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

School Age Stages 5 & 6: Stroke Development & Mechanics

Program Time:


  • Thursday @ 4 PM
  • Thursday @ 6:30 PM (Stage 6+)
  • Saturday @ 2 PM


Program Cost:


  • Spring II: $80/$136
Contact Info:

617-661-9622 ext. 702

Stage 5 swimmers refine freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly while also working on building endurance through drills and by increasing the distance the participants swim. Swimmers should be able to swim 60 yards independently and 40 yards of freestyle and backstroke.


Stage 6 works on refining freestyle, breaststroke, backstroke, and butterfly to increase speed and efficiency. Flip  turns and open turns are introduced at this level. Upon completion, participants are able to swim 160 yards on any stroke or a combination of strokes.