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YMCA Programs

Teen/Adult – Ages 13 and Older – Sat 9:00-9:45am

Adults and Teens will learn personal water safety and achieve basic swimming competency through the six stage continuum of YMCA Swim Lesson, and build stroke techniques:*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. *Stage 5 – Stroke Development: Introduces breaststroke and butterfly and reinforces water safety through treading and sidestroke. *Stage 6 – Stroke Mechanics: Refines stroke on all major competitive strokes and encourages swimming as a part of a healthy lifestyle.

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Program Information

YMCA Branch Shady Grove Family YMCA
Date Saturday, August 8, 2020, 9:00 AM - Saturday, August 29, 2020, 9:45 AM
Online Registration Window Sunday, March 1, 2020 - Monday, August 3, 2020
In-house Registration Window Sunday, March 1, 2020 - Monday, August 3, 2020
Age Range 13 - 99
Fee $30.00 - $55.00

Contact Info

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

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