YMCA OF NEWARK AND VICINITY

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CHECK OUT THE WINTER AQUATICS FLYER!

 

Click here to download the March Registration Form for Kearny Swim Lessons in English.

*** There are no weekday classes in March. Weekday classes will resume April 3rd. ***

 

The pool entrance for Lincoln School Pool is located at the intersection of Kearny Ave and New Lawn Ave.

For more information please email Michael Porter at mporter@newarkymca.org  or call (973) 624-8900 ext. 6853.

 

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 1:05 am - 1:35 pm

 

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  Tuesdays/Fridays 7:50 pm - 8:30 pm

Intermediate Tuesdays/Fridays 7:50 pm - 8:30 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

Tuesdays/Fridays 6:20 pm - 7:00 pm

Saturdays 11:35 am - 12:15 pm

 

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

Tuesdays/Fridays 5:35 pm - 6:15 pm or 7:05 pm - 7:45 pm

Saturdays 10:05 am - 10:45 am, 10:50 am - 11:30 am, or 12:20 pm - 1:00 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

Tuesdays/Fridays 6:20 pm - 7:00 pm

Saturdays 11:35 am - 12:15 pm

 

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

Tuesdays/Fridays 5:35 pm - 6:15 pm or 7:05 pm - 7:45 pm

Saturdays 10:05 am - 10:45 am, 10:50 am - 11:30 am, or 12:20 pm - 1:00 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

Tuesdays/Fridays 6:20 pm - 7:00 pm

Saturdays 11:35 am - 12:15 pm

 

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

Tuesdays/Fridays 5:35 pm - 6:15 pm or 7:05 pm - 7:45 pm

Saturdays 10:05 am - 10:45 am, 10:50 am - 11:30 am, or 12:20 pm - 1:00 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

Tuesdays/Fridays 5:35 pm - 6:15 pm or 7:05 pm - 7:45 pm

Saturdays 10:05 am - 10:45 am, 10:50 am - 11:30 am, or 12:20 pm - 1:00 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

Tuesdays/Fridays 5:35 pm - 6:15 pm or 7:05 pm - 7:45 pm

Saturdays 10:05 am - 10:45 am or 10:50 am - 11:30 am

 

6 Stoke Mechanics

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

 

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

Tuesdays/Fridays 7:50 pm - 8:30 pm