SWIM LESSONS

FALL 2017

At the Y, our swim lessons build skills, confidence and character. Our new curriculum focuses on developing sequence-based skill sets that build on one another. Students will learn faster, be safer sooner, and progress more quickly through the various levels.

Lesson Selector: Helps You Pick the Right Level For Your Child

Swim Starters
Swim Basics
Swim Strokes
Private Lessons
Semi-Private Lessons
Pre-Competitive
Tumble and Swim
Triathlon Swimming

Swim Starters

Parent and child lessons.
Accompanied by an adult, infants and toddlers will learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills through fun and confidence-building experiences, while parents learn about water safety, drowning prevention, and the importance of supervision.
Ages: 6 months-3 years.

A/Water Discovery: Introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment.

B/Water Exploration: Focuses on exploring body positions, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills.

Tues/Thurs (All Levels) 6:15 pm
Saturday (All Levels) 10:30 am

Fees: Members $22 Community $48

Swim Basics

Recommended skills to have around water. Students learn personal water safety and achieve basic swimming competency by learning two benchmark skills.
Ages: 3 years and older

1/Water Acclimation: Increases comfort with underwaterexploration and introduces basic self-rescue skills.

2/Water Movement: Encourages forward movement in water and basic self-rescue skills.

3/Water Stamina: Develops intermediate self-rescue skills performed at longer distances than in previous stages.

Ages 3-5

Tues/Thurs (All Levels) 5:30 pm
Saturday (Levels 1,2) 10:30 am
Saturday (Level 3) 11:15 am

Ages 5 and up

Tues/Thurs (All Levels) 6:15 pm
Saturday (All Levels) 9:45 am

Fees: Members $27 Community $58

Swim Strokes

Skills to support a healthy lifestyle. Having mastered the basics, students of any age learn additional water safety skills and build stroke technique, developing skills that foster a lifetime of physical activity.
Ages: 5 years and older

4 /Stroke Introduction: Introduces basic stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and reinforces water safety through treading water and elementary backstroke.

5 /Stroke Development: Introduces breastroke and butterfly and reinforces water safety through treading water and sidestroke.

6/ Stroke Mechanics: Refinces stroke technique on all major competitive strokes and encourages swimming as part of a healthy lifestyle.

Tues/Thurs (Levels 4,5) 6:15 pm
Tues/Thurs (Level 6) 5:30 pm
Saturday (Levels 4,5) 9:00 am

Fees: Members $27 Community $58

PRIVATE LESSONS

Adult, children & family 1/2 hour long lessons are available.

Members-1 lesson $15
Program Members-1 lesson $20
Members-5 lesson package $60
Program Members-5 lesson package $85

SEMI-PRIVATE LESSONS

Have multiple children? Do you want them to take swim lessons together? Going on vacation and need to brush up on your swimming skills? Check out our new Semi-Private lesson. Semi-Private lessons must have 2 or more people. Contact Caleb Taylor to set up dates and times. 1 to 3 student to teacher ratio. Price is per person for a total of 10 lessons. Classes last 35-45 minutes.

Tuesday/Thursday 5:30-6:15 pm

Fees: Y Members $35 Community $75

PRE-COMPETITIVE- Ages 5 & up

This class provides specialized instruction and training for competitive swimming, skill development, athletic training and physical endurance. Children must be able to swim 25 yards to attend this class. Ages 5 and up. Instructor: Assistant Swim Team Coach Caleb Taylor

Fees: Members $27 Community $58

Sponsorships available for all Swim Lessons. Call or email Aquatics Coordinator Caleb Taylor (647-1616) or cantonymcaaquatics@gmail.com for more infomation.

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