Parent and Child Swim Lessons

Register for our fall Parent and Child Swim Lessons and Parent and Child Gym and Swim online today!

Upcoming Parent & Child Swim Lessons

Fall Session Dates: September 1 – October 26

Lessons are held 1 day per week over a course of 8 weeks, parents can choose which day to participate (T/W/Th/Sat)

Stage A Times:
Tuesday at 6:30-7pm
Wednesday at 9:30-10am
Thursday at 9:30-10am
Saturday at 8:30-9am or 9-9:30am

Stage B Times:
Wednesday at 9-9:30am
Thursday at 9-9:30am or 6:30-7:00pm
Saturday at 10:30-11am

Ages: 6 months – 3 years

Fees:
$35 Facility Membership
$70 Program Membership

Parent and Child Swim Lessons at the YMCA

Experience tells us that babies can and do swim when they are ready. In order to foster a life-long love for the water, it is vital for babies and toddlers to feel that they have choices and that they will be allowed to learn at their own pace. Practicing patience and building trust are the keys to babies swimming successfully. Our parent and child swim lesson gently stretch a child’s comfort level by using songs, games, and the special bond that already exist between parents and their children. This helps to build a child’s confidence and will allow them to feel safe, happy, and secure as they begin to explore a water environment.

Our lessons structure help infants and toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills through fun and confidence-building experiences, while parents learn about water safety, drowning prevention, and the importance of supervision. Parent participation is required in stages A and B.

Stage A
Parents accompany children in Stage A, which introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment through exploration and encourages them to enjoy themselves while learning about the water.

Stage B
In Stage B, parents work with their children to explore body positions, floating, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills.

Parent and Child Gym and Swim
Sing, play and move with your child! Gym & Swim will give you bonding time while you enjoy hiding under the parachute, jumping on the trampoline, and going swimming!

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