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 $35; Non-members $50

The scheduled session will consist of six (6) thirty-minute lessons on Tuesdays at 4:00  am or Saturdays at 9:30 am.

New Session Begins:

Session 1: August 16-September 20

Session 2: August 20-September 24

Session 3: October TBD

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: $35; non-member: $50
The schedule will consist of six 30-minute lessons Tuesday, Thursday & Saturdays for two weeks per session. 

Session 1: August 16-September 24

Session 2: October 18-December 3 (No class week of Nov. 22).

Level 3: Thursdays 5:30 pm; Saturdays 11:05 am

Level 2: Tuesdays 5:35 pm; Saturdays 10:35 am

Level 1: Tuesdays 5:00 pm; Thursdays 5:00 pm; .Saturdays 10:05am

SWIM CATEGORIES
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.
 
PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS
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: $20; non-member: $35
Fees: Four sessions – Member: $75; non-member: $130

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

RECREATIONAL SWIMMING:
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.

WINTER SWIM TEAM:
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, depending on ability level. 
 
POOCH PLUNGE
Calling all canines! Owners are invited to bring their dog/dogs out to the Y for a swim, (Sorry humans will not be allowed to swim). Bring the entire family and watch your pet have a blast swimming in the outdoor pool. All proceeds will benefit the Paris Animal
Welfare Society (P.A.W.S.).
This event will be held rain or shine.
Time/Date: Saturday, September 10,
10:00 a.m. - Noon
Fee: $5 per dog