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 2-Red Level -For the child who enjoys water, gets his/her face wet, jumps in but can swim only with support. The focus is on body position and air recovery (learning to take a breath, submerge and return to the surface).