Swim lessons

Swim lessons

STRONG SWIMMERS
CONFIDENT KIDS

SWIM LESSONS
GREATER SCRANTON YMCA

Swim lessons provide important life skills that could save a life and will benefit children and adults for a lifetime. Y swim instructors are nationally certified. Their training includes CPR, AED, First Aid and Oxygen Administration.

Program Benefits Include

  • Water Discovery and Exploration
  • Water Acclimation
  • Water Movement
  • Water Stamina
  • Water Safety
  • Increased Strength and Confidence

The Details

All ages – from infants to teens – can learn to swim. Programs include:

  • Swim Starters Aquatic Program – Infants and Toddlers accompanied by a parent
  • Swim Basics for Preschool, School Age and Teens
  • Swim Strokes for Preschool, School Age and Teens
  • Specialty Classes and Programs

Parent child A (6 to 18 months)

All Locations
5/6/21 - 6/26/21
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Parents accompany children in this stage, which introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment through exploration and encourages them to enjoy themselves while learning about the water. The goals of this stage include the following:
• Encouraging parents to set developmentally appropriate expectations for infants and toddlers enrolled in swim lessons
• Introducing and emphasizing basic water safety to parents and providing a positive family aquatic experience
• Building relationships among and between parents and children by providing opportunities for fun and interaction in the water


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberMemberNon-Member
Member & Public 4/12/21 6/16/21 Online / Front Desk $ 48.00$ 48.00$ 104.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Special Rate
05/06/21 - 06/24/21
Th - 9:00 am - 9:30 am
$48 - $104 Register  
Closes
06/14/2021
05/08/21 - 06/26/21
Sa - 9:00 am - 9:30 am
$48 - $104 Session is Full

Parent Child B (19months to 3 years)

All Locations
5/4/21 - 6/26/21
VIEW

In this stage, parents work with their children to explore body positions, floating, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills. The goals of this stage include the following:
• Encouraging children to move purposefully in the water in response to visual and verbal cues and using toys and flotation devices
• Emphasizing basic aquatic safety to parents
• Building relationships among and between parents and children by providing opportunities for fun and interaction in the water


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberMemberNon-Member
4/2/21 6/14/21 Online / Front Desk $ 48.00$ 48.00$ 104.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
05/04/21 - 06/22/21
Tu - 9:00 am - 9:30 am
Register  
Closes
06/14/2021
05/08/21 - 06/26/21
Sa - 9:35 am - 10:05 am
Session is Full

Pre-School Level 1 (3 to 5 years)

All Locations
5/3/21 - 6/26/21
VIEW

Students develop comfort with underwater exploration and learn to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water in stage 1. This stage lays the foundation that allows for a student’s future progress in swimming. Students in this stage focus on the following:
• Exploring the aquatic environment and personal skills with instructor help
• Developing basic skills to propel and glide through the water with instructor help
• Learning basic aquatic safety and accepting some of the responsibility for safe practices


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberMemberNon-Member
4/2/21 6/14/21 Online / Front Desk $ 48.00$ 48.00$ 104.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
05/03/21 - 06/21/21
Mo - 4:25 pm - 4:55 pm
Session is Full
05/04/21 - 06/22/21
Tu - 4:25 pm - 4:55 pm
Session is Full
05/05/21 - 06/23/21
We - 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Session is Full
05/06/21 - 06/24/21
Th - 4:25 pm - 4:55 pm
Session is Full
05/08/21 - 06/26/21
Sa - 10:10 am - 10:40 am
Session is Full

Pre-School Level 2 (3 to 5 years)

All Locations
5/3/21 - 6/24/21
VIEW

In this stage, 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. Students in this stage focus on the following:
• Exploring the aquatic environment and personal skills without instructor help
• Developing basic skills to propel and glide through the water without instructor help
• Learning basic aquatic and boating safety and accepting some of the responsibility for safe practices


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberMemberNon-Member
4/2/21 6/14/21 Online / Front Desk $ 48.00$ 48.00$ 104.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
05/03/21 - 06/21/21
Mo - 4:25 pm - 4:55 pm
Register  
Closes
06/14/2021
05/04/21 - 06/22/21
Tu - 4:25 pm - 4:55 pm
Session is Full
05/05/21 - 06/23/21
We - 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Register  
Closes
06/16/2021
05/06/21 - 06/24/21
Th - 4:25 pm - 4:55 pm
Session is Full

Pre-School Level 3 ( 3 to 5 years)

All Locations
5/3/21 - 6/25/21
VIEW

In this stage, 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. Students in this stage focus on the following:
• Integrating arm action, leg action, and rhythmic breathing in back and front glides
• Developing forward movement on the front and back
• Practicing skills and safety techniques in deep water


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberMemberNon-Member
4/2/21 6/14/21 Online / Front Desk $ 48.00$ 48.00$ 104.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
05/03/21 - 06/25/21
Mo - 4:25 pm - 4:55 pm
Register  
Closes
06/14/2021
05/04/21 - 06/22/21
Tu - 4:25 pm - 4:55 pm
Register  
Closes
06/15/2021
05/05/21 - 06/23/21
We - 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Register  
Closes
06/16/2021
05/06/21 - 06/24/21
Th - 4:25 pm - 4:55 pm
Register  
Closes
06/17/2021

S.A.W 3 to 5 years old Non-swimmer

All Locations
6/28/21 - 7/2/21
VIEW

Our Annual Safe Around Water Campaign gives children an opportunity to learn new swimming skills designed to help keep them safe around water.  These concentrated 1-week sessions will incorporate safety around the water skills so needed by all of the children in our community.

 


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberMemberNon-Member
5/23/21 6/20/21 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 0.00$ 0.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
06/28/21 - 07/02/21
Mo,Tu,We,Th,Fr - 4:25 pm - 4:55 pm
Registration
Closed
Opens on 05/23/21
06/28/21 - 07/02/21
Mo,Tu,We,Th,Fr - 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Registration
Closed
Opens on 05/23/21

Youth Level 1 (5 to 12 years)

All Locations
5/3/21 - 6/26/21
VIEW

Students develop comfort with underwater exploration and learn to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water in stage 1. This stage lays the foundation that allows for a student’s future progress in swimming. Students in this stage focus on the following:
• Exploring the aquatic environment and personal skills with instructor help
• Developing basic skills to propel and glide through the water with instructor help
• Learning basic aquatic safety and accepting some of the responsibility for safe practices


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberMemberNon-Member
4/2/21 6/14/21 Online / Front Desk $ 48.00$ 48.00$ 104.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
05/03/21 - 06/21/21
Mo - 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Session is Full
05/04/21 - 06/22/21
Tu - 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Session is Full
05/05/21 - 06/23/21
We - 5:35 pm - 6:05 pm
Session is Full
05/06/21 - 06/24/21
Th - 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Session is Full
05/08/21 - 06/26/21
Sa - 10:45 am - 11:15 am
Session is Full

Youth Level 2 (5 to 12 years)

All Locations
5/3/21 - 6/24/21
VIEW

In this stage, 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. Students in this stage focus on the following:
• Exploring the aquatic environment and personal skills without instructor help
• Developing basic skills to propel and glide through the water without instructor help
• Learning basic aquatic and boating safety and accepting some of the responsibility for safe practices


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberMemberNon-Member
4/1/21 6/14/21 Online / Front Desk $ 48.00$ 48.00$ 104.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
05/03/21 - 06/21/21
Mo - 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Session is Full
05/04/21 - 06/22/21
Tu - 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Session is Full
05/05/21 - 06/23/21
We - 5:35 pm - 6:05 pm
Session is Full
05/06/21 - 06/24/21
Th - 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Session is Full

Youth Level 3 (5 to 12 years)

All Locations
5/3/21 - 6/24/21
VIEW

In this stage, 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. Students in this stage focus on the following:
• Integrating arm action, leg action, and rhythmic breathing in back and front glides
• Developing forward movement on the front and back
• Practicing skills and safety techniques in deep water


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberMemberNon-Member
4/1/21 6/21/21 Online / Front Desk $ 48.00$ 48.00$ 104.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
05/03/21 - 06/21/21
Mo - 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Session is Full
05/04/21 - 06/22/21
Tu - 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Register  
Closes
06/15/2021
05/05/21 - 06/23/21
We - 5:35 pm - 6:05 pm
Register  
Closes
06/16/2021
05/06/21 - 06/24/21
Th - 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Session is Full

Youth Level 4 (5 to 12 years)

All Locations
5/4/21 - 6/24/21
VIEW

Students in this stage 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. Students in this stage focus on the following:
• Developing the front crawl and back crawl
• Introducing components of the breaststroke and butterfly
• Practicing safety techniques in deep water


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberMemberNon-Member
4/1/21 6/14/21 Online / Front Desk $ 48.00$ 48.00$ 104.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
05/04/21 - 06/22/21
Tu - 5:35 pm - 6:20 pm
Session is Full
05/05/21 - 06/23/21
We - 4:25 pm - 4:55 pm
Session is Full
05/06/21 - 06/24/21
Th - 5:35 pm - 6:20 pm
Session is Full

Youth Level 5 (5 to 12 years)

All Locations
5/4/21 - 6/26/21
VIEW

Students in this stage work on stroke technique and learn all major competitive strokes. The emphasis on water safety continues through treading water and sidestroke. Students in this stage focus on the following:
• Developing stamina in the front crawl and back crawl
• Developing the breaststroke and butterfly
• Building endurance techniques for deep-water safety


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberMemberNon-Member
4/1/21 6/14/21 Online / Front Desk $ 48.00$ 48.00$ 104.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
05/04/21 - 06/22/21
Tu - 5:35 pm - 6:20 pm
Register  
Closes
06/14/2021
05/05/21 - 06/23/21
We - 4:25 pm - 4:55 pm
Register  
Closes
06/15/2021
05/06/21 - 06/24/21
Th - 5:35 pm - 6:20 pm
Register  
Closes
06/16/2021
05/08/21 - 06/26/21
Sa - 11:20 am - 12:00 pm
Register  
Closes
06/18/2021

Youth Level 6 (5 to 12 years)

All Locations
5/4/21 - 6/26/21
VIEW

In this stage, students refine stroke technique on all major competitive strokes, learn about competitive swimming, and discover how to incorporate swimming into a healthy lifestyle. Students in this stage focus on the following:
• Developing endurance in the competitive strokes
• Developing skills related to competitive swimming like flip turns
• Enhancing skills and building endurance in deep water


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberMemberNon-Member
4/1/21 6/14/21 Online / Front Desk $ 48.00$ 48.00$ 104.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
05/04/21 - 06/22/21
Tu - 5:35 pm - 6:20 pm
Session is Full
05/05/21 - 06/23/21
We - 4:25 pm - 4:55 pm
Register  
Closes
06/15/2021
05/06/21 - 06/24/21
Th - 5:35 pm - 6:20 pm
Register  
Closes
06/16/2021
05/08/21 - 06/26/21
Sa - 11:20 am - 12:00 pm
Register  
Closes
06/18/2021