Aquatics

Register online or at Members Services for SWIM LESSONS
 


YMCA Members - $30
Non-members - $50
 

PIKE - 3-5 yrs - beginner - children adjust to the water & development independent movement; teaches basic stroke & kicking skills, floating and pool safety
EEL - 3-5 yrs - intermediate - for children who are comfortable in the water and are able to swim 5 ft with faces in the water without a flotation device; children are taught to float, kick and perform progressive arm movements across the pool.
RAY - 3-5 yrs - advanced - for children who can swim 15 ft with faces in the water without a flotation device; reviews and improves stroke skills on front, back and side builds endurance and teaches water safety skills
POLLIWOG - 6+ yrs - beginner - for those comfortable in the water; teaches basic water skills including gliding with face in the water, floating and kicking
GUPPY - 6+ yrs - advanced beginner - for children able to swim 20 ft without a flotation device; teaches swimming on front, back and side and taking breath while swimming
MINNOW - 6+ yrs - intermediate - for children who are comfortable in the water and are able to swim 1 length on front and back without a flotation device; teaches front crawl with rotary breathing, backstroke, sidestroke and beginning breaststroke

 

 

Since 1912, the YMCA has been saving lives through our extensive aquatics programming. The Henderson Family YMCA continues this legacy by offering lifeguard training, swim lessons, and other aquatics programs. 

For specific aquatics questions, please contact Robert Jones, Aquatics Director.