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Welcome to Aquatics at the Y!

 

Our aquatics program is second to none. We offer a variety of lessons, classes, and water fitness classes for all ages, in our newly renovated pool! Youth Aquatics serves children ages 6 months (with parent) to 13 years. 

 

 

 

PRICING for A&B, Preschool

 

Tuesday – Sunday Classes: 8 weeks

Family Member: $99

Youth Member: $124

Community Member: $198

 

Monday Classes: 7 weeks

Family Member: $87

Youth Member: $108

Community Member: $174

 

Parent & Child A & B

Accompanied by a parent, infants and toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills through fun and confidence-building experiences. Parents will learn about water safety, drowning prevention, and the importance of supervision. At level B, accompanied by a parent, the children prepare for the transition to preschool level aquatics by encouraging purposeful movement through audio and/or visual cues.

Ages 6-24 months (A) & ages 2-3 (B)

A&B: Thursday............9:10 AM - 9:40 AM

A: Saturday.................8:50 AM - 9:20 AM

B: Saturday.................9:25 AM - 9:55 AM

A&B: Saturday............10:50 AM - 11:20 PM

A&B: Sunday .............10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

 

Preschool 1: Water Acclimation

Designed for beginners with little to no swimming experience or is uncomfortable in the water. In this stage, students increase their comfort with the water with underwater exploration and basic self-rescue skills performed with assistance. Ages 3-5

Monday............ .4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Thursday............9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Friday.................5:10 PM - 5:40 PM

Saturday............8:15 AM - 8:45 AM

Saturday............9:25 AM - 9:55 AM

Saturday............10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Sunday..............10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

 

Preschool 2: Water Movement

Must have successfully completed Stage 1 or be comfortable going underwater independently. In this stage, students increase their swimming ability with forward movement in the water. Ages 3-5.

Monday.............4:35 PM - 5:05 PM

Friday................4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Saturday............8:50 AM - 9:20 AM

Saturday............10:50 AM - 11:20 AM

Sunday..............10:50 AM - 11:20 AM

 

Preschool 3: Water Stamina

Must have successfully completed Stage 2 or be able to submerge and blow out air, jump in, float on back and front for 10 seconds, tread water for 10 seconds, front and back glide 5 yards, and swim, roll, float, roll, swim 5 yards all independently. In this stage, students develop intermediate self-rescue skills

performed for longer durations and distances than previous stages. Ages 3-5

Monday.............5:10 PM - 5:40 PM

Friday................4:35 PM - 5:05 PM

Saturday...........10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Saturday...........11:25 AM - 11:55 AM

Sunday..............11:25 AM - 11:55 AM

 

 

 
 

SCHOOL-AGE SWIM LESSONS

 

School-Age swim programs are meant for youth ages 6 -13.

 

 

Pricing for School Age Levels 1 -3

Tuesday – Sunday Classes: 8 weeks

Family Member: $99

Youth Member: $124

Community Member: $198

 

Monday Classes: 7 weeks

Family Member: $87

Youth Member: $108

Community Member: $174

 

Pricing for School Age Levels 4-6

Tuesday – Sunday Classes: 8 weeks

Family Member: $114

Youth Member $143

Community Member $228

 

Monday Classes: 7 weeks

Family Member: $100

Youth Member $124

Community Member $200

 

 

School Age 1: Water Acclimation

Designed for beginners with little to no swimming experience or who is uncomfortable in the water. In this stage, students increase their comfort with the water with underwater exploration and basic self-rescue skills performed with assistance. Ages 6-13

Monday.............. 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Friday..................4:35 PM - 5:05 PM

Saturday............. 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Saturday.............11:25 AM - 11:55 AM

Sunday...............11:25 AM - 11:55 AM

 

School Age 2: Water Movement

Must have successfully completed Stage 1 or be comfortable going underwater independently. In this stage, students increase their swimming ability with forward movement in the water and basic self-rescue skills performed independently. Ages 6-13

Monday................4:35 PM - 5:05 PM

Friday ..................5:10 PM - 5:40 PM

Saturday...............8:50 AM - 9:20 AM

Saturday...............9:25 AM - 9:55 AM
Sunday.................10:50 AM - 11:20 AM

 

School Age 3: Water Stamina

Must have successfully completed Stage 2 or be able to submerge and blow out air, jump in, float on back and front for 20 seconds, tread water for 10 seconds, front and back glide 10 yards, and swim, roll, float, roll, swim 5 yards all independently. In this stage, students develop intermediate self-rescue skills

performed for longer durations and distances than previous stages. Ages 6-13

Monday..................5:10 PM - 5:40 PM

Friday ....................4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Saturday.................8:15 AM - 8:45 AM

Saturday.................9:50 AM - 10:20 AM

 

 

School Age 4: Stroke Introduction

Must have successfully completed Stage 3 or be able to swim, float, swim 25 yards any stroke, swim 15 yards on back and front, jump in and swim 10 yards, tread water for a minute. In this stage, students are introduced to basic stroke techniques in freestyle and backstroke and water safety through treading water and elementary backstroke. Ages 6-13

Monday...................4:00 PM - 4:40 PM

Friday.....................5:30 PM - 6:10 PM

Saturday.................9:35 AM - 10:15 AM

Saturday.................11:15 AM - 11:55 AM

 

School Age 5: Stroke Development

Must have successfully completed Stage 4 or be able to swim 25 yards any stroke and perform freestyle with rotary breathing, backstroke, elementary

backstroke, tread water for a minute, breaststroke kick, and butterfly kick. In this stage, students are introduced to a full breaststroke and butterfly and water safety through treading water and sidestroke.

Ages 6-13

Monday...................4:45 PM - 5:25 PM

Friday......................4:00 PM - 4:40 PM

Saturday..................8:50 AM - 9:30 AM

Saturday..................10:20 AM - 11:00 AM

 

School Age 6: Stroke Mechanics

Must have successfully completed Stage 5 or be able to swim 50 yards any stroke and perform freestyle with bent arm recovery, backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, and butterfly for 25 yards, tread water for 2 minutes, and be able to dive. In this stage, students refine their stroke technique in all major competitive strokes, build endurance, and are encouraged to swim as part of a healthy lifestyle.

Ages 6-13

Monday...............5:30 PM - 6:10 PM

Friday..................4:45 PM - 5:25 PM

Saturday..............12:00 PM - 12:40 PM

 

 

 

 

 

New! Perpetual Swim Lessons! 

 

For preschool and school age swimmers! Simply choose a time that fits your schedule and keep that time through the school year. As your child’s skills develop, we will be able to advance them within the same time slot. 

Perpetual Swim Lessons!

For preschool and school age swimmers! Simply choose a time that fits your schedule and keep that time through the school year. As your child’s skills develop, we will be able to

advance them within the same time slot.

For pricing information and to register, call us at 508-879-4420.

 

Preschool Stages 1-3

Ages 3-5

Tuesday.............................................. 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Wednesday......................................... 4:35 PM - 5:05 PM

Thursday............................................. 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

 

School Age Stages 1-3

Ages 6-12

Tuesday.............................................. 4:35 PM - 5:05 PM

Wednesday......................................... 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Thursday............................................. 4:35 PM - 5:05 PM

 

School Age stages 4-6

Ages 6-12

Tuesday.............................................. 5:10 PM - 5:50 PM

Wednesday......................................... 5:10 PM - 5:50 PM

Thursday............................................. 5:10 PM - 5:50 PM