Watertown Family YMCA

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Summer Swim Lessons-Carthage

Program
Aquatics
Age
  • 3yrs or less
  • 4yrs-7yrs
  • 8yrs-12yrs
  • 13yrs-17yrs
  • 18yrs+
Location
Carthage YMCA
Fee

YMCA Members: $23-$27
Non-Members: $43-$47
Military: $382-$42

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The Carthage 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.

LEVEL DESCRIPTION:

Level 1a:Prerequisite-minium 3 years old, 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.

Parent & Tot:Prerequisite– Minimum 6 months of age. Child and parent have the opportunity to swim together with an instructor’s guidance to help the child get acclimated to the water. 

Adult Swimming: Are you an adult who is uneasy in the water? Or maybe you just want to know some basic swimming skills? Or are you training for a sporting event and need to learn a specific stroke? Adult swimming is the class for you!

 


The session will run July 12-August 16

Thursdays
3:30 1a 2
4:00 1b 3
4:30 1a 1b
5:00 Parent and Tot 4,5,6*

Lower Levels and Parent and Tot classes  are 30 Minutes

*Upper levels (4/5/6/6+ and Adults) are 45 minutes. 


Member Registration
-Online Only-
June 24 & 25

Open Registration
-Everyone-
  June 26

Register online, at the front desk of any of our 3 YMCA locations, or for availability call 315-493-3286girl orange tube

30 Minute Classes:
YMCA Members:
$23
Non-Members: $43
Military:
$38

45 Minute Classes:
YMCA Members: $27
Non-Members: $47
Military: $42


*Parent and Tot is FREE to children that are YMCA Members