Don Wheaton Family YMCA - Swimming and Aquatics - Spring I 2017

Saturday

    Continuous Swim Lessons

    • 9:00am - 12:25pm Lil' Dippers
      3–5yrs
      Make Friends: make new friends through learning with games and songs. Build Skills: blow bubbles, submersion, kicking, front & back glides, deep water skills, surface support, and diving. Water Safe: identify water hazards, how and when to wear a personal flotation device, accessing EMS, boating safety, ice safety. For Life: learn swimming skills that can be used to build swimming strokes and...
      Don Wheaton Family YMCA Main Pool
    • 9:00am - 10:40am Star Program
      6–12yrs
      Make Friends: make new friends while learning with activities and work in partners or groups. Build Skills: swimmers will learn elementary backstroke, breaststroke, side stroke, eggbeater and increase their swimming distance to 350m by the end of the Star Program. Optional items give your child opportunities to explore competitive swimming, synchronized swimming, water polo and aquafit. Water...
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    • 9:00am - 12:25pm Learn to Swim
      6–12yrs
      Make Friends: make new friends through learning with activitiesand games. May work in partnersor groups. Build Skills: swimmers will improve their body awareness and motorskills as they submerge, kick, roll,and jump in the water. They will be competent swimmers on their frontand back when they complete Learnto Swim. Water Safe: identify water hazards,using a personal flotation device,how to call...
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    • 9:35am - 10:05am Star Leadership
      6–12yrs
      Make Friends: make new friends, learn lifesaving skills, share knowledge with new swimmers while working in partners and groups. Build Skills: your competent and confident swimmer will build on their strong aquatic skills to improve their physical fitness, while building on advanced and competitive swimming skills. This grouping has a component of learning how to teach others. Water Safe: learn...
      Don Wheaton Family YMCA Main Pool
    • 11:20am - 11:50am Star Program
      6–12yrs
      Make Friends: make new friends while learning with activities and work in partners or groups. Build Skills: swimmers will learn elementary backstroke, breaststroke, side stroke, eggbeater and increase their swimming distance to 350m by the end of the Star Program. Optional items give your child opportunities to explore competitive swimming, synchronized swimming, water polo and aquafit. Water...
      Don Wheaton Family YMCA Main Pool
    • 11:20am - 11:50am Star Leadership
      6–12yrs
      Make Friends: make new friends, learn lifesaving skills, share knowledge with new swimmers while working in partners and groups. Build Skills: your competent and confident swimmer will build on their strong aquatic skills to improve their physical fitness, while building on advanced and competitive swimming skills. This grouping has a component of learning how to teach others. Water Safe: learn...
      Don Wheaton Family YMCA Main Pool
    • 1:00pm - 2:00pm Private Swimming Instruction
      All Ages

      Private lessons provide one-on-one instruction to meet each swimmer’s individual needs. All lessons are 30 minutes in length. Please contact the Member Sales and Service desk to book your lessons today! Private swim lessons are upon request only.

      Don Wheaton Family YMCA Main Pool

    Drop-in Aquatic Programs

    • 7:00am - 9:00am Lane Swim
      16+yrs (5 Lanes)

      Get fit and enjoy the pool at your own pace. Lane swimming improves endurance, strength and lung capacity.

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    • 9:00am - 1:30pm Lane Swim
      16+yrs (1 Lane)

      Get fit and enjoy the pool at your own pace. Lane swimming improves endurance, strength and lung capacity.

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    • 10:10am - 10:40am Parented Lil' Dippers
      6mo–3yrs (Drop-In)
      Make Friends: meet otherparents interested in teachingtheir child the basics oflearning to swim throughgames and songs. Build Skills: some of the skills you will learn include learning how to hold and assist your child, entering and exiting the water safely, splashing and kicking, getting face wet, blowing bubbles and bobbing, assisted front and back floats, and towing. Water Safe: introduction...
      Don Wheaton Family YMCA Teach Pool
    • 11:20am - 12:20pm Adult Drop-In Swim Lessons
      16+yrs
      Make Friends: make new friends, build confidence, and learn swimming strokes. Build Skills: adults will progress at their own pace by setting their own goals. Everything from basic water skills to swimming strokes used to increase endurance, fitness and speed can be accomplished in this class. Water Safe: learn seasonal water safety related to water activities on lakes, rivers and ponds. For...
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    • 12:30pm - 1:15pm Aqua Zumba®
      16+yrs

      The Zumba® program fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away. No dance experience required and suitable for all fitness levels. Public registration available (eight classes for $111). See Member Services for details.

      Don Wheaton Family YMCA Main Pool
    • 2:00pm - 6:45pm Lane Swim
      16+yrs (3 Lanes)

      Get fit and enjoy the pool at your own pace. Lane swimming improves endurance, strength and lung capacity.

      Don Wheaton Family YMCA Main Pool

    Recreational Swim

    • 1:15pm - 2:00pm Public Swim
      All Ages
      Bring the family and come enjoy our pools during public swim times! Public Swim Drop-In Rates 2016 Preschool (0–3yrs) FREE Child (4–12yrs) $5.00 Youth (13–17yrs) $6.00 Adult (18+yrs) $7.00 Senior (65+yrs) $5.75 Family (Up to 2 adults and 2 children) $17.00 There will always be at least one lane open for lane swimmers during public swimming. All children 7 years and under must be...
      Don Wheaton Family YMCA Teach Pool
    • 4:00pm - 6:45pm Public Swim
      All Ages
      Bring the family and come enjoy our pools during public swim times! Public Swim Drop-In Rates 2016 Preschool (0–3yrs) FREE Child (4–12yrs) $5.00 Youth (13–17yrs) $6.00 Adult (18+yrs) $7.00 Senior (65+yrs) $5.75 Family (Up to 2 adults and 2 children) $17.00 There will always be at least one lane open for lane swimmers during public swimming. All children 7 years and under must be...
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    Registered Aquatic Sports & Swim Clubs

    • 1:00pm - 3:00pm Junior Lifeguard Club
      8–15yrs (2016–2017 Season)
      A program for all youth interested in active living and having serious fun. JLC members are encouraged to develop skills based on personal bests in swimming, lifesaving, fitness, knowledge, leadership and teamwork. This program provides high-activity challenges in an energetic environment both on deck and in the pool. Members may also be introduced to competitive lifesaving activities. All JLC...
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    Rentals

    • 2:00pm - 4:00pm Pool Rentals
      All Ages
      Do you have a school or community group that’s looking for swimming fun or swimming education? Consider booking your group for a recreational swim or group lessons at a YMCA Health Fitness & Aquatic centre. Pool bookings are available during various times throughout the week. There is also availability for specialty aquatic programming. For more information, please contact your...
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