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Join us for 8 weeks of swim lessons brought to you by the YMCA! Registration begins Wednesday, December 19th. Lessons Start Monday, January 7th through Saturday, February 24th 

*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!

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

The address for the pool is 99 Barclay Street. It is located within Chandlers Hall's building labeled "Main Entrance" on the outside of the building. 

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
Parent/Child Water Discovery 
194317
0.06 - 1.06  N/A  Tu  09/03/2019 - 10/22/2019
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

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

• 215-968-2800 x 239
 
  Must Call to Register
Water Acclimation 
194286
3 - 5  N/A  Th  09/05/2019 - 10/24/2019
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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

• 215-968-2800 x 239
 
  Must Call to Register
Parent/Child Water Exploration 
194321
1.07 - 3  N/A  Sa  09/07/2019 - 10/26/2019
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

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

• 215-968-2800 x 239
 
  Must Call to Register
Water Stamina 
194299
3 - 5  N/A  Th  09/05/2019 - 10/24/2019
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

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

• 215-968-2800 x 239
 
  Must Call to Register
Youth Water Stamina 
194311
6 - 12  N/A  Th  09/05/2019 - 10/24/2019
5:30 PM - 6:10 PM

YMCA Pool, Chandler Hall
$100.00 R, $121.00 NR

• 215-968-2800 x 239
 
  Must Call to Register
Youth Stroke Introduction 
194314
6 - 12  N/A  Sa  09/07/2019 - 10/26/2019
1:15 PM - 1:55 PM

YMCA Pool, Chandler Hall
$100.00 R, $121.00 NR

• 215-968-2800 x 239
 
  Must Call to Register
Stroke Introduction 
194304
3 - 5  N/A  Sa  09/07/2019 - 10/26/2019
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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

• 215-968-2800 x 239
 
  Must Call to Register
Water Acclimation - FULL 
194283
3 - 5  N/A  Tu  09/03/2019 - 10/22/2019
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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

• 215-968-2800 x 239
 
  Must Call to Register
Youth Water Acclimation 
194305
6 - 12  N/A  Tu  09/03/2019 - 10/22/2019
5:00 PM - 5:40 PM

YMCA Pool, Chandler Hall
$100.00 R, $121.00 NR

• 215-968-2800 x 239
 
  Must Call to Register
Water Stamina - FULL 
194297
3 - 5  N/A  Tu  09/03/2019 - 10/22/2019
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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

• 215-968-2800 x 239
 
  Must Call to Register
Youth Stroke Introduction 
194312
6 - 12  N/A  09/09/2019 - 10/21/2019
6:45 PM - 7:25 PM

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

• 215-968-2800 x 239
 
  Must Call to Register
Water Movement 
194291
3 - 5  N/A  Tu  09/03/2019 - 10/22/2019
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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

• 215-968-2800 x 239
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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