Swimming | Metrowest YMCA | MetroWest YMCA

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. 

 

 

FRAMINGHAM SWIM LESSONS

 

PERPETUAL SWIM LESSONS

THE NEW WAY TO ADVANCE! CHOOSE A TIME AND IT’S YOURS FOR THE YEAR!

For preschool and school-aged 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.

 

Choose a time, and it's yours for the year!

 

Preschool stages 1-4 (ages 3-5)

Tuesday, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Tuesday, 4:35 PM - 5:05 PM

Wednesday, 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Wednesday, 6:05 PM - 6:35 PM

Thursday, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Thursday, 4:35 PM - 5:05 PM

 

School Age stages 1-6 (ages 6-12)

Tuesday, 5:10 PM - 5:50 PM

Tuesday, 5:55 PM - 6:35 PM

Wednesday, 4:00 PM – 4:40 PM

Wednesday, 4:45 PM– 5:25 PM

Thursday, 5:10 PM - 5:50 PM

Thursday, 5:55 PM - 6:35 PM

 

Homeschoolers: Tuesday, 2:15 PM - 2:45 PM Contact Sahara Adams to learn more at: SAdams@metrowestymca.org

 

PRICING:

A & B, PRESCHOOL, SCHOOL AGE 1-2:

Family Member: $87 

Youth Member: $108

Non-Member $174

 

SCHOOL AGE 3-6

Seven weeks

Family Member $93

Youth Member $116

Non-Members $186

 

 

PARENT & CHILD A & B

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

 

Monday, 9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Monday, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Tuesday, 9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Wednesday, 9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Thursday, 9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Friday, 4:35 PM - 5:05 PM

Saturday, 9:25 AM - 9:55 AM

Saturday, 10:00 AM - 10:30 PM

Sunday, 10:25 AM - 10:55 PM

Sunday, 11:00 AM - 11:30 PM

 

PRESCHOOL 1: WATER ACCLIMATION

Designed for beginners with little to no swimming experience or are 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, 9:10 AM - 9:40 AM

Monday, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Monday, 4:35 PM - 5:05 PM

Tuesday, 9:10 AM - 9:40 AM

Wednesday, 9:10 AM - 9:40 AM

Friday, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Friday, 4:35 PM - 5:05 PM

Saturday, 8:15 AM - 8:45 AM

Saturday, 8:50 AM - 9:30 AM

Saturday, 9:25 AM - 9:55 AM

Saturday, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Sunday, 9:15 AM - 9:15 AM

Sunday, 9:50 AM - 10:20 AM

Sunday, 10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Sunday, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

 

PRESCHOOL 2: WATER MOVEMENT

Must have successfully completed Stage 1 or be comfortable going under water independently. In this stage, students increase their swimming ability with forward movement in the water and basic self-rescue skills performed independently. Ages 3-5

 

Monday, 9:10 AM - 9:40 AM

Monday, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Monday, 4:35 PM - 5:05 PM

Tuesday, 9:10 AM - 9:40 AM

Wednesday, 9:10 AM - 9:40 AM

Thursday, 9:10 AM - 9:40 AM

Friday, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Friday, 4:35 PM - 5:05 PM

Saturday, 8:15 AM - 8:45 AM

Saturday, 8:50 AM - 9:20 AM

Saturday, 9:25 AM - 9:55 AM

Saturday, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Sunday, 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

Sunday, 9:50 AM - 10:20 AM

Sunday, 10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Sunday, 11:00 AM - 11:30 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, 9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Monday, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Monday, 4:35 PM - 5:05 PM

Thursday, 9:10 AM - 9:40 AM

Friday, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Friday, 4:35 PM - 5:05 PM

Saturday, 8:15 AM - 8:45 AM

Saturday, 8:50 AM - 9:20 AM

Saturday, 9:25 AM - 9:55 AM

Sunday, 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

Sunday, 10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

 

PRESCHOOL 4:

Must have successfully completed Level 3 - or can swim 15 yards with face in the water, submerge and retrieve an object from the bottom, swim on back 10 yards independently, tread water 30 seconds, jump in independently and swim to wall. Ages 3-5.

Monday, 4:35 PM - 5:05 PM

Friday, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Saturday, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Sunday, 9:50 AM - 10:20 PM

 

 

 

SCHOOL-AGE SWIM LESSONS

School-Age swim programs are meant for youth ages 6-11.

 

SCHOOL AGE 1: WATER ACCLIMATION

Designed for beginners with little to no swimming experience or are 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, 5:10 PM - 5:40 PM

Friday, 5:55 PM - 6:25 PM

Saturday, 9:25 AM - 9:55 AM

Saturday, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Saturday, 10:35 AM - 11:05 AM

Sunday, 11:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sunday, 12:20 PM - 12: 50 PM

 

SCHOOL AGE 2: WATER MOVEMENT

Must have successfully completed Stage 1 or be comfortable going under water 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, 5:10 PM - 5:40 PM

Friday, 5:10 PM - 5:40 PM

Friday, 5:55 PM - 6:25 PM

Saturday, 9:25 AM - 9:55 AM

Saturday, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Saturday, 11:20 AM - 11:50 AM

Sunday, 11:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sunday, 11:35 AM - 12:05 PM

Sunday, 12:20 PM - 12: 50 PM

 

 

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 - 5:50 PM

Monday, 5:55 PM - 6:35 PM

Friday, 5:10 PM - 5:50 PM

Friday, 5:55 PM - 6:35 PM

Saturday, 10:35 AM - 11:15 AM

Saturday, 11:20 AM - 12:00 PM

Sunday, 11:35 AM - 12:15 PM

Sunday, 12:20 PM - 1:00 PM

 

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 technique in freestyle and backstroke and water safety through treading water and elementary backstroke. Ages 6-13

Monday, 5:10 PM - 5:50 PM

Monday, 5:55 - 6:35 PM

Friday, 5:10 PM - 5:50 PM

Friday, 5:55 PM - 6:35 PM

Saturday, 10:35 AM - 11:15 PM

Saturday, 11:20 AM - 12:00 PM

Sunday, 11:35 AM - 12:15 PM

Sunday, 12:20 PM - 1:00 PM

 

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, 5:55 - 6:35 PM

Friday, 5:10 PM - 5:50 PM

Friday, 5:55 PM - 6:35 PM

Saturday, 10:35 AM - 11:15 PM

Saturday, 11:20 AM - 12:00 PM

Sunday, 11:35 AM - 12:15 PM

 

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, 5:55 - 6:35 PM

Friday, 5:10 PM - 5:50 PM

Saturday, 10:35 AM - 11:15 PM

Sunday, 11:35 AM - 12:15 PM