Make A Splash

Swimming at Adventure CampSwimming is a life skill as well as great exercise and a challenging sport. Our Ys offer swim lessons (for all ages), family swim, competitive swimming, and many kinds of adaptive swim programs for kids with special needs, so we can all safely enjoy the pleasures of an aquatic environment.

Aquatics Programs at the Y include:

  • Swim Lessons
  • Swim Team
  • Lifeguard Courses
  • Water Safety
  • Backyard Pool Swim lessons
  • CPR, Oxygen, and AED Certifications

Contact your local branch for more information on our aquatics programs.

To ensure safety in and around the water, we ask you to abide by our pool rules and policies.

American Red Cross

Thursdays 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Mar 29 2018 - Mar 29 2018

Troy YMCA

Cpr/Aed Pro

Pricing

Non-Member: 0.00

American Red Cross

Ages: 12 and above

Thursdays 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Mar 29 2018 - Mar 29 2018

Troy YMCA

Cpr/Aed Pro

Pricing

Member: 75.00

Non-Member: 115.00

American Red Cross Classes

Ages: 15 and above

Saturdays, Sundays 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Mar 24 2018 - Apr 1 2018

Southern Saratoga YMCA

The American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard training program is designed to prepare individuals who would like to work as lifeguards. The Waterfront module available in this training allows lifeguards to work in non-surf open-water areas at public parks, resorts, camps and campgrounds. This lifeguard training class includes certifications in American Red Cross Lifeguard with Waterfront,

Pricing

Member: 400.00

Non-Member: 450.00

Babysitting Certification Course

Fridays 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Mar 23 2018 - Mar 23 2018

Guilderland YMCA

Our course will provide youth who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly care for children and infants. This training will help participants to develop leadership skills, keep themselves and others safe and help children behave. Participants will learn about basic child care and first aid and also

Pricing

Non-Member: 90.00

American Red Cross Classes

Ages: 12 and above

Thursdays 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Mar 22 2018 - Mar 22 2018

Greenbush YMCA

This course provides certification in CPR & AED for infants, children & adults. This course is specifically made for YMCA staff who need to obtain a new CPR certification or update one that expired. Designed to make staff aware of their duties during emergencies in the workplace as professionals.

Pricing

Member: 75.00

Non-Member: 115.00

Kayak Clinics

Saturdays 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Mar 17 2018 - Mar 17 2018

Troy YMCA

Enjoy Kayak instruction for any level in the Troy Y pool. These clinics are run by experienced ADK members. You MUST come with your own kayak and equipment. Please contact Ralph Pascale at rpascale@spendwood.com with any additional questions.

Pricing

Member: 12.00

Non-Member: 18.00

Swim Lessons - Youth (Age 6-12)

Ages: 6 - 12

Wednesdays 4:45 PM - 5:25 PM

Mar 5 2018 - Apr 29 2018

Bethlehem Area YMCA

In this stage participants focus on forward movement in water and basic self-rescue skills performed independently. It focuses on exploring the water and personal skills without instructor help, developing basic skills to propel and glide through the water without instructor help, and learn basic water and boat safety and accepting some responsibility for safe practices.

Pricing

Member: 70.00

Non-Member: 104.00

Swim Lessons - Youth (Age 6-12)

Ages: 6 - 12

Fridays 5:30 PM - 6:10 PM

Mar 5 2018 - Apr 29 2018

Bethlehem Area YMCA

This stage introduces basic stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and reinforces water safety through treading water and elementary backstroke. It focuses on developing the front crawl and back crawl, introduces components of the breaststroke and butterfly, and practicing safety techniques in deep water. Participants are working on building endurance, front and back

Pricing

Member: 70.00

Non-Member: 104.00

Swim Lessons - Parent And Child

Saturdays 10:40 AM - 11:10 AM

Mar 5 2018 - Apr 29 2018

Bethlehem Area YMCA

In this stage, children focus on exploring body positions, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills. It has a focus on encouraging children to move purposefully in the water in response to visual and verbal cues and using toys and flotation devices. Lessons will emphasize basic water safety to parents and build relationships among

Pricing

Member: 55.00

Non-Member: 89.00

Swim Lessons - Preschool (Age 3-5)

Ages: 3 - 5

Wednesdays 4:35 PM - 5:05 PM

Mar 5 2018 - Apr 29 2018

Bethlehem Area YMCA

In this stage participants focus on forward movement in water and basic self-rescue skills performed independently. It focuses on exploring the water and personal skills without instructor help, developing basic skills to propel and glide through the water without instructor help, and learn basic water and boat safety and accepting some responsibility for safe practices.

Pricing

Member: 55.00

Non-Member: 89.00