|Willmar CER is excited to offer the Starfish Aquatics progressive, skills-based curriculum that focuses on the development of five core competencies necessary for successful swimming. Swimmers at the each level will participate in age-appropriate activities designed to develop and emphasize proper stroke technique and efficiency. Safety skills and benchmarks have been established for each level in the program.
White Level: Beginner/Novice, ages 4-10
WHITE Level swimmers are afraid of the water, cannot swim or will not get their face wet.
Red Level: Beginner/Novice, ages 4-10
RED level swimmers love the water but cannot swim without support, will get their face wet, and will jump in.
Yellow Level: Beginner, ages 4-10
YELLOW level swimmers are not afraid, can float, jump in and return to the surface.
Blue Lever: Beginner, ages 5-12
BLUE level swimmers can swim underwater or on the surface, and can take and occasional breath.
Green Level:Intermediate, ages 5-12
GREEN level swimmers can tread water for 15 second and swim freestyle with side breathing.
Purple Level: Advanced, ages 5-13
PURPLE level swimmers must be able to perform all of the previous Advancement Benchmarks. Needs to learn or refine backstroke, breaststroke and/or butterfly.