Child 6 to 12
The third level of our YMCA Star Program, Star 3 is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Star 2 or who show an equivalent skill level. In this level your child will focus on the breaststroke and egg-beater motion for treading water, while continuing to build endurance in the pool. Swimmers will complete the advanced standard of front and back crawl. We will also introduce young swimmers to introductory lifesaving concepts.
Building on the optional skills learned in Star 2, kids will select from a new set of skills they would like to learn. They may choose to try something new or focus in on one area — the choice is theirs! Skills include competitive swimming, lifesaving, synchronized swimming, aquatic fitness, and water polo.
Star 3 is taught in small groups by a certified YMCA Swim Instructor who will nurture the love of swimming in your child.
To learn more or register for continuous swim lessons, please contact your membership services team.
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Robert Lee YMCA
Tong Louie Family YMCA
Langara Family YMCA
Chilliwack Family YMCA
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