Watertown Family YMCA

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Summer Swim Sessions

Program
Aquatics
Age
  • 3yrs or less
  • 4yrs-7yrs
  • 8yrs-12yrs
  • 13yrs-17yrs
Location
Downtown YMCA
Fee

YMCA Member: $23-$27

Non-Member: $43-$47

Military: $38-$42

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Summer Mini Swim Sessions

The Watertown Family YMCA Swim Program develops competency in swimming, along with confidence and endurance. A child advances to the next level only when they can proficiently and safely perform the skills within their level. During our mini sessions class will meet 3 times a week for 2 weeks

LEVEL DESCRIPTION:

Level 1a:Prerequisite-Minium age 3, beginner swimmer. Goal- Basic water adjustment along with stroke proficiency in the paddle stoke (assisted). 

Level 1b:Prerequisite– Beginner swimmer who is comfortable putting their face fully underwater. Goal-Basic water adjustment along with stroke proficiency in the paddle stroke (15+ feet unassisted). 

Level 2:Prerequisite-Unassisted paddle stroke with YES breathing (15+ yards) Goal-Advanced & deep water adjustment along with stroke proficiency in the modified front crawl stroke with YES breathing and the modified back crawl. 

Level 3: Prerequisite- Modified front crawl stroke with YES breathing (15 yards) and treading water. Goal-Deep water adjustment along with stroke proficiency in the front crawl with rhythmic breathing (15+ yards) and the back crawl (15+ yards).

Level 4:Prerequisite-Treading water (30 seconds), front crawl with rhythmic breathing (15+ yards), and back crawl (15+ yards) Goal-Deep water adjustment, open turns (front, back), along with stroke proficiency in the front crawl (25 yards: left side, right side, both sides), the back crawl (25 yards), the elementary backstroke (15 yards), and the sidestroke & breaststroke kicks.

Level 5:Prerequisite-Treading water (1 minute), front crawl (15 yards: breathing left, right, both sides), back crawl (15 yards, rest, 15 yards), elementary backstroke (15 yards). Goal-Advanced deep water adjustment, starts (front, back), flip turns (front, back) along with stroke proficiency in the front crawl (50 yards: left side, right side, both sides), the back crawl (50 yards), the elementary backstroke (25 yards), the breaststroke (25 yards), and the sidestroke (25 yards)

Level 6:Prerequisite-Treading water (3 minutes), ability to perform the front crawl, back crawl, elementary back-stroke, sidestroke, and breaststroke. Goal– proficiency in the butterfly stroke, advanced skill work in turns, starts, stroke mechanics/refinement and competitive theory, diving proficiency. 

Level 6+:Prerequisite-Pass out of Level 6. Advanced Swimming, stroke and skill proficiency. Introduction to competitive swimming techniques.

 


These sessions are 2 weeks long and meet on
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday @ the Downtown YMCA. 

JUNE SESSION: June 11-22nd

Lower Levels-Downtown REC pool    
 3:00 PM Parent and Tot   
 3:30 PM Level 1a Level 1b Level 2
 4:00 PM Level 1a Level 1b  Level 3 
 4:30 PM Level 1a Level 1b  Level 2 
 5:00 PM Level 1a Level 1b  Level 3 
Upper Levels-Downtown LAP pool    
 3:30 PM Level 4 Level 5  
4:15 PM Level 6 Level 6+  

 

Session 1: July 9-July 20
Session 2: July 23-August3
Session 3: August 6-August 17

Summer Schedule  
11:30 Parent and Tot
12:00 Level 1A Level 1B Level 2     
12:30 Level 1A Level 1B Level 3    
1:00 Level 1A Level 1B Level 2    
1:30 Level 1A Level 1B Level 3 Level 4 Level 5
2:30   Level 6 Levell 6+
3:30 Level 1A Level 1B Level 2    
4:00 Level 1A Level 1B Level 3    
4:30 Level 1A Level 1B Level 2     
5:00 Level 1A Level 1B Level 3  

Levels 1-3 and Parent and Tot run for 30 minutes
Levels 4-6+ run for 45 minutes


June Registration:

-Online Only- 
Sunday & Monday
June 3 & 4

OPEN REGISTRATION FOR EVERYONE BEGINS:
Tuesday: June 5

SUMMER REGISTRATION: 
-Online Only- 

Sunday & Monday
June 24 & 25

OPEN REGISTRATION FOR EVERYONE BEGINS:
Tuesday: June 26

IF you are a member or already have a program waiver on file you can register online, over the phone, or stop in to any of our Watertown YMCA locations. 
Parent and Tot classes are FREE for MEMBERS (the child must be a member.)

Program Fees:

YMCA Members: $23
Non-Members: $43
Military: $38

Upper levels Fees: 

YMCA Members: $27

Non-Members: $47
Military: $42

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