Aquatic Programs

SWIMMING LESSONS

Y MEMBER FEE • $40 NON-MEMBER FEE • $65

 

SESSION 1:

Monday – Thursday Classes: January 8 – February 15

Saturday Classes: January 6 – February 10

SESSION 2:

Monday – Thursday Classes: February 19 –  March 29

Saturday Classes: February 17 – March 24

SESSION 3:

Monday – Thursday Classes: April 9 – May 17

Saturday Classes: April 14 – May 19

 

REGISTRATION OPENS

SESSION 1:

YMCA MEMBERS • December 11

NON-MEMBERS • December 18

SESSION 2:

YMCA MEMBERS • January 22

NON-MEMBERS • January 29

SESSION 3:

YMCA MEMBERS • March 5

NON-MEMBERS •March 12

REGISTER HERE

Click here to download the Swim Lessons Parent Guide.

 

Parent Child

Monday: 5-5:30pm Saturday: 10-10:30am, 11:30-12:00pm

Pike – Entry Level Class

Monday: 5-5:30pm or 6-6:30pm Thursday 5-5:30pm Saturday 9:30-10:00am

  • 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

Ray – Intermediate Class

Monday: 5:30-6:00pm Thursday: 6-6:30pm Saturday: 9-9:30am or 11-11:30am

  • 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

Thursday: 5:30-6:00pm Saturday: 10:30-11:00am

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

Polliwog – Entry Level Class

Polliwog I: Monday: 5-5:45pm Thursday: 5-5:45pm Saturday: 11-11:45am

Polliwog II: Monday 5:45-6:30pm Thursday:5:45-6:30pm Saturday: 10-10:45am

  • 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

Monday: 5:45-6:30pm Saturday: 9-9:45am

  • 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

Monday: 5:45-6:30pm

  • 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.

PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS

Have 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 build your endurance. Our skilled staff will be able to tailor the session for your child.

YMCA MEMBER • $100; COMMUNITY MEMBERS • $125

Each session includes six, 45 minute lessons. Contact Patrick Matheny, Aquatics Coordinator at 810-732-9622 or by email at: patrickmatheny@flintymca.org.