Splashers LEVEL 1 (6 to 18mos) 

As the first level of our YMCA Preschool Swim program, Splashers is a great way to introduce babies 6-18 months old to the water. Parents get in on the fun by participating with their children. At this early stage, children are still learning a lot about their environment. The goal of Splashers is to make children and parents comfortable in the water together, and (of course) to learn to splash with arms and legs! – What is my child’s level?

Bubblers LEVEL 2 (18 mos to 3 yrs) 

The second level of our YMCA Preschool Swim program, Bubblers, is for children 18 months – 3 years old. We work with you to introduce your child to new movements in the water, including holding the wall, kicking feet, and blowing bubbles. Parents get in on the fun by participating with their children. What is my child’s level?

Bobbers LEVEL 3 (3 to 5 yrs)

The third level of our YMCA Preschool Swim program, Bobbers, is for children 3-5 years old who are new to swimming. We continue to introduce fun activities in the water to activate the movements that will eventually lead to swimming. By the end, your child will be comfortable having their face in the water and will have learned basic movements while being supported. What is my child’s level?

Floaters LEVEL 4 (3 to 5 yrs) 

The fourth level of our YMCA Preschool Swim program, Floaters, is for children 3-5 years old who have completed Bobbers or equivalent. We introduce floating and gliding, and continue to practice other movements. Through structured activities and play, children will also become comfortable submerging themselves under water. What is my child’s level?

Gliders LEVEL 5 (3 to 5 yrs)

The fifth level of our YMCA Preschool Swim program, Gliders, is for children who are 3-5 years old and have completed Floaters or show an equivalent level of competence. Children will combine kicking with gliding to lea