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BUILDING CONFIDENCE

IN THE WATER

June 2018 Swim Lesson Guide SAMMAMISH COMMUNITY YMCA


COME SWIM WITH US . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . As "America's Swim Instructor", the Y has been helping people of all ages gain swimming confidence for decades. Our swim lessons build skills, confidence and character. Our instructors emphasize water safety, social skills and problem solving in each of our offerings. Whether you are beginner, intermediate or advanced, we offer a variety of options at an affordable rate. Financial assistance available.

SWIM LESSON REGISTRATION DATES

June Swim Lessons

YMCA Member Community Registration Registration Friday, May 18 Wednesday, May 23

Starting with our May registration dates for June swim lessons, Community Registration will begin on the Wednesday following YMCA member registration.

YMCA Member Registration Member Registration opens online at 8:00am, May 18 and Community Registration opens online at 9:00am, May 23. If remaining spots are still available, in-person registration at the Sammamish Community YMCA will open at 11:00am.

Swim Lesson Registration: Registration takes place online. If you have not registered to use our online registration system, you may set up your account by using the email that you set your membership account up with.

Swim Lesson Cancellation Policy: We require notice in writing at least seven days prior to the start of the session for a full refund. You may email someone directly at sammamishaquatics@seattleymca.org.

Group Swim Lessons Group Lessons are based on age and ability of the participant. Swim lessons develop competency in swimming, along with confidence and endurance. A participant is advanced to the next level only when he or she can proficiently and safely perform the skills within his or her level. Please refer to the following pages for age breakdowns and abilities.

PROGRAMS RUN: Monday/Wednesday Classes: June 4-13 Tuesday/Thursday Classes: June 5-14 NEW! Saturday/Sunday Classes: June 9-17 We are excited to announce that we will be offering classes that will take place on Saturday and Sunday for 2-weeks in June! When registering for this session, please note that classes are consecutively on both Saturday and Sunday mornings for two weekends. NEW! Monday-Thursday Classes*: June 25-July 5 (no class July 4) We are pleased to announce that we will be adding Monday-Thursday 2-week morning session options starting June 25! *If you would like to enroll in June 4-17 evening or weekend swim lessons and Monday-Thursday morning swim lessons that start June 25, you will need to register for both sessions during the time of registration. If registering for multiple sessions we recommend that you register for the same swim lesson level for the Monday-Thursday morning lessons as your June 4-17 swim lessons session.


Adult & Youth Private Swim Lessons. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Y private swim lessons offer the opportunity to learn in a one-on-one setting. Each student is paired with a certified, caring instructor based on needs and abilities. Ages 3 & up. Contact us for more info at sammamishaquatics@seattleymca.org. Session: June 4-June 17 Session: June 25-July 5* Two times per week: 6/4-6/17 - OR - Monday-Thursday: 6/25-7/5 See website for date/time options and pricing.

*No classes on 6/18–6/24 & 7/4

Adult & Youth Semi-Private Swim Lessons. . . . . . . . . . . . Learn

to swim in a semi-private setting with a maximum of two students per class! Please register with a partner for this lesson, you will be asked for your partners name during the registration process. The Aquatics Department will not be providing partners or pairing singles together. Contact us for more info at sammamishaquatics@seattleymca.org. Session: June 4-June 17 Session: June 25-July 5* Two times per week: 6/4-6/17 - OR - Monday-Thursday: 6/25-7/5 See website for date/time options and pricing.

*No classes on 6/18–6/24 & 7/4

SUMMER GROUP LESSONS In July and August, we are excited to continue offering our 4-week evening Monday/Wednesday, Tuesday/Thursday and Friday options as well as our Saturday & Sunday morning classes. In addition, starting June 25 we are pleased to announce that we will be adding Monday-Thursday 2-week morning session options.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! July & August Swim Lesson Registration Information

JULY

AUGUST

YMCA Member Registration: June 15 Community Member Registration: June 20 Session Dates: Monday/Wednesday: July 9-August 1 Tuesday/Thursday: July 10 – August 2 Friday: July 13-August 3 Saturday: July 7-28 Sunday: July 8-29 Monday-Thursday (Session I*): July 9-19 Monday – Thursday (Session II*): July 23-August 2

YMCA Member Registration: July 20 Community Member Registration: July 25 Session Dates: Monday/Wednesday: August 6-29 Tuesday/Thursday: August 7-30 Friday: August 10-31 Saturday: August 4-25 Sunday: August 5-26 Monday-Thursday (Session I*): August 6-16 Monday – Thursday (Session II*): August 20-30

*Please register for each Monday-Thursday session that you would like to attend during the month. If you would like to enroll in 4-weeks of Monday-Thursday swim lessons, you will need to register for both Session I and Session II during the time of registration. We recommend that you register for the same swim lesson level for Session I & II as our staff will automatically update your swim lesson level registration for Session II based on Session I participation.


SWIM LESSONS LEVELS WHAT AGE GROUP DOES THE STUDENT FALL INTO? 6 months–3 years

3 years–5 years

5 years–12 years

13+ years

PARENT* & CHILD: STAGES A–B

PRESCHOOL: STAGES 1–4

SCHOOL AGE: STAGES 1–6

TEEN & ADULT: STAGES 1–6

All age groups are taught the same skills but divided according to their developmental milestones.

WHICH STAGE IS THE STUDENT READY FOR?

Can the student respond to verbal cues and jump on land?

NOT YET

STAGE A / WATER DISCOVERY

Is the student comfortable working with an instructor without a parent in the water?

NOT YET

STAGE B / WATER EXPLORATION

Will the student go underwater voluntarily?

NOT YET

STAGE 1 / WATER ACCLIMATION

Can the student do a front and back float on his or her own?

NOT YET

STAGE 2 / WATER MOVEMENT

Can the student swim 10–15 yards on his or her front and back?

NOT YET

STAGE 3 / WATER STAMINA

Can the student swim 15 yards of front and back crawl?

NOT YET

STAGE 4 / STROKE INTRODUCTION

Can the student swim front crawl, back crawl, and breaststroke across the pool?

NOT YET

STAGE 5 / STROKE DEVELOPMENT

Can the student swim front crawl, back crawl, and breaststroke across the pool and back?

NOT YET

STAGE 6 / STROKE MECHANICS


STAGE

DESCRIPTIONS SWIM STARTERS

SWIM BASICS

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

A / WATER DISCOVERY

B / WATER EXPLORATION

Introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment.

Focuses on exploring body positions, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills.

Students learn personal water safety and achieve basic swimming competency by learning two benchmark skills:

1 / WATER ACCLIMATION

2 / WATER MOVEMENT

Increases comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue skills performed with assistance.

Encourages forward movement in water and basic self-rescue skills performed independently.

4 / STROKE INTRODUCTION

5 / STROKE DEVELOPMENT

6 / STROKE MECHANICS

Introduces basic stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and reinforces water safety through treading water and elementary backstroke.

Introduces breaststroke and butterfly and reinforces water safety through treading water and sidestroke.

Refines stroke technique on all major competitive strokes and encourages swimming as part of a healthy lifestyle.

• Swim, float, swim— sequencing front glide, roll, back float, roll, front glide, and exit.

3 / WATER STAMINA Develops intermediate self-rescue skills performed at longer distances than in previous stages.

• Jump, push, turn, grab

SWIM STROKES

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.


PRESCHOOL GROUP SWIM LESSONS Stage

Stage 1: Water Acclimation

Age

Date(s)

Time Start

Time End

June 4-13 Mondays/Wednesdays

5:15pm 5:50pm 6:25pm

5:45pm 6:20pm 6:55pm

June 5-14 Tuesdays/Thursdays

5:15pm 5:50pm 6:25pm

5:45pm 6:20pm 6:55pm

8:05am 8:40am 9:15am 9:50am 10:25am 8:05am 8:40am 9:15am 9:50am

8:35am 9:10am 9:45am 10:20am 10:55am 8:35am 9:10am 9:45am 10:20am

June 4-13 Mondays/Wednesdays

5:15pm 5:50pm 6:25pm

5:45pm 6:20pm 6:55pm

June 5-14 Tuesdays/Thursdays

5:15pm 5:50pm 6:25pm

5:45pm 6:20pm 6:55pm

June 9-17 Saturday/Sunday

8:05am 8:40am 9:15am 9:50am 10:25am

8:35am 9:10am 9:45am 10:20am 10:55am

June 25-July 5 Monday-Thursday

8:05am 8:40am 9:15am 9:50am

8:35am 9:10am 9:45am 10:20am

June 4-13 Mondays/Wednesdays

5:15pm 5:50pm 6:25pm

5:45pm 6:20pm 6:55pm

June 5-14 Tuesdays/Thursdays

5:15pm 5:50pm 6:25pm

5:45pm 6:20pm 6:55pm

June 9-17 Saturday/Sunday

8:05am 8:40am 9:15am 9:50am 10:25am

8:35am 9:10am 9:45am 10:20am 10:55am

June 25-July 5 Monday-Thursday

8:05am 8:40am 9:15am 9:50am

8:35am 9:10am 9:45am 10:20am

June 4-13 Mondays/Wednesdays

5:50pm

6:20pm

June 5-14 Tuesdays/Thursdays

5:15pm

5:45pm

June 9-17 Saturday/Sunday

9:50am 10:25am

10:20am 10:55am

June 25-July 5 Monday-Thursday

9:50am

10:20am

3-5 yrs June 9-17 Saturdays/Sundays

June 25-July 5 Monday-Thursday

Stage 2: Water Movement

Stage 3: Water Stamina

Stage 4: Stroke Introduction

3-5 yrs

3-5 yrs

3-5 yrs


SCHOOL AGE GROUP SWIM LESSONS Stage

Age

Date(s)

Time Start

Time End

5:15pm 5:50pm 6:25pm 5:15pm 5:50pm 6:25pm 8:05am 8:40am 9:15am 9:50am 10:25am 8:05am 8:40am 9:15am 9:50am 5:15pm 5:50pm 6:25pm 5:15pm 5:50pm 6:25pm 8:05am 8:40am 9:15am 9:50am 10:25am 8:05am 8:40am 9:15am 9:50am 5:15pm 5:50pm 6:25pm 5:15pm 5:50pm 6:25pm 8:05am 8:40am 9:15am 9:50am 10:25am 8:05am 8:40am 9:15am 9:50am 5:15pm 5:50pm 6:25pm 5:15pm 5:50pm 6:25pm

5:45pm 6:20pm 6:55pm 5:45pm 6:20pm 6:55pm 8:35am 9:10am 9:45am 10:20am 10:55am 8:35am 9:10am 9:45am 10:20am 5:45pm 6:20pm 6:55pm 5:45pm 6:20pm 6:55pm 8:35am 9:10am 9:45am 10:20am 10:55am 8:35am 9:10am 9:45am 10:20am 5:45pm 6:20pm 6:55pm 5:45pm 6:20pm 6:55pm 8:35am 9:10am 9:45am 10:20am 10:55am 8:35am 9:10am 9:45am 10:20am 5:45pm 6:20pm 6:55pm 5:45pm 6:20pm 6:55pm

June 9-17 Saturdays/Sundays

8:05am 8:40am 9:15am 9:50am 10:25am 11:00am

8:35am 9:10am 9:45am 10:20am 10:55am 11:30am

June 25-July 5 Monday-Thursday

8:05am 8:40am 9:15am 9:50am

8:35am 9:10am 9:45am 10:20am

June 4-13 Mondays/Wednesdays June 5-14 Tuesdays/Thursdays

Stage 1: Water Acclimation

5- 12 yrs June 9-17 Saturdays/Sundays

June 25-July 5 Monday-Thursday June 4-13 Mondays/Wednesdays June 5-14 Tuesdays/Thursdays

Stage 2: Water Movement

5- 12 yrs June 9-17 Saturdays/Sundays

June 25-July 5 Monday-Thursday June 4-13 Mondays/Wednesdays June 5-14 Tuesdays/Thursdays

Stage 3: Water Stamina

5- 12 yrs June 9-17 Saturdays/Sundays

June 25-July 5 Monday-Thursday June 4-13 Mondays/Wednesdays June 5-14 Tuesdays/Thursdays

Stage 4: Stroke Introduction

5- 12 yrs


5:15pm 5:50pm 6:25pm 5:15pm 5:50pm 6:25pm 8:05am 8:40am 9:15am 9:50am 10:25am 11:35am 8:05am 8:40am 9:15am 9:50am 5:15pm 5:50pm 6:25pm 5:15pm 5:50pm 6:25pm 8:05am 8:40am 9:15am 9:50am 10:25am 8:05am 8:40am 9:15am 9:50am

5:45pm 6:20pm 6:55pm 5:45pm 6:20pm 6:55pm 8:35am 9:10am 9:45am 10:20am 10:55am 12:05pm 8:35am 9:10am 9:45am 10:20am 5:45pm 6:20pm 6:55pm 5:45pm 6:20pm 6:55pm 8:35am 9:10am 9:45am 10:20am 10:55am 8:35am 9:10am 9:45am 10:20am

Date(s)

Time Start

Time End

June 9-17 Saturday/Sunday

9:15am

9:45am

June 25-July 5 Monday-Thursday

9:15am

9:45am

June 9-17 Saturday/Sunday

8:40am

9:10am

June 25-July 5 Monday-Thursday

8:40am

9:10am

Date(s)

Time Start

Time End

June 5-14 Tuesdays/Thursdays

8:00pm

8:30pm

June 9-17 Saturday/Sunday

8:05am

8:35am

June 25-July 5 Monday-Thursday

8:05am

8:35am

June 5-14 Tuesdays/Thursdays

8:30pm

9:00pm

June 4-13 Mondays/Wednesdays June 5-14 Tuesdays/Thursdays

Stage 5: Stroke Development

5 – 12 yrs June 9-17 Saturday/Sunday

June 25-July 5 Monday-Thursday June 4-13 Mondays/Wednesdays June 5-14 Tuesdays/Thursdays

Stage 6: Stroke Mechanics

5 – 12 yrs June 9-17 Saturday/Sunday

June 25-July 5 Monday-Thursday

PARENT/CHILD GROUP SWIM LESSONS Stage

Stage A: Water Discovery Stage B: Water Exploration

Age 6 - 24 mos

2 - 3 yrs

ADULT GROUP LESSONS Stage

Adult Beginning Adult Intermediate

Age

18 and up

18 and up

Sammamish June 2018 Swim Guide  
Sammamish June 2018 Swim Guide