YMCA Offers Swimming Instructions

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JAMESTOWN – The Y has been leading the way in swim instruction in Jamestown since the 1920s and will continue to do so with the next session of swimming beginning September 10, 2012.

The Y offers lessons for students 6 months to 97 years old. For infants 6 to 36 months the Y offers parent with child classes that get the children acclimated to the water through songs and rhymes. These classes are offered Monday evenings, Tuesday and Saturday mornings.

Preschool and School age lessons teach stroke development, water safety and endurance to children of varying abilities. These lessons are offered Saturday mornings, Monday through Thursday evenings, with a new 6:15 class added Tuesday. The Y also offers lessons geared specifically toward teens and Adults, these classes are taught Monday evenings.

The fall session will also host a water polo class on Wednesday afternoons.

All evening lessons are either preceded or followed by a half hour of practice time for all students enrolled in that day’s lessons to enjoy the water and practice the skill they have learned.

If your schedule does not fit into one of the class times the Y also offers personalized swim instruction at the convenience of the student.

For a complete description of levels, list of times and days offered please visit jamestownymca.org or contact Maria Roehmholdt at maria@jamestownymca.org.