Cambridge YMCA
820 Massachusetts Avenue | Cambridge, MA 02139
P. 617-661-9622

Preschool Age Classes

Our classes for ages 3 to 6 range in size from 4 to 6 swimmers.

Fall I Session: September 7th – October 11th

Fall II Session: October 16th – December 21st (No classes 11/28 – 11/30)

*Registration opens Sept. 16th for Members & Sept. 23rd for Non-Members

We have updated our swim class curriculum!

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Preschool Stage 1: Water Acclimation

Swimmers adjust to water, and start learning to swim independently with and without a bubble. Swimmers start working on submerging

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Preschool Stage 2: Water Movement

Stage 2 works on floating on the front and back, and also gliding on the front and back for a

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Preschool Stage 3: Water Stamina

Stage 3 swimmers can swim without flotation for at least 15 feet with rhythmic breathing. Swimmers must be comfortable with

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Preschool Stage 4: Stroke Introduction

Stage 4 swimmers will start refining freestyle and backstroke and begin learning breaststroke kicks and butterfly kicks. Swimmers should be

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