The YMCA will offer its next session of swimming lessons beginning March 3.
The Y offers lessons for students 6 months to 97 years old. For infants 6 to 36 months, the Y offers parent with child classes that get the children acclimated to the water through songs and rhymes. These classes are offered Monday evenings and Saturday mornings.
Preschool and school-age lessons teach stroke development, water safety and endurance to children of varying abilities. The lessons are offered Saturday mornings, Monday through Thursday evenings, with a new 6:15 p.m. class added Tuesday and Wednesday.
New this session for advanced school-age swimmers is a competitive swim class. The program will work competitive stroke development, starts and turns, and endurance. It will be offered on Tuesday afternoons.
All evening lessons are either preceded or followed by a half hour of free swim for all students and their families to enjoy the water and practice the skills they have learned.
If your schedule does not fit into one of the class times, the Y also offers personalized swim instruction at the convenience of the student.
The Y will also be offering American Red Cross waterfront lifeguarding and lifeguarding re-certifications coming this spring.
For a complete description of levels, list of times and days offered, visit jamestownymca.org.