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

Member $44
Program Member $80

Monday Lessons – June 15 – August 3 (8 weeks)
Thursday Lessons – June 18 – August 6 (8 weeks)
Saturday Lessons – June 13 – August 8 (No class on July 4, 8 weeks)

Monday–Thursday Lessons (Fridays will be used as make-up dates if necessary):
Session I – June 15– 18; June 22 – 25
Session II – June 29 – July 2; July 6 – 9
Session III – July 13 – 16; July 20 – 23
Session IV – July 27– 30; August 3 – 6

 

PARENT/CHILD

swim2Ages 6 months-3 years with parent
MONDAY 4:30-5 pm
THURSDAY 5:30 – 6 pm
SATURDAY 9:30-10 am
This class is designed to give parents, and their child an early introduction to water safety, and beginning swim techniques. Instructors will focus on water comfort and safety for both the child and the parent and structure the class to include songs, games, instruction, and free time.

 

PRE-K AND YOUTH

Ages 3-5 without parent
MONDAY-THURSDAY 10-10:30 am
MONDAY 6-6:30 pm
THURSDAY 4:30-5 pm
SATURDAY 10-10:30 am

Pike: Instructors will focus on getting swimmers acclimated to the water, how to balance in the water and paddling on their fronts and backs.
Eel: Instructors will focus on refining body position in the water, stroke development on the front, back and side and being able to swim 15 feet without a flotation device.

 

MONDAY-THURSDAY 10:30-11 am
MONDAY 6:30-7 pm
THURSDAY 5-5:30 pm
SATURDAY 10:30-11 am

Ray: Swimmers will no longer be using floatation devices at this level and instructors will work with swimmers to improve stroke technique and swim 25 feet unassisted using front and back crawl and sidestroke.
Starfish: Swimmers will learn to swim the full length of the pool unassisted using front and back crawl and sidestroke. The instructors will also focus on teaching level body position, rhythmic breathing and rotary head movement.

 

YOUTH

swim1Ages 6-12 years without parent
MONDAY-THURSDAY 10-10:45 am
MONDAY 5:45-6:30 pm
THURSDAY 4:30-5:15 pm
SATURDAY 10:30-11:15 am

Polliwog: This class is specially designed for children who
are just learning to swim. Instructors will use flotation
devices to assist swimmers with water safety and orientation
while focusing on the front and back crawl.

 

MONDAY-THURSDAY 10:45-11:15 am
MONDAY 5:45-6:30 pm
THURSDAY 5:15-6 pm
SATURDAY 10:30-11:15 pm

Guppy: This class is specially designed for children who are just learning to swim. Instructors will use flotation devices to assist swimmers with water safety and orientation while focusing on the front and back crawl.

 

MONDAY-THURSDAY, 11:15 am – 12 pm
MONDAY 5-5:45 pm
THURSDAY 6-6:45 pm
SATURDAY 11:15 am – 12 pm

Minnow: This class is specially designed for children who can swim without assistance. Swimmers will learn to complete 1-2 lengths of the pool without stopping, master the breaststroke and be introduced to dolphin kick and overarm recovery.
Fish: This class is specially designed for children who can swim 25 yards without assistance. Swimmers will learn how to swim 50 yards of each stroke (front, back, breast and side) without stopping and be introduced to butterfly and open turns.

 

MONDAY-THURSDAY, 12-12:45 pm
THURSDAY 6:45 – 7:30 pm

Flying Fish/Shark: This class is specially designed for children who can swim without assistance. Swimmers will learn how to swim each stroke (breast, front, back, side and butterfly) 100 yards without stopping, master starts, flip turns, open turns and pullouts and be able to complete a 200 individual medley.

 

ADAPTIVE SWIM LESSONS

Ages 3-16 years
Aquatic exercise is highly recommended for children with special needs. Most children are able to learn to swim with patient, caring swim instructors. This program is open to children with (but not limited to) Autism, Cerebral Palsy, MS, Down syndrome, and physical limitations. Parents work with the instructor to set goals and the children work one-on-one with an instructor over the course of 6 weeks to reach those goals. Please contact the aquatics office at (540) 943-9622 x206 for more information.

 

PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS

All Ages

Members:
1 Lesson: $20
3 Lessons: $55
6 Lessons: $100

Program Members:
1 Lesson: $40
3 Lessons: $110
6 Lessons: $200

Individual instruction, half hour lessons with one of our instructors for the best results. Instructors will work hard to develop a personalized program for swimmers of any age or ability.

 

SEMI-PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS

All Ages

Members:
1 Lesson: $30
3 Lessons: $84
6 Lessons: $156

Program Members:
1 Lesson: $60
3 Lessons: $168
6 Lessons: $312

One single instructor for 2 children, half hour lesson. Semiprivate lessons are an affordable alternative to group lessons with more individualized attention.

 

TEEN/ADULT SWIM LESSONS

Ages 13 and up

MONDAY 7-7:45 pm
SATURDAY 12-12:45 pm

Instructors help to build skills, confidence and endurance in the pool. Beginner swimmers, not comfortable in the water, will learn the basics including putting their face in the water, floating on their back, and basic front and back crawl, with or without a flotation device. Swimmers who are comfortable in the water will work on basic strokes and learning how to lap swim.

 

ADULT FITNESS SWIM

Ages 18 and up
Members: Free Program Members: $70

Runs June 17-August 5
WEDNESDAY 7:30-8:30 pm

Join our adult swimmers for workouts, practice and fun. Great for triathletes, masters competitors and lap swimmers looking to improve their workout. Prior swimming experience recommended.


Want more information?

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