• Make Friends: make new friends while learning with activities and work in partners or groups.
  • Build Skills: swimmers will learn elementary backstroke, breaststroke, side stroke, eggbeater and increase their swimming distance to 350m by the end of the Star Program. Optional items give your child opportunities to explore competitive swimming, synchronized swimming, water polo and aquafit.
  • Water Safe: learn self-rescue skills, how to call for EMS, boating safety, ice safety, and how to use reaching and throwing devices.
  • For Life: learn advanced swimming strokes and new water sports.

Star 1

To complete: front and back crawl initial standard; tread water 90sec; endurance swim of 75m; eggbeater 60sec.


Star 2

To complete: front and back crawl intermediate standard; elementary backstroke initial standard; endurance swim 100m (4 lengths) throughout program; tread water 2min.


Star 3

To complete: front and back crawl advanced standard; elementary backstroke intermediate standard; breast stroke initial standard; endurance swim 200m (8 lengths).


Star 4

To complete: recognition and care for an obstructed, conscious victim; eggbeater kick forward 10m and backward 25m; elementary backstroke intermediate standard 75m, breast stroke 25m intermediate standard.  Swim 100m in 3min (4 lengths).