Aquatics Contacts



AQUATICS PROGRAMS

▼ Swimming lessons
▼ Swim teams
▼ Lifeguard certification
▼ Recreational swim
▼ Lap swimming
▼ Water Exercise
▼ Masters swim
Splash Program 
Terrific Turtles 

 

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SWIM LESSONS

The YMCA Swim Lessons Curriculum is a core group of aquatic skills every person needs to be safe around water. As the foundation of our program, these skills they are ready to learn, helping them to celebrate their successes, build self-confidence, and enjoy learning to swim and water safety. 


CHILD SWIM LESSON LEVELS:

Water Acclimation
In this beginning class, children develop comfort with being underwater and learn how to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water.
Ages: 3-12 

Water Movement
In this class, children are taught skills that focus on buoyancy and movement in the water while also learning how to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water. 
Ages: 3-12 

Water Stamina
In this class, children focus on swimming longer distances. In the event of falling into a body of water, children learn how to swim to safety.
Ages: 3-12

Stroke Introduction  
In this class, children are introduced to basic swimming strokes.
Ages: 5-12

Stroke Development
In this class, children continue to work on their swimming stroke technique and all major competitive strokes are introduced.
Ages: 5-12

Stoke Mechanics
In this class, children continue to work on their swimming stroke technique and all major competitive strokes are introduced. 
Ages: 5-12

NOT SURE WHAT CLASS TO REGISTER FOR? 
USE THE CHART BELOW: 
 Swimming Chart  
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OTHER SWIM LESSON LEVELS:

Adult Swim Lessons
(14 & Up)
Teaches basic fundamentals of flotation and introduces swimming. Helps overcome the uneasiness sometimes felt by adults learning how to swim.  Emphasizes front crawl and elementary backstroke. 

Private Lessons
(3 & Up)
Private lessons are 30 minutes in length. Private lessons are taught one on one with the instructor. 

Semi-Private Lessons
(3 & Up)
Semi-private lessons are for groups of no more than three children and one instructor. Aquatics Department does not group together semi-private lessons.

Cost: Group Lessons:

4 Lessons:
Members: $40
Program Participants: $60

8 Lessons:
Members: $75
Program Participants: $105

12 Lessons:
Members: $105
Program Participants: $145

Cost: Private Lessons: (one on one)

4 Lessons:
Members: $110
Program Participants: $160

8 Lessons:
Members: $200
Program Participants: $250

12 Lessons:
Members: $290
Program Participants: $340

FAMILY SWIM LESSONS

Four, 45 minute Lessons:
Members: $99/session
Program Participants: $126/session
Price includes a family of 4; $20/person for additional family members 

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Free Water Safety classes are available. Please click the online registration below and search "Safety Around Water" for available dates, times and locations. 



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NEWS:

Group Swimming Lessons at the Paula G. Manship YMCA

by YMCA of Capital Area Administrator | May 02, 2016
CONFIDENCE
WITH EVERY
STROKE

Summer Group Swimming Lessons
PAULA G. MANSHIP YMCA

Make a splash with youth, preschool and Parent/child swimming lessons at the Y! Swimming lessons offer children in our community the opportunity to gain confidence in the water, learn water safety, play games and grow through character development. Swimming lessons are taught by trained YMCA swimming lessons instructors.
Youth swimming lessons are designed for children ages 6 & older.
Preschool swimming lessons are for children ages 3 to 5 years.
Parent/child swimming lessons are an introductory swim class for children 6 to 36 months.

WHEN: Session 1: May 23rd—June 2nd
Session 2: June 6th—16th
Session 3: June 20th—30th
Session 4: July 5th—15th
Session 5: July 18th—28th
Session 6: August 1st—11th 

PRICE: $60 Members, $105 Program Participants

TIME: Lessons will be held during scheduled time Monday—Thursday 

LOCATION: PAULA G. MANSHIP YMCA
8100 YMCA Plaza Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
225 767 9622, bbabin@ymcabr.org
www.ymcabr.org