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.

Swim Lessons - Preschool (Age 3-5)

Ages: 3 - 5

Tuesdays 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Mar 5 2018 - Apr 29 2018

Greenbush YMCA

This stage is designed to increase participant comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue skills performed with assistance. It focuses on exploring the water and developing personal skills with the instructor, develop basic skills to propel and glide through the water with assistance, learn basic water safety and accepting some responsibility for safe practices.

Pricing

Member: 60.00

Non-Member: 119.00

Swim Lessons - Youth (Age 6-12)

Ages: 6 - 12

Fridays 4:15 PM - 4:55 PM

Mar 5 2018 - Apr 29 2018

Greenbush YMCA

This stage is designed to increase participant comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue skills performed with assistance. It focuses on exploring the water and developing personal skills with the instructor, develop basic skills to propel and glide through the water with assistance, learn basic water safety and accepting some responsibility for safe practices.

Pricing

Member: 70.00

Non-Member: 149.00

Swim Lessons - Youth (Age 6-12)

Ages: 6 - 12

Wednesdays 5:45 PM - 6:25 PM

Mar 5 2018 - Apr 29 2018

Greenbush YMCA

This stage introduces breaststroke and butterfly and reinforces safety through treading water and side stroke. It focuses on developing stamina in the front crawl and back crawl, developing the breaststroke and butterfly, and building endurance techniques for deep water safety. Participants are working on endurance, front and back crawl, diving, resting stroke of elementary backstroke,

Pricing

Member: 70.00

Non-Member: 149.00

Swim Lessons - Parent And Child

Saturdays 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Mar 5 2018 - Apr 29 2018

Greenbush YMCA

This stage introduces infants and toddlers to the water. It focuses on encouraging parents to set developmentally appropriate expectations for infants and toddlers enrolled in the lessons. It?s has an introduction and emphasis on basic water safety to parents and providing a positive family experience. It also builds relationships among and between parents and children

Pricing

Member: 60.00

Non-Member: 119.00

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 - Preschool (Age 3-5)

Ages: 3 - 5

Saturdays 9:35 AM - 10:05 AM

Mar 5 2018 - Apr 29 2018

Greenbush YMCA

This stage is designed to increase participant comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue skills performed with assistance. It focuses on exploring the water and developing personal skills with the instructor, develop basic skills to propel and glide through the water with assistance, learn basic water safety and accepting some responsibility for safe practices.

Pricing

Member: 60.00

Non-Member: 119.00

Swim Lessons - Adult

Ages: 18 and above

Wednesdays 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Mar 5 2018 - Apr 29 2018

Bethlehem Area YMCA

This class is designed for adults who are comfortable in the water and do not need assistance with a flotation device. Participants build endurance in order to swim the full length of the pool while building upon basic skills of freestyle stroke and backstroke. Participants will work on breast stroke and be introduced to the

Pricing

Member: 80.00

Non-Member: 119.00

American Red Cross Classes

Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Mar 5 2018 - Mar 28 2018

Guilderland YMCA

This class is avaiable for anyone 15 and older who wishes to be certified as a lifeguard. Certification includes First Aid and CPR for the professional lifeguard w/AED. CPR masks are provided. A pre-test of swimming skills and endurance is administered before the first class. $400.00

Pricing

Member: 400.00

Non-Member: 450.00

Frog(Special Needs Swim Lessons)

Ages: 5 - 18

Saturdays 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Mar 5 2018 - Apr 29 2018

Guilderland YMCA

This class is for the beginner who has little or no experience in the water. Children will work on water adjustment and basic skills including bubble blowing, front and back floats, jumping in, getting their faces wet, and paddling on the front, back, and side. Aqua joggers or noodles will be used. (30 minute class)

Pricing

Member: 70.00

Non-Member: 109.00

Swim Lessons - Adult

Ages: 18 and above

Thursdays 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Mar 5 2018 - Apr 29 2018

Guilderland YMCA

This class is for adults who are looking to improve their skills. The class will cover learning and or improving all swimming skills and basic body positioning. Advance swimmers will develop all five strokes at a comfortable pace. (45 minute class)

Pricing

Member: 80.00

Non-Member: 150.00