The Northern Berkshire YMCA is hosting an introductory to intermediate level swim clinic. It will be hosted by YMCA’s Swim Team Head Coach, Kori Hamilton. The clinic will consist of, but will not be limited to, stroke technique as well as competitive starts and turns.
. Program Fee: $55
All classes will from 5:45 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
Week 1 (3/3 & 3/5) ………… Freestyle
Week 2 (3/10 & 3/12) ……. Backstroke
Week 3 (3/17 & 3/19) …….. Breaststroke
Week 4 (3/24 & 3/16) …….. Butterfly
. *Participants are required to meet the standard of completing 25 years (1 lap) prior to signing up for the clinic.
PARENT / INFANT SWIM LESSONS
A parent/child water adjustment class for the very young. A six week program. Ages: 6 – 36 months
PIKES & EELS (PRE-SCHOOL SWIM LESSONS)
PIKES LEVEL 1 - This is a beginner level for children who are comfortable in the water but have no formal instruction. Children work on front and back floats, kicking with a kick board, front and back paddle strokes, jumps, water and boat safety. Ages 3 – 5 years (Class Ratio 1:5)
EELS LEVEL 2 - This class will review Pike skills, swim without floatation device, practice rhythmic breathing, water games, somersaults and treading water. Ages 3 – 5 years (Class Ratio 1:5)
RAYS/STARFISH LEVEL 3 - This class is for children who are ages 4-6 and can swim comfortably without a bubble on their front or back (Class Ratio 1:5)
POLLIWOGS, GUPPIES, & MINNOWS (YOUTH SWIM LESSONS)
POLLIWOGS LEVEL 1 - This class is for beginning swimmers, who may or may not be comfortable in the water and may not have previous swim instruction. The class will focus on basic swim skills such as kicking, floating, stroke development and water safety. Ages 6 years & up (Class Ratio 1:7)
GUPPIES LEVEL 2- In this class, children will continue to build upon the basic skills they learned in Polliwog. They will work on swimming on their front and back 20 feet without assistance. The class will focus on stroke development, rhythmic breathing, and rescue skills. Ages 6 years & up (Class Ratio 1:7)
MINNOWS LEVEL 3 & UP- This class is for intermediate swimmers who are able to swim 25 yards of front crawl with rhythmic breathing and back crawl. This class focuses on continued stroke development: introduction to Breast Stroke, Butterfly, and elementary Backstroke, and continued emphasis on rescue skills. Ages 6 years & up (Class Ratio 1:10)
Days Level Time
. Pikes 3:45-4:15 p.m.
. Minnow, Guppy 4:00-4:45 p.m.
. Eels 4:15-4:45 p.m.
. Ray/Starfish 5:45-6:15 p.m.
. Guppy 5:45-6:30 p.m.
. Pike, Eels 6:15-6:45 p.m.
. Polliwog, Guppy 6:30-7:15 p.m.
. Pikes 9:00-9:30 a.m.
. Guppy 9:00-9:45 a.m.
. Eels 9:30-10:00 a.m.
. Minnow 9:45-10:30 a.m.
. Pike 10:00-10:30 a.m.
Family Memberships – $30 Members – $53 Non-Members – $85
Private Lessons (Adults & Children) - approximately 45 minutes – 4 lessons $100 per person. Days & times to be scheduled by Swim Instructor.