The Harrisburg Area YMCA offers preschool swim lesson levels for children between the ages of 3-5 years. We help children build elementary swimming skills while teaching them safety along the way. Children are placed with our trained instructors based on their skill levels. Our skill levels have recently changed; please refer to the chart below.
|CLASS NAME||SKILLS DEVELOPED||PREVIOUS LEVEL NAME|
|Water Acclimation||Increases comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue skills performed with assistance||PIKE|
|Water Movement||Encourages forward movement in water and basic self-rescue skills performed independently||EEL|
|Water Stamina||Develops intermediate self-rescue skills performed at longer distances than in previous stages||RAY|
|Stroke Introduction||Develop stroke technique in front crawl and learn breaststroke & butterfly kick||STARFISH|