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Winter Session: January 3 - February 19 Registration Dates: Member Registration: December 5 Non-Member Registration: December 14


Parents and visitors of swim participants are warmly welcomed on deck during swim lessons for the first and last week of each session. All other classes will be closed to spectators. Pictures and videos are strictly prohibited in the pool area.



Ages 6 Months - 4 Years F: $39 M: $63 N: $84


Refunds must be requested within the first week of each session. Payment is non-refundable after the first week.

Make Up Classes:

Should the YMCA cancel a lesson, a make-up lesson will be scheduled. If the YMCA is unable to schedule a make-up class, a credit will be provided. If a student does not attend a class, there will be no make-up or refund for that class.

Inclement Weather:

If the Lynn Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather, swim classes will also be cancelled.

Open and Family Swim:

For information regarding open and/or family swim times please refer to our pool schedule. Current pool schedules can be found at the welcome center or online at www. For a full list of pool policies, please refer to the reverse side of the pool schedule or our website.

Group Swim Lessons:

Each group swim lesson requires a minimum of 3 swimmers in order to run. Classes with less than 3 swimmers signed up will be combined with another class or cancelled.

F = Family Member M = Member N = Non-Member

Observation Policy:

Placement evaluations can be made at any time for anyone unsure of their current swim level. For more information, please contact Aquatics Director Debra Jimenez at or (781) 581-3105 extension 732. Per state health code regulations, all swimmers must shower prior to entering the pool. While in the pool, all swimmers are required to wear swim caps (Lynn Branch specific rule). Only swim wear designed to be in water may be worn.

Membership Guide:

Parent/Child1: 6-18 months

Children learn the very basics of swimming while parents learn water safety, holds and towing techniques that encourage basic kicking, pulling and water independence for children. Swim diapers must be worn. Mon: 12:00pm-12:30pm Sat: 10:00am-10:30am Sun: 9:30am-10:00am

Parent/Child 2: 19 - 36 months

Children are introduced to submerging, kicking, and pulling combinations, floating and swimming without a flotation device. Swim diapers must be worn for participants who are not potty trained. Fri: 11:45am-12:15pm Sat: 10:30am-11:00am Sun: 10:00am-10:30am

Parent/Child 3: Ages 3-4

Beginner swimming, basic water adjustment and safety skills will be introduced. In this class children learn to love the water and will prepare to join our independent swimming classes (without an adult). Sat: 11:00am-11:30am Sun: 10:00am-10:30am

Skippers: Ages 2.9 - 3

This class helps children transition smoothly from the Parent/Child series to Independent swim courses. Parents are not required to be in the pool, but may join in to help with transition upon the instructor’s recommendation. Sat: 11:00am-11:30am Sun: 10:00am-10:30am

INDEPENDENT SWIM Ages 3 - 5 | F: $49 M: $73 N: $94


For children who have little or no water experience. Kicking, floating, reaching, shoulder bobbing and jumping are taught. Children will use a level 4 bubble. Mon: 5:40pm-6:20pm Wed: 4:45pm-5:25pm, 5:40pm-6:20pm Sat: 9:00am-9:40am, 10:45am-11:25am Sun: 9:00am-9:40am, 10:40am-11:20am


This class will use flotation based instruction to introduce four major swimming strokes. Class includes diving skills and opportunities to practice swimming without flotation. Children will use a level 3 bubble. Prerequisite: Pike class completion, or child passes an evaluation provided by the Aquatics Director. Tue: 5:40pm-6:20pm Fri: 4:45pm-5:25pm Sat: 11:30am-12:10pm Sun: 11:30am-12:10pm


In this class, swimmers learn rotary breathing and to improve stamina for swimming strokes. The class goal is to eliminate flotation devices completely and swim independently. Swimmers should use no more than a level 2 bubble. Prerequisite: Ray class completion, or child passes an evaluation provided by the Aquatics Director. Fri: 5:30pm-6:10pm Sat: 12:30pm-1:10pm Sun: 10:40am-11:20am

Star Fish:

This class is an introduction to the front crawl with alternating arm recovery and rhythmic breathing. The backstroke will also be taught. At the end, participants will be able to swim the length of the pool on their front and back. Prerequisite: Ray class completion, or child passes an evaluation provided by the Aquatics Director. Wed: 10:00am-10:40am Fri: 5:30pm-6:10pm Sat: 9:00am-9:40am,12:15pm-1:25pm Sun: 9:00am-9:40am

Winter Session Programs | 20 Neptune Blvd. Lynn, MA | 781-581-3105 |


Winter Session: January 3 - February 19 Registration Dates: Member Registration: December 5 Non-Member Registration: December 14

Membership Guide: F = Family Member M = Member N = Non-Member

YOUTH INDEPENDENT SWIM Ages 6 - 12 F:$49 M: $73 N: $94

Polliwog Ages 8+

This class is for children with little to no swimming experience. Jumping, bobbing, floating, kicking and gliding will be introduced. As the participants become more independent, the skills of reaching, pulling and breathing control will be taught. A noodle may be used for flotation. Mon: 5:00pm-5:40pm, 5:40pm-6:20pm Tue: 3:30pm-4:10pm, 4:15pm-4:55pm Wed: 5:40pm-6:20pm Thu: 4:45pm-5:25pm, 5:30pm-6:10pm Fri: 4:45pm-5:25pm Sat: 9:00am-9:40am,10:45am-11:25am Sun: 11:30am-12:10pm


Swimmers are introduced to the basics of the four major swim strokes and rotary breathing. Prerequisite: Polliwog class completion, or child passes an evaluation provided by the Aquatics Director. Mon: 4:45pm-5:25pm Wed: 4:45pm-5:25pm Fri: 3:15pm-3:55pm, 4:00pm-4:40pm Sat: 10:00am-10:40am, 12:30pm-1:10pm Sun: 12:30pm-1:10pm


Swimmers will refine their lead up strokes and continue developing their main strokes. Prerequisite: Guppy class completion, or child passes an evaluation provided by the Aquatics Director. Thu: 4:45pm-5:25pm Sat: 10:00am-10:40am Sun: 1:15pm-2:55pm


Swimmers will continue to perfect their strokes and continue working on their speed and distance. Prerequisite: Minnow class completion, or child passes an evaluation provided by the Aquatics Director. Thu: 5:45pm-6:25pm Fri: 3:15pm-3:55pm

TEEN SWIM Ages 12- 17 F: $39 M: $63 N: $84

Teen Learn to Swim - FREE!

Learn to swim! This class will teach basic swimming skills as well as water safety. Participants can only take this class once. Tue: 4:15pm-4:55pm Thu: 5:00pm-5:40pm

Breed Swim Lessons - FREE!

6th - 8th Graders These classes are designed for beginner swimmers from Breed Middle School. The class will consist of basic swimming skills as well as water safety. *Participants should present a valid school ID when registering.

Ages 18+ | M: $55 N: $105 Per Session

Adult Beginner:

Adults will learn basic swimming skills in a low pressure class. Swimmers will build confidence and learn the fundamentals of aquatic safety. Tue: 8:15am-8:45am Thu: 11:15am-11:45am Sat: 9:00am-9:30am Sun: 1:15pm-1:45pm

Adult Stroke Development:

Participants will develop basic swim strokes and have the opportunity to learn more advanced swim strokes. It is recommended that participants have taken beginner swim lessons before enrolling. Tue: 5:30pm-6:10pm Thu: 8:15am-8:55am

Private Lessons:

Private lessons are available upon request for members only. If interested, please submit a request form located at the Welcome Center. Private: Semi-private:* 4 classes: $125 4 classes: $175 *Semi-Private lessons are for a maximum of 3 swimmers. Pricing is a total cost for all swimmers.

Sat: 11:30am-12:10pm

OST and Youth Center Lessons:

Lynn Child Care Programs F:$20 M:$30 These classes are designed for beginner swimmers enrolled in the Lynn Youth Center and Out of School Time afterschool programs. Open swim is available for OST and Youth Center participants after the class is completed. Tue: 4:15pm-4:45pm

Winter Session Programs | 20 Neptune Blvd. Lynn, MA | 781-581-3105 |


Winter Session: January 3 - February 19 Registration Dates: Member Registration: December 5 Non-Member Registration: December 14

Membership Guide: F = Family Member M = Member N = Non-Member

AQUATIC PROGRAMS Lifeguard Training: FREE for members! N: $10

Have you ever thought of becoming a lifeguard? We will work with your swimming level to get you “rescue ready� for summer 2017! Participants will be trained and certified to work for the Lynn YMCA as well as the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) sites. This is a great opportunity to become a stronger swimmer, learn new skills, and become a part of the lifeguard workforce! The certification course is separate and will be held during 2017 High School spring break. Winter certifications are also available for those who qualify. **Participants must be 16 years of age by May 2017 to qualify. Registration is required for participation, and participants are strongly recommended to attend all training sessions as listed below to maintain a part of the program. Mon: 4:30pm-5:30pm Wed: 4:30pm-5:30pm Fri: 4:30pm-5:30pm

CPR/First AID/AED Recertification M: $50 N: $75

Fri, January 13: 10:00am Sat, February 25: 2:00pm

All year long, no registration required! These classes are low impact water workouts that combine interval training and strengthening exercises for the entire body.

* Participants must be currently certified in order to re-certify. Expired certifications require a full class to be taken.

Mon-Fri: 9:15am-10:15am Mon-Thu: 6:30pm-7:30pm Sat: 8:15am-9:15am

Professional rescuer Lifeguard certifications as well as CPR/FIRST AID/AED certifications are also offered. Please contact Deb Jimenez at to reserve your spot.

Water Resistance Training:

Swim Team:

M: $35 N: $70 The Lynn YMCA swim team is a competitive environment for swimmers looking to continue building their skills in a team format. The team focuses on stroke development, technique, and racing starts and turns.

Certification Classes:

Prerequisite: Swimmers must be able to demonstrate strength in swimming. They must be able to swim at least two lengths of the pool, have knowledge of all four strokes, and have the desire to commit to the team.


Mon: 4:00pm-5:00pm (dry land training) Tue: 5:30pm-6:30pm Sat: 1:00pm-2:00pm

Are you emergency ready? Register for a certification course today! Certification courses are offered through the American Red Cross. M: $50 N: $75

Water Fitness:

This class is a great workout that combines interval aerobic training and resistance exercises in the water. Led by a certified water fitness instructor, this class will increase muscle strength and make bones stronger. This is a great calorie burning, low impact way to exercise. Tue: 6:30pm-7:30pm Thu: 6:30pm-7:30pm

Sat, January 7: 2:00pm Thu, January 26: 4:00pm Thu, February 9: 4:00pm

Winter Session Programs | 20 Neptune Blvd. Lynn, MA | 781-581-3105 |


YOUTH DEVELOPMENT Winter Session: January 3 - February 19 Registration Dates: Member Registration: December 5 Non-Member Registration: December 14

Membership Guide: F = Family Member M = Member N = Non-Member


A Lynn YMCA Youth and Middle School membership entitles you to member rates for classes & programs, as well as access to recreational swim and open gym.

Girl Time: 6th to 8th grade

FREE to members. Struggling to have those important conversations with your daughter? This girls only workshop is a judgment free place where questions can be answered and discussions can be had without any pressure. The girls will discuss a wide variety of topics focusing on peer pressure, media influences, self-esteem, importance of education, and healthy living. Mon: 4:00pm-5:00pm

Growing in the Greenhouse:

FREE to members. Come try out gardening in our NEW greenhouse! Learn how different things grow, and enjoy growing plants of your own. Mon: 5:30pm-6:30pm

Hip Hop Dance Class: Ages10 –18

FREE to the community. Move to the beat with members of the In The Makin’ (ITM) Dance and Step Team! Come learn different styles of hip hop dance in a fun no-judgement atmosphere. Tue: 5:30pm-6:30pm

Rock Wall Wednesdays: 3rd grade +

Free to members. Challenge yourself on our indoor rock climbing wall. Compete against your friends and play interactive games. Students will be encouraged each week to complete individual and group climbing goals. Wed: 5:30pm-6:30pm

Track Stars: Ages 7 – 16

FREE to members. Come learn the basics of running. Build stamina for long distance running and create personal short distance running goals. There will be the opportunity to participate in local 5K races! Thu: 5:30pm-6:30pm

Family Fridays:

On each first Friday of the month, we invite families to enjoy a themed evening featuring varying age appropriate activities run by YMCA staff. It’s a great way to have a hassle free fun-filled family night. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times during the event.

First Friday of each Month, 6:00–8:00pm. Dates: New Year, New You – January 6th, 2017 Love All Over the World – February 3rd, 2017

Friday Night In:

$10 per student. Let your child stay late on a Friday night to enjoy a themed evening of fun-filled activities, while parents get a few hours all to themselves! Friday Night Ins are put on by YMCA staff. Permission slips are available and must be returned in advance. A light dinner is included.

Dates: Winter Wonderland, January 13, 6:00pm–8:00pm Valentine’s Day, February 10, 6:00pm–9:00pm

60 Seconds or Bust: Ages 7 – 13

M: $20 N: $35 Can you balance a glass of water on your head for 60 seconds or bounce 5 ping pong balls on top of a tennis racket? Do you like trying new things and being challenged with a time limit? If so then this class is for YOU!!! If you’re up for a new fun challenges each week then you’re ready for “60 Seconds or Bust.” Sat: 11:00am-11:45am

Leaders Club:

FREE with Middle School or Family Membership! Leaders Club is focused on service learning and leadership development. Organized activities include: community service, music exploration, team building, fitness activities, mentoring, and community outreach. The Youth will move around the YMCA independently without constant adult supervision. Youth will be expected to conduct themselves in a responsible and mature manner when unsupervised in the building. Leaders club is a Middle School aged after-school drop-in program that is free with a Middle School or Family Membership. Mon-Fri:


Gather Pursue Achieve (GPA):

3rd – 12th grade FREE to members and the community! Join us for the Gather Pursue Achieve study group! Tutors are present to assist with school work and academic skill development. Additional activities will be available to improve reading, writing, computer and communication skills. This program is for those that are serious about academic success. Computer access is available. The program runs during the school year on days that school is in session. Participants must commit to coming at least 3 days per week for at least 6 months. Students who participate in GPA are encouraged to partake in the Healthy Kid’s Kitchen activities once their homework is completed. Mon-Thu: 6:30pm-7:30pm

Kid’s Healthy Kitchen Café:

3rd to 12th grade FREE to members and the community! Youth have fun learning about nutrition and healthy eating while making delicious snacks in our Kids Kitchen Café. Students also have the chance to participate in the production of a cookbook. Program runs during the school year on days that school is in session. Students who participate in the Kid’s Healthy Kitchen and Café are encouraged to partake in the Gather Pursue Achieve Study Group while food is cooking in the oven! Mon–Thu: 6:00pm-8:00pm

Winter Session Programs | 20 Neptune Blvd. Lynn, MA | 781-581-3105 |


YOUTH/ADULT SPORTS & FITNESS Winter Session: January 3 - February 19 Registration Dates: Member Registration: December 5 Non-Member Registration: December 14



Lynn Music Studio Clubhouse:

Youth Basketball League:

Ages 8-18 FREE to members and the community! Are you interested in singing, rapping, or producing? The Lynn Music Studio Clubhouse is a professional level studio offering free studio time and music instruction to all youth. Our studio is equipped with a control room, isolation booth and live rehearsal room. Improve your vocals, enhance your songwriting, and get your bars up at the Lynn Music Studio. See below for specific times and age limits.

Studio Orientation: Ages 10 & under

FREE to members and the community! Younger children get the chance to explore and acclimate themselves to everything in the studio. Mon-Fri:


Music Classes & Projects for Groups: Ages 10–18 FREE to members and the community! Choose from Production, Songwriting, Lyrics, Vocals, Rapping, Theory, Piano and Guitar classes. See the music studio for the full schedule! Mon-Fri:

F = Family Member M = Member N = Non-Member

F: $60 M: $85 N: $125

Basketball leagues for boys and girls, ages 5 - 14. This league will run for two sessions, Winter and Spring I. Practice: Placements and scrimmages will take place each Saturday in January (January 7, 14, 21 and 28). League Games: Games will take place each Saturday in February and March (February 4, 11, 18, and 25 and March 4, 11, 18 and 25). Playoff: Championship will take place each Saturday in April (April 1, 8, 15). Youth may play out of their bracket depending on their skill level. There will be 20 minute team practices before each game. League participants will receive a T-Shirt and will have an end of the season party (April 15). Rookies League (ages 5 - 7) Sat: 9:00am-9:45am Girls’ Only Champions League Sat: 10:00am-10:45am All-Stars League (ages 8 - 10) Sat: 11:00am-11:45am Hall of Fame League (ages 11 - 13) Sat:12:00pm-12:45pm


Studio Time and Projects for Individuals: (Ages 10-18)

FREE to members and the community! This is the opportunity for youth to take the skills they have learned and start recording! Mon-Fri:

Membership Guide:


HEALTHY LIVING Lift Heavy Look Lean:

M: $130 N: $200 This class will teach strategies for getting cut and lean using free weights, barbells and personal body weight. This class includes two workouts each week (total of 14 classes) with a certified personal trainer. Body composition testing is included to track personal progress. This class is limited to 6 participants.

Personal Training:

Members Only Workout with our dedicated professional trainers one on one. Personal trainers will devise a workout plan that meets your needs and helps you accomplish your goals. Free 30 minute consultation. Sessions 3 Sessions: 6 sessions: 10 sessions:

60 min/30 min $130 $79 $250 $146 $385 $230

For more information and to be partnered with a trainer that fits your needs, contact Eddie Lewis at

Maximize Strength and Conditioning:

M: $50 N: $85 This class will use the eight elements that comprise the definition of fitness: strength, power, explosive burst, balance, flexibility, muscle endurance, cardiovascular endurance, and coordination. This is a great way to increase your overall fitness and take it to the next level. Sat:


5K Training Program:

In just seven weeks this walking and jogging program will gradually transform you from a non-runner and ease you into running a 5K. The 5K training schedule incorporates a mix of running, walking and resting. This combination helps reduce the risk of injury, stress and fatigue while boosting your enjoyment of physical activity. Please contact Eddie Lewis at for more information.

Women Only Class taught by Sharon Dobbyn: Tue: 5:30pm-6:30pm Thu: 6:30pm-7:30pm Men Only Class taught by Jhonattan Santelises: Thu: 7:00pm-8:00pm Sat: 8:00pm-9:00am

Winter Session Programs | 20 Neptune Blvd. Lynn, MA | 781-581-3105 |

Lynn YMCA Winter Programs  


Lynn YMCA Winter Programs