SWIM LESSONS
FOR MORE INFORMATION EMAIL OUR AQUATICS DIRECTOR
Stacie Hobbs at shobbs@ymcaofponcacity.net
or call 580 765 5417
Swim Lesson Registration
Instruction is 30 Minutes Long
YMCA Members: $10.00     Non-Members: $60.00
Registration is open for all lessons
Maximum of 6 Children Per Class- No exceptions


February Classes - Feb 7th - March 2nd
March Classes - March 7th - March 30th
April Classes - April 4 - April 27th



Pre-school classes (Ages 3 to 5 years)
These classes are not parent involved.
Class ratio is 6 students to 1 instructor.
There must be a minimum of 3 children registered in order to host
the class.
Each class is 30 minutes long.

PIKE:
                
Beginner Level - NO swimming skills required
Students will be Introduced to water and swimming
Students will be taught the basic paddle stroke and kicking skills, pool
safety, proper use of PFD's and develop comfort and confidence in the
water.

EEL:                  
Intermediate
Ability to put face in water
Ability to swim with float belt without assistance
This class introduces front and back paddle skills and breath control.

STARFISH:         
Advanced
Ability to swim on front and back without a float belt
Tread water for 30 seconds, must be comfortable swimming under water.
Students will review previous skills, improve stroke skills, learn personal
safety and rescue skills, and build endurance
Youth Levels (Ages 6 to 12 years)
These classes are not parent involved.
Class ratio is 1 instructor to 8 students.
There must be a minimum of 3 children in order to host the
class.
Each class is 30 minutes long.

POLLIWOG:
       
No swimming skill requirements, introduction to water and swimming
Children are acquainted with the pool, use flotation devices, floating,
front and back paddle strokes

GUPPIES:         
Ability to swim without float belt the width of the pool,
Students are introduced to the front and back crawl, sidestroke,
breaststroke and elementary backstroke

MINNOW:         
Ability to swim with face in the water,
Student should have elementary knowledge of front crawl, back crawl,
sidestroke and breaststoke.
Endurance to swim length of pool with multiple strokes
In this class students will further refine the stokes they have learned
and will master the front crawl with face in the water
   
FISH:
                
Know and be able to confidently swim the following strokes, front crawl
with rotary         breathing, backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke.  
Ability to tread water for 1 minute
Endurance to swim multiple lengths of the pool
Students will be introduced to the dolphin kick and basic butterfly