Swimming Lessons

Program Schedule

Swimming Lesson Schedule

PARTICIPANTS WILL BE DELETED FROM THEIR CLASS IF THEY MISS 3 LESSONS IN A ROW OR 4 WITHING A SESSION. PLEASE NOTIFY THE AQUATICS SUPERVISOR IF THERE ARE EXTENUATING CIRCUMSTANCES.

L'il Dippers

4-6 months to 5 years

The purpose of the L'il Dippers preschool program is to introduce YMCA values and introduce preschoolers to a wide range of water activities in a safe, fun atmosphere.

Learn to Swim Program

6 to 12 years

The YMCA Learn to Swim program is a four-level instructional program that introduces your beginner swimmer to foundational aquatic activities. They will improve their body awareness and motor skills as they submerge, kick, roll, and jump in the water. They will be competent swimmers on their front and back when they complete the entire program. 

YMCA Star Program

Completion of the Learn to Swim program or equivilent

The YMCA Star Program introduces your continuing swimmer to elementary backstroke, breaststroke, side stroke, and increases their swimming distance to 350m by the end of Star 4. The optional items give your child opportunities to explore competitive swimming, synchronized swimming, water polo, and aquatic fitness.

YMCA Star Leadership Program

Completion of the YMCA Star program or equivilent

The YMCA Star Leadership Program allows your competent and confident swimmer to build on their strong aquatic skills to learn to safely help others who are in trouble in the water, basic first aid skills, and to improve their physical fitness. Each level has a component of learning how to teach others, and optional items include advanced swim skills, competitive swimming, synchronized swimming, water polo, and aquatic fitness.

Private Lessons

One to one lessons focusing on personal goals such as stroke improvement or enhancement of water safety skills.