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 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.
SUMMER 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). The season runs from May through July. For more information, contact the Y at (859) 987-1395. Swim team fees range from $125 to $150, depending on ability level. Practices begins May 23.