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YMCA at Carolina Crossing

Swim Lessons

Download the Carolina Crossing swim lessons schedule and registration form.

Parent-Child
6 months – 3 years old

Level 1- Introduction to the water and preparation for the Learn-to-Swim courses. No prerequisites, but must be at least 6 months old to enroll. Parent or caregiver must accompany child into the water and participate in the class.
Cost for 4 Saturday classes: $30 for members | $45 for non-members
Cost for 8 weekday classes: $45 for members | $70 for non-members

Preschool
3-5 years old

Level 1- Orients preschool-age children to the aquatic environment and to help them acquire rudimentary level aquatic skills.
Level 2- Builds on the basic aquatic skills learned in Level 1.
Level 3- Increases proficiency and builds on the aquatic skills learned in Levels 1 and 2 by providing additional practice with increased distances and times.
Cost for 4 Saturday classes: $30 for members | $45 for non-members
Cost for 8 weekday classes: $45 for members | $70 for non-members

Youth
6-12 years old

Learn-to-Swim Level 1- Develop positive attitudes, good swimming habits and safe practices in and around water.
Learn-to-Swim Level 2- Gives participants success with fundamental skills, including learning how to float without support and recover to vertical.
Learn-to-Swim Level 3- Builds on the skills in Level 2 by providing additonal guided practice in deeper water.
Learn-to-Swim Level 4- Develops participants’ confidence in the strokes learned in Level 3 and to improve other aquatic skills.
Cost for 4 Saturday classes: $30 for members | $45 for non-members
Cost for 8 weekday classes: $45 for members | $70 for non-members