Programs

Swim Lessons-Preschool (ages 3-5 years)

Swim Basics-Stage 1/Water Acclimation, Stage 2/Water Movement, Stage 3/Water Stamina

Students learn personal water safety and achieve basic swimming competency by learning two benchmark skills: Swim, float, swim—sequencing front glide, roll, back float, roll, front glide, and exit Jump, push, turn, grab

Swim Strokes-Stage 4/Stroke Introduction

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.

CHOOSING THE RIGHT CLASS

Use the lesson guide below to determine skill level and choose the appropriate class. You can find even more information in our detailed lesson selector.  Or, contact us for a free swim test.

 

1/Preschool Water Acclimation

Downtown
9/23/19 - 11/16/19
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Registration Information  

Open Close MetroBranchNon-Member
Member only Registration 8/19/19 8/19/19 Online / Front Desk $ 20.00$ 20.00-
Open Registration 8/20/19 9/21/19 Online / Front Desk $ 20.00$ 20.00$ 75.00
Late Registration 9/22/19 10/12/19 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 30.00$ 85.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/23/19 11/11/19 Mo - 6:15 pm - 30 mins 4 / 4 Available Register  

Closes
09/22/2019

9/23/19 11/11/19 Sa - 9:30 am - 30 mins 4 / 4 Available Register  

Closes
09/22/2019

9/28/19 11/16/19 Sa - 11:10 am - 30 mins 4 / 4 Available Register  

2/Preschool Water Movement

Downtown
9/28/19 - 11/16/19
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Registration Information  

Open Close MetroBranchNon-Member
Member only Registration 8/19/19 8/12/19 Online / Front Desk $ 20.00$ 20.00-
Open Registration 8/20/19 9/21/19 Online / Front Desk $ 20.00$ 20.00$ 75.00
Late Registration 9/22/19 10/12/19 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 30.00$ 85.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/28/19 11/16/19 Sa - 11:40 am - 30 mins 4 / 4 Available Register  

Closes
09/22/2019

3/Preschool Water Stamina

Downtown
9/23/19 - 11/16/19
VIEW

Registration Information  

Open Close MetroBranchNon-Member
Member only Registration 8/19/19 8/19/19 Online / Front Desk $ 20.00$ 20.00-
Open Registration 8/20/19 9/21/19 Online / Front Desk $ 20.00$ 20.00$ 75.00
Late Registration 9/22/19 10/12/19 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 30.00$ 85.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/23/19 11/11/19 Mo - 6:45 am - 30 mins 6 / 6 Available Register  

Closes
09/22/2019

9/28/19 11/16/19 Sa - 10:05 am - 30 mins 6 / 6 Available Register  

Stage 1/Water Acclimation

Eastside Family Y
9/24/19 - 11/21/19
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Students develop comfort with underwater exploration and learn to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water. This stage lays the foundation that allows for a student’s future progress in swimming.

30 Minute Lessons


Registration Information  

Open Close MetroBranchNon-Member
Early Registration - Members Only 8/12/19 8/18/19 Online / Front Desk $ 20.00$ 20.00-
Open Registration 8/19/19 9/11/19 Online / Front Desk $ 20.00$ 20.00$ 75.00
Late Registration 9/12/19 10/12/19 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 30.00$ 85.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/24/19 11/12/19 Tu - 4:00 pm - 30 mins - Waiting List  
9/24/19 11/12/19 Tu - 5:45 pm - 30 mins - Waiting List  
9/24/19 11/12/19 Tu - 6:20 pm - 30 mins - Waiting List  
9/25/19 11/13/19 We - 4:35 pm - 30 mins - Waiting List  
9/25/19 11/13/19 We - 5:10 pm - 30 mins 3 / 4 Available Register  

Closes
10/12/2019

9/25/19 11/13/19 We - 6:20 pm - 30 mins 4 / 4 Available Register  

Closes
10/12/2019

9/26/19 11/21/19 No class 10/31 - Th - 5:10 pm - 30 mins 2 / 4 Available Register  

Closes
10/12/2019

9/26/19 11/21/19 No class 10/31 - Th - 5:45 pm - 30 mins 1 / 4 Available Register  

Closes
10/12/2019

9/26/19 11/21/19 No class 10/31 - Th - 6:20 pm - 30 mins 4 / 4 Available Register  

Closes
10/12/2019

9/28/19 11/16/19 Sa - 9:35 am - 30 mins 4 / 4 Available Register  

Closes
10/12/2019

9/28/19 11/16/19 Sa - 10:10 am - 30 mins 2 / 4 Available Register  

Closes
10/12/2019

Stage 1/Water Acclimation

Glenwood Park
9/17/19 - 11/14/19
VIEW

Students develop comfort with underwater exploration and learn to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water. This stage lays the foundation that allows for a student’s future progress in swimming.


Registration Information  

Open Close MetroBranchNon-Member
Early (Members Only) 8/12/19 8/13/19 Online / Front Desk $ 20.00$ 20.00-
Open (Members & Non-Members) 8/14/19 9/10/19 Online / Front Desk $ 20.00$ 20.00$ 75.00
Late 9/11/19 10/5/19 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 30.00$ 85.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/17/19 11/5/19 Tu - 4:15 pm - 30 mins 2 / 4 Available Register  

Closes
10/05/2019

9/17/19 11/5/19 Tu - 4:50 pm - 30 mins - Waiting List  
9/17/19 11/5/19 Tu - 5:25 pm - 30 mins - Waiting List  
9/17/19 11/5/19 Tu - 6:00 pm - 30 mins - Waiting List  
9/19/19 11/14/19 Th - 4:50 pm - 30 mins 1 / 4 Available Register  

Closes
10/05/2019

9/19/19 11/14/19 Th - 5:25 pm - 30 mins - Waiting List  
9/19/19 11/14/19 Th - 6:00 pm - 30 mins - Waiting List  
9/19/19 11/14/19 Th - 6:35 pm - 30 mins - Waiting List  
9/21/19 11/9/19 Sa - 9:00 am - 30 mins 2 / 4 Available Register  

Closes
10/05/2019

9/21/19 11/9/19 Sa - 10:10 am - 30 mins 2 / 4 Available Register  

Closes
10/05/2019

Stage 2/Water Movement

Eastside Family Y
9/24/19 - 11/21/19
VIEW

Students focus on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water and perform basic self-rescue skills independently.

30 Minute Lessons


Registration Information  

Open Close MetroBranchNon-Member
Early Registration - Members Only 8/12/19 8/18/19 Online / Front Desk $ 20.00$ 20.00-
Open Registration 8/19/19 9/11/19 Online / Front Desk $ 20.00$ 20.00$ 75.00
Late Registration 9/12/19 10/12/19 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 30.00$ 85.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/24/19 11/12/19 Tu - 4:35 pm - 30 mins 2 / 4 Available Register  

Closes
10/12/2019

9/24/19 11/12/19 Tu - 6:20 pm - 30 mins - Waiting List  
9/25/19 11/13/19 We - 5:10 pm - 30 mins 3 / 4 Available Register  

Closes
10/12/2019

9/25/19 11/13/19 We - 5:45 pm - 30 mins - Waiting List  
9/25/19 11/13/19 We - 6:55 pm - 30 mins 2 / 4 Available Register  

Closes
10/12/2019

9/26/19 11/21/19 No class 10/31 - Th - 4:35 pm - 30 mins 2 / 4 Available Register  

Closes
10/12/2019

9/26/19 11/21/19 No class 10/31 - Th - 5:10 pm - 30 mins - Waiting List  
9/28/19 11/16/19 Sa - 9:35 am - 30 mins - Waiting List  
9/28/19 11/16/19 Sa - 10:45 am - 30 mins 2 / 4 Available Register  

Closes
10/12/2019

Stage 2/Water Movement

Glenwood Park
9/17/19 - 11/14/19
VIEW

Students focus on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water while also continuing to practice how to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water.


Registration Information  

Open Close MetroBranchNon-Member
Early (Members Only) 8/12/19 8/13/19 Online / Front Desk $ 20.00$ 20.00-
Open (Members & Non-Members 8/14/19 9/10/19 Online / Front Desk $ 20.00$ 20.00$ 75.00
Late 9/11/19 10/5/19 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 30.00$ 85.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/17/19 11/5/19 Tu - 4:50 pm - 30 mins - Waiting List  
9/17/19 11/5/19 Tu - 5:25 pm - 30 mins - Waiting List  
9/17/19 11/5/19 Tu - 6:00 pm - 30 mins - Waiting List  
9/17/19 11/5/19 Tu - 6:35 pm - 30 mins - Waiting List  
9/19/19 11/14/19 Th - 4:15 pm - 30 mins 2 / 4 Available Register  

Closes
10/05/2019

9/19/19 11/14/19 Th - 4:50 pm - 30 mins - Waiting List  
9/19/19 11/14/19 Th - 6:00 pm - 30 mins - Waiting List  
9/19/19 11/14/19 Th - 7:10 pm - 30 mins - Waiting List  
9/21/19 11/9/19 Sa - 9:35 am - 30 mins 3 / 8 Available Register  

Closes
10/05/2019

9/21/19 11/9/19 Sa - 10:45 am - 30 mins 7 / 8 Available Register  

Closes
10/05/2019

Stage 3/Water Stamina

Eastside Family Y
9/24/19 - 11/21/19
VIEW

Students develop intermediate self-rescue skills performed at longer distances than in previous stages. This stage also introduces rhythmic breathing and integrated arm and leg action.

30 Minute Lessons


Registration Information  

Open Close MetroBranchNon-Member
Early Registration - Members Only 8/12/19 8/18/19 Online / Front Desk $ 20.00$ 20.00-
Open Registration 8/19/19 9/11/19 Online / Front Desk $ 20.00$ 20.00$ 75.00
Late Registration 9/12/19 10/12/19 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 30.00$ 85.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/24/19 11/12/19 Tu - 5:10 pm - 30 mins 5 / 5 Available Register  

Closes
10/12/2019

9/25/19 11/13/19 We - 5:10 pm - 30 mins 4 / 5 Available Register  

Closes
10/12/2019

9/26/19 11/21/19 No class 10/31 - Th - 5:10 pm - 30 mins 4 / 5 Available Register  

Closes
10/12/2019

9/28/19 11/16/19 Sa - 9:00 am - 30 mins 4 / 5 Available Register  

Closes
10/12/2019

Stage 3/Water Stamina

Glenwood Park
9/17/19 - 11/14/19
VIEW

Students learn how to swim to safety from a longer distance than in previous stages in the event of falling into the body of water. This stage also introduces rhythmic breathing and integrated arm and leg action.


Registration Information  

Open Close MetroBranchNon-Member
Early (Members Only) 8/12/19 8/13/19 Online / Front Desk $ 20.00$ 20.00-
Open (Members & Non-Members) 8/14/19 9/10/19 Online / Front Desk $ 20.00$ 20.00$ 75.00
Late 9/11/19 10/5/19 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 30.00$ 85.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/17/19 11/5/19 Tu - 6:35 pm - 30 mins 3 / 4 Available Register  

Closes
10/05/2019

9/19/19 11/14/19 Th - 7:10 pm - 30 mins 2 / 4 Available Register  

Closes
10/05/2019

9/21/19 11/9/19 Sa - 10:10 am - 30 mins 2 / 4 Available Register  

Closes
10/05/2019

Stage 4/Stroke Introduction

Eastside Family Y
9/24/19 - 11/12/19
VIEW

Students are introduced to basic stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and learn the breaststroke kick and butterfly kick. Water safety is reinforced through treading water and elementary backstroke.

40 Minute Lessons


Registration Information  

Open Close MetroBranchNon-Member
Early Registration - Members Only 8/12/19 8/18/19 Online / Front Desk $ 20.00$ 20.00-
Open Registration 8/19/19 9/11/19 Online / Front Desk $ 20.00$ 20.00$ 75.00
Late Registration 9/12/19 10/12/19 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 30.00$ 85.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/24/19 11/12/19 Tu - 6:20 pm - 40 mins 5 / 5 Available Register  

Closes
10/12/2019