Richardson, TX, has a YMCA that is great for your child. They offer many different extracurricular activities for your kids to keep them active and happy all summer long. They have been named “America’s Favorite Swim Instructor” for over 100 years and teach kids not only how to swim, but also teach them how to be confident in the water and learn the keys to swim safety. They even offer free swim assessments to see where your child is and which class would be the best fit for them. Their early childhood swim lessons serve as a great avenue to build character and teach your child safety around the water, as well as drowning preventative strategies. For your little water lover, they have the Richardson Rapids Swim Team. This is for boys and girls ages 5-17 that have mastered their strokes and are ready to have some big kid fun! They compete with other YMCAs in the surrounds area that contains about 20 other groups! They vary from beginning to competitive levels so everyone can join in!