Swim Lessons (6 - 12yrs)

Swim Lessons (6 - 12yrs)

Classes are 40 minutes in length.

Stages 1-3 include swim basics curriculum in which students learn personal water safety and achieve basic swimming competency by learning two benchmark skill sets:

  1. Swim, float, swim sequencing (front glide, roll, back float, roll, front glide) and exiting the pool
  2. Jump, push, turn, grab

Stages 4-6 include swim strokes curriculum where students learn additional water safety skills and build stroke technique, developing skills that prevent chronic disease, increase social-emotional and cognitive well-being and foster a lifetime of physical activity.

Stage 1+2: Water Acclimation and Movement

Earlywine Park YMCA
12/6/22 - 12/15/22
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  • Students develop comfort with underwater exploration and learn to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water. More advanced students will focus on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water while also continuing to practice how to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water.

Prerequisite Skills: None


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Household MemberIndividual/Youth MemberNon-Member
Members 11/15/22
@ 08:00 AM
11/19/22 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 40.00-
Member & Non-Member 11/20/22
@ 08:00 AM
12/31/22 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 40.00$ 60.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
Special Rate
12/06/22 - 12/15/22
Tu,Th - 4:45 pm - 40 mins
- $15 - $30
Registration
Closed on
11/30/2022
12/06/22 - 12/15/22
Tu,Th - 6:05 pm - 40 mins
- $15 - $30
Registration
Closed on
12/02/2022

Stage 1+2: Water Acclimation and Movement

North Side YMCA
12/6/22 - 12/15/22
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Students develop comfort with underwater exploration and learn to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water. More advanced students will focus on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water while also continuing to practice how to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water.

Prerequisite Skills: None


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Household MemberIndividual/Youth MemberNon-Member
10/24/19 2/5/23 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 40.00$ 60.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
Special Rate
12/06/22 - 12/15/22
Tu,Th - 6:10 pm - 40 mins
5 / 8 Available $15 - $30 Register  
Closes
12/06/2022

Stage 3: Water Stamina

Earlywine Park YMCA
12/6/22 - 12/15/22
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  • In Stage 3, students learn how to swim to safety from a longer distance than in previous stages in the event of falling into a body of water. This stage also introduces rhythmic breathing and integrating arm and leg action.

Prerequisite Skills:

  • Submerge face underwater
  • Float unassisted on front and back

Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Household MemberIndividual/Youth MemberNon-Member
Members 11/15/22
@ 08:00 AM
11/19/22 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 40.00-
Member & Non-Member 11/20/22
@ 08:00 AM
12/31/22 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 40.00$ 60.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
Special Rate
12/06/22 - 12/15/22
Tu,Th - 4:45 pm - 40 mins
1 / 8 Available $15 - $30
Registration
Closed on
11/30/2022
12/06/22 - 12/15/22
Tu,Th - 6:05 pm - 40 mins
6 / 8 Available $15 - $30
Registration
Closed on
11/30/2022

Stage 3: Water Stamina

North Side YMCA
12/6/22 - 12/15/22
VIEW

In Stage 3, students learn how to swim to safety from a longer distance than in previous stages in the event of falling into a body of water. This stage also introduces rhythmic breathing and integrating arm and leg action.

Prerequisite Skills:

  • Submerge face underwater
  • Float unassisted on front and back

Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Household MemberIndividual/Youth MemberNon-Member
10/24/19 2/5/23 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 40.00$ 60.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
Special Rate
12/06/22 - 12/15/22
Tu,Th - 5:30 pm - 40 mins
- $15 - $30 Waiting List  

Stage 4: Stroke Introduction

Earlywine Park YMCA
12/6/22 - 12/15/22
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  • Students in Stage 4 develop stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl, and learn the breaststroke kick and butterfly kick. Water safety is reinforced through treading water and elementary backstroke.

Prerequisite skills:

  • Submerge face under water
  • Float unassisted on front and back
  • Swim unassisted 10-15 yards on front and back

Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Household MemberIndividual/Youth MemberNon-Member
Members 11/15/22
@ 08:00 AM
11/19/22 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 40.00-
Member & Non-Member 11/20/22
@ 08:00 AM
12/31/22 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 40.00$ 60.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
Special Rate
12/06/22 - 12/15/22
Tu,Th - 4:45 pm - 40 mins
2 / 8 Available $15 - $30
Registration
Closed on
11/30/2022
12/06/22 - 12/15/22
Tu,Th - 6:05 pm - 40 mins
- $15 - $30
Registration
Closed on
11/30/2022

Stage 4: Stroke Introduction

North Side YMCA
12/6/22 - 12/15/22
VIEW

Students in Stage 4 develop stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl, and learn the breaststroke kick and butterfly kick. Water safety is reinforced through treading water and elementary backstroke.

Prerequisite skills:

  • Submerge face under water
  • Float unassisted on front and back
  • Swim unassisted 10-15 yards on front and back

Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Household MemberIndividual/Youth MemberNon-Member
10/24/19 2/5/23 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 40.00$ 60.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
Special Rate
12/06/22 - 12/15/22
Tu,Th - 6:20 pm - 40 mins
- $15 - $30 Waiting List  

Stage 5+6: Stroke Development and Mechanics

Earlywine Park YMCA
12/6/22 - 12/15/22
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  • Students in Stages 5-6 work on stroke technique and learn all major competitive strokes. The emphasis on water safety continues through treading water and sidestroke. Additionally, students will learn about competitive swimming, and discover how to incorporate swimming into a healthy lifestyle.

Prerequisite Skills:

  • Submerge face under water
  • Float unassisted on front and back
  • Swim unassisted 15-25 yards on front and back
  • Swim 15-25 yards of front and back crawl
  • Perform 10-15 yards of breaststroke and dolphin kick

Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Household MemberIndividual/Youth MemberNon-Member
Members 11/15/22
@ 08:00 AM
11/19/22 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 40.00-
Non-Members and Members 11/20/22
@ 08:00 AM
12/31/22 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 40.00$ 60.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
Special Rate
12/06/22 - 12/15/22
Tu,Th - 6:05 pm - 40 mins
- $15 - $30
Registration
Closed on
11/30/2022