Mystic Branch

Swim & Water Exercise


Ages:  2 – 3

This class is designed for toddlers that are ready to do independent exploration of swimming without the assistance of a parent in the water.

Tuesday       3:30 – 4:00 pm
Wednesday    11:00 – 11:30 am
Thursday      3:30 – 4:00 pm
Saturday      9:30 – 10:00 am


Come to the Y and celebrate your birthday in the POOL!  No better way to turn another year older than splashing around with your family and friends.  Each Pool Party consists of 1 hour in the pool and 1 hour in a private party room.  Each swimmer will be evaluated for deep water access.

Parties can be scheduled on Saturdays or Sundays between 1:30 – 3:30 pm.

Please contact Mark Guerin to schedule a Pool Party. Additional fees may apply.


Ages:  6 months – 36 months

The Parent/Child Swim Lesson Program provides children ages 6 months – 3 years with the opportunity to become adjusted to the aquatic environment. Each class there must be a parent or trusted adult in the pool with the child. This level uses the process of repetition of skills, songs and games, and is designed to make your child’s first water experience safe and fun. Swim diapers are to be used for all children who are not potty trained, we also recommend using plastic diapers over the swim diapers.



Ages 3 – 5

The Preschool swim lesson program provides children with an opportunity to learn skills at his/her own pace. Children are not forced to do any skill, but encouraged to try when they are ready. All classes are taught with a variety of instructional flotation devices. Our ratios are 6:1 for these levels.


Ages:  3 – 5

This class is for preschool children only. This is a beginner level class for non-swimmers. Flotation aids are used at this level.

Monday        4:00 – 4:30 pm
Tuesday       5:30 – 6:00 pm
Wednesday   4:00 – 4:30 pm
Saturday      9:00 – 9:30 am
Saturday      10:00 – 10:30 am


Ages: 3-5

This class is for children who can swim on their own, without an instructional flotation aid, and can swim the width of the pool unassisted.

Monday       4:30 – 5:00 pm
Tuesday      6:00 – 6:30 pm
Wednesday  4:30 – 5:00 pm
Saturday     9:30 – 10:00 am


Ages: 4 – 5

This class is for preschoolers who are swimming on their own and are getting ready to move onto progressive swim lessons. This is a high-level swim class.

Monday      5:00 – 5:30 pm
Tuesday 6:30 – 7:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 – 5:30 pm
Saturday    10:00 – 10:30 am

Youth Swimming Lessons

Ages 6 – 12

The Youth Swim Lesson Program will give children the opportunity to learn in a student-centered environment where each child can learn skills at his/her own pace. The recommended student: teacher ratio is 8:1 for Polliwog and Guppy, 10:1 for Minnow-Fish, 12:1 for Flying Fish-Shark, and Porpoise Swim. Each class runs for 45 minutes. This program includes components of Personal Safety, Personal Growth, Stroke Development, Rescue, Water Sports and Games.


Ages: 6 – 12

This is a beginning class for children in this age group.

Monday      5:30 – 6:15 pm
Tuesday     4:00 – 4:45 pm
Wednesday 5:30 – 6:15 pm
Saturday   10:30 – 11:15 am


Ages: 6 -12

An advanced beginner class for those who can swim 1/2 width of the pool on their front and back without an instructional floatation device, or if they have completed the Polliwog level.

Monday     6:15 – 7:00 pm
Tuesday 4:45 – 5:30 pm
Thursday 4:45 – 5:30 pm
Saturday   10:30 – 11:15 am


Ages: 6-12

This is an intermediate level class for those who can swim unassisted 1 length of the pool of freestyle with rhythmic breathing, and 1 length of the pool of backstroke, or have successfully completed the Guppy level.

Thursday     5:00 – 5:45 pm
Saturday     11:15 – 12:00 pm


Ages: 6-12

This class is for children ages 8 and over who have completed our Minnow-Fish Program. Class is based on a swim team style workout, using drills and distance work to build confidence and endurance. This is not a beginner class; participants must be able to swim 2 lengths freestyle and backstroke without stopping.

Tuesday  5:45 – 6:30 pm
Saturday 11:15 – 12:00 pm


Mystic Branch
Ages: 3 and up

Looking to learn how to swim in a one-on-one atmosphere?  Private swim lessons are for you!  Lessons will be designed to fit the personal need if each swimmer.  We are now also offering semi-private lessons, limited to 3 swimmers. Act fast – spots fill up quickly!!

To schedule lessons, please download and complete our Private Lessons Request Form. Once complete, you can bring the Request Form to the Welcome Center and the Aquatics Director will contact you to set up your private swim lessons based on your availability. If you have any questions or comments, please contact our Aquatics Director, JJ Addison by email or call (860) 536-3575 x110.

Single Private Lesson (30 min):

5 Private Lesson Packages:

8 Private Lesson Packages:

Single Semi-Private Lesson (30 min):

8 Week Semi-Private Packages:


A class specifically designed to prepare you for your first triathlon or improve your skills to achieve your goal for your next race. Tips and advice will be given for this specific sporting event, including transitions and equipment. Inside, this class will start with a 45 minute bike in the SPIN Studio, 45 minute run outdoors and finish with 30 minute swim in the pool. Space is limited!

Saturday  6:05 – 8:05 am


Medium to high intensity work out, with light to medium impact. This class will help improve flexibility and mobility, tones and strengthens muscles, and increases stamina and energy.

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:30 – 9:30 am
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 – 9:00 am


Shallow water; choreographed exercise using kick boards and noodles for a total body workout.

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 – 10:30 am


Medium intensity deep water exercise class. This class uses a buoyant belt allowing participants to fully utilize the water’s resistance. Improves flexibility, strengthens muscles, increases stamina and energy.

Tuesday  8:30 – 9:30 am
Thursday 8:30 – 9:30 am


This class blends it all together in a safe, challenging, water-based workout that’s cardio conditioning, body toning and most of all, exhilarating beyond belief!

Monday 10:30 – 11:30 am

To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.