Charles City Family YMCA Events

Close

CHARLES CITY FAMILY YMCA

800 Hulin Street
Charles City, IA 50616

Phone 641 228 2254
Fax 641 257 1155

Swim Lessons

Lessons are for chidlren 3 years old and up.

Summer-2016

Morning Sessions

Session 1: June 13th - June 24th (Monday-Friday Mornings)

Session 2: July 11th - July 22nd (Monday-Friday Mornings)

Session 3: August 1st - August 12th (Monday-Friday Mornings)

Classes

Advanced Progressives (Fish, Flying Fish, Shark, Porpoise) 11:10-11:40 am

Beginning Progressives (Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow) 10:35am-11:05am

Tadpoles (Pike, Eel, Ray, Starfish) 11:10-11:40am

Registration

May 16th for all sessions

Cost

YMCA Members $30

Non Members $60

Registration

May 16th

A lesson program flyer with more information is available at the front desk or call 641-228-2254. Sessions will run throughout the summer.

Evening Classes

Session 1: Not yet schedules (Monday & Wednesday evenings

Classes & Times

Tadpoles (Pike, Eel, Ray, Starfish) 6:00pm-6:30pm

Beginning Progressives (Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow) 6:35pm-7:05pm

Swimming Lesson Level Descriptions

TADPOLES (Ages 3 to 5)

PIKE/ARC LEVEL I: No pre-requisites. Water exploration and adjustment class. Will learn actions for strokes.

EEL/ARC LEVEL II (with pfd): Combined stroke (using arms and legs) on front & back (15 ft.) with breathing, and introduction to treading water.

RAY/ARC LEVEL II (without pfd): Combined stroke (using arms and legs) on front & back (15 ft.) with breathing, and an introduction to treading water.

STARFISH/ARC LEVEL III: Coordinate back crawl (width of pool), coordinate front crawl (width of pool), elementary backstroke, tread water, kneeling & compact dives, & learn safe diving rules.

BEGINNING PROGRESSIVES (Ages 6 & Older)

POLLIWOG/ARC LEVEL II: No pre-requisites. Combined stroke (using arms and legs) on front & back (15 ft.) with breathing, and an introduction to treading water.

Classes & Times

GUPPY/ARC LEVEL III: Coordinate back crawl (width of pool), coordinate front crawl (width of pool), elementary backstroke, tread water, kneeling & compact dives, & learn safe diving rules.

MINNOW/ARC LEVEL IV: Front crawl (25yds), back crawl (25 yds), elementary backstroke (30ft), breaststroke kick, sidestroke kick, tread water for 2 mins, stride & standing dives).

ADVANCED PROGRESSIVES

FISH/ARC LEVEL V: front crawl (50 yds), back crawl (50 yds), breaststroke (10 yds), sidestroke (10 yds), open turns, tread water for 2 minutes, learn accident prevention. On the breaststroke and sidestroke the arm & legs may move symmetrically.

FLYING FISH/ARC LEVEL V: Front crawl (50 yds), back crawl (50 yds), breaststroke (10 yds), sidestroke (10 yds), tread water for 2 mins., learn accident prevention. For all strokes timing must be correct.

SHARK/ARC LEVEL VI: front crawl (100yds), back crawl (100yds), breaststroke (50yds), sidestroke 50 yds), butterfly (10yds), individual medley (200yds), tread water for 3 minutes.

PORPOISE/ARC LEVEL VI: front crawl (200yds), back crawl (100yds), breaststroke (50yds), sidestroke (50yds), butterfly (25yds), turns, tread water for 5 minutes, & in-water rescue with equipment.