Swim Lessons

The Yakima Family YMCA is devoted to developing fundamental swimming skills and water safety awareness.

Youth are taught swim skills which can be utlilized for achieving life-long physical fitness. Registration is required. Sessions are 4 weeks long, two times per week.

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Upcoming sessions:

October 16 - November 9 to register online click HERE

November 20 - December 14 to register online click HERE

January 8 - February 1 to register online click HERE

Note: when registering online some classes may state that they are "SOLD OUT" please contact the front desk at 248-1202 to double check this status.

 

SWIMMING LESSON CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

 

PRESCHOOL LESSONS: (Ages 3 - 5 years)

Pikes (Beginner): For children who have never had lessons, have a fear of the water or just need some time to practice on skills to move to a new lev

                                   Pikes AM   Tuesday & Thursday mornings 10:00 am - 10:30 am

                                   Pikes I        Monday & Wednesday evenings 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

                                   Pikes II       Monday & Wednesday evenings 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Eels (Intermediate): This class is designed for children who have had lessons before, are comfortable with the water and can put their face under water, do a front float and back float.

                                   Eels AM     Tuesday & Thursday mornings 10:00 am - 10:30 am

                                   Eels           Monday & Wednesday evenings 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

                                   Eels 1        Monday & Wednesday evenings 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

PARENT/CHILD LESSONS (ages 6 months-3 yrs)

                                   Tuesday & Thursday mornings 10:30 am - 11:00 am

                                   Monday & Wednesday eveings 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

YOUTH LESSONS: (ages 6 and up)

Polliwog (Beginner I): Designed for children/youth who have never had lessons, have a fear of water or just need some time to practice their skills in order to move to the next level.

                                  Polliwog 1     Monday & Wednesday evenings 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm.

                                  Polliwog 2     Monday & Wednesday evenings 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Guppy (Beginner II): This class is designed for children who have had lessons before, are comfortable with the water and can put their face under water, do a front float and back float.

                                  Guppy 1       Monday & Wednesday evenings 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

                                  Guppy 2       Monday & Wednesday evenings 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Minnow (Intermediate I): This class is for children who are comfortable in the water, can do basic front crawl with their face in the water and basic back crawl.

                                  Monday & Wednesday evenings 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Fish (Intermediate II): Crawl stroke, back stroke, elementary back and side stroke should be in good form. 

                                  Monday & Wednesday evenings 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm.

Flying Fish (Advanced): A sound understanding of three major strokes: Freestyle, Backstroke and Breaststroke. This class will focus on refinement of these strokes and introduce Butterfly.

                                  Monday & Wednesday evenings 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm.

PRIVATE & SEMI PRIVATE LESSONS:  for more information click HERE to view brochure

Private & semi private lessons are designed for individuals of any age that would like one on one training. Times need to be arranged through the Aquatics Director. For more information please call Roger at 972-5272