Swim


Pool Hours

Mon – Thurs: 5:00am – 8:30pmswim-family-father-daughter
Friday: 5:00am – 6:30pm
Saturday: 8:00am – 5:30pm
Sunday: 1:00pm – 5:30pm

Pool Schedules

Swim Testing Policy

Click here for our updated swim policy.

Questions?

Contact: Tori Cearlock at (704) 873 9622 or t.cearlock@ymcanwnc.org

 


Swim Lessons

To view all of our class options, and to register, please scroll down. Please note that any weekday cancelled lessons are made up on Fridays at the same time as class. Check out our new and improved swim lesson format! Click here for details on the swim lesson sessions.

Parent/Child Swim Lessons ages 6 months-36 months

Water adjustment and water acclimation, entering and exiting water with and with out parent’s help, Shipping and expelling water on cue, breath control and submerging, Learning balance and proper body positions, Buoyancy and back floating, Towing on front and back, Kicking and moving arms on command and moves towards a wanted object such as toy, and side of pool, Prone launch and prone gliding, Safety Tips and handouts for Parents.

Preschool Skills ages 3-5

1 Water Acclimation: No skills required. Will learn how to… submerge and blow bubbles independently, glide 5 ft to wall with assistance, front float with assistance for 10 seconds, glide 5 ft to wall with assistance, back float with assistance for 10 seconds, water exit independently, roll back to front & front to back with assistance.

2 Water Movement: Level 1 skills required. Will learn how to…  submerge and look at object on the bottom of pool, front glide 5 ft, front float 10 seconds, back glide 5 ft, back float 10 second, water exit independently, roll back to front & front to back, tread water 10 seconds near wall & exit.

3 Water Stamina: Level 2 skills required. Will learn how to…  submerge and retrieve object in chest-deep water, swim on front 10 yds, swim on back 10 yds, water exit independently, roll back to front & front to back, tread water 30 seconds & exit.

Level 4 ages 5 & up register as Youth Stage 4. If not 5 years old, must stay in stage 3 until age 5.

Youth Skills ages 5-12

1 Water Acclimation: No skills required. Will learn how to… submerge and blow bubbles independently, glide 5 ft to wall with assistance, front float with assistance for 10 seconds then recover, glide 5 ft to wall with assistance, back float with assistance for 10 seconds then recover, water exit independently, roll back to front & front to back with assistance.

2 Water Movement: Level 1 skills required. Will learn how to…  submerge and look at object on the bottom of pool, front glide 10 ft, front float 20 seconds, back glide 10 ft, back float 20 second, water exit independently, roll back to front & front to back, tread water 10 seconds near wall & exit.

3 Water Stamina: Level 2 skills required. Will learn how to…  submerge and retrieve object in chest-deep water, swim on front 15 yds, swim on back 15 yds, water exit independently, roll back to front & front to back, tread water 1 minute & exit.

4 Stroke Introduction: Level 3 skills required. Will learn how to…  front crawl w/ rhythmic breathing 15 yds, breastroke kick 15 yds, butterfly kick 15 yds, back crawl 15 yds, sitting dive, elementary backstroke (resting stroke) 15 yds, tread water 1 min.

5 Stroke Development: Level 4 skills required. Will learn how to… front crawl w/ bent-arm recovery 25 yds, breastroke 25 yds, butterfly w/ simultaneous arm action & kick for 15 yds, back crawl pull for 25 yds, kneeling dive, sidestroke (resting stroke) 25 yds, tread water 2 min.

6 Stroke Mechanics: Level 5 skills required. Will learn how to… front crawl with flip turn 50 yds, breastroke with open turn 50 yds, butterfly 25 yds, back crawl with pull and flip turns 50 yds, standing (racing) dive, elementary backstroke or side stroke (resting strokes) 50 yds, retrieve object off bottom then tread water for 1 min. Strongly recommend TYDE at this level. Limited class availability.

Click here for our private lesson registration form. Please schedule private lessons in advance by contacting Mitsuko Sugimoto at (704) 873-9622 or m.sugimoto@ymcanwnc.org.

See below for all of the class times we offer!

 

Lifeguard Certification Classeslifeguards2

During this class, participants will learn life-saving rescue skills for an Aquatic Environment. Once a participant takes the classes and passes the skills and written test, they will be certified as a YMCA Lifeguard for 2 years.

Click here to view upcoming classes.

 

Programs

SV Exceptional Children Swim Lesson

2018-01 Sat 2:00-2:45pm School-Age

Aquatics, Swim Lessons

Ages: 5 - 12

Program Dates: Jan 6 2018 - Feb 10 2018

Member: $36.00

Non-Member: $66.00

Register

SV Homeschool Bundle of 2 Swim & PE

Homeschool Swim & PE Bundle Mon & Wed 1:00-2:00pm

Home School Programs, Swim Lessons

Ages: 5 - 12

Program Dates: Jan 8 2018 - Mar 12 2018

Non-Member: $75.00

Register

SV Homeschool School Age Swim Lessons

Ages 05-12 1st Child Wed 1:00-2:00pm Homeschool

Home School Programs, Swim Lessons

Ages: 5 - 12

Program Dates: Jan 10 2018 - Mar 14 2018

Non-Member: $43.00

Register

SV Homeschool School Age Swim Lessons

Ages 05-12 Additional Child Wed 1:00-2:00pm Homeschool

Home School Programs, Swim Lessons

Ages: 5 - 12

Program Dates: Jan 10 2018 - Mar 14 2018

Non-Member: $38.00

Register

SV Infant/Toddler Swim Lessons (6 months-36 month)

2018-01 Sat 11:30am-12:00pm

Swim Lessons

Program Dates: Jan 6 2018 - Feb 10 2018

Member: $36.00

Non-Member: $66.00

Register

SV Preschool Swim Lessons (3-5 years old)

2018-01 Saturdays 11:00-11:30am Preschool

Swim Lessons

Ages: 3 - 5

Program Dates: Jan 6 2018 - Feb 10 2018

Member: $36.00

Non-Member: $66.00

Register

SV Preschool Swim Lessons (3-5 years old)

2018-01 Saturdays 11:30am-12:00pm Preschool

Swim Lessons

Ages: 3 - 5

Program Dates: Jan 6 2018 - Feb 10 2018

Member: $36.00

Non-Member: $66.00

Register

SV Preschool Swim Lessons (3-5 years old)

2018-01 TU/TH 5:45-6:15pm Preschool

Swim Lessons

Ages: 3 - 5

Program Dates: Jan 9 2018 - Jan 25 2018

Member: $36.00

Non-Member: $66.00

Register

SV Preschool Swim Lessons (3-5 years old)

2018-01 TU/TH 6:15-6:45pm Preschool

Swim Lessons

Ages: 3 - 5

Program Dates: Jan 9 2018 - Jan 25 2018

Member: $36.00

Non-Member: $66.00

Register

SV Preschool Swim Lessons (3-5 years old)

2018-02 TU/TH 5:45-6:15pm Preschool

Swim Lessons

Ages: 3 - 5

Program Dates: Feb 6 2018 - Feb 22 2018

Member: $36.00

Non-Member: $66.00

Online Registration Will Start on January 01.