YMCA Programs

Beginner – Ages 6 – 12 Years – Mon & Wed 1:10 pm

Students learn personal water safety and achieve basic swimming competency by learning two benchmark skills:
1.) Swim, float, swim – sequencing front glide, roll, back float, roll, front glide, and exit.
2.) Jump, push, turn, grab.
*Stage 1 – Water Acclimation: Increases comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue skills performed with assistance.
*Stage 2 – Water Movement: Encourages forward movement in water and basic self-rescue skills performed independently.
*Stage 3 – Water Stamina: Develops intermediate self-rescue skills performed at longer distances than in previous stages.

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Program Information

YMCA Branch Shady Grove Family YMCA
Date Monday, May 6, 2019, 1:10 PM - Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 1:40 PM
Online Registration Window Saturday, December 1, 2018 - Wednesday, May 1, 2019
In-house Registration Window Saturday, December 1, 2018 - Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Age Range 6 - 12
Fee $50.00 - $95.00

Contact Info

Contact Name Aquatics Director
Email sgymca@ymcarichmond.org
Phone 8042703866

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