Aquatics

Youth Swim Lessons 

SWIM LESSON INFORMATION (To Register Click Here)

Classes run in 6 week sessions. Pre-registration is required. Number of classes per session varies.  Parents may remain in the pool area unless they become a distraction to the participants.  NO use of cell phones in pool and NO photo or video allowed.  At the conclusion of lessons all swimmers must exit the pool area to the locker rooms.  There are NO refunds.  Credits can be issued for illness ONLY and must be accompanied by a physician’s note.  These requests should be presented to the Aquatics Director [email protected] 

BUILDING STRONG SWIMMERS &  CONFIDENT KIDS

Swim Starters (Parent & Child)

• Accompanied by a parent, infants & toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills through confidence building experiences. Parents will learn about water safety, drowning prevention and the importance of supervision. (6 months- 3 years)

Level 1

• Water Acclimation Increases comfort with underwater exploration & introduces basic self-rescue skills with assistance from an instructor. Students will learn water safety and achieve basic swimming competency by learning benchmark skills. (Ages 3 – 10)

Level 2

• Water Movement Encourages forward movement in water and basic self-rescue skills performed independently. (Ages 3-12) 

Level 3

• Water Stamina Develops intermediate self-rescue skills performed at longer distances than in previous stages. (Ages 4-12)

Level 4 (Coming Soon)

• Stroke Development & Mechanics Students learn additional water safety skills and build stroke technique, increase social-emotional and cognitive well-being and foster a lifetime of physical activity.

Take Your Mark (Coming Soon)

• Youth swimmers can get their feet wet with our introduction to swim team for our youngest members. In Take Your Mark, swimmers will develop and build their swimming skills with one of our swim team coaches. Kids will have fun learning how to race while doing drills to improve technique. (Ages 4-12)

Adult Swim Lessons

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• 13 and up working on basic to advanced swimming skills.

*Class will only run if there are 3 or more participants.

YMCA PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS

The Pocono Family YMCA Offers one-on-one private instructions to help you or your child achieve your swimming goals! Private lessons are 30 minutes long.  These lessons are scheduled based on your availability and the instructor!      

                                                      1 class               3 classes             5 classes

                    Members:                   $25                       $75                   $105

                    Non-Members:           $40                       $120                 $180

YMCA SEMI-PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS

 The Pocono Family YMCA Offers 2-3 swimmers with 1 instructor private lessons to help you or your children achieve your swimming goals! Semi-private lessons are 30 minutes long.  These lessons are scheduled based on your availability and the instructor!  

                                                    1 Class                3 Classes              5 Classes

                     Members:                    $40                      $120                     $180
                     Non-Members:            $70                      $210                      $325 

Contact Chris for more information or to schedule your lessons- 570-421-2525 Ext 0128

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification Classes

Friday (5:00pm- 9:00pm)
Saturday (9:00am-5:00pm)
Sunday  (9:00am-5:00pm) (Water and Written Tests)

Class times are subject to change by lead instructor. 

Classes are limited to 10

All candidates must schedule a water test prior to 1 week before start date of class.

To Register (click here)

To print a current pool schedule (Click Here)

INTERESTED IN SWIM TEAM?

          Professional, experienced & trained coaches

          Evening & weekend practices

          Swim Meets for all levels

          Practice groups for all levels & interest

          Great friends, great families

          Positive & competitive environment

          Click Here for more information