Youth Programs – Aquatics

West St. Tammany YMCA

Stingrays Swim Team

Children will learn skills to enhance stroke development and endurance. The team will also participate in a level 2 swim league. Children must be able to swim (in any manner) on their own across the length of the pool. A meet schedule will be announced at the parent’s meeting. (date to be announced) Practice begins May 22 at the YMCA Camp Tchefuncte pool.

Date: Monday & Wednesday—Ages 5 — 8

May 22, 24, 29, & 31

Time: 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Date: June through July—Monday & Wednesday

Time: 8:30 a.m. — 9:30 a.m.

 

Date: Tuesday & Thursday—Ages 9 — up

May 23, 25, 30 & June 1

Time: 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Date: June through July—Tuesday & Thursday

Time: 8:30 a.m. — 9:30 a.m.

YMCA Swim Lessons

Registration for swim lessons is required prior to the first day of the session. See page 7 for a description of swim lesson levels.

Parent/Child Water Orientation (ages 6-12 months or 13-36 months)

The primary objective of this class is to get parent and child comfortable in the water. Children will be exposed to games that develop kicking, arm strokes, and breath control. Parents will learn how to teach their child how to be safe in and around the water and assist their child in the development of motor skills. Rain makeup day is Friday, if needed.

Date: Monday — Thursday

Session I June 5 — June 15

Session II June 19 — June 29

Session III July 3 — July 13 (no class 7/3; make-up class is 7/7)

Session IV July 17 — July 27

Session V July 31 — August 10

Time: 12 noon – 12:30 p.m.

Location: West St. Tammany YMCA

Fee: Full Service Member: $23.00

Program Member: $43.00

Preschool Swim Lessons (ages 3-5)

Children learn the basic skills that are the building blocks of swimming, along with pool safety. Students are divided into skill levels with limited class size so the instructor can provide individual attention. Rain makeup day is Friday, if needed.

Dates: Monday — Thursday

Session I June 5 — June 15

Session II June 19 — June 29

Session III July 3 — July 13 (no class 7/3; make-up class is 7/7)

Session IV July 17 — July 27

Session V July 31 — August 10

Time: 9 a.m. — 9:45 a.m.

11 a.m. — 11:45 a.m.

4 p.m. — 4:45 p.m.

5 p.m. — 5:45 p.m.

6 p.m. — 6:45 p.m.

Location: West St. Tammany YMCA

Time: 9:30 a.m. — 10:15 a.m.

4 p.m. — 4:45 p.m.

5 p.m. — 5:45 p.m.

Location: YMCA Camp Tchefuncte

Fee: Full Service Member: $4200

Program Member: $82.00

Youth Swim Lessons (ages 6-12)

Our youth swim program is divided into six levels. Each level builds upon the preceding level. This complete aquatic program covers stroke development, personal safety, personal growth, water sports, games, and rescue. Rain makeup day is Friday, if needed.

Date: Monday — Thursday

Session I June 5 — June 15

Session II June 19 — June 29

Session III July 3 — July 13 (no class 7/3; make-up class is 7/7)

Session IV July 17 — July 27

Session V July 31 — August 10

Time: 10 a.m. — 10:45 a.m.

11 a.m. — 11:45 a.m.

4 p.m. — 4:45 p.m.

5 p.m. — 5:45 p.m.

6 p.m. — 6:45 p.m.

Location: West St. Tammany YMCA

Time: 9:30 a.m. — 10:15 a.m.

4 p.m. — 4:45 p.m.

5 p.m. — 5:45 p.m.

Location: YMCA Camp Tchefuncte

Fee: Full Service Member: $42.00

Program Member: $82.00

Family Lessons (4 to 7 family members)

A great way for the entire family to learn how to swim or just perfect their strokes. Great exercise for everyone! Rain makeup day is Friday, if needed.

Date: Monday—Thursday

Session I June 5 — June 15

Session II July 3 — July 13 no class 7/3; make-up class is 7/7)

Time: 7:30 p.m. — 8:30 p.m.

Location: West St. Tammany YMCA

Fee: Full Service Member: $125.00

Program Member: $175.00

Wet Ball (ages 8-14)

Teaches offense and defense tactics and is the forerunner to water polo. Registration deadline is July 16.

Date: Saturday

August 5 — Sept. 9

Time: 9 a.m. — 11 a.m.

Location: West St. Tammany YMCA

Fee: Full Service Member: $35.00

Program Member: $55.00