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Swim Lessons

Swim Lessons

We offer swim lessons in monthly sessions. Each session includes 8 lessons (twice a week).

Click here for the Spring Swim Lessons Schedule
Click here for the Summer Swim Lesson Schedule

Click here for our program overview.
What is the best swim lesson level for my child?

Parent-Child
6 months – 3 years old
Accompanied by a parent, infants and toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills building experiences, while parents learn about water safety, drowning prevention, and the importance of supervision.

Weekday Morning Registration Date:
April Morning Session-Registration starts March 29, 2019
May Morning Session-Registration starts May 3, 2019

Morning Session Dates, Days and Times:
April Morning Session -Tuesday and Thursday | April 2, 4, 9, 11,                          10:00-10:30 am
May Morning Session -Tuesday and Thursday | May 7, 9, 14, 16,                          10:00-10:30 am

Evening Registration Dates:
April Session-February 1-March 28, 2019
May Session-February 1-May 2, 2019
June Session-May 1-May 30, 2019
July Session-May 1-July 4, 2019
August Session-May-August 1, 2019

Evening Session Dates, Days and Times:
April Session-Tuesday and Thursday | April 2, 4, 9, 11, 24, 25, 30 May 2
5:10-5:40 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm (No lesson April 15-19)

May Session-Tuesday and Thursday | May 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30
5:10-5:40 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm

June Session-Tuesday and Thursday | June 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20 , 25, & 27
6:30-7:00 pm

July Session-Tuesday and Thursday | July 8, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 & August 1, 2019
6:30-7:00 pm

August Session-Tuesday and Thursday | August 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27 & 29
6:30-7:00 pm

Cost:
Evening Session- Y Member $50 | Non-Member $85
Morning Session- Y Member $35 | Non-Member $60

Preschool
3-5 years old
In this swim basics program, preschoolers learn personal water safety and achieve basic swimming competency by learning two benchmark skills—swim, float, swim and jump, push, turn, grab. Through multiple sessions, children may progress to water movement, water stamina and stroke introduction.

Saturday Morning Session Registration Dates:
April Saturday Session-February 1-March 27, 2019
June Saturday Session-May 1-June 5, 2019
July Saturday Session-May 1-July 3, 2019
August Saturday Session-May 1-July 31, 2019

Saturday Morning Session Days and Dates:
April Saturday Session-April 6-April 27, 2019 (No lesson on April 20)
June Saturday Session-June 8-June 29, 2019
July Saturday Session-July 6-July 27, 2019
August Saturday Session-August 3-August 24, 2019

Saturday Morning Times:
Stage 1-10:00-10:30 am | Stage 2-10:35-11:05 | Stage 3-11:10-11:40 am | Stage 4 11:45-12:15 pm

Morning Registration Date:
June Session I-May 1-June 6, 2019
June Session II (Mini-Session)-May 1-June 20, 2019
July Session I-May 1-July 4, 2019
July Session II-May 1-July 18, 2019
August Session I-May 1-August 1, 2019

Morning Session Dates, Days and Times:
June Session I-Monday-Thursday | June 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19 & 20
Stage 1-8:55-9:25 am | Stage 2- 9:30 am-10:00 am | Stage 3-10:05-10:35 am | Stage 4-10:40-11:10 am

June Session II (Mini-Session) -Monday-Thursday | June 24, 25, 26 & 27
Stage 1-8:55-9:25 am | Stage 2- 9:30 am-10:00 am | Stage 3-10:05-10:35 am | Stage 4-10:40-11:10 am

July Session I-Monday-Thursday | July 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18
Stage 1-8:55-9:25 am | Stage 2- 9:30 am-10:00 am | Stage 3-10:05-10:35 am | Stage 4-10:40-11:10 am

July Session II -Monday-Thursday | July 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31 & August 1
Stage 1-8:55-9:25 am | Stage 2- 9:30 am-10:00 am | Stage 3-10:05-10:35 am | Stage 4-10:40-11:10 am

August Session-Monday-Thursday | August 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15
Stage 1-8:55-9:25 am | Stage 2- 9:30 am-10:00 am | Stage 3-10:05-10:35 am | Stage 4-10:40-11:10 am

Evening Registration Dates:
April Session-February 1-March 28, 2019
May Session-February 1-May 2, 2019
June Session-May 1-May 30, 2019

Evening Session Days, Dates and Times:
April Session-Tuesday and Thursday | April 2, 4, 9, 11, 24, 25, 30 May 2 (No lesson April 15-19)
Stage 1-5:10-5:40 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm
Stage 2-5:10-5:40 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm
Stage 3-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm(spring session only)
Stage 4-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm(spring session only)

May Session-Tuesday and Thursday | May 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30
Stage 1-5:10-5:40 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm
Stage 2-5:10-5:40 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm
Stage 3-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm(spring session only)
Stage 4-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm(spring session only)

June Session-Tuesday and Thursday | June 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, & 27
Stage 1-5:10-5:40 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm
Stage 2-5:10-5:40 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm
Stage 3-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm
Stage 4-5:10-5:40 pm

July Session-Tuesday and Thursday | July 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 & August 1
Stage 1-5:10-5:40 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm
Stage 2-5:10-5:40 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm
Stage 3-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm
Stage 4-5:10-5:40 pm

Cost:
June Morning Session I and Evening Session-Y Member $50 | Non-Member $85
June Morning Session II and Saturday Session-Y Member $35 | Non-Member $60

Youth
6-12 years old
In this program, children may begin at any of the six stages in our swim program: water acclimation to stroke mechanics. The YMCA aquatics director can help determine the appropriate level. For more information about the various levels, click on the program overview link above.

Saturday Morning Session Registration Dates:
April Saturday Session-February 1-March 27, 2019
June Saturday Session-May 1-June 5, 2019
July Saturday Session-May 1-July 3, 2019
August Saturday Session-May 1-July 31, 2019

Saturday Morning Session Days and Dates:
April Saturday Session-April 6-April 27, 2019 (No lesson on April 20)
June Saturday Session-June 8-June 29, 2019
July Saturday Session-July 6-July 27, 2019
August Saturday Session-August 3-August 24, 2019

Saturday Morning Times:
Stage 1-10:00-10:30 am | Stage 2-10:35-11:05 | Stage 3-11:10-11:40 am | Stage 4 11:45-12:15 pm

Morning Registration Date:
June Session I-May 1-June 6, 2019
June Session II-May 1-June 20, 2019
July Session I-May 1-July 4, 2019
July Session II-May 1-July 18, 2019
August Session I-May 1-August 1, 2019

Morning Session Dates, Days and Times:
June Session I-Monday-Thursday | June 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19 & 20
Stage 1-8:55-9:25 am | Stage 2- 9:30 am-10:00 am | Stage 3-10:05-10:35 am | Stage 4-10:40-11:10 am

June Session II (Mini-Session)-Monday-Thursday | June 24, 25, 26 & 27
Stage 1-8:55-9:25 am | Stage 2- 9:30 am-10:00 am | Stage 3-10:05-10:35 am | Stage 4-10:40-11:10 am

July Session I-Monday-Thursday | July 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18
Stage 1-8:55-9:25 am | Stage 2- 9:30 am-10:00 am | Stage 3-10:05-10:35 am | Stage 4-10:40-11:10 am

July Session II -Monday-Thursday | July 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31 & August 1
Stage 1-8:55-9:25 am | Stage 2- 9:30 am-10:00 am | Stage 3-10:05-10:35 am | Stage 4-10:40-11:10 am

August Session-Monday-Thursday | August 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15
Stage 1-8:55-9:25 am | Stage 2- 9:30 am-10:00 am | Stage 3-10:05-10:35 am | Stage 4-10:40-11:10 am

Evening Registration Dates:
April Evening Session-February 1-March 28, 2019
May Evening Session-February 1-May 2, 2019

Evening Session Days, Dates and Times:
April Session-Tuesday and Thursday | April 2, 4, 9, 11, 24, 25, 30 May 2 (No lesson April 15-19)
Stage 1-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm
Stage 2-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm
Stage 3-5:10-5:40 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm (spring session only)
Stage 4-5:10-5:40 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm (spring session only)

May Session-Tuesday and Thursday | May 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30
Stage 1-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm
Stage 2-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm
Stage 3-5:10-5:40 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm (spring session only)
Stage 4-5:10-5:40 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm (spring session only)

June Session-Tuesday and Thursday | June 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, & 27
Stage 1-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm
Stage 2-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm
Stage 3-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:10-5:40 pm
Stage 4-5:10-5:40 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm

July Session-Tuesday and Thursday | July 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 & August 1
Stage 1-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm
Stage 2-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm
Stage 3-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:10-5:40 pm
Stage 4-5:10-5:40 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm

Cost:
June Morning Session I & Evening Session-Y Member $50 | Non-Member $85
June Morning Session II (Mini-Session) & Saturday Session-Y Member $35 | Non-Member $60

Adult
13 years & older
Adult lessons help those who have an acute fear of the water up to those that need advanced stroke development. The course is fun and low key, with the participant setting the pace of the course. Participants may begin at any of the six stages in our swim program: water acclimation to stroke mechanics.

Evening Registration Dates:
April Session-February 1-March 28, 2019
May Session-February 1-May 2, 2019
June Session-May 1-May 30, 2019
July Session-May 1-July 4, 2019
August Session-May 1-August 1, 2019

Session Days, Dates and Time:
April Session-Tuesday and Thursday | 5:50-6:20 pm
April 2, 4, 9, 11, 24, 25, 30 May 2 (No lesson April 15-19)

May Session-Tuesday and Thursday | 5:50-6:20 pm
May 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30

June Session-Tuesday and Thursday | 5:50-6:20 pm
June 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25 & 27

July Session-Tuesday and Thursday | 5:50-6:20 pm
July 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 & August 1

August Session-Tuesday and Thursday | 5:50-6:20 pm
August 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27 & 29

Cost:
Evening Session-Y Member $50 | Non-Member $85

Please note: Please register early as swim lessons fill-up quickly! Please check the Charlotte Avenue YMCA Branch, Fort Mill YMCA Branch, or Rock Hill Aquatics Center Branch for swim lesson availability if the CSD Community YMCA is full.

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American Red Cross Junior Lifeguard Course

American Red Cross Junior Lifeguard Training will guide youth through the American Red Cross lifeguarding course by building a foundation of knowledge, attitudes and skills for future lifeguards. Participants will learn techniques and build stamina during this program. They will not receive a certification in lifeguarding or CPR/First Aid at the end of this course.

Ages: 11 – 14

Program Dates:
Session 1: Monday-Friday | June 10-June 14, 2019 | 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Register by June 5, 2019
Session 2: Monday-Friday | July 8-July 12, 2019 | 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Register by July 3, 2019
Session 3: Monday-Friday | August 5- August 9, 2019 | 9:00 am -12:00 pm
Register by July 31, 2019

Cost: $100 Members | $ 125 Non-Members

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American Red Cross Lifeguard Course

American Red Cross Lifeguard Course

This weekend course instructs participants in both life-guarding and CPR for the professional rescuer. Successful completion of this course will gain participants certification by the American Red Cross.

Maximum Enrollment: 15

Ages: 15 and up

Session Dates:
Session 1: April 5-7, 2019
Session 2: April 26-28, 2019
Session 3: May 10-12, 2019
Session 4: May 24-26, 2019
Session 5: June 21-23, 2019
Session 5: July 19-21, 2019
Session 5: August 9-11, 2019

Session Times:
Friday – 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday – 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday – 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Cost per session:
Members $200* | Nonmembers $250*

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