Youth/Family Aquatics

Parent & Child Swim Lessons

This program introduces children to an aquatic environment with the support of their parent. The objective of this class is to help you and your child from a positive and confident feeling about swimming.

Ages: 6 months to 36 months.
Fees: Members $45; Non-members $55

The scheduled session will consist of six (6) thirty-minute lessons on Saturdays at 10:30 am.

New Session Begins:

Session 1: October 7- November 11
Session 2: November 25 - December 30


Progressive Swim Lessons

This program takes the child through progressive levels of skills. As each level is mastered, the child will be passed to the next level of skills – from basic floating, kicking and breathing to freestyle and backstroke.
Ages: 3 years to 12 years old
Fees: Member: $45; non-member: $55
The schedule will consist of six 30-minute lessons for six weeks per session.

Level 1/Beginners:
Saturdays, October 7-November 11 -11:05-11:35 a.m.
Saturdays, November 25-December 30 -11:05-11:35 a.m.
Level 2/Intermediate:
Saturdays, October 7-November 11- 11:40 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
Saturdays, November 25-December 30 -11:40 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
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LEVEL 1 BEGINNER: A beginning class for children who do not know how to swim and have never had a structured beginning level class. Children will become comfortable in the water and learn personal water safety.
LEVEL 2 INTERMEDIATE: Coordinated stroke introduction, development and mechanics. Students work on front and back crawl strokes, elementary backstroke, treading water and kneeling & standing dives.
LEVEL 3 ADVANCED: This is an intermediate/advanced class. Students will work on front crawl, backstroke and develop beginning breaststroke butterfly, breath control and rotary breathing. Will continue to develop water safety skills. Child must be able to swim one length of the pool and be comfortable in deep water to enter this class.
One-on-one swim lessons for all ages and skill levels, from beginners to stroke and kick refinement. Days and times to be set with instructor. Each lesson is 30 minutes.
Fees: One session – Member: $25; non-member: $35
Fees: Four sessions – Member: $90; non-member: $135

Lap swimming is offered from pool opening to closing, other than during special aquatic activities.

Recreational swimming is offered during most pool hours. During certain special events, such as swim meets, recreational swimming will not be offered. The monthly aquatic calendar is posted outside the pool doors.

The YMCA Sharks swim team is a competitive age group swim program that competes against other YMCA and USA swim teams.  The focus is on personal growth and development while also learning to participate in a team environment. Recommended for ages 4 to 18 (minimum swim requirements apply). For more information, contact the Y at (859) 987-1395. Swim team fees range from $280 to $380 plus sales tax, depending on ability level.
Practices begin in September, M-THR; 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Parent Meeting Sept. 12th; 6:00 p.m.; outdoor pool deck.
NEW KIDS ONLY will be September 26th 5:30-6:15pm
ALL KIDS will practice September 27th, non-compete and beginners 5:30pm-6pm, intermediate and advanced 5:30pm-6:30pm.