Westwood Family YMCA


Your continuing swimmer will learn elementary backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke and increase their swimming distance by the end of Star 3. The optional items give your child opportunities to explore competitive swimming, synchronized swimming, water polo and aquafit.

Core Skills at a Glance:

Star 1: Whip kick on their back, and 75m endurance swim.
Star 2: Whip kick on their front, eggbeater as surface support and 100m endurance swim.
Star 3: Elementary backstroke, dolphin kick, and 200m endurance swim.

Westwood Family YMCA

View Larger Map 221 Tundra DR
Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4Z7
Phone: 780-790-9622
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Related Programs

Star 1

In this class, your child will be introduced to safety education and elementary backstroke; as well as, increase front and back crawl skills, swimming endurance, and treading water up to 90 seconds.

Star 2

This course will introduce your child to safety skills and the breaststroke; as well as, continue to develop diving, treading water, higher stroke standards.

Star 3

Your child will begin to develop recognition and rescue skills, while improving stroke standards and being introduced to the eggbeater kick.