcomes by selecting optional skills to...

Star 7

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...