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Swim Lessons:

Stroke Introduction

Swim Strokes: Stage 4

Swim Strokes include three stages that cover introduction and refinement of swimming strokes. In this stage, swimmers learn additional water safety skills and build stroke technique, refine skills and improve stamina.

AGES: Preschool (3-5) or Youth (6-12)
TIME: 35 minutes per lesson
FEES: Vary by center

Stroke Introduction is the fourth stage of swim lessons and the first in the Swim Strokes category. Students develop the basic frontcrawl and backcrawl strokes and are introduced to components of the breaststroke and butterfly strokes. Students also build endurance and practice safety techniques for deep water.

This stage is available for preschool (ages 3-5) and youth (ages 6-12) at most centers.

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Atchison Family YMCA

PROGRAM LOCATION: 321 Commercial Street, Atchison, KS 66002
DAYS: 8 lessons
FEES: $40 Y member, $80 community participant

Bonner Springs Family YMCA

PROGRAM LOCATION: 22515 S 138th Street, Bonner Springs, KS 66012
DAYS: Each session is 8 classes
FEES: Preschool: $50 Y member, $90 community participant; Youth: $52 Y member, $92 community participant

Cleaver Family YMCA

PROGRAM LOCATION: 7000 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64131
FEES: Vary by level, click on a session for pricing

Linwood Family YMCA

PROGRAM LOCATION: 3800 E Linwood Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64128
FEES: Preschool: $40 Y member, $60 community participant; Youth: $55 Y member, $75 community participant

North KC YMCA

PROGRAM LOCATION: 1999 Iron Street, North Kansas City, MO 64116
DAYS: Each session is 6 classes
FEES: $40 Y member, $72 community participant

Olathe Family YMCA

PROGRAM LOCATION: 21400 W 153rd Street, Olathe, KS 66061
DAYS: Each session is 8 classes
FEES: $45 Y Member, $90 Community Participant

Paul Henson Family YMCA

DAYS: Each session is 6 classes
FEES: Preschool: $42 Y member, $82 community participant; Youth: $55 Y member, $105 community participant

Platte County Community Center North

PROGRAM LOCATION: 3101 Running Horse Road, Platte City, MO 64079
TIME: 30 or 45 minute lessons available
FEES: Vary based on lesson length; click on a program for details

Platte County Community Center South

PROGRAM LOCATION: 8875 Clark Avenue, Parkville, MO 64152
DAYS: Each session is 8 classes
FEES: $38 Y member, $70 community participant

Providence Family YMCA

PROGRAM LOCATION: 8601 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, KS 66112
DAYS: Each session is 8 classes
FEES: Preschool: $40 Y member, $75 community participant; Youth: $46 Y member, $80 community participant

Red Bridge Family YMCA

PROGRAM LOCATION: 11300 Holmes Road, Kansas City, MO 64131
DAYS: Each session is 8 classes
FEES: Preschool: $40 Y member, $80 community participant; Youth: $44 Y member, $88 community participant

What to Bring

Swim Lessons - Water Movement

Bring a swimsuit, towel and goggles (without a nose mask) to each lesson. Disposable diapers are not allowed in the pool. Young children must wear a swim diaper and a swimsuit.