YOUTH SWIM LESSONS
Swim Lesson Coordinator
Our certified instructors are passionate about ensuring a safe and enjoyable learning environment. From mastering basic water entry and exit techniques to building strong floating and treading skills, our lessons empower swimmers with the knowledge and abilities they need to navigate the water with confidence.
Our instructors each hold valid First Aid, CPR, Lifeguard and Lifeguard Instructor certifications. The AYCC follows the YMCA of the USA swim lesson guidelines.
Current Session Info
Fall I Session runs September 5-October 21
Lessons are once per week for 7 weeks
August 14 - Opens AYCC Members & Currently Enrolled
August 21 - Open to public & Online registration
Financial Assistance is available for swim lessons.
Session Dates 2022-2023
Fall I - Sept 5 - Oct 21
Fall II - Oct 30-Dec 16
Winter - Jan 2-Feb 17
Spring I - Feb 26-Apr 13
Spring II - Apr 22-Jun 8
Summer - Jun 17-Aug 9
Group Session Fees
AYCC Members $70.00/person
TEEN & ADULT LESSONS - With grant funding, through Y-USA, the AYCC is able to offer free teen & adult lessons for the Fall Session!
Teen 30 minute class ages 13-18 (twice per week - Sept 5-28)
Adult 30 minute class ages 19+ (once per week - Sept 5-Oct 21)
Students learn and practice water safety skills, basic swim strokes and various self-rescue skills with assistance from the instructor. This class is designed for Teens or Adults who are looking to learn how to swim and become more comfortable in the water.
Parent & Child Lessons
Parent & Child I 30 minute class ages 6 months - 3 years
Parents accompany children in this state, which safely introduces infants & toddlers to the aquatic environment through exploration. This class encourages families to enjoy themselves while learning about the water.
Pre K 30 minute class ages 3-5 years
Children learn personal water safety essentials. Swim-ready techniques and underwater exploration are achieved with instructor assistance. Parents do not accompany children in the water at this stage.
Level 1 30 minute class ages 5+
Children are acclimated to the aquatic environment. This class teaches them to safely glide, float, submerge, and enter/exit pools and to float independently, while having fun with instructor assistance.
Level 2 30 minute class ages 6+
Review of introductory skills while learning to swim on their front and backs through basic swimming motions upwards of 10 feet without assistance occur at this level. With instructor assistance, swimmers will learn to perform the swim, float, swim sequence and focus on safety, while practicing skills.
Level 3 30 minute class ages 6+
Skills include learning how to build water stamina by swimming on their front and back for 25 yards continuously. Intermediate self-rescue skills are taught, along with rhythmic breathing during forward swimming.
Level 4 30 minute class ages 6+
Introduction to the four basic competitive strokes, including skill development in freestyle (front crawl), backstroke (back crawl) and introduction to the breaststroke and butterfly kick. Swimmers will learn how to swim continuous 25-yard patterns of different strokes as well as treading water for 1 minute independently. Swimmers will also learn kneeling dives.
Level 5/6 30 minute class ages 6+
Swimmers will progress to standing dives and 50-yard stroke patterns while refining strokes from Level 4. Swimmers will combine advanced kicking patterns to develop the breast and butterfly strokes to completion as well as continuing to build endurance and stamina in the water to continuously swim all four competitive strokes for 100 yards.
Homeschool 30 minute class ages 5+
Designed specifically for children who are homeschooled. This class is for all ability levels and qualifies as a Physical Education requirement.