Families who register their child in an infant or pre-school swim class may register for a second swim class for the same child during the same session and receive a 30% discount for the second class!  The 30% discount applies to “non-prime time” classes held weekdays between 10am – 2pm.  For more information contact Amy D’Andrea at (203) 655-8228 ext. 1307.


Spring 2015 Parent/Child Swim Program

Spring Aquatics Session Dates: March 16th – June 14th, 2015 (12 weeks)


Shrimp / Kippers
6-12 months
This is an introduction to the aquatic environment for parents and their children.  The parents will learn basic aquatic safety and will be given an opportunity to bond with their child.  This is a water adjustment class to teach baby to enjoy the pool environment.  The children will be taught basic water skills such as kicking, breath control and body control (balance).
Wednesday          10:30 – 11:00 AM
Fee: Members $194
       Non-members $285
Saturday              11:30 AM-12:00 PM
Fee: Members $222
       Non-members $322
Inia / Perch
13-36 months
This class is designed to build on the skills from the Shrimp/Kippers level and to encourage the children’s growing, but limited independence in the water.  The children will be encouraged to make intended movement, such as kicking and paddling, in response to verbal and visual cues.  Parents and children will have the opportunity to share common experiences, to socialize and to interact with one another.  If the child is close to 3 years of age, the instructor will begin to prepare them for the pre-school level program.
Tuesday        10:00 – 10:30 AM
Thursday       10:00 – 10:30 AM
Friday           10:00 – 10:30 AM
Fee: Members $194
       Non-members $285
Saturday       9:00 – 9:30 AM
                    9:30 – 10:00 AM
Fee: Members $222
       Non-members $322
2 1/2 – 5 years
A parent/child program designed for the child who needs that special guidance from mother/father and an instructor. Emphasis will be placed on the “how to’s” of teaching your child to be comfortable in the water. This is taught as a pike class with the parent.
Saturday     10:00 – 10:30 AM
Fee: Members $222
        Non-members $322
Gym & Swim
Two of the most popular YMCA programs combined into one class. This program is designed to develop your child’s gross motor skills. Class consists of 30 minutes in a gymnastics enviornment and 30 minutes of swimming lessons. Class time includes 15 minutes transition time. Session runs for 13 weeks.
12 – 24 months
Saturday       9:45 – 10: 15 AM Gym
                    10:30 – 11:00 AM Pool
24 – 36 months
Saturday       10:15 – 10:45 AM Gym
                    11:00 – 11:30 AM Pool
Child Only (Parent remains inside YMCA building)
3-5 year olds
Saturday       10:45 – 11:15 AM Gym
                    11:30 – 12:00 AM Pool
Saturday       11:15 – 11:45 AM Gym
                    12:00 – 12:30 PM Pool
Fee: Members $320
       Non-Members $ 395