Swim Lessons

DSC_6036_DxOThe Waynesboro Family YMCA has taught thousands of people, young and old, in the Valley how to swim. Regardless of your age or ability, we have trained staff to assist you in your growth and development. Please contact us for assistance in finding the appropriate time and skill level that meets your needs. We look forward to serving you.

For a free skills assessment or more information:
(540) 943-9622 Ext. 206
YMCAaquatics@ntelos.net

 

Cost

8 Classes: $44 for Members         $80 for Program Members
6 Classes: $36 for Members         $72 for Program Members

Tuesday/Thursday:
Session 1: Sept. 2-25
Session II: Oct. 7-30
Session III: Nov. 11-Dec. 11 (No classes on Nov. 25 or Nov. 27)

Saturday:
Session I: Sept. 6-Oct. 18 (No class Oct. 11)
Session II: Nov. 1 – Dec. 20 (No class Nov. 22 or Nov. 29)
Session III: Nov. 11-Dec. 11 (No classes on Nov. 25 or Nov. 27)

 

PARENT/CHILD

Ages Infants-3 years
SATURDAYS, 9:30 am -10 am
Perch: This class is designed to give parents and their child an early introduction to water safety and beginning swim techniques. It is helpful for young children to become adjusted to the water with a parent or guardian by their side, or while in their arms. Parents are given safety tips and techniques to aid their child in adjusting to the water. A parent, or guardian must be in the water with the child for the classes.

 

PRE-K AND YOUTH

Ages Infants-3 years
SATURDAYS, 9:30 am -10 am
TUESDAYS/THURSDAYS, 4:30 pm – 5 pm
SATURDAYS, 10 am -10:30 am

Pike: Intended as an introductory swim lesson for children with little to no experience in the water.
Eel: Intended for children who are comfortable in the water without a flotation device. Swimmers will learn how to submerge their heads and breathe properly while swimming on their fronts and backs!

 

TUESDAYS/THURSDAYS, 5 pm – 5:30 pm
SATURDAYS, 10:30 am -11 am

Ray: Skills from the Eel group are refined, & swimmers will begin swimming/ kicking the length of the pool during this class!
Starfish: Swimmers will refine butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle, and endurance will be built.

 

YOUTH

Ages 6-12 years
TUESDAYS/THURSDAYS
5 pm – 5:45 pm
5:45 pm – 6:30 pm

SATURDAYS
10:30 am -11:15 am
11:15 am-12 pm

Polliwog: Intended for introductory swimmers with little to no experience in the water. Skills taught include floating, as well as beginner strokes.
Guppy: Beginner strokes taught in the Polliwog class will be refined, and as endurance is built, rotary breathing (or rhythmic breathing to alternating sides) will be introduced while swimming freestyle!

 

TUESDAYS/THURSDAYS
5 pm – 5:45 pm
5:45 pm – 6:30 pm

SATURDAYS
10:30 am -11:15 am
11:15 am-12 pm
Minnow: Freestyle and backstroke will be mastered during this class! Elementary backstroke, sidestroke and breaststroke will be introduced!
Fish: Students will begin lap swimming freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke and breaststroke. Butterfly will be introduced!

 

PRIVATE/SEMI-PRIVATE

1 Lesson 3 Lessons 6 Lessons
Member $20 $55 $100
Program Member $40 $110 $200

Individuals or small group swim lessons that provide one-on-one attention. These lessons target stroke improvement, correcting body position and the introduction of various strokes. Semi-Private lessons are intended for those who have family members or friends who would like to participate in a small lesson environment.

Want more information? Stop by the front desk or contact us by email or phone.