Aquatics Schedule

Parent and Tot Swim Lessons
Getting time to work out with your little one can be a challenge. YMCA Parent and Tot swim sessions give you time to play, move, and splash in the pool with your infant, toddler, or preschooler and ensure you and your child get the most from your time together

Bobbers 
Bobbers, part of the YMCA L'il Dipper program, is for children 3-5 years old who are new to swimming. Children are encouraged to attend without a parent.

In Bobbers, we'll continue to introduce fun activities in the water to activate the movements that will eventually lead to swimming. By the end, your child will be comfortable having their face in the water, and will have learned basic movements while being supported

Bobbers is taught in small groups by a certified YMCA Swim Instructor who will help your children feel comfortable in the water without a parent, however parents must be ready to get in the water and participate if the instructor deems necessary.

Floaters
Floaters, part of the YMCA L'il Dipper program, is for children 3-5 years old who have completed Bobbers or equivalent.

In Floaters, we introduce floating and gliding, and continue to practice other movements. Through structured activities and play, children will also become comfortable submerging themselves under water.

Children are encouraged to attend independent of their parent. Floaters is taught in small groups by a certified YMCA Swim Instructor who will continue to encourage your child to build their confidence in the water.


Gliders
Gliders, is for children who are 3-5 years old and have completed Floaters or show an equivalent level of competence.

In Gliders, children will combine kicking with gliding to learn how to propel themselves through the water.

Gliders is taught in small groups by a certified YMCA Swim Instructor who will encourage your child's progression. Children are encouraged to attend without a parent.

Divers
(Children must have passed Divers. Child must be comfortable in the main pool without a lifejacket or belt and must be able to swim ½ length of pool.)

In this level, children will learn boating safety education, standing dive, surface support, sculling & finning, and surface dives. Children will spend most of this class in the main pool


Dippers
(Children must have passed Divers. Child must be comfortable in the main pool without a lifejacket or belt and must be able to swim ½ length of pool.)

In this level, children will learn boating safety education, standing dive, surface support, sculling & finning, and surface dives. Children will spend most of this class in the main pool


Surfers
(Children must have passed Divers. Child must be comfortable in the main pool without a lifejacket or belt. Must be able to swim ½ length of pool.)

In this level, children will learn ice safety education, standing/kneeling dives, surface support, front and back somersaults, and front and back swim. Children will spend most of this class in the main pool.