AQUATICS

 

NEW AQUATICS REQUIREMENT (pertains to open swim and swm lessons for youth ages 7-13)

THEIR SAFETY IS OUR PRIORITY

Swim testing effective February 1, 2017

Please read the information flyer concerning our new aquatics requirement

There are two pages to this flyer:

the first one is for the general membership; the second one for for our Before/After School Friends Club

 

REGISTRATION and SESSION DATES

SUMMER I SESSION – June 5-23, 2017

REGISTRATION WEEKS*

Week of May 1 for FREMONT FAMILY YMCA members who participated in the spring session or were wait listed

Week of May 8 for FREMONT FAMILY YMCA members who did not participate in the spring session

Week of May 15 for non-members

SUMMER II SESSION - July 10-28, 2017
REGISTRATION WEEKS*

Week of June 19 for FREMONT FAMILY YMCA members who participated in the summer I session or were wait listed
Week of June 26 for FREMONT FAMILY YMCA members who did not participate in the summer I session
Week of July 3 for non-members

FALL I SESSION - September 11-October 21, 2017
REGISTRATION WEEKS*

Week of July 24 for FREMONT FAMILY YMCA members who participate in the summer II session or were wait listed
Week of July 31 for FREMONT FAMILY YMCA members who did not participate in the summer II session

Week of August 7 for non-members

 

*REMEMBER!!! You cannot register for the next session until you attend the final class of the current session so you know what level to register for.

 

OPEN SWIM TIMES*

(May 22-August 5, 2017)
DAYS

Monday-Friday - 1-3 p.m.
Saturday - 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Sunday - Closed (beginning June 4)
EVENINGS
Monday and Wednesday - 7:30-8:30 p.m.
FAMILY SWIM
Friday - 6:30-7:30 p.m.


*Open swim times are subject to change without notice

 

COST of SWIM LESSONS
FREMONT FAMILY YMCA members - Free
Non-members - $28/35 minute class, $24/30 minute class
*Private lessons - $30/30 minutes/1 student, 5 lessons/$145/1 student, 5 lessons/$175/2 students
*You must be a FREMONT FAMILY YMCA member and age four or older for private lessons

 

PROGRESSIVE SWIM LESSONS

SHRIMP (6 to 18 months) Parent accompanied (at least one parent per child please)

A

Monday/Wednesday

5:40-6:10 p.m.

B

Tuesday/Thursday

10:20-10:50 a.m.

 

PERCH (18 months to 3 years old) Parent accompanied (at least one parent per child please)

A

Monday/Wednesday

9:40-10:10 a.m.

B

Monday/Wednesday

5-5:35 p.m.

C

Tuesday/Thursday

11-11:30 a.m.

The objective of the Shrimp and Perch class is to get both the parent and child comfortable in the water. The child explores a new environment while the parent learns how to teach the child to be safer in and around the water. Classes are designed so the child has fun while the parent urges him or her to learn aquatic skills. The child will be exposed to games that use basic movements in the water, such as kicking, arm strokes and breath control.

 

RAY (must be at least 4 years old) This class is designed for new swimmers, teaching basic stroke and kicking skills, pool safety and comfort with holding the face in water while blowing bubbles and swimming, front and back kicks with a noodle along with floats.

A

Monday/Wednesday

9-9:35 a.m.

B

Monday/Wednesday

10:20-10:55 a.m.

C

Tuesday/Thursday

11:40 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

D

Tuesday/Thursday

5-5:35 p.m.

 

STARFISH (must be 5 years old on the first day of class) Children work on front/back crawl and front/back float 20 seconds, front and back glides, front and back kick with kick board.

A

Monday/Wednesday

10:20-10:55 a.m.

B

Monday/Wednesday

11-11:35 a.m.

C

Monday/Wednesday

5-5:35 p.m.

D

Tuesday/Thursday

12:20-12:55 p.m.

E

Tuesday/Thursday

5:40-6:15 p.m.

 

POLLIWOG (must be 6 years old on the first day of class) Continue working on front and back floats and glides with longer time and distances, front and back kick with kick board 25 yards, front and back crawl, start with dives and also treading water.

A

Monday/Wednesday

9-9:35 a.m.

B

Monday/Wednesday

9:40-10:15 a.m.

C

Tuesday/Thursday

9:40-10:15 a.m.

D

Tuesday/Thursday

11:40 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

E

Tuesday/Thursday

5-5:35 p.m.

 

GUPPY (must have mastered Polliwog skills) Front and back float one minute, retrieve object off five foot floor, summersault front and back, front and back crawl 25 yards with rotary breathing, jump off diving board.

A

Monday/Wednesday

9-9:35 a.m.

B

Monday/Wednesday

11:40 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

C

Tuesday/Thursday

9-9:35 a.m.

D

Tuesday/Thursday

10:20-10:55 a.m.

E

Tuesday/Thursday

5-5:35 p.m.

     

MINNOW (must have mastered Guppy skills) Children refine front/back crawl, sidestroke, breaststroke and elementary back-stroke 25 yards; front/back float two minutes and tread water one minute; dive from side and dive from diving board.

A

Monday/Wednesday

10:20-10:55 a.m.

B

Monday/Wednesday

11:40 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

C

Tuesday/Thursday

9-9:35 a.m.

D

Tuesday/Thursday

5:40-6:15 p.m.

 

FISH (must have mastered Minnow skills) Children learn to swim front/back crawl, sidestroke, breast-stroke, elementary backstroke 50 yards; butterfly 25 yards; float three minutes; tread three minutes; compact and standing dives.

A

Monday/Wednesday

11-11:35 a.m.

B

Monday/Wednesday

5-5:35 p.m.

C

Tuesday/Thursday

9:40-10:15 a.m.

 

SHARK (Flying Fish has merged with Shark; must have mastered Fish skills to advance to Shark) Children learn to swim front/back crawl, sidestroke, breaststroke, elementary backstroke with open turns, butterfly, float and tread water. This class is a lead into swim team and lifeguarding with potential to assist teaching swim lessons.

A

Monday/Wednesday

11-11:35 a.m.

B

Monday/Wednesday

5:40-6:15 p.m.

C

Tuesday/Thursday

11-11:35 a.m.

 

SUMMER SWIM TEAM
(must be able to swim the length of the pool)
Practices begin May 1-July 21

• Ages 6-18

• You do not have to be a FFY member to participate

• Swimmers will compete in meets against area towns

• Conditioning and swimming skills will be developed with an emphasis on competition

• Two practices available daily, Monday-Friday, 9-10:30 a.m. or 5-6:15 p.m.

• Cost - $65 for first-time swimmers, $28 for current and returning swimmers

• To register please go to www.fastymca.com

• Claire Wray, program directors/coach, 402-721-6952, clairep@fremontfamilyymca.org

 

OPEN LAP SWIMMING

The lap pool is available for adults only (18 and older) most operating hours.  The lap pool will be used for swim team practices throughout the summer.  When those hours have been established, they will be posted at the YMCA.

INSTRUCTIONAL POOL

The instructional pool is available for water and walking and other activities.  However, during swim lessons and water aerobic classes, the pool is open to class participants only.  No one under the age of 18 is allowed in the instructional pool with out a FREMONT FAMILY YMCA lifeguard on duty.

WHIRLPOOL

Located in the pool area, this co-ed facility is the best way to relax after a hard workout.  Adults only (18 and older).

POOL RULES

* Noodles, kickboards, pull buoys and water weights are for water fitness classes and swimming lessons only.  They are not to be used during open swim.

* In order for a youth to swim in the deep end or use the diving board outside of swimming lessons, he/she must be able to swim the width of the pool unassisted.

* No flips or back dives off of the diving board or pool deck.

* Youth 7 years old and younger must have an adult (18 and older) in the pool with them. 

BIRTHDAY POOL PARTIES

Pool parties can be scheduled during regular open swim times.  Private pool parties can also be scheduled, but you must allow at least two weeks notice so lifeguards can be scheduled.  Please make reservations at the Fremont Family YMCA font desk.  For prices and availability, please contact Claire Wray at the YMCA, 402-721-6952.


For more information on the above programs, please call 402-721-6952 and ask for Program Director, Claire Wray.