Learn a life skill with our trained and experienced swim instructors. We are proud to offer a safe, nurturing and welcoming learning environment and have classes available for everyone at different stages. Our “Me and My Shadow” class is for parents and young children who are ready to be introduced to the water for the first time. Classes 1+2 are for surviving in the water, levels 3+4 are for developing a swim technique and levels 5+6 are for continued swim development. Please use the “level selector” on our website or ask our staff for support in placing your child in a class.
Benches are available for spectators during the lessons.
Tuesday & Thursday
Swim Basics (1+2) 5:00pm-5:30pm
Swim Basics (3) 5:45pm-6:15pm
Swim Strokes (4) 5:00pm-5:30pm
Swim Strokes (5+6) 5:45—6:15 pm
Thursday Me & My Shadow (A+B): 4:15—4:45 pm (Parent & Child Class)
For pricing view our registration form at www.clarioncountyymca.org/resources. Classes run monthly and all swimmers must register in advance at the membership desk by the first of the month.
YOUTH PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS
We offer private lessons for children. Sign up at the front desk. We offer flexible lesson times and will work hard to schedule times that work best for you. Our private lessons are offered as four 30 minute lessons a month; once per week.
Monthly Fee: $45 for members/$60 for non-members.
Celebrate a birthday or fun gathering at the YMCA pool! Pool rentals are available for one hour. A party room is also available. Rentals are available on a first come basis. Please contact the front desk for a request form. A party room is available and pricing starts at $35. Gym and kitchen are also available. Ask about pricing!
1 Hour: $100 Members; $125 Non-members
YMCA COMPETITIVE SWIM TEAM
The Riversharks are a competitive swim team that will practice at the YMCA Monday, Wednesday and Saturday and have block work practice in Oil City on Tuesdays from the end of October through mid-February. The Clarion County YMCA participates in the CENKEY Swim League. Meets are held Sundays December-February at pools in the league with every meet held at the Oil City YMCA during the current season.
MEETS WILL BE VIRTUAL this season. Swimmers are grouped by level. Developmental Guppies and Minnows learn stroke technique while Competitive Dolphins, Seals, and Sharks refine strokes and work on endurance and technique. The team is coached by Head Coach Joseph Folz and assisted by Autumn Fortney. Start date is Monday, October 26.