SWIMMING LESSONS

Winter Swimming Lessons 

All Classes Have Limited Space Available!

***See times available below***

 

PARENT/CHILD

Swim Lessons

Class for children six months to three years.  Children must be accompanied to the lessons and while in the water by their parent or guardian. This class is designed to introduce infants and parents to an aquatic environment and basic aquatic safety. Must have minimum of four participants per class.

 

Thursday 6:00 - 6:30 p.m.

 

Fee: $32 Member

        $55 Non Member

 

Contact Stephanie Gorman Aquatics Director (507-376-6197 ext 229) for questions.

 

PRE-SCHOOL LEVELS

CHILDREN AGES 3, 4, AND 5 YEARS

Pike: Little swimmers develop safe pool habits, adjust to the water, and learn basic paddle stroke. To progress, child must feel comfortable holding face in the water while blowing bubbles, and must be able to float on their back.

Eel:  Child is comfortable in the water. Swimmer is taught to kick, dive, float and paddle stroke. To progress child must swim across the pool without assistance with their face in the water.

Ray: Child can swim independently without a flotation device.

Starfish: Child improves stroke skills, builds endurance, and treads water. Child can swim on their front and back without assistance.

 

 
Pre- School Winter Session Dates & Times:

 

 4 week Sessions, Mon/Wed & Tues/Thurs

January 6th-30th, February 3rd-27th, March 3rd-27th,

April 7th-May 6th (No Class April 17th or 21st)

 8 Week Sessions, Saturday

January 11th- March 1st,

March 15th-May 10th (No Class April 19th)

 

Monday & Wednesday 4:00-4:30 p.m.

Tuesday & Thursday 6:00-6:30 p.m.

Saturday 9:30-10:00 a.m.

 

Fee: $32 Member

                $55 Non Member

 

YOUTH LESSONS

Swimming lessons for children ages 6 and up. Offers progressive skill endurance, development from beginning levels to accomplished swimmers. All classes are limited.

 

YOUTH LEVELS

For AGES 6 YEARS AND UP

Polliwog: Students become acquainted with the water, flotation devices, and pool. Students will learn paddle stroke, side and back paddle. To moved to the next level they will need to swim across the pool without assistance with their face in the water.

Guppy: Students are introduced to lead-up storkes: Front and back crawl, sidestroke, breast-stroke, and elementary backstroke. Before moving on students must swim the length of the pool without assistnace.

Minnow: Students further refine lead-up strokes: Front and back crawl, sidestroke, breast-stroke, and elementary backsstroke. To move to the next level they need to be comfortable swimming all strokes 25 yards.

Fish: Students work to perform the crawl stroke, elementary backstroke, back crawl stroke, and side stroke with turns. Introducton to butterfly stroke. To advance, students must be able to swim all strokes 50 yards without stopping.

Flying Fish: Perform the front crawl, back stroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, and breast-stroke. To advance studnts need to tread water three minutes with combination kicks plus swim all strokes 100 yards.

Shark: Swimmers focus on perfecting strokes and increasing endurance with open and flip turns. Students also learn advanced skills in boating safety and rescues. Perform front crawl, breast stroke, elementary backstroke, and sidestroke with open turns; perfrom the butterfly.

 

Youth Winter Session Dates & Times:

4 week Sessions, Mon/Wed & Tues/Thurs

January 6th-30th, February 3rd-27th, March 3rd-27th,

April 7th-May 6th (No Class April 17th or 21st)

8 Week Sessions, Saturday

January 11th- March 1st,

March 15th-May 10th (No Class April 19th)

 

Monday & Wednesday 4:30-5:00 p.m.

Tuesday & Thursday 6:30-7:00 p.m.

Saturday 10:00-10:30 a.m.

 

Fee: $32 Member

                $55 Non Member

 


 

PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS

These lessons are designed to give participants individualized attention in order to improve or master their swimming skills. Together, the instructor, participants and/or parent determine the goals for the session and the curriculum is customized to meet these goals. Each session includes five 30 minute lessons swim Semi-Private Lessons available for 2 or 3 participants.

 

Private 1:1 Ratio

Fee: $46 Members

         $86 Non Members

 

Semi Private 1:2 or 3 Ratio

Fee: $40 Per Member

         $80 Per Non-Member

   

For further information, contact the YMCA at 376-6197.

 

Worthington Area Y
DeGroot Family Center
1501 Collegeway
Worthington, MN 56187
(507) 376-6197
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Monday-Thursday  5:30 am-10:00 pm
Friday  5:30 am-9:00 pm
Saturday  8:00 am -8:00 pm
Sunday

 1:00 pm-6:00 pm

Special Hours:

 

Independence Day, Thursday July 4th: Open 1-5 PM

 

Private Party, Saturday August 17th: Open 8-11 AM 

 

 

YMCA Closed

 

Easter Sunday, Sunday April 20th

Memorial Day, Monday May 26th

Labor Day, Monday Sept 1st 

 

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