YMCA Programs

Beginner-Ages 6 to 12 Years-Sat 10:10 am

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.
*Stage 4 – Stroke Introduction: Introduces basic stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and reinforces water safety through treading water and elementary backstroke.

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Program Information

YMCA Branch Patrick Henry Family YMCA
Date Saturday, May 4, 2019, 10:10 AM - Saturday, May 25, 2019, 10:40 AM
Online Registration Window Saturday, December 1, 2018 - Monday, April 29, 2019
In-house Registration Window Saturday, December 1, 2018 - Monday, April 29, 2019
Age Range 6 - 12
Fee $24.00 - $47.00

Contact Info

Contact Name Teddy Anna
Email annat@ymcarichmond.org
Phone 8047980057
Instructor Name Amanda Yeatts

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