Children’s Learn To Swim
Learn to swim at the 14th Street Y!
Whatever your level or age, we’ve got a program that’s perfect for you, at a great value. All of our friendly instructors are WSI certified and ready to get you in the water!
Children learn the complex physical skills of swimming at different rates. Our program emphasizes effort as swimmers can spend a lifetime perfecting swim skills. Based upon age and ability, children will work to acquire the following Red Cross Swim Skills: water safety, breath and buoyancy control, front & back float, streamlining and basic stroke mechanics for all 4 competitive strokes.
Kids Learn to Swim with Parent/Caregiver
A parent or caregiver must accompany the child in the water. All babies must wear swim diapers.
6 – 16 MONTHS
A swim class designed to help your baby become accustomed to the pool environment while having loads of fun. Class includes water activities, games, songs, toys, and flotation devices. Learn More
17 – 24 MONTHS
Your child will make a basic adjustment to the pool environment with water activities, games, songs, and fun flotation devices. Appropriate swim skills are taught as your child progresses. Learn More
25 – 35 MONTHS
This class is designed to help transition your child from Big Fish (with parent/caregiver) to the Tadpoles (the first drop-off class for kids 3 to 4). Independent swim skills are introduced as your child continues to progress. Learn More
Kids Learn To Swim Presented by the American Red Cross
Drop-Off Swim Classes for Ages 3+
All classes are taught by certified Water Safety Instructors. Our Learn to Swim Program consists of six levels that teach children of all ages and ability levels to swim skillfully and safely. Our progressive system will give your child the opportunity to complete as many levels as they can in the semester. Children are grouped according to their ability. Our low student/teacher ratio (5 students to 1 instructor) ensures that your child receives optimal focus and attention throughout the course.
KIDS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS SWIM CLASS
4 – 12 YEARS
This swim class is designed for children with special needs. The program aims to meet the safety and swim development of your child. Our small class sizes will ensure your child receives optimal focus and attention throughout the course. Swim class is taught by experienced Certified Water Safety Instructors. Learn More
AQUA JETS SWIM TEAM
6 – 17 YEARS
A non-competitive recreational swim team for children and teenagers. Work and improve on on all 4 competitive strokes, starts, and turns. All practices are conducted by a qualified and experienced coach. Swimmers must be level 5 or above and have the desire to have fun. Learn More