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Join us for 8 weeks of swim lessons brought to you by the YMCA! Registration begins Monday, October 22nd. Lessons Start Monday, October 29th through Saturday, December 22nd 

*online registration is unavailable

These lessons will introduce your child to the water in a safe and non-intimidating way while learning stroke development and building self-confidence.


Please call the office: 215-968-2800 x 239, Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm to register.

*Please Note: There is limited space and classes fill up quickly!

Registration Deadline through Parks & Recreation is, Friday October 26th, after this date you will need to contact the YMCA.

For Weather related cancellations please visit lbfymca.org, Lower Bucks Family YMCA on Facebook or dial 215-949-3400 x9.

Level Description
PARENT & CHILD (30 MINUTES)

WATER DISCOVERY
6 to 18 months 1:12 ratio; Introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment, so to provide a positive family aquatic experience.

WATER EXPLORATION
19 to 36 months 1:12 ratio; Focuses on exploring body positions, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills.

WATER ACCLIMATION
2 ½ to 5 years 1:10 ratio; Equivalent to our Turtle level, but just with a parent. Increases comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue skills performed with parent.

PRESCHOOL (30 MINUTES), YOUTH (40 MINUTES)

1. WATER ACCLIMATION Students develop comfort with underwater exploration and learn to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water. This stage lays the foundation that allows for a student's future progress in swimming. Stage 1 is offered to children aged 3-5 years, 5-8 years and 8-12 years, teens 12-17 years, and adults age 18 and up.

2. WATER MOVEMENT In stage 2, students focus on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water, while also continuing to practice how to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water. Stage 2 is offered to children aged 3-5 years, 5-8 years and 8-12 years, teens 12-17 years, and adults age 18 and up.

3. WATER STAMINA In stage 3, students learn how to swim to safety from a longer distance than in previous stages in the event of falling into a body of water. This stage also introduces rhythmic breathing and integrated arm and leg action. Stage 3 is offered to children aged 3-5 years, 5-8 years and 8-12 years, teens 12-17 years, and adults age 18 and up.

4. STROKE INTRODUCTION Students in stage 4 develop stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl, and learn the breaststroke kick and butterfly kick. Water safety is reinforced through treading water and elementary backstroke. Stage 4 is offered to children aged 3-5 years, 5-8 years and 8-12 years, teens 12-17 years, and adults age 18 and up.

ADAPTED SWIM
Ages 4+ Swim program focusing on individual swimmer's needs. Ratio 1:2

Additional Forms and Files:

Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
 
  Must Call to Register
Water Acclimation Monday 4:00 PM 
184303
3 - 5  N/A  10/29/2018 - 12/17/2018
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

YMCA Pool, Chandler Hall
$93.00 R, $112.00 NR

 
  Must Call to Register
Water Acclimation Tuesday 4:30 PM 
184305
3 - 5  N/A  Tu  10/30/2018 - 12/18/2018
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

YMCA Pool, Chandler Hall
$93.00 R, $112.00 NR

 
  Must Call to Register
Water Movement, Thursday, 4:30 PM 
184316
3 - 5  N/A  Th  11/01/2018 - 12/20/2018
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

YMCA Pool, Chandler Hall
$82.00 R, $98.00 NR

 
  Must Call to Register
Water Acclimation Saturday 10:30 AM 
184308
3 - 5  N/A  Sa  11/03/2018 - 12/22/2018
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

YMCA Pool, Chandler Hall
$93.00 R, $112.00 NR

 
  Must Call to Register
Water Movement, Monday, 5:45 PM 
184310
3 - 5  N/A  10/29/2018 - 12/17/2018
5:45 PM - 6:15 PM

YMCA Pool, Chandler Hall
$93.00 R, $112.00 NR

 
  Must Call to Register
Water Movement, Thursday, 12:30 PM 
184315
3 - 5  N/A  Th  11/01/2018 - 12/20/2018
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

YMCA Pool, Chandler Hall
$82.00 R, $98.00 NR

 
  Must Call to Register
Water Movement Saturday 11:00 AM 
184317
3 - 5  N/A  Sa  11/03/2018 - 12/22/2018
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

YMCA Pool, Chandler Hall
$93.00 R, $112.00 NR

 
  Must Call to Register
Stroke Introduction, Tuesday, 5:45 PM 
184327
3 - 5  N/A  Tu  10/30/2018 - 12/18/2018
5:45 PM - 6:15 PM

YMCA Pool, Chandler Hall
$93.00 R, $112.00 NR

 
  Must Call to Register
Water Acclimation, Thursday, 6:15 PM 
184333
6 - 12  N/A  Th  11/01/2018 - 12/20/2018
6:15 PM - 6:55 PM

YMCA Pool, Chandler Hall
$88.00 R, $106.00 NR

 
  Must Call to Register
Stroke Introduction, Thursday, 5:30 PM 
184338
6 - 12  N/A  Th  11/01/2018 - 12/20/2018
5:30 PM - 6:10 PM

YMCA Pool, Chandler Hall
$88.00 R, $106.00 NR

 
  Must Call to Register
Water Movement Wednesday 4:30 PM 
184313
3 - 5  N/A  10/31/2018 - 12/19/2018
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

YMCA Pool, Chandler Hall
$93.00 R, $112.00 NR

 
  Must Call to Register
Water Stamina Monday 4:30 PM 
184318
3 - 5  N/A  10/29/2018 - 12/17/2018
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

YMCA Pool, Chandler Hall
$93.00 R, $112.00 NR

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