Charles City Family YMCA Events

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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.

Winter / Spring 2019

Evening Sessions

Session 1: January 14 - Feruary 13 (Monday & Wednesday Evening)

Session 2: February 25 - April 3 (Monday & Wednesday Evening)

Session 3: April 15 - May 15 (Monday & Wednesday Evening)

Classes & Times

Swim Basics (Old Tadpole) 6:00pm - 6:30pm

Swim Strokes (Old Beginners and Advances Progressives) 6:35pm - 7:05pm

Saturday Morning Sessions

Session 1: January 12 - February 16 (Saturday Morning)

Session 2: March 2 - April 13 (Saturday Morning)

Classes & Times

Swim Basics (Old Tadpole) 10:20am - 10:50am

Swim Strokes (Old Beginners and Advances Progressives) 9:45am - 10:15am

Registration

December 17 for all sessions

Cost (Monday & Wednesday Evenings)

YMCA Members $32

Non Members $64

Cost (Saturday Morning)

YMCA Members $20

Non Members $40

Swimming Lesson Level Descriptions

SWIM BASICS

WATER ACCLIMATION (Ages 3-5): Increases comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue skills performed with assistance. Ex. Submerging head, front & back floats, entering and exiting the water safely, front and back kicking.

WATER MOVEMENT (Ages 3-6): Encourages forward movement in water and basic self-rescue skills performed independently. Ex. Submerge head, front and back glides and floats, kicking, tread water.

WATER STAMINA (Ages 3-6): Develops intermediate self-rescue skills performed at longer distances than in previous stages. Ex. Submerge and retrieve object on bottom, swim on front and back independently, roll, tread water, enter and exit pool safely and independently.

SWIM STROKES

STROKE INTRODUCTION (Ages 6+): Introduces basic technique in front crawl and back crawl and reinforces water safety through treading water and elementary backstroke. Ex. Front crawl, back crawl, diving, elementary backstroke, tread water, Intro to breaststroke and butterfly kicks.

STROKE DEVELOPMENT (Ages 6+): Introduces breastroke and butterfly and reinforces water safety through treading water and sidestroke and front crawl and back crawl performed at longer distances. Ex. Front crawl, back crawl, diving, sidestroke, tread water, breaststroke, butterfly.

STROKE MECHANICS (Ages 8+): Refines stroke technique on all major competitive strokes and encourages swimming as part of a healthy lifestyle. Strokes are performed at a longer distance. Ex. Front crawl, back stroke, breastroke, butterfly, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, tread water, diving, flip turns.