2014-06-18_AOF-2955_RGB webThe Hayes-Taylor YMCA offer swim lessons all year ‘round, with classes available for all persons ages 6 months and up! Weekday Sessions are scheduled for 3-weeks in length; each class will meet twice a week.  Saturday Session are scheduled for 6-weeks in length meeting each Saturday for those six weeks.

 

Weekday Classes:

May M/W – May 1-17th – Registration: April 19-26th

May T/Th –  May 2-18th – Registration: April 19-26th

June M/W – June 5th-21st – Registration: May 17-24th

June T/Th – June 6th-22nd – Registration: May 17-24th

July M/W –  July 10-26th – Registration: June 21-28th

July T/Th – July 11-27th – Registration: June 21-28th

Aug M/W –  Aug 7-23rd –  Registration: July 26-Aug 2nd

Aug T/TH – Aug 8-24th – Registration: July 26-Aug 2nd

Saturday Classes:

Saturday – June 3rd-July 8th – Registration: May 20-27th

Saturday – July 22nd-Aug 26th – Registration: July 8-15th

Cost:

$36 for members

$60 for non-members

Details

Level Descriptions

Swim Starters Ages 6-36 months

Introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment.
Ages: 6-36 months Length: 30 minutes
Qualifications: None! 
Focuses on exploring body positions, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills.
Ages: 6-36 months Length: 30 minutes
Qualifications: None (although, completion of the Water Discovery Class is recommended)!

Swim Basics: Ages 3-12

In this beginning class, children develop comfort with being underwater and learn how to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water.
Ages: 3-12 Length: 30 minutes
Qualifications: None!
In this class, children are taught skills that focus on buoyancy and movement in the water while also learning how to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water.
Ages: 3-12 Length: 30 minutes
Qualifications: (1) able to go under water & comfortably open eyes without goggles, (2) able to float on front & back with minimal assistance, (3) able to jump in the pool, submerge & return to the wall with assistance.
In this class, children focus on swimming longer distances. In the event of falling into a body of water, children learn how to swim to safety.
Ages: 3-12 Length: 30 minutes
Qualifications:(1) able to float on front & back unassisted, (2) able to push off the wall on stomach with face submerged for 10 feet unassisted, (3) able to Swim-Float- Swim 15 feet unassisted, (4) able to jump into deep water and return to the wall unassisted.

Swim Strokes: Ages 3-12

In this class, children are introduced to
basic swimming strokes.
Ages: 3-12 Length: 40 minutes
Qualifications: (1) able to submerge & retrieve an object in chest deep water, (2) able to swim front crawl 15 yards while taking a breath, (3) able to Swim-Float-Swim 15 yards, (4) able to jump in & tread water for 30 seconds, (5) able to swim to wall & exit.
In this class, children continue to work on
their swimming stroke technique and all major competitive strokes are introduced.
Ages: 5-12 Length: 40 minutes
Qualifications: (1) able to front crawl & back crawl 25 yards, (2) able to swim breaststroke kick and dolphin kick 15 yards, (3) able to tread water using multiple kicks for 1 minute.
In this class, children continue to work on
their swimming stroke technique and all major competitive strokes are introduced.
Ages: 5-12 Length: 40 minutes
Qualifications: (1) able to swim front crawl with bent arm recovery & rotary breathing for 25 yards, (2) able to swim back crawl with stroke rotation for 25 yards, (3) able to swim butterfly with over arm recovery, (4) able to swim breaststroke for 25 yards achieving stroke rhythm, (5) able to dive from kneeling position.

Teens & Adults: Ages 13+

Students learn personal water safety and basic swimming competency in shallow water.
Ages: 13+ Length: 30 minutes
Qualifications: None!
Focuses on exploring body positions, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills.
Ages: 13+ Length: 40 minutes
Qualifications: (1) able to submerge touch the bottom in chest deep water, (2) able to swim front crawl 15 yards while taking a breath, (3) able to Swim-Float-Swim 15 yards, (4) able to jump in & tread water for 30 second

Help Me Figure Out the Class for My Child

For more information please contact Renee Hicks at 336-272-2131.