YMCA of Greater Louisville

Northeast Family YMCA

9400 Mill Brook Road, Louisville, KY 40223502 425 1271

SWIM LESSONS

Learning to swim is a life skill as well as great exercise and lots of fun. We offer swim lessons for all ages, from infants all the way through to adults so we can all safely enjoy the pleasures of an aquatic environment.

MONDAY SESSIONS

Session Dates Registration Deadline
Summer Session I June 1-July 6 May 31
Summer Session II July 20-Aug 24 July 19

MONDAY & WEDNESDAY SESSIONS

Session Date Registration Deadline
Spring Session I May 4-May 20 May 3

TUESDAY SESSIONS

Session Dates Registration Deadline
Summer Session I June 2-July 7 June 1
Summer Session II July 21-Aug 25 July 20

TUESDAY & THURSDAY SESSIONS

Session Date Registration Deadline
Spring Session I May 5-May 21 May 4

WEDNESDAY SESSIONS

Session Dates Registration Deadline
Spring Session I April 15-May 20 April 14
Summer Session I June 3-July 8 June 2
Summer Session II July 22-Aug 26 July 21

THURSDAY SESSIONS

Session Dates Registration Deadline
Spring Session I April 16-May 21 April 15
Summer Session I June 4-July 9 June 3
Summer Session II July 23-Aug 27 July 22

SATURDAY SESSIONS

Session Dates Registration Deadline
Spring Session I April 18-May 23 April 17
Summer Session I June 6-July 10 June 5
Summer Session II* July 18-Aug 28 July 17
*No class July 4

PARENT-CHILD SWIM LESSONS

Ages 6 months-3 year
Class ratio 1:10
Introduces children to the water using group activities and games that emphasize basic movement in the water: kicking, arm movements and breath control. One adult must be in the water with each child at all times. Children must wear swim diapers under their swimsuit.


DIAPER DIP

Ages 6-17 months
A positive first experience in the water that encourages a bond of trust between adult and child, and teaches adults how to supervise and guide a child in the water.

SUPER TOTS

Ages 18 months-3 years
For the child ready to learn elementary swimming skills but not old enough to take classes on their own.

PRESCHOOL SWIM LESSONS

Ages 3-5 years
Class ratio 1:4
Designed to help children progress and build elementary swimming and safety skills. Children are placed with instructors based on their skill levels.

BEGINNER

For children who have never been in the water or are fearful of water. Students will learn water adjustment skills, proper body positioning, back floats, jump from the side and more.

INTERMEDIATE

Students are more confident in the water. Students will refine water adjustments skills and proper body positioning. Introduction to elementary back stroke and jump in and swim back on the wall.

ADVANCED

Students will refine front glides and proper balance in the water. Students will learn more advanced freestyle techniques and will be introduced to back craw, breaststroke, diving and treading.

YOUTH SWIM LESSONS

Ages 6-12 years
Class ratio 1:6
YMCA swim programs for the school-aged youth stress endurance, personal safety, skill development and lifesaving techniques. Skills are assessed and children are placed with instructors in the appropriate groups.

BEGINNER

For children who have never been in the water or are fearful of water. Students will learn water adjustment skills, proper body positioning, back floats, jump from the side and more.

INTERMEDIATE

Students are more confident in the water. Students will refine water adjustments skills and proper body positioning. Introduction to elementary back stroke and jump in and swim back on the wall.

ADVANCED

Students will refine front glides and proper balance in the water. Students will learn more advanced freestyle techniques and will be introduced to back craw, breaststroke, diving and treading.

STROKE

Students in transition from swim lessons to swim team. Students learn to use swimming as a fitness tool and refine skills.

TSUNAMI SWIM CLUB

All practices are held at the Northeast Family YMCA. Tsunami Swim Club belongs in the K.I.Y.S.A. league and will have a swim meet once a month. Contact the Northeast Family YMCA at 502.425.1271 for more information. Parent orientation will be in August. Please check with the front desk for more details.

Prerequisites: Swimmers must be able to swim all four competitive strokes- Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke and Freestyle 25 yards. 5 and 6 year olds must be able to swim Backstroke and Freestyle 25 yards. Golds have time prerequisites.

ADULT SWIM LESSONS

Ages 13+ years
Adult swim lesson participants range from the true beginner to advanced swimmers. Participants are grouped by skill level and classes are designed to fit student goals.

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