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Y SWIM PROGRAM INFORMATION


There are three general categories of Y Swim Lessons:

Swim Starters 

Parent and Child: Develops water enrichment and aquatic readiness in children ages six months to three years. This category focuses on developing swim readiness skills through fun and confidence-building experiences. Parents also learn how to supervise children in the water, how to prevent accidents and how to plan for emergencies.

Swim Basics/Safety Around the Water 

Develops personal water safety and basic swimming skills in students of all ages. Swimmers develop a high level of comfort in the water by practicing safe water habits, engaging in underwater exploration, and learning how to swim to safety and exit if they fall into a body of water. Includes Stages 1, 2, 3, Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced.

Swim Strokes 

Introduces and refines stroke technique in older students (school age, teens and adults). 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. Includes Stages 4, 5 and 6.

Swim Lesson Program Guide


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Preschool Swim Lessons

 

School Age Swim Lessons

 

Youth Swim Team

Currently our swim lesson program is being updated to fit the safety operational standards to help minimize and prevent the spread of COVID-19. This means modified teaching techniques, smaller class sizes and longer breaks between each class.

Your safety is our number one priority. We thank you for you patience during this time.

If you have any questions, feedback or concerns, please email Aquatics Director, Sarah Deming, at sdeming@nwsymca.org.