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 Clinic, Ages 3-12

A clinic that will allow young people to develop their basketball skill while building relationships.  The clinic will not include physical contact.  Please choose the offering according to skill level – beginner, intermediate and advanced. Bring your own basketball with your name on it, filled water bottle and towel (optional).  We will provide basketballs for those who do not have their own. All programs will be modified to allow for additional safety precautions including ensuring social distancing as appropriate.

(Ages 3-5 years)
2020 Winter 1  |  Saturdays 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

(Ages 6-12 years)
2020 Winter 1 |  Saturdays 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

 

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Ballet, Ages 3-12

This ballet class is perfect for young dancers of any skill level! This class will be tailored to each student’s abilities, while challenging them through classical barre exercises, across-the-floor combinations, and creative play. Dancers will learn basic ballet positions, balances, port de bras, short variations and modes of expression. 

(Ages 3-5 years)
2020 Winter 1  |  Saturdays 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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(Ages 6-12 years)
2020 Winter 1  |  Saturdays 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Swim Lessons, Parents & Child

Stage B: Water Exploration, Ages 12-36 months
  • Class length: 30 minutes
  • Qualification: Child is comfortable in the water or child has taken Stage A Water Discovery
  • Adult participation: One parent or guardian per child must be in the pool for each lesson

Focuses on exploring body positions, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills.

2020 Winter 1  |  Saturdays 9:00 AM-9:30 AM

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Stage 1 Water Acclimation with Parent, Ages 2.5-5
  • 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.

2020 Winter 1  |  Saturdays 9:40 AM-10:10 AM

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Swim Lessons, Preschool

Stage 1 Water Acclimation, 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.


2020 Winter 1  |  Saturdays 9:10 AM-9:40 AM
2020 Winter 1  |  Wednesdays 4:00 PM-4:30 PM

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Stage 2 Water Movement, Ages 3-5
  • Class length: 30 minutes
  • Qualification: Child must be able to demonstrate all Stage 1 skills as follows:
    ○ Go underwater and comfortably open eyes without goggles
    ○ Float on front and back with minimal assistance
    ○ Jump into the pool, submerge, and return to the wall with assistance
    ○ This class is for kids who are not able to do a front and back float on their own.
  • Skills Practiced:
    ○ Submerge to look at an object on the bottom of the pool
    ○ Front and back glide to the wall for 5 feet
    ○ Front and back float for 10 seconds
    ○ Roll from back to front and front to back
    ○ Jump, push, turn, grab
    ○ Swim, float, swim 5 yards
    ○ Tread water near the wall for 10 seconds
    ○ Exit the water

Preschoolers 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.


2020 Winter 1 |  Saturdays 9:50 AM-10:20 AM
2020 Winter 1 |  Wednesdays 5:20 PM-5:50 PM

 

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Swim Lessons, School Age

Stage 2 Water Movement, Ages 5-12
  • Class length: 30 minutes
  • Qualification: Child must be able to demonstrate all Stage 1 skills as follows:
    ○ Go underwater and comfortably open eyes without goggles
    ○ Float on front and back with minimal assistance
    ○ Jump into the pool, submerge, and return to the wall with assistance
    ○ This class is for kids who are not able to do a front and back float on their own.
  • Skills Practiced:
    ○ Submerge to look at an object on the bottom of the pool
    ○ Front and back glide to the wall for 5 feet
    ○ Front and back float for 10 seconds
    ○ Roll from back to front and front to back
    ○ Jump, push, turn, grab
    ○ Swim, float, swim 5 yards
    ○ Tread water near the wall for 10 seconds
    ○ Exit the water

Preschoolers 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.


2020 Winter 1  |  Wednesdays 4:50 PM-5:20 PM

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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

Preschoolers 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.


2020 Winter 1  |  Saturdays 10:30 AM-11:00 AM
2020 Winter 1  |  Wednesdays 4:40 PM-5:10 PM

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Stage 4 Stroke Introduction, 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, preschoolers learn additional water safety skills and build stroke technique.


2020 Winter 1  |  Saturdays 11:10 AM- 11:40 AM 
2020 Winter 1  |  Wednesdays 5:30 PM-6:00 PM

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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.


2020 Winter 1  |  Saturdays 10:20 AM- 10:50 AM
2020 Winter 1  |  Wednesdays 4:10 PM-4:40 PM

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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.


2020 Winter 1  |  Saturdays 11:00 AM-11:30 AM

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Private Swim Lessons

Private swim lessons are now available for members ages 3 years and up. Contact us online to learn more >

Arts

Water Colors (Virtual), Ages 18+

This class is for playing with watercolor techniques with an emphasis on finding and developing your own personal style. Frequent subject materials include: still life set-ups and photos, but students are also encouraged to use personal projects. 

Thursday 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

 

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Open Studio – Wheel, Ages 18+

Open Studio is recommended for those who are familiar with the ceramic process and feel confident working independently. A studio monitor will be present to assist as needed.

Tuesday 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Thursday 2:00 PM-6:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

 

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Open Studio – Handbuilding, Ages 18+

Open Studio is recommended for those who  are familiar with the ceramic process and feel confident working independently. A studio monitor will be present to assist as needed.

Tuesday 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Thursday 2:00 PM-6:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

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