Ages: 6 – through 12
Lessons follow the YMCA of the USA Progressive Swim Lesson Program. Levels range from non-swimmer through competitive level.  These six levels of progressively challenging YMCA swim classes cover all strokes, diving fundamentals and safety skills.  All children are tested the first day of class to insure correct placement.  Lessons are offered during the weekdays as well as weeknights and weekends

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POLLIWOG(GRADE SCHOOL LEVEL 1)
A water movement class.  Skills taught are floating, gliding, kicking and bobs.

GUPPY (GRADE SCHOOL LEVEL 2)
A water stamina class.  Rotary breathing, front crawl and backstroke introduced.

MINNOW (GRADE SCHOOL LEVEL 3)
A stroke introduction class.  Refinement of front and back crawl, elementary backstroke, diving, building endurance and introduction of breast stroke and butterfly kick.  

FISH (GRADE SCHOOL LEVEL 4)
A stroke development class.  Breast stroke, Side Stroke, diving and refinement of front and back crawl.  Includes endurance swimming.  Child must swim 50 yards using a properly coordinated kick and pull in breast stroke to advance to next level.

FLYING FISH (GRADE LEVEL 5)
A stroke mechanics class – Butterfly stroke plus the refinement of breast stroke, front and back crawl as well as resting strokes (elementary back stroke and side stroke) and diving.  

SHARK (GRADE LEVEL 6)
An advanced stroke mechanics class – Competitive swimming skills introduced.  Refinement of all four strokes as well as starts, turns and endurance.

SECOND GRADE SWIM
This program is for any second grader in Hunterdon County who is a non-swimmer or beginner level swimmer.  Proof of grade required

Download for a letter to Parents of New Swimmers.

YMCA – Carta de Natacion Spanish


For questions, contact Flora Mannino at 908-483-4924 or fmannino@hcymca.org.

 


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