SWIM LESSON REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR THE NEW POOL!!  

Members start registration March 25th and Program Members start April 1st!

 

Our Swim Lessons are about more than just the techniques and skills.. They are about nurturing swimming skills, developing self-esteem and creating positive experiences that will last a lifetime. When it comes to swimming and water safety, no one is trusted more than the Y, America's Swim Instructor. In fact, group swim instruction was developed by the Y in 1906. Explore Swim Lesson stages for children 6 months to 12 years below. 

SWIM STARTERS

Infants and young children can adjust to the water and learn basic skills with Swim Starters Swim Lessons at the Y. In these enrichment classes, designed for children 6 months to 3 years old, one or both parents or guardians participate with their child in supervised activities that help children become more comfortable in the water. 

STAGE A: WATER DISCOVERY

AGES: 6 months-3 years
TIME: 30 minutes
WHEN: Saturday Mornings

In Water Discovery, infants and toddlers are introduced to the aquatic environment.

Accompanied by a parent or guardian, infants and toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills through fun and confidence-building experiences, while parents and guardians learn about water safety, drowning prevention, and the importance of supervision. 

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STAGE B: WATER EXPLORATION

AGES: 6 months-3 years
TIME: 30 minutes
WHEN: Saturday Mornings

Water Exploration focuses on learning body positions, blowing bubbles and practicing fundamental safety and aquatic skills.

Accompanied by a parent or guardian, infants and toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills through fun and confidence-building experiences, while parents and guardians learn about water safety, drowning prevention, and the importance of supervision.

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SWIM BASICS

Swim Basics are introductory classes divided into three progressive stages that include the foundations of water safety and basic swimming skills, focusing on swimming to safety. 

STAGE 1: WATER ACCLIMATION

AGES: 3-5 years or 5-12 years
TIME: 30 minutes
WHEN: Saturday Mornings & Weekday Afternoons

Stage 1 is for a student who is comfortable working with an instructor without a parent in the water, but is not comfortable going under water voluntarily.

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STAGE 2: WATER MOVEMENT

AGES: 3-5 years or 5-12 years
TIME: 30 minutes
WHEN: Saturday Mornings & Weekday Afternoons

Stage 2 is for a student who is comfortable going underwater voluntarily, but is not able to float on their front and back on their own.

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STAGE 3: WATER STAMINA

AGES: 3-5 years or 5-12 years
TIME: 30 minutes
WHEN: Saturday Mornings & Weekday Afternoons

Stage 3 is for a student who can float on their front and back on their own, but cannot swim 10-15 yards on their own.

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SWIM STROKES

Swim Strokes includes three stages that cover introduction and refinement of swimming strokes. 

STAGE 4: STROKE INTRODUCTION

AGES: 3-5 years or 5-12 years
TIME: 30 minutes
WHEN: Saturday Mornings & Weekday Afternoons

Stage 4 is for a student who can swim 10-15 yards on their own, but cannot swim 15 yards of front and back crawl.

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STAGE 5: STROKE DEVELOPMENT

AGES: 5-12 years
TIME: 30 minutes
WHEN: Saturday Mornings & Weekday Afternoons

Stage 5 is for a student who can swim 15 yards front and back crawl, but cannot swim front crawl, back crawl, and breaststroke across the pool.

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STAGE 6: STROKE MECHANICS

AGES: 5-12 years
TIME: 30 minutes
WHEN: Saturday Mornings & Weekday Afternoons

Stage 6 is for a student who can swim front crawl, back crawl, and breaststroke across the pool, but can not swim across the pool AND back.

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