Swimming Lessons for Everyone

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PRESCHOOL SWIMMING

PRESCHOOL SWIMMING

Parent & Child – Level 1

Familiarize young children (ages 6 months to about 3 years) to the water and prepare them to learn to swim in the American Red Cross Preschool Aquatics or Learn to Swim courses. Learning objectives include: asking for permission before entering the water, entering and exiting the water in a safe manner, exploring submerging to the mouth, nose and eyes, basic water safety rules, and avoiding water hazards around the home.

Sat 11:00 – 11:30am

Y-Member $30 / Prospective Member $45

 

Parent & Child – Level 2

Familiarize young children (ages 6 months to about 3 years) to the water and prepare them to learn to swim in the American Red Cross Preschool Aquatics or Learn to Swim courses. Learning objectives include: to expect adult supervision when near water, explore submerging in a rhythmic pattern completion, performing combined strokes on front and back with assistance, and teaching parents how to recognize an emergency, call for help and perform simple non-swimming assists.
Sat 11:30am – 12:00pm

Y-Member $30 / Prospective Member $45

 

Preschool – Level 1

Orient preschool-age children to the aquatic environment while helping them acquire a rudimentary level of basic aquatic skills.

Sat 9:00 – 9:30am

Y-Member $30 / Prospective Member $45

 

Preschool – Level 2

Building on the skills learned in Preschool Level 1, students will combine arm and leg actions on front and back, learn bobbing skills, front and back floats, and glides.

Sat 9:30 – 10:00am

Y-Member $30 / Prospective Member $45

 

Preschool – Level 3

Increase proficiency and build on the basic aquatic skills learned in Levels 1 and 2.

Sat 8:30 – 9:00am

Y-Member $30 / Prospective Member $45

LEARN TO SWIM

LEARN TO SWIM

LEVEL 1

Students will be introduced to water safety rules, front floats, back floats, and submersion. Proper arm and leg movement will also be practiced in and out of the water.

Wed 5:00 – 5:30pm

Thurs 5:00 – 5:30pm

Sat 10:00 – 10:30am

Y-Member $30 / Prospective Member $45

 

LEVEL 2

Introduction to treading water, front and back glides, and advanced movement in swimming on the front and back. Students will also practice and advance in the skills they learned in Level 1.

Wed 5:30 – 6:00pm

Thurs 5:30 – 6:00pm

Sat 10:30 – 11:00am

Y-Member $30 / Prospective Member $45

 

LEVEL 3

Introduces children to changing directions while swimming, kneel dives, butterfly kick and motion, elementary backstroke, and side breathing.

Wed 5:00 – 5:50pm

Thurs 5:00 – 5:50pm

Sat 10:30 – 11:20am

Y-Member $30 / Prospective Member $45

 

LEVEL 4

Building confidence in strokes learned in Level 3 by obtaining more knowledge of each stroke. Introduction to compact diving, open turns while swimming, modified treading water, breaststroke, sidestroke, saving techniques, swimming underwater, and safe diving. Continuing education of front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke, and diving from the sidewall.
Wed 5:00 – 5:50pm

Thurs 5:00 – 5:50pm

Sat 10:30 – 11:20am

Y-Member $30 / Prospective Member $45

 

LEVEL 5

Building on skills from Level 4, students will perfect the strokes they have learned: front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, and butterfly. Introduction to flip turns, shallow dives on side and front, and survival float.
Wed 6:00 – 6:50pm

Thurs 5:30 – 6:20pm

Sat 9:30 – 10:20am

Y-Member $30 / Prospective Member $45

 

LEVEL 6

This course will refine student’s strokes to enable more ease, efficiency, and power over greater distances. Students will also learn the use of swimming aids and the etiquette of fitness swimming. Discussions will include principles of setting up a fitness program, calculating heart rate, and refining training techniques. Prerequisites: Successful completion of the American Red Cross Learn-to- Swim Level 5 Fundamental Aquatic skills certificate or completion of all requirements in Level 5.
Wed 6:00 – 6:50pm

Thurs 5:20 – 6:20pm

Sat 9:30 – 10:20am

Y-Member $30 / Prospective Member $45

 

COMPETITIVE SWIM LESSONS

Begin to learn the skills needed to be a competitive swimmer. This program is meant to provide help with stroke refinement, endurance building, competitive techniques, and advanced safety skills. Prerequirements: ability to complete Level 5 or 6 of the Learn to Swim Program and/or ability to swim front crawl 50 yards, back crawl 50 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, and butterfly 15 yards. Goggles and swim cap required.

Wed 5:00 – 6:00pm

Y-Member $30 / Prospective Member $45

 

Private Swim Lessons

Learn how to swim at the YMCA with individualized instruction. Young and old will learn proper swimming and water safety techniques.

By appointment only.

Y-Member $15 / Prospective Member $25

TEEN & ADULT SWIMMING

TEEN & ADULT SWIMMING

TEEN BEGINNER SWIMMER

This class will introduce swimmers to water adjustment skills, floating on front and back, front crawl, elementary backstroke, and treading water.

Mon 6:00 – 6:50pm

Y-Member $30 / Prospective Member $45

 

TEEN INTERMEDIATE SWIMMER

Builds on the beginner skill sets and introduces the back crawl, breast stroke, and sidestroke.

Wed 6:00 – 6:50pm

Y-Member $30 / Prospective Member $45

 

TEEN ADVANCED SWIMMER

Builds on the skill set learned in the beginner and intermediate swimmer levels. Introduces the butterfly and fitness swimming.

Fri 6:00 – 6:50pm

Y-Member $30 / Prospective Member $45

 

ADULT BEGINNER SWIMMER

This class will introduce swimmers to water adjustment skills, floating on front and back, front crawl, elementary backstroke, and treading water.

Mon 7:00 – 7:50pm

Y-Member $30 / Prospective Member $45

 

ADULT INTERMEDIATE SWIMMER

Builds on the beginner skill sets and introduces the back crawl, breast stroke, and sidestroke.

Wed 7:00 – 7:50pm

Y-Member $30 / Prospective Member $45

 

ADULT ADVANCED SWIMMER

Builds on the skill set learned in the beginner and intermediate swimmer levels. Introduces the butterfly and fitness swimming.

Fri 7:00 – 7:50pm

Y-Member $30 / Prospective Member $45

 

ADULT FREESTYLE CLINIC

Builds on the skill set learned in the beginner and intermediate swimmer levels. Introduces the butterfly and fitness swimming.

Thurs 6:15 – 7:15pm

Y-Member $30 / Prospective Member $45

 

SPECIAL NEEDS

The perfect program for both children and adults with disabilities. Each week students spend 30 minutes in the pool for exercise, games, and friendship. These sessions are oriented towards developing relationships, improving body coordination and skills, and most importantly having fun in the water!

Tue 5:00 – 5:30pm

Y-Member $30 / Prospective Member $45