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YOUTH SWIM LESSONS

Swimming Lessons for youth 6 and up
(45-minute classes except where noted)

Aquatics Class Schedule and Fees: Summer 2017

Aquatics Class Schedule and Fees: Fall I 2017

Polliwog (Beginners): class ratio 1:6 Ages 6-10
This class is designed for your new and non-swimmer who is uncomfortable or inexperienced in the water. It teaches basic water skills including gliding with face in the water, floating, and kicking. Your child learn water safety in and around water and gain self-confidence.

Guppy (Intermediate): class ratio 1:8 Ages 6-10
This level is for your child who is comfortable in the water and able to swim at least 15-20 feet without a flotation device. Your swimmer should also be comfortable gliding and floating with face in water. Breath control is taught as well as stroke technique on front, back and side. Endurance is built and diving skills are taught.

Minnow (Advanced Intermediate): class ratio 1:8 Ages 6-12
Your child in Minnow is able to swim 50 - 100 yards of freestyle with rotary breathing, backstroke, sidestroke and breaststroke. These skills are refined, butterfly is taught and strength and endurance are increased.

Fish (Advanced): class ratio 1:10 Ages 6-12
Fish is for swimmers who are comfortable swimming at least 100 yards of freestyle, 100 yards of backstroke and 100 yards of breaststroke non-stop and have experience with butterfly. The focus of this class is improving your swimmers' stroke and turn technique as well as endurance in preparation for pre-competitive and competitive swimming.

Sharks (Advanced Pre-Competitive): class ratio 1:10 Ages 7-16 (60-minute class)
This program is designed for pre-competitive swimmers who are working toward joining a swim team.  Tryouts required. Contact Princeton Pirates for more information.

Private Swim Lessons (30-minute class)

YMCA Private Swim Lessons are designed for swimmers who desire weekly one-on-one instruction. Semi-private lessons are also available if students have similar swimming abilities.

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Aquatics Director

Tonoya Sheth-Kaufman, 609-497-9622 x223