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At Camp Cherokee, kids have the opportunity to explore nature, find new talents, gain independence and make lasting friendships and memories. Join the fun!

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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

 


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?

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.

Registration Dates:
Registration closes May 16, 2019

Session Dates:
March Session-March 11-March 14, 2019
April Session- April 8-April 1, 2019
May Session-May 13-May 16, 2019
*One week sessions

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

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

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.

Registration Dates:
Registration closes May 30, 2019

Session Dates, Days and Times:
January Session-January 7 – January 17, 2019
Monday-Thursday         3:00-3:30 pm
February Session-February 4 – February 14, 2019
Monday-Thursday         3:00-3:30 pm
March Session I- March 4 –  March 14, 2019
Monday-Thursday        3:00-3:30pm
March Session II-March 18 – March 28, 2019
Monday-Thursday        6:00-6:30 pm
April Session-April 1- April 11, 2019
Monday-Thursday        6:00-6:30 pm
May Session I-May 6 – May 16, 2019
Monday-Thursday        6:00-6:30 pm
Session II-May 20 – May 30, 2019
Monday-Thursday        6:00-6:30 pm
*Two week sessions

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

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

Youth
6-10 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.

Registration Dates:
Registration closes May 30, 2019

Session Dates:
January Session-January 7 – January 17, 2019
February Session-February 4 – February 14, 2019
March Session I- March 4 –  March 14, 2019
March Session II-March 18 – March 28, 2019
April Session-April 1- April 11, 2019
May Session I-May 6 – May 16, 2019
May Session II-May 20 – May 30, 2019

Session Days and Times:
Sessions from January 7 to March 14, 2019

Monday-Thursday 3:30-4:00 pm
*Two week sessions
Sessions from March 18 to May 30, 2019
Monday-Thursday 6:30-7:00 pm
*Two week sessions

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

Adult
11 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.

Registration Dates:
Registration closes May 30, 2019

Session Dates, Days and Times:
January Session-January 7 – January 17, 2019,
Monday-Thursday     7:00-7:30 pm
February Session-February 4 – February 14, 2019
Monday-Thursday     7:00-7:30 pm
March Session I- March 4 –  March 14, 2019
Monday-Thursday     7:00-7:30 pm
March Session II-March 18 – March 28, 2019
Monday-Thursday     11:30-12:00 pm
April Session-April 1- April 11, 2019
Monday-Thursday     7:00-7:30 pm
May Session I-May 6 – May 16, 2019
Monday-Thursday     7:00-7:30 pm
May Session II-May 20 – May 30, 2019
Monday-Thursday    11:30-12:00 pm
*Two week sessions

Cost:
Y Member $45 | Non-member $70
Click Here to Register For Youth Lessons

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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