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Rock Hill Aquatics Center

Aquatics


Water Safety Instructor Class

Ages: 16 and up

This four day course trains instructor candidates to teach water safety, including the Basic Water Rescue and Personal Water Safety courses, six levels of Learn-To-Swim, three levels of Preschool Aquatics and two levels of Parent and Child Aquatics.  Successful completion of an online orientation course and this instructional course will gain participants certification by the American Red Cross.

Maximum Enrollment: 12

Session Dates:
Friday, October 10
Saturday, October 11
Saturday, October 18
Saturday, October 25

Session Times:
Friday- 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Saturday- 10:00am – 6:00pm

Cost per session:
Members $325 | Nonmembers $350

*discount will be offered based on the number of participants signed up for the course

5 participants $50 off

9 participants $100 off


Swim Lessons

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

September Lessons Registration: September 1-30, 2014

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.

Session Dates & Times:
October 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, and 29
5:00-5:30 pm
5:45-6:15 pm
6:30-7:00 pm

Cost per Level:           $45 Members | $ 70 Non-members

Youth
6 years old to 14

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 additional 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.

Session Dates & Times:
October 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, and 29
5:00-5:30 pm
5:45-6:15 pm
6:30-7:00 pm

Cost per Level:           $45 Members | $ 70 Non-members

Parent-Tot
6 months – 2 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.

Session Dates & Times:
October 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, and 29
6:30-7:00 pm

Cost per Level:           $45 Members | $ 70 Non-members

Adult

Please contact the front desk for more information on private lessons

Private Lessons

One on one instruction at any swimming level from a qualified instructor. Fast pace learning with significant skill improvement.

Cost:
Member: $90.00 for 4-30 minute sessions or $25 for 1-30 minute lesson
Non-Member: $120.00 for 4-30 minute sessions or $35 for 1-30 minute lesson

Semi Private Lessons
Member: $60.00 for 4-30 min. sessions ($30 per participant)
Non-Member: $120.00 for 4-30 min. sessions ($60 per participant)


Lifeguard Certification Training Course

Ages: 15 and up

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

Maximum Enrollment: 10

Session Dates:
September 12-14, 2014
October 17-19, 2014
November 7-9, 2014

Session Times:
Friday- 5:00pm – 9:30pm
Saturday- 8:00am – 8:00pm
Sunday- 2:00pm – 8:00pm

Cost per session:
Members $200 | Nonmembers $250


RAYS Swim Team

RAYS Swim Team

The RAYS Swim Team, founded in 1988, is a widely respected year – round swim team for children ages 5 and up. We are a competitive program that is designed to meet the needs of swimmers of all levels. We are a “Y” team and a “USA Swimming ” team which means we compete in local,
regional, and national YMCA meets and in meets organized by United States Swimming. Both organizations offer swimming competitions for swimmers from the beginning level up through national competition. When a young person becomes a member of the RAYS Swim Team, he / she learns the values of sportsmanship and team work along with the YMCA core values of honesty, respect, caring, and responsibility. Swimming through the RAYS, provides physical, emotional and intellectual skills that last a lifetime. Our primary practice facility is the Rock Hill Aquatic Center located at 325 Rawlinson Rd. The Rock Hill Aquatic Center is a state of the art 10 lane , 25 yard Paddock competition pool. The RAYS Swim Team host several local, state, and regional competitions at the aquatic center.

For more information about the RAYS Swim Team, please call Head Coach Tim Conley at (803)- 817-7665, or email him at coachtim@swimrays.com, or you can visit the RAYS website at swimrays.com.


Arthritis Aquatics

Arthritis Aquatics

Ages: 15 and older

Find relief by taking this course, which puts you through specific exercises to alleviate some of the aches and pains caused by arthritis. A doctor’s note is required in order to take this class.


Aqua Aerobics

Aqua Aerobics is a wonderful class for swimmers and non swimmers of all fitness levels. If you have never exercised, have joint aches and pains, have arthritis or would love to get a great workout and mix up your usual exercise routine, we have a class for you. Aqua aerobic classes have most of the fat burning and endurance building benefits that you get from other forms of aerobic activity. An aqua aerobics class will allow you to burn between 350 and 700 calories in a one hour class due to the increased resistance to movement in the water.

Aqua aerobic benefits include :
» Great for all fitness levels
» Good for weight loss/fat burning
» Builds strength and flexibility
» Excellent cardio respiratory exercise
» Reduced impact on joints
» Tones muscles
» Improved balance and posture
» Increase flexibility, reducing capability for injury

The Aquatics center offers day and evening aqua aerobics classes as well as arthritis aquatic classes and pre natal/post natal aqua aerobics classes. Click here to view our schedules online or call 803-817-POOL (7665) for class times or information.