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Private Aquatic Instruction:

Ages: 3 to 12 years
One-on-one instruction is available for children ages 3-12 years of age with all levels of ability from fearful to competitive. Registration is accepted throughout the year, and does not necessarily coincide with the program sessions. Contact the YMCA at 610-369-YMCA for a private registration form or additional information. Payment is required upon registration.

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Date(s) and Time(s): Cost(s):

Four 30-minute classes

 

Private
Wellness Members: $62
Program Members: $80

Semi Private
Wellness Members: $109
Program Members: $147

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Parent/Child Instruction - Shrimp:

Ages: 6 to 15 months
This is your child’s first experience in the water. You
can look forward to helping them learn water adjustment
skills as you sing songs, play games, and practice safe
swimming skills.

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Date(s) and Time(s): Cost(s):

Tuesday, 11 am or 6 pm
Saturday, 11:15 am

Wellness Members: $38
Program Members: $67

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Parent/Child Instruction - Kipper:

Ages: 16 to 28 months
This class will encourage your child’s motor, cognitive, and
social skills as they continue to grow and develop. Class
activities are fun and playful for both you and your child.

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Date(s) and Time(s): Cost(s):

Tuesday, 11:00 am or 6:00 pm
Saturday, 11:15 am

Wellness Members: $38
Program Members: $67

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Parent/Child Instruction - Perch:

Ages: 29 to 36 months
This class focuses on helping your child learn through play as they experiment with buoyancy and independence. Basic stroke skills and water safety are introduced.

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Date(s) and Time(s): Cost(s):
Tuesday, 11:30 am
Thursday, 6:30 pm
Saturday, 10:45 am
Wellness Members: $38
Program Members: $67

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Parent/Child - Perch Plus:

Ages: 2 and 3 years

Parents accompany children in the pool - progressing to just the children in the pool.

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Date(s) and Time(s): Cost(s):

Late Spring
Monday 6:45-7:15 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am | 6:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am
Saturday 9:45 am

Monday: Wellness Members: $33
Program Members: $58

Wellness Members: $38
Program Members: $67

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Pre-school - Pike (formerly Beginner Pike):

Ages: 3 to 5 years
This is your child’s first swimming experience without a
parent or guardian. This class will focus on water comfort,
blowing bubbles, kicking, paddling, and floating with
assistance. Independent swimming will be introduced.
Water safety and proper use of Instructional Flotation
Devices (IFD) are emphasized.

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Date(s) and Time(s): Cost(s):

Late Spring
Monday 11:00 am | 7:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm | 6:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am 
Wednesday 6:45 pm
Thursday 11:00 am | 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:15 am | 10:45 am | 11:15 am

Monday: Wellness Members: $33
Program Members: $58

Wellness Members: $38
Program Members: $67

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Pre-school - Pike Advanced (formerly Pike):

Ages: 3 to 5 years
Children entering Pike Advanced should be comfortable in
the water and will put their face in the water when asked.
These children have completed all the skills required at
the end of a Pike class. They are confident swimming on
their front and back with IFDs independently. Children will
swim with and without flotation devices. Water safety will
continue to be emphasized.

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Date(s) and Time(s): Cost(s):

Late Spring
Monday 12:00 pm | 6:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am | 12:30 pm | 6:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm | 6:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am | 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:45 am | 10:15 am | 11:15 am

Monday: Wellness Members: $33
Program Members: $58

Wellness Members: $38
Program Members: $67

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Pre-school - Eel:

Ages: 3 to 5 years
Children entering the Eel level should be independently
jumping in and be able to swim at least 8 feet on their
front, back and side with the assistance of an IFD.
The emphasis in this class will be for the children to start
swimming with alternating paddles, especially with their
faces in the water. Continued independent swimming and
safety are emphasized.

Daniel B. Boyer Center (Boyertown) View
Date(s) and Time(s): Cost(s):

Late Spring
Monday 11:30 am | 6:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm | 5:30 pm
Wednesday 12:30 pm | 6:45 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:45 am | 10:45 am

Monday: Wellness Members $33
Program Members: $58

Wellness Members: $38
Program Members: $67

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Pre-school - Ray:

Ages: 3 to 5 years

Children entering a Ray class should have the ability to
swim 15 feet without IFD, in a horizontal body position
with alternating paddles on their front. It is also expected
that they be able to swim a minimum of 8 feet on their
back and side with alternating paddles. In the deep end
of the pool, children will be introduced to diving and
treading. Rhythmic breathing will be taught as well as
Elementary Backstroke. Endurance will be emphasized.

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Date(s) and Time(s): Cost(s):

Late Spring
Tuesday 1:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 pm
Saturday 11:45 am

Wellness Members: $38
Program Members: $67

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Pre-school - Starfish:

Ages: 3 to 5 years

 

Children entering a Starfish class should have the ability
to swim half a length of the pool front, back and side
without an IFD in a horizontal position as well as tread
water for 15 seconds. Children are expected to have a
rudimentary knowledge of Breaststroke and Elementary
Backstroke. They should be comfortable swimming
independently in the deep end of the pool. Diving will
continue to be worked on. This class will focus on stroke
refinement and endurance.

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Date(s) and Time(s): Cost(s):

Saturday 11:45 am

Wellness Members: $38
Program Members: $67

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Youth Swim Lessons - Polliwog (formerly Beginner Polliwog):

Ages: 6 to 12 years
Each Class is 40 minutes. 
This class is for the beginner swimmer with no previous water experience. This class will focus on the development of proper body position, floating, gliding, paddling and personal water safety. The use of an Instructional Flotation Device (IFD) is recommended in this level in order to get the child comfortable swimming independently.

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Date(s) and Time(s): Cost(s):

Late Spring
Monday 7:15 pm
Tuesday 5:45 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am | 11:15 am

Monday: Wellness Members $39
Program Members: $61

Wellness Members: $45
Program Members: $71


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Youth Swim Lessons - Polliwog Advanced (formerly Polliwog):

Ages: 6 to 12 years
                         Each class is 40 minutes
Polliwog Advanced is an advanced beginner class for the
children who are comfortable completely submerging their
heads underwater. They will be introduced to rhythmic
breathing and stroke development. Children entering a
Polliwog Advanced class should have completed all the
skills required at the end of the Polliwog Beginner class.
They are expected to be able to swim to their instructor
on their front, back and side for a minimum distance of
3 ft. These children may wear an IFD.

Daniel B. Boyer Center (Boyertown) View
Date(s) and Time(s): Cost(s):

Late Spring
Monday 6:45 pm
Tuesday 5:45 pm
Wednesday 7:30 pm
Thursday 5:45 pm
Saturday 9:45 am | 11:15 am

Monday: Wellness Members $39
Program Members: $61

 

Wellness Members: $45
Program Members: $71

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Youth Swim Lesson - Guppy:

Ages: 6 to 12 years

Each class is 40 minutes

Children entering a Guppy class should have the ability
to swim half a length of the pool in a horizontal position
on their front, back and side without assistance or the
use of an IFD. They need to be comfortable swimming
independently in the deep end of the pool as well as
treading water for 30 seconds. Children are expected
to have a rudimentary knowledge of Breaststroke and
Elementary Backstroke. This class will continue working
on stroke development and endurance to one length of
the pool.

Daniel B. Boyer Center (Boyertown) View
Date(s) and Time(s): Cost(s):

Late Spring
Monday 6:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:45 am | 11:15 am

Monday: Wellness Members $39
Program Members: $61

 

Wellness Members: $45
Program Members: $71

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Youth Swim Lessons - Minnow:

Ages: 6 to 12 years
                       Each class is 40 minutes
Children entering Minnow level should be able to swim
one length of the pool with each of the following
strokes: freestyle with rotary breathing, backstroke with
rudimentary shoulder arm pulls, Breaststroke with pull,
breath, kick timing, Elementary Backstroke with inverse
whip kick and correct arm pulls, and sidestroke with ear
to arm body position. Also, students must demonstrate
both a kneeling and standing dive. In Minnow, strokes
will be refined with a focus on endurance.

Daniel B. Boyer Center (Boyertown) View
Date(s) and Time(s): Cost(s):

Late Spring
Wednesday 6:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am

Wellness Members: $45
Program Members: $71

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Youth Swim Lessons - Fish:

Ages: 6 to 12 years

                             Each class is 40 minutes
Children entering Fish level should have the ability
to independently perform freestyle, Backstroke,
Breaststroke, Elementary Backstroke, and sidestroke for
two complete lengths of the pool while demonstrating
proper form. Strokes will be refined with a focus on
endurance with continued emphasis on correct diving
and introduction to flip turns.

Daniel B. Boyer Center (Boyertown) View
Date(s) and Time(s): Cost(s):

Monday 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:45 am

Monday: Wellness Members $39
Program Members: $61

 

Wellness Members: $45
Program Members: $71

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Youth Swim Lessons - Flying Fish:

Ages: 6 to 12 years

                  Each class is 40 minutes
Swimmers entering Flying Fish level should have the ability to swim freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, and breaststroke for three lengths of the pool with open turns and one length of butterfly with correct turn. Children should be able to
perform flip turns and demonstrate a proper dive.

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Date(s) and Time(s): Cost(s):

Saturday 10:30 am

Wellness Members: $45
Program Members: $71

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Pre-Competitive Swim Clinic:

Ages: 6 to 12 years
Children will learn the competitive strokes, turns, and starts in a non-competitive and developmental environment. Instructed by our caring and professional staff, children will be challenged and encouraged to build self-confidence in their own abilities. Children must be Minnow level and able to complete 25 yards of rotary breathing overarm stroke, and 25 yards of backstroke to enroll.

Daniel B. Boyer Center (Boyertown) View
Date(s) and Time(s): Cost(s):
Late Spring
Monday & Wednesdays, 6-6:45 p.m.
 
Wellness Members: $75
Program Members: $99

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Teen & Adult Swim Instruction - All Levels:

Ages: 13 years and older

30 minute classes

This class includes correct kicking technique, treading, back floats, basic submersion while increasing confidence and independence.

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Date(s) and Time(s): Cost(s):

Late Spring
Tuesday - 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday - 7:30 p.m.



Wellness Members: $25
Program Members: $45

 

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Special Olympics Swim Lessons:

Ages: Varies

Special offer for YMCA Special Olympics Swim Team Members
Private one-on-one lesson.
Help build confidence. Work on skills. Reduce anxiety for competition. Have fun in the water.
Contact Connie Schwartz, Aquatic Instructional Coordinator, 610-369-9622 ext. 249 or CSchwartz@boyertownymca.org

Daniel B. Boyer Center (Boyertown) View
Date(s) and Time(s): Cost(s):
Four 30-minute classes
By appointment 
Wellness Members: $46
Program Members: $60

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Swim Lessons at the Boyertown Community Pool:

Ages: 3 to 12 years

Held at the Boyertown Community Pool
417 S. Madison Street
Boyertown  PA 19512

11-11:30 am
Ages 3-5 & Ages 6-12

Week 1:  6/23-6/26
Week 2:  7/8-7/11
Week 3:  7/15-7/18
Week 4: 7/21-7/24
Week 5: 7/29-8/1

7-7:30 pm

Ages 3-5 & Ages 6-12

Week 1:  6/23-6/26
Week 2:  7/8-7/11
Week 3:  7/15-7/18
Week 4: 7/21-7/24
Week 5: 7/29-8/1

Wellness Members & Pool Season Pass Holders: $12/session
Program Members: $25/session 
Non Members: $40/session

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