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

 

OPEN SWIM TIMES
(open times are subject to change without notice)

(August 14, 2017-May 26, 2018)


Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 4-5:30 p.m.
Saturday - 12:30-3:30 p.m.
Sunday - 1:30-3:30 p.m. (Sunday open swim begins September 10)


EVENING
Monday-Friday - 7:30-8:30 p.m.


FAMILY SWIM
Friday - 6:30-7:30 p.m.

 

SWIM LESSON SESSIONS/REGISTRATION WEEKS

FALL I SESSION – September 11-October 21, 2017

REGISTRATION WEEKS

Week of July 24 for FREMONT FAMILY YMCA members who participated 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

FALL II SESSION – November 6-December 16, 2017

REGISTRATION WEEKS

Week of October 16 for FREMONT FAMILY YMCA members who participated in the fall I session or were wait listed

Week of October 23 for FREMONT FAMILY YMCA members who did not participate in the fall I session

Week of October 30 for non-members

WINTER SESSION – January 16-February 26, 2018

REGISTRATION WEEKS

Week of Dec. 11 for FREMONT FAMILY YMCA members who participated in fall II session or were wait listed

Week of December 18 for FREMONT FAMILY YMCA members who did not participate in the fall II session

Week of December 25 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.

 

COST of SWIM LESSONS
FREMONT FAMILY YMCA members - Free
Non-members - $40/30 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 CLASSES

WATER DISCOVERY (6 to 18 months)
Parents accompany children in this class, which introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment through exploration and encourages them to enjoy themselves while learning about the water.
A) Tuesday - 10:30-11 a.m.
B) Saturday - 9-9:30 a.m.

WATER EXPLORATION (18 months to 3 years old)
In this class, parents work with their children to explore body positions, floating, blowing bubbles and fundamental safety and aquatic skills
A) Monday - 10:30-11 a.m.
B) Monday - 5:35-6:05 p.m.
C) Thursday - 6-6:30 p.m.
D) Saturday - 9:40-10:10 a.m.

WATER ACCLIMATION
Students develop comfort with underwater exploration and learn to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water in this class. This class lays the foundation that allows for a student’s future progress in swimming.

PRESCHOOL (ages 3-5 years)
A) Monday - 11:10-11:40 a.m.
B) Tuesday - 4-4:30 p.m.
C) Thursday - 4:40-5:10 p.m.
D) Saturday - 11:40 a.m.-12:10 p.m.

YOUTH (ages 6-15 years)
A) Monday - 5:35-6:05 p.m.
B) Tuesday - 5:20-5:50 p.m.
C) Thursday - 4-4:30 p.m.
D) Saturday - 11:40 a.m.-12:10 p.m.

WATER MOVEMENT
In this class, students focus on body position and control, directional change and forward movement in the water while also continuing to practice how to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water.

PRESCHOOL (ages 3-5 years)
A) Tuesday - 11:10-11:40 a.m.
B) Thursday - 5:20-5:50 p.m.
C) Saturday - 10:20-10:50 a.m.

YOUTH (ages 6-15 years)
A) Tuesday - 4:40-5:10 p.m.
B) Tuesday - 6-6:30 p.m.
C) Saturday - 10:20-10:50 am.

WATER STAMINA
In this class, students learn how to swim to safety from a longer distance than in previous classes in the event of falling into a body of water. This class also introduces rhythmic breathing and integrated arm and leg action.

PRESCHOOL (ages 3-5 years)
A) Tuesday - 5:20-5:50 p.m.
B) Thursday - 6-6:30 p.m.
C) Saturday - 9-9:30 a.m.

YOUTH (ages 6-15 years)
A) Tuesday - 6-6:30 p.m.
B) Thursday - 4:40-5:10 p.m.
C) Saturday - 11-11:30 a.m.

STROKE INTRODUCTION
Students in this class development stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and learn the breaststroke kick and butterfly kick. Water safety is reinforced through treading water and elementary backstroke.

PRESCHOOL (ages 3-5)
A) Tuesday - 4-4:30 p.m.
B) Thursday - 5:20-5:50 p.m.
C) Saturday - 11-11:30 a.m.

YOUTH (ages 6-15)
A) Monday - 6:15-6:45 p.m.
B) Tuesday - 4:40-5:10 p.m.
C) Thursday - 4-4:30 p.m.

STROKE DEVELOPMENT
Students in this class work on stroke technique and learn all major competitive strokes. The emphasis on water safety continues through treading water and sidestroke.

YOUTH (ages 6-15 years)
A) Tuesday - 4:40-5:10 p.m.
B) Thursday - 4-4:30 p.m.
C) Thursday - 6:30-7 p.m.
D) Saturday - 9:40-10:10 a.m.

STROKE MECHANICS
In this class, students refine stroke technique on all major competitive strokes, learn about competitive swimming and discover how to incorporate swimming into a healthy lifestyle.

YOUTH (ages 6-15 years)
A) Monday - 6:15-6:45 p.m.
B) Tuesday - 4-4:30 p.m.
C) Thursday - 4:40-5:10 p.m.
D) Saturday - 10:20-10:50 a.m.

 

F.A.S.T. (Fremont Area Swim Team) SWIM TEAM

Begins Monday, August 21, 2017 for senior group (high school); Monday, September 11 for silver, gold and bronze group (middle school and younger)

Registration deadline – You can sign up anytime to participate on the swim team

Ages – Kindergarten through high school (you must be an FFY member to participate)

Parent’s meeting – Monday, August 28, 5:30-6 p.m., for senior group; Tuesday, September 5, 6-6:30 p.m., for silver, gold and bronze group

Cost - youth will be divided into four groups. Each participant must purchase a YMCA membership.

Bronze group cost (participants determined by age and/or ability) $20 per month per swimmer plus $5 coach’s travel fee.

Silver group cost (participants determined by age and/or ability) $30 per month per swimmer plus $5 coach’s travel fee.

Gold group cost (participants determined by age and/or ability) $60 per month per swimmer plus $5 coach’s travel fee. $48 per month per swimmer (for an additional sibling) plus $5 coach’s travel fee.

Senior group cost (high school swimmers)
$95 per month per swimmer plus $5 coach’s travel fee.
$76 per month per swimmer (for an additional sibling) plus $5 coach’s travel fee.

Financial assistance is available. Discount available if on free or reduced lunches. Please contact Claire at 402-721-6952.

Registration fee $76 at www.fastymca.com (the month you sign up you do not pay the monthly fee).

Questions? Claire Wray, program director, 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.