Aquatics

 

We’re here for everyone!

Check out our class offerings below to find one that fits your family’s busy schedule.

Swim Starters Aquatic Program

Accompanied by a parent*, infants and toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills through fun and confidence-building experiences, while parents learn about water safety, drowning prevention, and the
importance of supervision.

Stage Descriptions:

A / Water Discovery  
Introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment.

B / Water Exploration 
Focuses on exploring body positions, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills.

 

Swim Basics for Preschool, School Age and Teen

Students learn personal water safety and achieve basic swimming competency by learning two benchmark skills: swim, float, swim—sequencing front glide, roll, back float, roll, front glide, and exit—and jump, push, turn, grab.

In Water Acclimation, Water Movement, and Water Stamina, students are taught the recommended skills for all to have around water including safe water habits, underwater exploration, and how to swim to safety and exit in the event of falling into a body of water. Activities, games, and drills, geared to reinforce learning, are utilized heavily as students progress in this skill-based approach to swimming.

Stage Descriptions:

1 / Water Acclimation 
Increases comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue skills performed with assistance.
Available Monday - Thursday
3:20pm - 3:50pm
5:10pm -5:40pm

2 / Water Movement 
Encourages forward movement in water and basic self-rescue skills performed independently.
Available Monday - Thursday
3:20pm - 3:50pm
4:00pm - 4:30pm
5:10pm - 5:40pm

3 / Water Stamina 
Develops intermediate self-rescue skills performed at longer distances than in previous stages.
Available Monday - Thursday
4:00pm - 4:30pm
4:40pm - 5:10pm

  

Swim Strokes for Preschool, School Age and Teen

Having mastered the fundamentals, 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.

In Stroke Introduction, Stroke Development and Stroke Mechanics, swimmers are introduced to the four competitive swimming strokes as well as rescue skills and healthy lifestyle habits.

Stage Descriptions:

4 / Stroke Introduction 
Introduces basic stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and reinforces water safety through treading water and elementary backstroke.
Available Monday - Thursday
4:40pm - 5:10pm
5:10pm - 5:40pm

5 / Stroke Development 
Introduces breast-stroke and butterfly and reinforces water safety through treading water and sidestroke.
Available Monday - Thursday
5:10pm - 5:40pm

 

Spring Session Dates:
April 30 - May 10
May 14 - May 24

Morning Summer Session Dates:
(Morning lessons are offered Monday - Thursday for 2 weeks)
June 4 - 14
June 18 - 28
July 9 - 19
July 23 - August 2
August 6 - August 16

Evening Summer Session Dates:
(Evening lessons are offered Tuesday and Thursday evenings for 4 weeks)
June 5 - 28
July 10 - August 2
August 7 - August 30

Cost:
Y-Members $30.00/session
Non-Members $45.00/session