YOUTH SWIMMING

Our learn-to-swim program is caring, personalized and condcted by a staff who bring the power of 75 years experience teaching kids to swim.  With a passion for teaching kids, our program strives for personal growth, personal safety and stroke development among all participants. 

 

PARENT/CHILD--AGES 6 MONTHS TO 36 MONTHS

Our goal for this class is to get both parent and child comfortable in the water. Children become familiar with  aquatic activities through games and songs, while adults learn how to teach their child how to be safe in and around  the water.  FOCUS: Water exploration, pre-swimming skills.

Wed 6:30-7:00 PM

 

PRESCHOOL LESSONS —AGES 3-6

Children learn the fundamentals of swimming in our heated pool. Very low student to instructor ratios combined with our highly trained staff make our program the best in the area.

FOCUS: Swimming fundamentals, personal safety, strength and endurance, coordination.

 

Mon 6:00-6:50 p.m.
Tues 5:00-5:30 p.m.
Tues 5:30-6:00 p.m.
Tues 6:00-6:30 p.m.
Wed 6:00-6:30 p.m.
Wed 6:30-7:00 p.m.
Thurs 5:00-5:30 p.m.
Thurs 5:30-6:00 p.m.
Thurs 6:00-6:30 p.m.
Sat 9:00-9:30 a.m.
Sat 9:30-10:00 a.m.
Sat 10:30-10:30 a.m.


YOUTH LESSONS—AGES 6 TO 12 

Children learn swimming fundamentals and can progress upward to pre-competitive stroke technique, while also receiving instruction in personal safety, water games and rescue skills. Two levels of instruction taught by our experienced staff, coupled with our personalized approach to youth swimming, make our program highly successful.  Level 1 focuses on swimming fundamentals, coordination and personal safety.  Level 2 builds upon these skills while expanding to include stroke technique, endurance, strength and personal rescue skills.

Level 1  
Mon 6:30-7:00 p.m.
Tues 5:00-5:30 p.m.
Tues

5:30-6:00 p.m.

Thurs 5:00-5:30 p.m.
Thurs 5:30-6:00 p.m.
Sat 9:00- 9:30 a.m.
Sat 9:30-10:00 a.m.

 

Level 2  
   
Tues 6:00-6:30 p.m.
Thurs 6:00-6:30 p.m.
Sat 10:00-10:30 p.m.

 

All Learn-to-Swim Programs
Family Members Free
Youth Members $52.00
Others $80.00


PRIVATE LESSONS

The Y offers private swim lessons for ages 3 through adult for those who wish to benefit from individual instruction. Whether you want to learn proper swimming techniques, refine your skills, or overcome a fear of the water, our expert insturctors will develop a personalized lesson plan tailored to meet your needs and assist you in reaching your goals.

 
Private Swim lessons are done by appointment only. Please contact Janelle Surkin, Aquatics Director, aquatic@berwickymca.org to set up your appointment.
 
Private Lesson Prices Half Hour Hour
Members $15 $25
Others $25 $35
 

NEW!

ADAPTIVE SWIM

Swimming is a fun and beneficial activity that everyone
can enjoy, regardless of ability. This class is for youth
ages 6-19 that need additional supports. Instructors
will meet the current needs of each child and help them
gain and improve skills at their own individual pace.
Experienced YMCA staff will give direct instruction while
other staff will be in the water working side by side
with your child. Children will experience fun, physical
freedom, water safety skills and improvement in range
of motion, flexibility and coordination. The lessons will
conclude with an inclusive swim meet with other young
swimmers at the last lesson. This program is offered for
Spring Session II
 
Schedule: 
Sat 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m for ages 6-11 
Sat 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for ages 11-19 
 
This program is offered FREE to our community. Limited
to 8 participants per class.