Swim Lessons

swim-girls-diveSwimming is a life skill as well as great exercise and a challenging sport. Ys offer swim lessons (for all ages), family swim, competitive swim teams, and many kinds of adaptive swim programs for kids with special needs, so we can all safely enjoy the pleasures of an aquatic environment.

Types

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.


Private and Semi-private lesson packages are also available.

Programs

ARS Swim Lesson

ARS 2nd Grade Fall Swim Lessons

Swim Lessons

Program Dates: Sep 7 2018 - Dec 17 2018

Member: $20.00

Non-Member: $20.00

Online registration has ended, but in-house registration is still available. Visit the Statesville Family YMCA for more information.

Davie Home School Activities

Group Swim Lessons

Aquatics, Home School Programs, Swim Lessons

Ages: 4 - 10

Program Dates: Dec 4 2018 - Dec 20 2018

Member: $36.00

Non-Member: $60.00

Not available for online registration. Please visit the Davie Family YMCA for registration information.

Davie Parent/Child Swim Lessons (6-36 months)

2019-01 M/W 5:00pm (6-18 months)

Aquatics, Swim Lessons

Program Dates: Jan 7 2019 - Jan 30 2019

Member: $48.00

Non-Member: $80.00

Register

Davie Parent/Child Swim Lessons (6-36 months)

2019-01 M/W 5:30pm (6-36 months)

Aquatics, Swim Lessons

Ages: 1 - 3

Program Dates: Jan 7 2019 - Jan 30 2019

Member: $48.00

Non-Member: $80.00

Register

Davie Parent/Child Swim Lessons (6-36 months)

2019-01 Sat 9:30am (6-36 months)

Aquatics, Swim Lessons

Ages: 1 - 3

Program Dates: Jan 5 2019 - Feb 9 2019

Member: $36.00

Non-Member: $60.00

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Davie Parent/Child Swim Lessons (6-36 months)

2019-02 M/W 5:00pm (6-18 months)

Aquatics, Swim Lessons

Program Dates: Feb 4 2019 - Feb 27 2019

Member: $48.00

Non-Member: $80.00

Register

Davie Parent/Child Swim Lessons (6-36 months)

2019-02 M/W 5:30pm (6-36 months)

Aquatics, Swim Lessons

Ages: 1 - 3

Program Dates: Feb 4 2019 - Feb 27 2019

Member: $48.00

Non-Member: $80.00

Register

Davie Parent/Child Swim Lessons (6-36 months)

2019-03 M/W 5:00pm (6-18 months)

Aquatics, Swim Lessons

Program Dates: Mar 4 2019 - Mar 20 2019

Member: $36.00

Non-Member: $60.00

Register

Davie Parent/Child Swim Lessons (6-36 months)

2019-03 M/W 5:30pm (6-36 months)

Aquatics, Swim Lessons

Ages: 1 - 3

Program Dates: Mar 4 2019 - Mar 20 2019

Member: $36.00

Non-Member: $60.00

Register

Davie Parent/Child Swim Lessons (6-36 months)

2019-03 Sat 9:30am (6-36 months)(No class 3/30)

Aquatics, Swim Lessons

Ages: 1 - 3

Program Dates: Mar 2 2019 - Apr 13 2019

Member: $36.00

Non-Member: $60.00

Register