Achieve More

Youth In GovernmentAll kids have great potential. At the Y, we work every day to help them set and achieve personal and educational goals. Thousands of children and teens build skills and confidence as they explore new interests and passions through the Y. Leadership and academic enrichment programs—including Black and Latino Achievers Program, Youth in Government, and college preparation—along with our dedicated efforts to close the academic achievement gap for low-income youth ensure that every child has an opportunity to envision and pursue the best possible future. 

Learn more about our Youth and Teen programs:

Swim Lessons - Youth (Age 6-12)

Ages: 6 - 18

Mondays 4:15 PM - 4:55 PM

Apr 30 2018 - Jun 17 2018

Guilderland 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: 75.00

Non-Member: 150.00

Swim Lessons - Youth (Age 6-12)

Ages: 6 - 18

Saturdays 9:50 AM - 10:30 AM

Apr 30 2018 - Jun 17 2018

Guilderland 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: 75.00

Non-Member: 150.00

Swim Lessons - Youth (Age 6-12)

Ages: 6 - 18

Sundays 11:35 AM - 12:15 PM

Apr 30 2018 - Jun 17 2018

Guilderland YMCA

This stage refines stroke technique on all major competitive strokes and encourages swimming as part of a healthy lifestyle. It focuses on developing endurance in the competitive strokes, developing skills related to competitive swimming such as flip turns, and enhancing skills and building endurance in deep water. Participants are working on endurance, front and back

Pricing

Member: 75.00

Non-Member: 150.00

Swim Team

Tuesdays, Thursdays 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Apr 30 2018 - Aug 4 2018

Duanesburg YMCA

This is our beginner level. Swimmers will work on developing the 4 basic competitive strokes with a major focus on Freestyle and Backstroke. Swimmers will work on technique.

Pricing

Non-Member: 197.00

Swim Lessons - Youth (Age 6-12)

Ages: 6 - 18

Sundays 11:35 AM - 12:15 PM

Apr 30 2018 - Jun 17 2018

Guilderland 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: 75.00

Non-Member: 150.00

Swim Lessons - Youth (Age 6-12)

Ages: 6 - 18

Mondays 4:15 PM - 4:55 PM

Apr 30 2018 - Jun 17 2018

Guilderland YMCA

This stage develops intermediate self-rescue skills performed at longer distances than in previous stages. It focuses on integrating arm action, leg action, and rhythmic breathing in back and front glides, developing forward movement on the front and back, and practicing skills and safety techniques in deep water. Participants are working on submerging, swimming on front

Pricing

Member: 75.00

Non-Member: 150.00

Swim Lessons - Youth (Age 6-12)

Ages: 6 - 18

Tuesdays 4:35 PM - 5:15 PM

Apr 30 2018 - Jun 17 2018

Guilderland 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: 75.00

Non-Member: 150.00

Swim Lessons - Youth (Age 6-12)

Ages: 6 - 18

Saturdays 11:10 AM - 11:50 AM

Apr 30 2018 - Jun 17 2018

Guilderland YMCA

This stage develops intermediate self-rescue skills performed at longer distances than in previous stages. It focuses on integrating arm action, leg action, and rhythmic breathing in back and front glides, developing forward movement on the front and back, and practicing skills and safety techniques in deep water. Participants are working on submerging, swimming on front

Pricing

Member: 75.00

Non-Member: 150.00

Swim Lessons - Youth (Age 6-12)

Ages: 6 - 18

Sundays 11:35 AM - 12:15 PM

Apr 30 2018 - Jun 17 2018

Guilderland 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: 75.00

Non-Member: 150.00

Swim Team

Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Apr 30 2018 - Aug 4 2018

Duanesburg YMCA

The emphasis is on technique, refinement of strokes, starts and turns and introduction to training sets and more challenging practice sessions.

Pricing

Non-Member: 233.00