We're so excited to welcome you back to swim lessons, instructional sports, and more. 

Your health and well-being is the YMCA's number one priority. We're taking precautions to make sure you feel comfortable and cared for in our programs and classes. Learn more >


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The Fall I mini-session, featuring four weeks of classes, is from October 19 - November 15, 2020
Member registration is open now. Registration for community members opens on October 11, 2020.

We plan to offer additional classes later this fall as part of our Fall II session, and we’ll update with more details when they’re available.


Instructional Sports & Dance

Basketball, Ages 4-12

Kids learn to love the sport of basketball through age-appropriate drills, exercises while developing teamwork and sportsmanship. All programs will be modified to allow for additional safety precautions including ensuring social distancing as appropriate.

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Beginner Gymnastics, Ages 5-13

Participants will learn gymnastics through age-appropriate drills and exercises.

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Tennis Levels 1-2, Ages 5-12

Kids learn to love the sport of tennis through age-appropriate drills and exercises while developing teamwork and sportsmanship. All programs will be modified to allow for additional safety precautions including ensuring social distancing as appropriate. 

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Arts & Education

Story Song & Shimmy, Ages 2-5

Get ready to shake your sillies out! Enhance your child’s development through read alouds, songs, dances, movements and instruments! This class helps children move to music and use their imagination to act out  stories. This class is for children and their grown up (only one grown up per child please). All programs will be modified to allow for additional safety precautions including ensuring social distancing as appropriate. 

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Paint & Sip, Families with Children Ages 4-12

Spend some time relaxing with your family at the Y's paint and sip. Each class will have a theme and two featured sipping items such as coffee and cocoa or apple cider and hot tea. The Y will bring all the supplies, families just need to bring their creativity. Supplies will not be shared; individual kits will be provided to each family. All programs will be modified to allow for additional safety precautions including ensuring social distancing as appropriate. Families with children 4 - 12.  

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Little Picassos, Ages 4-8

Exploring drawing and painting techniques using different media such as a variety of pencils, pastels, watercolor and acrylics. Students will find their individual expression through art and develop technical skills with rendering and color. All programs will be modified to allow for additional safety precautions including ensuring social distancing as appropriate. 

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Swim Lessons, Parent and Child

Water Discovery with Parent, Ages 6-36 months
  • Class length: 30 minutes
  • Qualification: None needed
  • Adult participation: One parent or guardian per child must be in the pool for each lesson

The class introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment through exploration.

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Water Acclimation with Parent, Ages 3-5
  • Class length: 30 minutes
  • Qualification: None needed. This class is for kids who aren’t yet comfortable going under water voluntarily.
  • Skills Practiced:
    ○ Bob to submerge in water
    ○ Front and back glide to the wall for 5 feet with no help
    ○ Front and back float for 10 seconds with help
    ○ Roll from back to front and front to back with help
    ○ Jump, push, turn, grab with help
    ○ Swim, float, swim 10 feet with help
    ○ Exit the water

Preschoolers develop comfort with underwater exploration and are introduced to basic self-rescue skills performed with assistance.

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Stage 1 & 2 With Parent, Ages 5-8

In Stage 1 students develop comfort with underwater exploration and are introduced to basic self-rescue skills performed with assistance. In Stage 2 students focus on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water, while also continuing to practice how to safely exit in the event of falling into water.

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Swim Lessons, School Age

Stage 3: Water Stamina, Ages 6-10
  • Class length: 30 minutes
  • Qualification: Child must be able to demonstrate all Stage 2 skills as follows:
    ○ Float on front and back unassisted
    ○ Push off the wall on stomach with face submerged for 10 feet unassisted
    ○ Swim, float, swim 15 feet unassisted
    ○ Jump into deep water and return to the wall unassisted
    ○ This class is for kids who are not able to swim 10-15 yards on their front and back.
  • Skills Practiced:
    ○ Retrieve an object in chest-deep water
    ○ Swim on front and back for 10 yards
    ○ Roll from back to front and front to back
    ○ Jump, push, turn, grab 10 yards
    ○ Swim, float, swim 15 yards
    ○ Tread water for 30 seconds
    ○ Exit the water

Students learn how to swim to safety from a longer distance than in previous stages. The class also introduces rhythmic breathing and integrated arm/leg action.

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Stage 4: Swim Strokes, Ages 6-10
  • Class length: 30 minutes
  • Qualification: Child must be able to demonstrate all Stage 3 skills as follows:
    ○ Submerge and retrieve an object in chest-deep water
    ○ Swim front crawl 15 yards while taking a breath
    ○ Swim, float, swim 15 yards
    ○ Jump in and tread water for 30 seconds
    ○ Swim to wall and exit
    ○ This class is for kids who are not able to swim 15 yards of front and back crawl.
  • Skills Practiced:
    ○ Swim the front crawl with rotary breathing for 15 yards
    ○ Breaststroke kick for 15 yards
    ○ Butterfly kick for 15 yards
    ○ Elementary backstroke for 15 yards
    ○ Dive from a sitting position
    ○ Tread water using a scissor and whip kick for one minute
    ○ Swim any combination of strokes for 25 yards

Having mastered the fundamentals, students learn additional water safety skills and build stroke technique.

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Stage 5 Stroke Development, Ages 6-10
  • Class length: 30 minutes
  • Qualification: Child must be able to demonstrate all Stage 4 skills as follows:
    ○ Front crawl and back crawl 25 yards
    ○ Swim breaststroke kick and dolphin kick 15 yards
    ○ Tread water using multiple kicks for 1 minute
    ○ This class is for kids who are not able swim the front crawl, back crawl, and breaststroke across the pool.
  • Skills Practiced:
    ○ Swim the front crawl with bent-arm recovery for 25 yards
    ○ Breaststroke for 25 yards
    ○ Butterfly with simultaneous arm action and kick for 15 yards
    ○ Back crawl for 25 yards
    ○ Sidestroke for 25 yards
    ○ Dive from a kneeling position
    ○ Tread water using a scissor and whip kick for 2 minutes
  • ○ Swim any combination of strokes for 50 yards

Students work on stroke technique and learn all major competitive swimming strokes.

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Stage 6 Stroke Mechanics, Ages 6-10
  • Class length: 30 minutes
  • Qualification: Child must be able to demonstrate all Stage 5 skills as follows:
    ○ Swim the front crawl with bent-arm recovery for 25 yards
    ○ Swim back crawl with stroke rotation for 25 yards
    ○ Swim butterfly with over arm recovery
    ○ Swim breaststroke for 25 yards achieving stroke rhythm
    ○ Dive from kneeling position
    ○ This class is for kids who are not able swim the front crawl, back crawl, and breaststroke across the pool and back.
  • Skills Practiced:
    ○ Swim the front crawl for 50 yards and do a flip turn
    ○ Breaststroke for 50 yards and do an open turn
    ○ Butterfly for 25 yards
    ○ Back crawl for 25 yards and do a flip turn
    ○ Sidestroke or elementary backstroke for 50 yards
    ○ Dive from a standing position
    ○ Swim any combination of strokes for 150 yards
  • ○ Swim any combination of strokes for 50 yards

Students refine stroke technique on the major competitive strokes, learn about competitive swimming and discover how to incorporate swimming into a healthy lifestyle.

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