Westerly-Pawcatuck Branch

SWIM

Parent/Child Water Adjustment

6 months – 3 years

The Parent/Child Swim Lesson Program provides children with the opportunity to become adjusted to the aquatic environment. For 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.


AQUACIZE

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 9:00 – 10:00 am
Members FREE • Program Participants $51 for each day of week, for the term

Monday & Wednesday 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Members FREE • Program Participants $51 for each day of week, for the term

Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 10:00 – 11:00 am
Members FREE  • Program Participants $51 for each day of week, for the term

 


GOLDFISH

Ages 2-3

The Goldfish swim lesson program will provide our youngest swimmers with the opportunity to transition from parent/child swim lessons to our progressive group lessons.  Goldfish classes will be limited to 1 instructor for every 4 swimmer ratio.  Classes will be based around play and helping build each child’s confidence.

Tuesday 9:30-10:00AM

Wednesday 1:00-1:30PM

Saturday 11:30-12:00PM

Members: $54 • Program Participants: $95

 

 


NEW! SEMI-PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS – Westerly-Pawcatuck

Ages 3 and Up

This class is designed to focus on more individualized work with each child.  Designed so siblings or friends can create their own class and come at a time frame that works with your schedule.  We ask that swimmers be of similar level.  Please call 401-596-2894 or stop by the Welcome Center to submit a request form to set up your class today.  Act fast as spots fill up quickly!

Members: $ 50 for 1 lesson/ $195 for 5 lessons/$320 for 8 lessons

Program Participants: $90 for 1 lesson/$390 for 5 lessons/$640 for 8 lessons

 


MID-DAY MASTERS

Wednesday 11:00 AM – 12:00PM

Participants at this level will be guided by an instructor who will focus on building swimming endurance and technique.  This class is ideal for those who are looking to improve their skills as a swimmer who competes in triathlons or wants to become a stronger competitive swimmer.

Members: $74 • Program Participants: $ 148

 

 


DOLPHIN PUPS PRE SWIM TEAM

This class is a stepping stone for swimmers who may be interested in Transitioning from our progressive swim lessons, to possibly joining our Dolphins Swim Team. This class will include introduction to Butterfly and completion of the Breaststroke. Swimmers will practice more advanced racing techniques, underwater streamline, starts, and proper flip turns for each stroke. Not only will this class serve as a place to learn and build confidence, but swimmers and parents will get a glimpse of what it is like to be on swim team.

Ages 6-12
Tuesday and Thursday 4:00-4:45 PM

Saturday 10:00-11:00 AM

Twice a week Tuesday/Thursday:  Members $125 • Program Participants $250

Once a week Saturday:  Members $70 • Program Participants $ 140

 


PARENT/CHILD WATER ADJUSTMENT – 6 months to 3 years

The Parent/Child Swim Lesson Program provides children with the opportunity to become adjusted to the aquatic environment. For 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.

PARENT/CHILD I
Ages:  6 months – 17 months

Monday 1:00-1:30pm

Tuesday 9:00-9:30am

Saturday 8:30-9:00am

Sunday 10:00-10:30am

Members $54 • Program Participants $95

 


PARENT/CHILD II

Ages 18 – 35 months
Tuesday 9:00-9:30am

Tuesday 5:30-6:00pm

Saturday 9:30-10:00am

Sunday 10:00-10:30am

Members $54 • Program Participants $95

 


PRE-SCHOOL SWIM LESSONS

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 floatation devices. Our ratios are 6:1 for these levels.

 


PIKE SWIM LESSONS

Ages 3 – 5
PLEASE NOTE these classes for preschool children only. This is a beginner level class for non swimmers. Flotation devices are used at this level.

Monday 1:30 – 2:00pm
Monday 3:30-4:00pm

Tuesday 9:30-10:00am
Tuesday 3:30-4:00pm
Wednesday 1:00-1:30pm
Wednesday 3:30-4:00pm
Thursday 2:00-2:30pm
Thursday 3:30-4:00pm
Thursday 5:15-5:45pm

Friday 1:00-1:30pm
Friday 5:30-6:00pm
Saturday 9:00-9:30am
Saturday 10:50-11:20am
Saturday 11:30-12:00pm

Sunday 10:00-10:30am

Sunday 10:30-11:00am

 

Members $54  Program Participants $95

 


EEL SWIM LESSONS

Ages 3 – 5
This class is for children who can swim on their own with a flotation device, and can swim the width of the pool unassisted.

Monday 1:30 – 2:00pm
Monday 3:30 – 4:00pm
Tuesday 3:30 – 4:00pm
Tuesday 5:00 – 5:30pm
Wednesday 1:00 – 1:30pm
Wednesday 3:30 – 4:00pm
Wednesday 4:45 – 5:15pm
Thursday 2:00 – 2:30pm
Thursday 3:30 – 4:00pm
Thursday 5:15 – 5:45pm
Friday 1:30 – 2:00pm
Friday 4:45 – 5:15pm
Saturday 9:00 – 9:30am
Saturday 10:50 – 11:20am
Saturday 11:30 – 12:00pm

Sunday 10:30-11:00am

Members $54 • Program Participants $95

 

 


RAY-STARFISH SWIM LESSONS

Ages 4 – 5
Class for pre-schoolers who are swimming on their own and are getting ready to move onto the progressive swim lessons. This is a high level swim class.

Tuesday 6:00 – 6:30pm
Wednesday 1:30 – 2:00pm
Wednesday 4:45 – 5:15pm
Thursday 3:30 – 4:00pm
Thursday 4:00 – 4:30pm
Friday 5:30 – 6:00pm
Saturday 9:30 – 10:00am
Saturday 10:50– 11:20am

Members $54 • Program Participants $95

 


YOUTH SWIM 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 ration is 8:1 for Polliwog and Guppy, 10:1 for Minnow-Fish, 12:1 for Flying Fish-Shark. Each class runs for 45 minutes. This program includes components of Personal Safety, Personal Growth, Stroke Development, Rescue, Water Sports and Games.


POLLIWOG SWIM LESSONS

This is a beginning class for those in ages 6 – 12.

Monday 4:00 – 4:45pm
Monday 4:45 – 5:30pm

Tuesday 4:00 – 4:45pm
Wednesday 4:00 – 4:45pm
Thursday 4:30 – 5:15pm
Friday 4:45 – 5:30pm
Saturday 10:05 – 10:50am

Sunday 11:00-11:45am

 

Members $63 • Program Participants $110

 


GUPPY SWIM LESSONS

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

Monday 4:00 – 4:45pm
Monday 4:45 – 5:30pm  (Fuller Pool)
Tuesday 4:00 – 4:45pm

Wednesday 4:00 – 4:45pm (Fuller Pool)
Thursday 4:30 – 5:15pm
Thursday 5:45 – 6:30pm
Friday 4:00 – 4:45pm
Saturday 9:15 – 10:00am

Saturday 10:05-10:50am

Sunday 11:00-11:45am

Members $63 • Program Participants $110

 


MINNOW-FISH SWIM LESSONS

This is an intermediate level 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 having successfully completed the Guppy level.

Tuesday 4:00 – 4:45pm
Thursday 4:00 – 4:45 pm
Friday 4:00 – 4:45pm
Saturday 10:00 – 10:45am

Members $63 • Program Participants $110

 


FLYING FISH-SHARK SWIM LESSONS

This class is for children ages 8 and over who have been in or 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.

Ages 8-12

Tuesday 4:00–4:45pm
Thursday 4:00-4:45pm

Saturday 10:00-10:45am

Members $63 • Program Participants $110

 


PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS

Ages 3 and up
This class is designed to focus on individual one on one swim lessons.
Please call 401-596-2894 to set up your class today, forms can be completed at the Welcome Center. Act fast because spots will fill quickly!

Members $35 per half hour
$145 (5 lessons)
$215 per session (8 lessons)

Program Participants $70 per half hour
$290 (5 lessons)
$430 per session (8 lessons) 

 

 


AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD COURSE (Ages 15+)

Ages 15 & up 

March  25th – April 15th

May 13th – June 3rd 

Must be 15 years old before the course begins, and be able to swim 300 yards without stopping, and be physically able to make rescues in the water.  Participants will become certified in Red Cross Lifeguard and First Aid, and CPR/AED for the professional rescuer.

Members $300 • Program Participants $350   Fees include book and certification cards.

LIFEGUARD RE-CERTIFICATION COURSE

Ages 15 & Up    Must have current Lifeguard Certification

March 25th • April 15th • May 13 • June 3

Call/email Kelly Mahoney, Aquatics Director
kmahoney@oceancommunityymca.org at 401-596-2894 to schedule.


FEAR NO MORE

Adult Beginner Swim Class
Monday 10:00-10:45am
This class is designed for the adult who wants to learn to swim or for those who can successfully perform the beginner stroke, and are working on refining these skills.
Member $74 • Program Participants $148

 


IN THE SWIM

Adult Intermediate Swim Class
Saturday 8:30-9:15 am
This course is for the adult who wants the knowledge and tools to expand their aquatic experience.

Member $74 • Program Participants $148

 


MASTERS SWIM/ADULT CONDITIONING

Tuesday and Thursday 7:30–8:30pm 

Participants at this level will practice and focus on all 4 competitive strokes. This group is ideal for swimmers who compete in Triathlons, Swim Meets, or are looking for an all around lap swim style workout.

Members $100  Program Participants $200

 

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