Youth Water Activities

School-Age Swim Classes

Children kindergarten and up may join this program for water adjustment, stroke development, water Aquatics Program. Each of the seven developmental levels is divided into five elements: personal safety, stroke development, water sports & games, personal growth, and rescue. Required membership: Youth or Family

Refund Policy

If the Y cancels a program, a 100% refund will automatically be issued.

If a class is cancelled by the Y due to inclement weather or an emergency, every effort will be made to offer a make-up class. If the YMCA is unable to do this, credit for the missed class will be issued.

If participants are unable to attend the scheduled make-up class, no credit will be issued.

If the refund request is received by the YMCA at least 1 week prior to the program start date a 100% refund/credit will be issued.

If the refund request is received by the YMCA by or after the first class, regardless of when the participant was registered and whether or not the participant attended, no refund/credit shall be given.

If a program participant withdraws due to a medical reason, with written verification by a physician, a prorated refund/credit will be issued. Please note, the request must be submitted within two weeks of session end date.

*Less a $15 processing fee per person/per program.

School-Age Swim Programs:

Pollywog I

No previous experience and/or hesitancy in the water. Assisted paddle stroke, blowing bubbles, and kicking.

Pollywog II

Beginning to swim independently and comfortable in the water. Front and back glides introduced. Concentration is on endurance and strength to accomplish 25 yds. on front and back. Rhythmic breathing is introduced.

Guppy

Beginning front crawl with overarm recovery. Child is able to swim 25 yds. on front & back in a horizontal position. Concentration is on rotary breathing and backstroke. Symmetrical arms introduced.

Minnow

Concentration on front crawl with coordinated overarm recovery and rotary breathing. Can swim front crawl & backstroke 25 yds. without stopping. Symmetrical arms are introduced.

Aquatics Club

A non-competitive program that is designed to be instructional.