Starfish Swim SchoolTM (Ages 5 - 16) Students work toward development of the five core swimming competencies and receive color level patches for each achievement. The color levels are used to divide students into broad ability groups. Children progress at individual rates with the opportunity to learn the core swimming skills and progress to advanced strokes. Learning is self-paced but challenging. 5 year olds at Level Red or above may enroll. Former Levels 1-White Level -For the student who is afraid of the water, can not swim, or will not get his/her fact wet. The focus is on trust and submersion.