Watertown Family YMCA

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Swim Lessons session 1

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

YMCA Members: $23 /$27
Non-Members: $43 /$47
Military: $38 /$42

Session 1: September 12-October 21

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. Class levels meet once a week for 6 weeks during each session. 

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!

 


     Session 1  Begins September 12

Choose a class level, day, and time that fits your schedule.

LEVELS 1-3 AND PARENT & TOT CLASSES RUN FOR 30 MINUTES 
LEVELS 4-6+ AND ADULT CLASSES RUN FOR 45 MINUTES 

Tuesday OR Thursday Evening Classes:
At Wiley School
Time: Level:
4:00PM 1a 1b 3
4:30PM 1a 1b 2 3
5:00PM 4 5 6 6+

 

Tuesday OR Thursday Mornings Classes:
At Downtown YMCA
10:00 AM        Parent & Tot                   

Wednesday Classes:
At Downtown YMCA
4:00PM 1a 1b 2 4 5
4:30PM 1a 1b    
5:00PM 1a 1b   6+
5:30PM  Parent & Tot
6:00PM 1a 1b 2 4 5
6:30PM 1a 1b 3    

 

Saturday Classes:
At Downtown YMCA
8:00AM Adult      
9:00AM 1a 1b 2 4 5
9:30AM 1a 1b  
10:00AM 1a 1b 2 6+
10:30AM 1a 1b 3    
11:00AM Parent & Tot

EACH SESSION WILL RUN ONCE A WEEK FOR 6 WEEKS.  

 


Session 1 will run September 12-October 21

Member Registration Begins:

-Online Only- 
Sunday & Monday
August 20 and August 21

Open Registration For everyone Begins:

Tuesday: August 22

Program Fees:
(for 6 week session)

30 Minute Class:

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

45 Minute Class:

YMCA Members: $27
Non-Members: $47
Military: $42

Parent and Tot classes are FREE for CHILDREN that are YMCA MEMBERS!

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Register online or stop into any of our 4 YMCA locations. For availability call 315-782-3100.