We offer year-round swim programs in our indoor heated pool. Our student centered approach focuses on skill development, building self-confidence, increasing water safety awareness and having fun.  Conducted in small groups by experienced instructors children are placed according to their age and abilities.

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PIKE • Ages 2 1⁄2 – 4 Years • Water Orientation

Water orientation class designed for the new swimmer. Child must be comfortable in the water without the parent. Children develop safe pool behavior, adjust to the water and develop independent movement in the water. Flotation device used.

EEL • Ages 4 – 5 Years • Beginner Level

Skills include flutter kick, front and back float, paddle stroke, rhythmic breathing (bobs), treading water and water safety.  Flotation device used.

RAY • Ages 4 – 5 Years • Intermediate level

Skills include water safety, fundamentals of rotary breathing, and building endurance by swimming on front and back. Diving skills are introduced.   No flotation devices are used

STARFISH• Ages 4 – 5 Years • Advanced level

Review skills learned in Ray, refine front crawl, back-stroke, diving and floating skills. Child begins to swim more distance and gains strength and endurance.

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During the Summer Session swim lessons are also offered at the Union Gap Village Outdoor Pool. Learn more.

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


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