We're so excited to welcome you 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 Winter session, featuring eight weeks of classes, is from Jan 4 - Feb 28, 2021.
Member registration opens on Dec 12. Registration for community members opens on Dec 19.

 


Instructional Sports & Dance

Basketball, Ages 3-12

Students are divided into 3 age groups:

  • 3-5 years old
  • 6-9 years old
  • 10-12 years old

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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Gymnastics Team, Ages 5-13 (4 week session)

Participants will practice gymnastics as part of a team. In person registration only.

Soccer, Ages 6-9

This program will focus on fundamental techniques, such as passing, dribbling, and shooting.

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Private Tennis Lessons, All Ages

Private Lessons for tennis are available. Please contact us to learn more!

Arts & Education

Paint & Sip, Families with Children Ages 4-8

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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Cartooning, Ages 7-12

Participants will learn how to tell a story through a combination of words and pictures, practicing drawing skills, and examine a variety of techniques used by famous cartoonists.

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Pre-school Prep, Ages 2.5-4

This is a pre-nursery school class for three-year-olds with lots of hands-on activities and gradual separation from parent or caregiver, designed to prepare your child in a nurturing and safe environment for an easier transition to preschool. Activities include art, story time, literacy development, free play, and movement. Caregiver participation is required at first, with a gradual phase-out based on each child’s readiness level. 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 and Movement 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 1 & 2, Ages 8-12

Students develop comfort with underwater exploration and are introduced to basic self-rescue skills performed with assistance. They also 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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Stage 3: Water Stamina, Ages 5-12
  • 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 5-12
  • 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 5-12
  • 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 5-12
  • 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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Swim Lessons, Teens

Stages 1 & 2, Ages 11-17

Students develop comfort with underwater exploration and are introduced to basic self-rescue skills performed with assistance. They also 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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Stages 3 & 4, Ages 11-17

In Stage 3, 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. In Stage 4, having mastered the fundamentals, students learn additional water safety skills and build stroke technique.

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Stages 5 & 6, Ages 11-17

In Stage 5, students work on stroke technique and learn all major competitive swimming strokes. In Stage 6, 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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Swim Lessons, Adults

Stages 1 & 2, Ages 17+

Students develop comfort with underwater exploration and are introduced to basic self-rescue skills performed with assistance. They also 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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Stages 3 & 4, Ages 17+

In Stage 3, 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. In Stage 4, having mastered the fundamentals, students learn additional water safety skills and build stroke technique.

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Stages 5 & 6, Ages 17+

In Stage 5, students work on stroke technique and learn all major competitive swimming strokes. In Stage 6, 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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