Y Aquatics Pre-School
PRESCHOOL SWIM LESSONS (AGES 3-5)
April 15, 2013 - June 23, 2013
All preschool lessons will take place in Pool 1.
All preschool swim lessons are 30 minutes. The National YMCA Swim Program is taught in our pool. Each level of the program includes stroke development and personal safety. New participants should contact Tracy Crane at 908-889-8880 to schedule an evaluation.
Credits/refunds will not be given for schedule confl icts or if a child refuses to participate. For more information about credits/refunds, please refer to our "Welcome to the Y" pamphlet.
PARENT/CHILD SWIM LESSONS
(ages 6 months -30 months)
Program is a parent/child aquatic program that includes basic water orientation, with the instructor guiding the parent in teaching their child the basic skills of water adjustment.
(Parent to child ratio must be 1:1)
PERCH (2 - 3 year olds)
This parent/child class is structured with emphasis placed on independence & group learning. Children over the age of 3 must enroll in Pike 1 or Pike 2. (Parent to child ratio must be 1:1)
PIKE 1 (3 - 5 year olds)
Children must be 3 years old by the first class.
For the beginner who cannot swim independently
while wearing flotation. Note: Credits/Refunds are not provided for swimmers who are fearful of the class. In this case, swimmer will move to Perch.
PIKE 2 (3 - 5 year olds)
Prerequisite: Can paddle on front, back and side for 12 yards while wearing a flotation belt and for 3 yards without one; is
EEL (3 - 5 year olds)
Prerequisite: Can paddle on front, back and side for 25 yards while wearing a flotation belt and for 6 yards without one; is comfortable blowing bubbles for 3 seconds with entire face in the water.
RAY (3 - 5 year olds)
Prerequisite: Can paddle on front (with rotary breathing),
STARFISH (3 - 5 year olds)
Prerequisite: Can swim rudimentary front and back crawl for 25 yards without flotation.
|WHAT LEVEL IS YOUR SWIMMER? Any new swimmer or swimmer who has been out of lessons for more than 6 months should be evaluated prior to registration. Evaluations are free of charge and generally take 5-10 minutes. No pre-registration is required. To schedule a time, contact Tracy Crane at 908-889-8880, X116.|
Progressive Fee Schedule (30 minute classes)
Available for swimmers with special needs or to work on improving specific skills. YMCA swim instructors teach the lessons according to National YMCA Aquatics guidelines. There is a strict attendance policy with this program. Private lessons are available to adults and children. Call Kevin Switek at 908-889-8880 to schedule.
Fee for four half-hour lessons:
Members: $170.00 for a single, $210.00 for a duo