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Swim Lessons

Sunbury Swim Lessons

Water Acclimation

Prerequisite: Swimmers must be able to enter and exit the pool independently and maintain control in the water with the aide of a swimming flotation. They will start to explore the water with help. This class is for beginning swimmers that still need a flotation device.

Stroke Introduction and Development

Prerequisite: Participants must be able to swim without a flotation device in the deep end. In this stage participants have mastered the basic technique in the front and back crawl, as well as, the elementary backstroke. They will be introduced to Butterfly and sidestroke at this level, as well as, building their swimming endurance. 

Water Movement

Prerequisite: Swimmers in this level should be starting to control their body in the water and make forward progress independently. They should be starting to swim in the shallow end without a flotation device. They will explore the water without the help of an instructor. They will also develop basic skills to propel and glide through the water and learn basic water safety.

Water Stamina

Prerequisite: Swimmers must be able to swim across the width of the pool independently. This stage develops forward movement on the front and back, integrating arm and leg action, and introduces rhythmic breathing. Skills will be practiced in deeper water.

Private Swim Lessons & Group Private Lessons are available. Contact Kristy Reichner, Aquatics Director, for more information about swim lessons and private swim lessons.

(E) kreichner@gsvymca.org

(P) 570.286.5636

Parents are not permitted on the pool deck.
Register online, at the Front Desk or call 570-286-5636

June 6 - 9

4:30PM - 5PM: Water Discovery - Adult and Child
4:30PM - 5PM Stroke Introduction and Development
5PM - 5:30PM Water Acclimation

June 13 - 16

4:30PM - 5PM: Water Acclimation
4:30PM - 5PM: Water Stamina
5PM - 5:30PM Water Movement

June 20 - 23

4:30PM - 5PM: Water Movement
4:30PM - 5PM: Adult and Child
5PM - 5:30PM Stroke Introduction and Development

Milton Swim Lessons

Swim Basics

Swimmers must be able to enter and exit the pool independently and maintain control in the water with a swimming bubble. In this stage participants focus on body position and control, directional change and forward movement in the water.

Stages

1.) Exploring the water and personal skills without instructor help

2.) Developing basic skills to propel and glide through the water without instructor helps

3.) Learning basic water safety

Swim Intermediate

Swimmers must be able to swim across the width of the pool independently. This stage develops forward movement on the front and back, integrating arm and leg action, and introduces rhythmic breathing. Skills will be practiced in deeper water.

Private Swim Lessons & Group Private Lessons are available. For more information, contact Cortney Lahr.

(E) clahr@gsvymca.org

(P) 570.742.7321C

Parents are not permitted on the pool deck.
Register online, at the Front Desk or call 570-742.7321

June 6 - 9

Swim Basics: 3PM - 3:30PM
Swim Basics: 3:30PM - 4PM

June 13 - 16

Swim Basics and Swim Intermediate: 3PM - 3:30PM
Swim Basics and Swim Intermediate: 3:30PM - 4PM

Lewisburg YMCA

120 Hardwood Dr
Lewisburg, PA 17837

570.556.4191

Mifflinburg YMCA

333 East Chestnut St
Mifflinburg, PA 17844

570.966.7273

Milton YMCA

12 Bound Avenue
Milton, PA 17847

570.742.7321

Sunbury YMCA

1150 North 4th Street
Sunbury, PA 17801

570.286.5636

The Arts Center

35 South 5th St
Sunbury, PA 17801

570.286.0818

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