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2018-2019 Winter Swim League

2018-2019 Winter Swim League

The YMCA Complex Winter Swim Team competes in the “Hornets” Nest Swim League. It is a less competitive swim league in which children may compete, learn, and improve. Our intent is to provide an atmosphere that enhances the enjoyment of athletic competition and self-improvement. We encourage each child to swim to the best of his or her ability and strive to create a fun and positive program.

 Ages: 5-18

Registration:
Begins October 1, 2018

Session Dates:
November 5-March 8, 2018

Session Days and Times (Ages 5-10):
Monday, Wednesday & Thursday          3:30 – 4:00 pm  (Ages 5-6)
Monday, Wednesday & Thursday          4:00 – 4:45 pm  (Ages 7-8)
Monday, Wednesday & Thursday          4:00 – 4:45 pm  (Ages 9-10)

Session Dates and Times (Ages 11-14):
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday                4:45 – 5:30 pm (Ages 11-12)
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday                4:45 – 5:30 pm (Ages 13-14)

Session Dates and Times (Ages 15-18):
Monday-Thursday            5:30-6:30 pm (Ages 15-18)

Cost:
Y Member $200 | Non-member $235

 


Stroke Clinic-Breaststroke

Breaststroke clinic will help to strengthen swimmers’ breaststroke starts, turns, underwater pullouts, and race finishing skills. Advancing swimmers techniques can benefit them by becoming faster and more efficient in the water, which can lead to future meets being more fun and competitive.

Ages:
7-18

Registration Dates:
July 25-October 23, 2018

Session Dates:
October 22-October 25, 2018

Session Days and Times:
Monday-Thursday
5:00-6:00 pm

Cost:
Y Members $70


Stroke Clinic-Backstroke/Freestyle

Each participant will learn techniques to race faster in their freestyle and backstroke at the swim clinic. Clinic will go over the most important aspects of what each participants needs to know in both technically challenging strokes.

Ages:
5-18

Registration Dates:
July 25-October 16, 2018

Session Dates:
October 15-October 18, 2018

Session Days and Times:
Monday-Thursday
5:00-6:00 pm

Cost:
Y Members $70


Stroke Clinic-Butterfly

Students will learn butterfly step by step from the ground up. Perfect for new swimmers and young swimmers that want to learn butterfly. It is also a good opportunity for younger butter-flyers to learn more about the butterfly and how to make the stroke easier.

Ages:
9-18

Registration Dates:
July 25-October 30, 2018

Session Dates:
October 29-November 2, 2018

Session Days and Times:
Monday-Thursday
5:00-6:00 pm

Cost:
Y Members $70


Swim Lessons

Swim Lessons

We offer swim lessons in monthly sessions. Each session includes 8 lessons (twice a week). We also offer a Saturday morning session which includes 8 lessons over  8 weeks.

Click here for our program overview.
What is the best swim lesson level for my child?
2018 Swim Flyer

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.

Session Dates:
October Session-October 15-25, 2018 (Registration closes October 15, 2018)
November Session-November 5-15, 2018 (Registration closes November 5, 2018)
December Session-December 3-13, 2018 (Registration closes December 3, 2018)

Session Days and Time:
Monday-Thursday  3:00-3:30 pm

Cost:
Y Member $45 | Non-member $70

Youth
6-15 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.

Session Dates:
October Session-October 15-October 25, 2018 (Registration closes October 15, 2018)
November Session-November 5-November 15, 2018 (Registration closes November 5, 2018)
December Session- December 3-December 13, 2018 (Registration closes December 3, 2018)

Session Days and Times:
Monday-Thursday 3:30-4:00 pm (Two week sessions)

Cost:
Y Member $45 | Non-member $70

Adult
16 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.

Session Dates:
October Session-October 15-25, 2018 (Registration closes October 15, 2018)
November Session-November 5-15, 2018 (Registration closes November 5, 2018)
December Session-December 3-13, 2018 (Registration closes December 3, 2018)

Session Days and Time:
Monday-Thursday     6:30-7:00 pm

Cost:
Y Member $45 | Non-member $75

Click Here to Register

Private Lessons
One on one instruction at any swimming level from a qualified instructor.  Fast pace learning with significant skill improvement.
Cost:
1- 30 minute lesson: $30 Members | Non-members $35
4- 30 minute lesson:s $115 Members | Non-members $120