YMCA Certified Swim Instructors teach children to swim while focusing on water safety, skill development, and group interaction. YMCA Swim Lessons are available for all ages and skill levels including Parent & Child, Preschool, Youth, Teen, and Adult programs.

Shrimp/Kipper (6 to 12 months)        Inia/Perch (13 to 36 months)

The skills taught in the Parent/Child program center around five main components: personal safety, personal growth, stroke development, water games and rescue. A child must be accompanied by an adult in all parent child classes.

Pike with Parent (Ages 2.5-5)

This class is for those children who are not quite ready to be separated from their parent. The class will be structured like a pike class but will also focus on the child becoming independent from the parent while still advancing their swimming ability.

Pike (Ages 3-5)

Designed to help swimmers feel more comfortable and confident in and around the water. Emphasizes water safety, kicking, submerged bubble blowing and floating.

Eel (Ages 3-5)

Designed for children who can independently place their faces in the water. Emphasis on water safety, freestyle, backstroke and water comfort.

Ray (Ages 3-5)

Designed for swimmers who are comfortable and confident in the water. Swimmers will practice streamlines, front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke and safety skills.

Starfish (Ages 3-5)

Designed for swimmers who can successfully swim freestyle and backstroke the width of the pool. Swimmers will learn the kicks for breaststroke and butterfly. Swimmers also work on endurance.

Polliwog (Ages 6-12)

Designed for participants with little or no previous water experience. Emphasizes floating, water adjustment, kicking, streamlining and safety.

Guppy (Ages 6-12)

Designed for swimmers who have had minimal swimming experience. Focuses on helping students gain more mobility in the water unassisted. A child must be able to float on his/her back and swim 15 feet independently to participate.

Minnow (Ages 6-12)

Designed to refine basic swimming skills including rotary breathing for front crawl, breaststroke kick and elementary backstroke. Swimmers will work on building endurance.

Fish (Ages 6-12)

Continues to develop freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly skills. Emphasis will be on stroke refinement, building endurance, treading and flip turns.

Flying Fish (Ages 6-12)

Designed for swimmers who have a strong aquatic knowledge and ability in a variety of strokes. Introduction to butterfly, sidestroke, flip turns and rescue skills. Focus is on technique and advanced skills.

Teen & Adult (Ages 13+)

Designed for participants age 13 and up. Youth and adult levels are arranged according to ability, not age, providing a focus on the skills that are appropriate for their ability.

Teen & Adult (Ages 13+)

Designed for participants age 13 and up. Youth and adult levels are arranged according to ability, not age, providing a focus on the skills that are appropriate for their ability.

Session 1:   August 28 – September 23

Monday & Wednesday lessons: $37/$58*
Tuesday & Thursday lessons: $42/$66
Saturday lessons: $29/$33

Full Facility Registration: 8/14/2017
Program Member Registration: 8/21/2017

Session 2:   September 25 – October 21

Monday & Wednesday lessons: $42/$66
Tuesday & Thursday lessons: $42/$66
Saturday lessons: $29/$33

Full Facility Registration: 9/11/2017
Program Member Registration: 9/18/2017

Session 3:   October 23 – November 18

Monday & Wednesday lessons: $42/$66
Tuesday & Thursday lessons: $42/$66
Saturday lessons: $29/$33

Full Facility Registration: 10/09/2017
Program Member Registration: 10/16/2017

Session 4:   November 20 – December 16

Monday & Wednesday lessons: $42/$66
Tuesday & Thursday lessons: $37/$58*
Saturday lessons: $29/$33

Full Facility Registration: 11/06/2017
Program Member Registration: 11/13/2017

All swim lesson sessions run for Four Weeks and classes are 30 minutes in length.
*Discounted due to holiday interference

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