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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

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.

Session Dates:
Summer 1-June 4-June 7, 2018 (Registration closes June 1, 2018)
Summer 2-June 18-June 21, 2018 (Registration closes June 15, 2018)
Summer 3-July 9-July 12, 2018 (Registration closes July 6, 2018)
Summer 4-July 23-July 26, 2018 (Registration closes July 20, 2018)

Session Days and Time:
Monday-Thursday       10:30-11:00 am

Cost:
Y Member  $35 | Non-member $45

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:
Summer 1-June 4-June 7, 2018 (Registration closes June 1, 2018)
Summer 2-June 18-June 21, 2018 (Registration closes June 15, 2018)
Summer 3-July 9-July 12, 2018 (Registration closes July 6, 2018)
Summer 4-July 23-July 26, 2018 (Registration closes July 20, 2018)

Session Days and Time:
Monday-Thursday        10:00-10:30 am

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:
Summer 1-June 4-June 7, 2018 (Registration closes June 1, 2018)
Summer 2-June 18-June 21, 2018 (Registration closes June 15, 2018)
Summer 3-July 9-July 12, 2018 (Registration closes July 6, 2018)
Summer 4-July 23-July 26, 2018 (Registration closes July 20, 2018)

Session Days and Times:
Monday-Thursday      10:30-11:00 am
Monday-Thursday      11:00-11:30 am

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:
Summer 1- June 11- June 21, 2018 (Registration closes June 8, 2018)
Summer 2-July 16-July 26, 2018 (Registration closes July 13, 2018)

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

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

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