YMCA Swim Lessons

photo_20100512_ymca_kh_0166_hrBuilding Strong, Confident Swimmers

Starting in 2017, we will be implementing the NEW YMCA swim lessons curriculum!

We are excited to be one of the first YMCA’s in the country to offer this new curriculum. As an aquatics leader, the Y has built a new swim lesson curriculum that will continue to nurture and build safe, strong swimmers. Please click on the link below to refer to the Lesson Selector for level descriptions and determining what level to register for.

 


  • Standard Session Levels 1-6 (8 lessons):

$55 Members, $80 Non-Members

  • 3-Week Session Levels 1-6 (6 lessons):

$45 Members, $70 Non-Members

  • Parent & Me – Water Discovery / Water Exploration (4 lessons):

$30 Members, $50 Non-Members


NOTE: Registration for a given session closes 1 week prior to the beginning of that lesson or when the rosters are full. There will be no refunds given for absenteeism or cancellations within 1 week of the lessons beginning. 

 

All age groups are taught the same skills but divided according to their developmental milestones.

These lessons are designed to last 30 minutes.

 

Tuesdays & Thursdays
Levels 1 – 6
Session 1 September 19 – October 12
Session 2 October 17 – November 9
Session 3 November 14 – December 12
Session 4 January 16 – February 8
Session 5 February 13 – March 8
Saturdays
Levels A & B
Water Discovery / Water Exploration
Session 1 September 23 – October 14
Session 2 October 21 – November 11
Session 3 November 18 – December 9

 

Lesson Selector & Descriptions

 

A
Water Discovery
B
Water
Exploration 
1
Water Acclimation 
2
Water Movement 
3
Water Stamina
4
Stroke Introduction 
5
Stroke Development 
6
Stroke Mechanics

Swimmers Ages 5-12 years old

  Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Level 6
4:30pm X X X X X —–
5:15pm X X X X X —–
6:00pm —– X X X X X

Swimmers Ages 3-5 years old

A B Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
4:30pm —– —– X X X
5:15pm —– —– X X X
6:00pm —– —– —– X X
Saturdays —– —– —– —– —–
10:00am X X —– —– —–

 


About Make a SplashMakeaSplash

The USA Swimming Foundation’s Make a Splash initiative is a national child-focused water safety campaign, which aims to provide the opportunity for every child in America to learn to swim. Through Make a Splash, the USA Swimming Foundation partners with learn-to-swim providers and water safety advocates across the country to provide swimming lessons and educate children and their families on the importance of learning how to swim. The USA Swimming Foundation has invested millions of dollars to provide grants to qualified Local Partner learn-to-swim programs, to spread national awareness, and to bring together strategic partners to end drowning.  To date, more than 2 million children have received the lifesaving gift of swim lessons through the USA Swimming Foundation Make a Splash Local Partner network, comprised of more than 600 qualified lesson providers across the nation. To learn more, visit: Make A Splash Foundation

 


Private Swimming Lessons/Aquatic Fitness Training

One-on-one swim instruction tailored to fit your individual needs and goals. One hour session are scheduled at your convenience.

  • Single Private Lesson (1 person) $20 Members, $30 Non-Members
  • Single Semi Private Lesson (2 person only) $25 Members, $35 Non-Members
  • 6 Private Swim Lessons (1 person) $95 Members, $115 Non-Members
  • 6 Semi Private Lessons (2 person only) $140 Members, $160 Non-Members
  • 6 Private Lessons (Pre-K, 3-4 years old only – 30 minutes) $75 Members, $95 Non-Members

 


Adaptive Swimming Lessons

Through cooperation with Grand Forks Public School and East Grand Forks Public School Districts. We are able to provide opportunities for children with special needs to participant in basic swimming skills, fitness activities and games, pool entries/exits and water adjustment. Check with your child’s school for availability during school hours.

Class Times:

Call for Availability

 

For more information on any of the YMCA aquatic programs, please contact our Youth Development Director at 701-775-2586 or click here.