Aquatic Programs

SWIMMING LESSONS SCHEDULE

YMCA Members $40 ; Community Members $65

Session I & II lessons are 1 day a week on Saturday mornings, for 6 weeks. Session III will offer  Thursday night & Saturday morning lessons, for 6 weeks.
Session I: January 9th – February 18th

Session II: February 20th – April 1st

Session III: April 10th – May 20th

Preschool Lessons (3-5 Years Old)

Thursdays (Session III only):
5:00 – 5:30pm   Shrimp/Inia (Parent and Tot)
5:45 – 6:15pm  Pike
6:30 – 7:00pm   Ray

Saturdays:
10:00 – 10:30am  Shrimp/Inia (Parent and Tot)
10:45 – 11:15am Pike
11:30 – 12:00pm Ray

Youth Lessons (6-13 Years Old)

Thursdays (Session III only):
5:00 – 5:45pm  Guppy
5:00 – 5:45pm  Minnow
5:45 – 6:30pm  Polliwog I
5:45 – 6:30pm Polliwog II
6:30 – 7:15pm   Fish/Shark
6:30 – 7:15pm Young Adult/Adult

Saturdays:
10:00 – 10:45am        Guppy
10:00 – 10:45am        Minnow
11:00 – 115am           Polliwog I
11:00 – 11:45am        Polliwog II
12:00 – 12:45pm        Fish/Shark
12:00 – 12:45pm        Young Adult/Adult

Preschool: 3-5 Years Old

Pike – Entry Level Class

  • Students are taught rudimentary front and back strokes, learn water safety, blow bubbles, float, learn core values and have fun!
  • Enrollment Expectations: Follow directions and be comfortable in water

Eel – Beginner Class

  • More focus on proper techniques for front and back strokes, introduction of sidestroke, water safety, play games and make friends.
  • Enrollment Expectations: Controlled body movement in the water, confidence.

Ray – Intermediate Class

  • Learn front and back crawl, how to tread water, elementary backstroke and breaststroke introduced, increasing endurance, and have fun!
  • Enrollment Expectations: Can swim about 20 yards independently.

Starfish – Advanced Class

  • Mastery of front/back crawl, sidestroke, elementary backstroke and breaststroke with increased distance.
  • Enrollment Expectations: Can swim >25 yards independently using different strokes.

 Youth: 6-13 Years Old

Polliwog – Entry Level Class

  • Students are taught front and back strokes, how to float, learn water safety, gain confidence as well as play games.
  • Enrollment Expectations: Follow directions and be comfortable in the water.

Guppy – Beginner Class

  • Students learn front/back crawl, sidestroke, elementary backstroke, may be introduced to breaststroke, confident in deep water, rhythmic breathing.
  • Enrollment Expectations: Controlled body movement in the water, confidence.

Minnow – Intermediate Class

  • Students learn free, back and breast strokes increase distance, use proper technique, as well as learn to stay safe near water.
  • Enrollment Expectations: Can swim long distances using basic strokes.

Fish – Intermediate Class

  • Further refinement of rotary breathing and strokes including butterfly, increasing distance, treading, and introduction to surface dives and other skills.
  • Enrollment Expectations: Can swim long distances using all strokes, except butterfly.

Flying Fish & Shark – Advanced Class

  • Butterfly stroke introduced, open turns, long distances to increase stamina, as well as mastery of other strokes.
  • Enrollment Expectations: Can swim long distances, surface/standing dives and tread.

PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS

Our private lessons offer one on one instruction at a day and time that compliments your schedule. Let your instructor know if you want to conquer the fear of water or increase your endurance. Our knowledgeable staff will tailor the lesson to fit your needs.

Six – 45 Minute Lessons

$90 YMCA Members • $115 Community Member