FAIR ACRES FAMILY YMCA

  • 2600 Grand Ave
  • Carthage, MO 64836
  • (417) 358-1070

CLASSES BEGIN EACH MONTH ON EITHER THE FIRST MONDAY OR THURSDAY, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST.
(Adjustments made for holidays & special events when necessary.)

FEES: Y Members Community Participants
Swimming Lessons $15 $45
Private Lessons
(4- 30 minute lessons)
$38 $55

SIGN-UPS: Members--two weeks before first class; Community Participants--one week

SWIM LESSON LEVELS:

LEVELS 1: (“Introduction to Water Skills”)
Tues & Thurs 6:00-6:30 pm & 6:30-7:00 pm
PRE-REQUISITE: None
GENERAL COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS: The child will guided through entering & exiting water, floating, & turning over.

 

LEVEL 2: (“Fundamental Aquatic Skills”)
Tues & Thurs 7:00-7:30 pm
PRE-REQUISITE: The ability to demonstrate the completion requirements in Level 1 mentioned above.
GENERAL COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS FOR LEVEL 2: Entering/exiting water; floating, turning over, recovering without support; gliding; treading water; certain movements on front, back and side. To successfully complete this level, the student must perform 2 set of specific actions in order. One involves unassisted: entrance, floating on front & back (for 5 seconds each), & recoveries. The other involves swimming 15 ft. w/o assistance on front & back.

 

LEVEL 3: (“Stroke Development”)
Tues & Thurs 7:30-8:00 pm
PRE-REQUISITE: The ability to demonstrate the completion requirements in Level 2 mentioned above.
GENERAL COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS: Jumping & diving into deep water retrieving objects while totally submerged; rotary breathing; front & back gliding & floating (including changing positions); treading water; and swimming the front & back crawl and butterfly. To successfully complete this level, the student must enter, swim front crawl 15 yd., tread or float, & swim back crawl 15 yd. all without stopping.

 

LEVEL 4: (“Stroke Improvement”)
Tues & Thurs 8:00-8:30 pm
PRE-REQUISITE: The ability to demonstrate the completion requirements in Level 3 mentioned above.
GENERAL COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS: Diving from side; surface diving; underwater swimming; 1 minute floats; open turns; treading water 1 minute; swimming front, breast, butterfly, side & both back strokes specified distances. To successfully complete this level, the student must complete one set each of a swimming-floating and swimming-treading discipline.