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YOUTH AQUATICS

Youth Aquatics

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AQUATICS PROGRAMS

GROUP SWIM LESSONS

Learn a valuable life skill with our trained and experienced swim instructors in a safe, nurturing and welcoming environment. Classes are available for everyone at different stages.

Our “Me and My Shadow” (A+B) 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, 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—Maximum 10/session

  • Swim Basics (1+2) 5:00pm-5:30pm
  • Stroke Introductions (3 & 4) 5:45pm-6:15pm
  • Stroke Development (5 & 6) 6:15 – 6:45 pm (if enough interest)

Saturday

  • Me & My Shadow (A+B) 9:00—9:30 am (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.

PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS

We offer private lessons for children and adults. 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.

FAMILY SWIM

Every Friday Night; 5:30—8:30 pm

Bring the family and enjoy time together in our pool. Our “Splash and Play Zone” features water sprinklers and shallow water for the little ones. Our main pool has plenty of space for the older family members to play and swim. Beach balls and water basketball is provided for your enjoyment.

POOL PARTIES

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!

POOL RENTAL:

1 Hour: $100 Members; $125 Non-members

YMCA COMPETITIVE SWIM TEAM

Competitive Swim Team for ages 5-18

The Riversharks are a competitive swim team that will practice at the Clarion University Natatorium (Tippin) on Monday-Thursday from 6-8 pm. The swim season runs from the beginning of October through mid-February. The Clarion County YMCA participates in the CENKEY Swim League. Meets are held Saturdays December-February at pools in the league. Swimmers are grouped by level; Developmental Guppies learn stroke technique while Competitive Dolphins, Seals, and Sharks refine strokes and work on endurance and technique. Parent meeting is September 15th at 5:30 pm at the Clarion County YMCA in the MPR. New swimmers welcome! Practices will begin in October. Ages 6-18

Cost – $255 plus $84 membership fee

FREE SWIM LESSONS

Youth in our YMCA Younger Years Child Care Program receive free weekly swim lessons as part of our program.

Youth in our Before & After School Program use the pool each week after school.

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