YMCA OF NEWARK AND VICINITY

Aquatics Programs

 

 

Check out the summer aquatics flyer!


Click here to download the October Registration Form for Newark Swim Lessons in English.

Click here to download the October 2019 Pool Schedule in English.

Click here to download the Storm Swim Team Flyer in English.

 

For more information please email Lterrones@newarkymca.org or call (973) 624-8900 ext. 6893

 
ALL CLASSES MUST HAVE AT LEAST 3 PARTICIPANTS. YMCA WILL COMBINE CLASSES IF NECESSARY.

 

Water Discovery -Parent/Child  Ages 6 to 36 months; 1:12 ratio

Introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment.

Saturdays 9:35 am - 10:05 am

 

Water Discovery - Teens & Adults; 1:12 ratio

Develop personal water safety and basic swimming skills. Swimmers develop comfort in the water by practicing safe water habits, engaging in underwater exploration, and learning how to swim to safety and exit if they fall into water.

Beginner  Mondays/Wednesdays 6:55 pm - 7:35 pm

Intermediate Mondays/Wednesdays 6:55 pm - 7:35 pm 

 

1 Water Acclimation

Increases comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue skills performed with assistance.

Preschool: Ages 3 to 5 years old; 1:6 ratio

Mondays/Wednesdays 5:25 pm - 6:05 pm

 

School Age: Ages 6 to 12 years old; 1:8 ratio

Mondays/Wednesdays 4:40 pm - 5:20 pm or 6:10 pm - 6:50 pm

  

2 Water Movement

Encourages forward movement in water and basic self-rescue skills performed independently.

Preschool: Ages 3 to 5 years old; 1:6 ratio

Mondays/Wednesdays 5:25 pm - 6:05 pm

 

School Age: Ages 6 to 12 years old; 1:8 ratio

Mondays/Wednesdays 4:40 pm - 5:20 pm or 6:10 pm - 6:50 pm

 

3 Water Stamina

Develops intermediate self-rescue skills performed at longer distances than previous stages.

 

Preschool: Ages 3 to 5 years old; 1:6 ratio

Mondays/Wednesdays 5:25 pm - 6:05 pm

 

School Age: Ages 6 to 12 years old; 1:8 ratio

Mondays/Wednesdays 4:40 pm - 5:20 pm or 6:10 pm - 6:50 pm

 

4 Stroke Introduction

Introduces basic stroke technique in front and back crawl and reinforces water safety through treading water and elementary backstroke.

 

School Age: Ages 6 to 12 years old; 1:10 ratio

Mondays/Wednesdays 4:40 pm - 5:20 pm or 6:10 pm - 6:50 pm

 

5 Stroke Development

Introduces breast-stroke and butterfly and reinforces water safety through treading water and sidestroke.

 

School Age: Ages 6 to 12 years old; 1:10 ratio

Mondays/Wednesdays 4:40 pm - 5:20 pm or 6:10 pm - 6:50 pm

 

6 Stoke Mechanics

Refines stroke technique on all major competitive strokes and encourages swimming as part of a healthy lifestyle.

 

Newark YMCA Swim Team: Ages 6 to 12 years old

The Newark YMCA is holding tryouts for their upcoming 2019-2020 swim season.

Contact lterrones@newarkymca.org for more information.

 

 

 

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