WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF SWIMMING?

Swimming is a life-long skill that everyone can enjoy, regardless of age. Our goal is to help kids and adults overcome fears, build confidence in the water, learn water safety and develop skills that last a lifetime.  Among its many benefits, swimming teaches life lessons of sport and sportsmanship. Our instructors are excited to help teach you to swim! 


Pool Safety

Our policy regarding inclement weather/thunder storms is to evacuate the pool area for a minimum of 30 minutes past last observation. The Redwoods Group, American Red Cross and National Lightning Safety Institute continue to recommend the proactive action of removing swimmers from indoor pools as a lightning storm approaches and until after it passes. This protocol includes keeping swimmers out of the showers, away from telephones, and clear of metallic objects or large expanses of glass until after the storm passes. Leaving the premises is also not advised

Swim Lesson Critical Skills:

  • Parent & Child (Age 6m-1yr) - Introducing baby to the water & practice holding breath.
  • Preschool (Age 2-4) Comfort & confidence, water safety & proper positioning.
  • Beginner (Age 5-11) Water discovery & exploration.
  • Teen Beginners Age (12-17) -  Basic swim strokes & water safety.
  • Adult (18+)  - Workshop on techniques & skills
  • Terrified of Water (21+) - Overcoming fear of water & safety

Cost per session: $30 Y Members  $37 Participants

Swim Schedule: Sessions run for two weeks Monday through Thursday and there will be two classes in session per time slot.

  • June 6-9 
    5:00-5:30pm..............Preschool and Beginner
    5:30-6:00pm..............Preschool and Beginner
    6:00-6:30pm..............Advance and Adult

     
  • June 13-16
    9:00-9:30am..............Preschool and Advance
    9:30-10:00am............Preschool and Teen Beginner
    10:00-10:30am..........Beginner 
    10:30-11:00am..........Preschool and Adult
    5:00-5:30pm..............Preschool and Beginner
    5:30-6:00pm..............Preschool and Beginner
    6:00-6:30pm..............Parent Child and Adult

     
  • June 20-23
    9:00-9:30am..............Parent Child and Preschool
    9:30-10:00am............Preschool and Beginner
    10:00-10:30am..........Beginner and Teen Beginner
    10:30-11:00am..........Advance and Adult
    5:00-5:30pm..............Preschool and Beginner
    5:30-6:00pm..............Preschool and Advance
    6:00-6:30pm..............Beginner and Teen Beginner
    6:30-7:00...................Adult

     
  • June 27-30
    9:00-9:30am..............Preschool and Beginner
    9:30-10:00am............Preschool and Beginner
    10:00-10:30am..........Advance and Adult
    5:00-5:30pm..............Preschool and Beginner
    5:30-6:00pm..............Beginner and Advance
    6:00-6:30pm..............Advance and Teen Beginner

Private Lessons: Contact Tanya Edwards 252.438.2144 or tanyaymca@yahoo.com


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.