Sussex County YMCA

Swim Lessons

NEW Monthly Drafting For Swim Lessons 

PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS
One on one instruction, suitable for adults or children.  Lessons move at your own pace, meeting your own needs. 
Packages available. 
PRIVATE SWIM LESSON FORM


Did you know we offer free swim lesson evaluations?
Be assured you and your child will be placed in the proper level of swim lessons.
Saturday or Sunday after 11:30am, please call the aquatics department 973 209 9622 ext.210 or ext. 223 to set up an appointment.

View the Y's aquatic policy.


PARENT AND CHILD SWIM LESSONS: 6mos. - 3 years (30 min.)

Accompanied by a parent, infants and toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills through fun and confidence-building experiences, while parents learn about water safety, drowning prevention, and the importance of supervision.

FAMILY: FREE | YOUTH: $35 per month | PROGRAM MEMBER: Family/Youth: $55 per month


WATER DISCOVERY
Parents accompany children in stage A, which introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment through exploration and encourages them to enjoy themselves while learning about the water.

 Monday 10am |  Thursday 11:20am | Saturday 9am | Sunday 10:20am


 WATER EXPLORATION
 In stage B, parents work with their children to explore body positions, floating, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills.

 Monday 11:20am | Thursday 10am | Saturday 11:30am | Sunday 10:55am


PRESCHOOL SWIM ACADEMY: 3 - 5 years (30 min.)

Students learn personal water safety and achieve basic swimming competency by learning two benchmark skills: Swim, float,
swim—sequencing front glide, roll, back float, roll, front glide, and exit • Jump, push, turn, grab

FAMILY: $42 per month | YOUTH: $47 per month | PROGRAM MEMBER: Family/Youth: $67 per month


 WATER ACCLIMATION
Students develop comfort with underwater exploration and learn to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water in stage 1. This stage lays the foundation that allows for a student’s future progress in swimming.

Mon 10am, 11:20am, 4pm or 4:45pm | Thu 10:40am, 11:20am or 5pm | Fri 4:45pm| Sat 9am or 9:35am |Sun 10:20am or 10:55am


 WATER MOVEMENT
In stage 2, students focus on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water while also continuing to practice how to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water.

Mon 10:40am or 4:45pm | Thu 10:40am or 5pm | Fri 4:45pm| Sat 9:35am or 10:55am | Sun 10:20am


WATER STAMINA
In stage 3, students learn how to swim to safety from a longer distance than in previous stages in the event of falling into a body of water. This stage also introduces rhythmic breathing and integrated arm and leg action.

Mon 10:40am | Thu 10am or 5pm | Fri 4:45pm | Sat 9:35am | Sun 10:55am


STROKE INTRODUCTION
Students in stage 4 develop stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and learn the breaststroke kick and butterfly kick. Water safety is reinforced through treading water and elementary backstroke.

Thu 5:45pm | Sat 9:35am | Sun 9am


SCHOOL AGE SWIM ACADEMY: 6 - 12 years (40 min.)

Having mastered the fundamentals, students learn additional water safety skills and build stroke
technique, developing skills that prevent chronic disease, increase social-emotional and cognitive well-being, and foster a lifetime of physical activity.

FAMILY: $47 | YOUTH: $52 per month | PROGRAM MEMBER: Family/Youth: $72 per month


WATER ACCLIMATION
Students develop comfort with underwater exploration and learn to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water in stage 1. This stage lays the foundation that allows for a student’s future progress in swimming.

Mon 4pm | Fri 4pm | Sat 10:10am | Sun 9:35am


WATER MOVEMENT
In stage 2, students focus on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water while also continuing to practice how to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water.

Mon 4pm | Thu 5:35pm | Fri 4pm | Sat 10:10am |Sun 9:35am


 WATER STAMINA
In stage 3, students learn how to swim to safety from a longer distance than in previous stages in the event of falling into a body of water. This stage also introduces rhythmic breathing and integrated arm and leg action.

Mon 4:35pm | Thu 5:35pm | Fri 4pm | Sat 10:10am | Sun 9:35am       


STROKE INTRODUCTION
Students in stage 4 develop stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and learn the breaststroke kick and butterfly kick. Water safety is reinforced through treading water and elementary backstroke.

Mon 5:20pm |Thu 6:20pm | Fri 4pm | Sat 10:10am


STROKE DEVELOPMENT
Students in stage 5 work on stroke technique and learn all major competitive strokes. The emphasis on water safety continues through treading water and sidestroke.

Mon 5:20pm | Thu 6:20pm | Fri 4:45pm | Sat 10:55am


 STROKE MECHANICS
 In stage 6, students refine stroke technique on all major competitive strokes, learn about competitive swimming, and discover how to           incorporate swimming into a healthy lifestyle.

Mon 5:20pm | Thu 6:20pm | Sat 10:55am


TEEN BEGINNER SWIM LESSONS (Ages 13-17, 30 minute lessons)
Ideal for teens who have never learned to swim or who have some basic skills in the water, but never learned technique.

Sat 11:35am | Sun 9am

FAMILY: $45 | YOUTH: $50 per month | PROGRAM MEMBER: Family/Youth: $70 per month


SWIM FIT CLUB (1 hour lesson)
Prerequisite: Completed Level 5 or higher and swim 100 yards without assistance.  Learn the fundamentals of team training: competitive strokes, turns, dives, build endurance and learn how to circle swim.

FAMILY FACILITY: $55 | FACILITY: $60 per month | PROGRAM MEMBER:  $80 per month

Junior Fit: (Ages 7-11)     Mon 4pm | Thur 5pm | Sat 11am
Senior Fit: (Ages 11 -17)  Thur 6pm | Sat 10am