Swim Lessons- Preschool (Ages 3-5)

Preschool Lessons at the Y consist of eight 30 minute small group sessions.  Each class is led by a YMCA Certified Swim Instructor with a max of 5 children.  This small child to instructor ratio ensures safety, quality and engagement of all children.

Students learn personal water safety and achieve basic swimming competency by learning two benchmark skills.

  • Swim, float, swim
  • jump, push, turn, grab.

These skills are recommended for all ages to have around water.

Stage 1: Evenings

Belle Chasse
8/6/19 - 9/26/19
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During this stage, your child will have increased comfort with under water exploration and be introduced to basic self rescue skills, performed with assistance.

Benchmark skills that will be practiced during Stage 1 Preschool Lessons are:

  • submerging independently
  • front and back floating
  • front and back gliding
  • water exits independently
  • rolling with assistance from front to back

These classes take place, twice a week for 4 weeks and include eight 30 minute lessons.


Registration Information  

Open Close MemberNon-Member
3/31/19 @ 11:00 PM 2/1/20 Online / Front Desk $ 85.00$ 125.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
8/6/19 8/29/19 Session 4 - Tu,Th - 4:15 pm 3 / 5 Available Register  
8/6/19 8/29/19 Session 4 - Tu,Th - 6:30 pm 3 / 5 Available Register  
8/6/19 8/29/19 Session 4 - Tu,Th - 7:15 pm 5 / 5 Available Register  
9/3/19 9/26/19 Session 5 - Tu,Th - 5:00 pm 5 / 5 Available Register  

Stage 1: Evenings

East Jefferson
8/5/19 - 9/19/19
VIEW

During this stage, your child will have increased comfort with under water exploration and be introduced to basic self rescue skills, performed with assistance.

Benchmark skills that will be practiced during Stage 1 Preschool Lessons are:

  • submerging independently
  • front and back floating
  • front and back gliding
  • water exits independently
  • rolling with assistance from front to back

These classes take place, twice a week for 4 weeks and include eight 30 minute lessons.


Registration Information  

Open Close MemberNon-Member
3/31/19 2/14/20 Online / Front Desk $ 85.00$ 125.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
Special Rate
8/5/19 8/28/19 Session 3 - Mo,We - 4:15 pm 1 / 5 Available
Registration
Closed on
08/04/2019
8/5/19 8/28/19 Session 3 - Mo,We - 7:15 pm -
Registration
Closed on
08/04/2019
9/9/19 9/19/19 Session 4 - Mo,Tu,We,Th - 4:00 pm 5 / 5 Available $65 - $105 Register  

Closes
09/08/2019

9/9/19 9/19/19 Session 4 - Mo,Tu,We,Th - 5:30 pm 5 / 5 Available $65 - $105 Register  

Closes
09/08/2019

Stage 1: Evenings

West St. Tammany
8/6/19 - 8/29/19
VIEW

During this stage, your child will have increased comfort with under water exploration and be introduced to basic self rescue skills, performed with assistance.

Benchmark skills that will be practiced during Stage 1 Preschool Lessons are:

  • submerging independently
  • front and back floating
  • front and back gliding
  • water exits independently
  • rolling with assistance from front to back

These classes take place, twice a week for 4 weeks and include eight 30 minute lessons.


Registration Information  

Open Close MemberNon-Member
3/31/19 @ 11:00 PM 12/31/20 Online / Front Desk $ 85.00$ 125.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
8/6/19 8/29/19 Session 4 - Tu,Th - 5:00 pm - Waiting List  

Stage 2: Evenings

Belle Chasse
8/6/19 - 9/26/19
VIEW

This stage encourages forward movement in water and basic self-rescue skills performed independently.

Benchmark skills that will be practiced during Stage 2 Preschool lessons are:

  • Submerging to look at an object at the bottom of the pool.
  • Increased distance for front and back gliding
  • Increased time for front and back floating
  • Unassisted rolling
  • Treading water

These classes take place twice a week for four weeks, and include eight 30 minute sessions.


Registration Information  

Open Close MemberNon-Member
3/31/19 @ 11:00 PM 2/9/20 Online / Front Desk $ 85.00$ 125.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
8/6/19 8/29/19 Session 4 - Tu,Th - 4:15 pm 3 / 5 Available Register  
8/6/19 8/29/19 Session 4 - Tu,Th - 5:00 pm 4 / 5 Available Register  
8/6/19 8/29/19 Session 4 - Tu,Th - 6:30 pm 1 / 5 Available Register  
9/3/19 9/26/19 Session 5 - Tu,Th - 5:45 pm 4 / 5 Available Register  

Stage 2: Evenings

East Jefferson
8/5/19 - 9/19/19
VIEW

During this stage, your child will have increased comfort with under water exploration and be introduced to basic self rescue skills, performed with assistance.

Benchmark skills that will be practiced during Stage 1 Preschool Lessons are:

  • submerging independently
  • front and back floating
  • front and back gliding
  • water exits independently
  • rolling with assistance from front to back

These classes take place, twice a week for 4 weeks and include eight 30 minute lessons.


Registration Information  

Open Close MemberNon-Member
3/31/19 @ 11:00 PM 4/1/20 Online / Front Desk $ 85.00$ 125.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
Special Rate
8/5/19 8/28/19 Mo,We - 4:15 pm -
Registration
Closed on
08/05/2019
8/5/19 8/28/19 Mo,We - 5:00 pm Yes
Registration
Closed on
08/04/2019
8/5/19 8/28/19 Mo,We - 6:30 pm Yes
Registration
Closed on
08/04/2019
8/5/19 8/31/19 Mo,We - 7:15 pm Yes
Registration
Closed on
08/04/2019
9/9/19 9/19/19 Mo,Tu,We,Th - 4:45 pm Yes $65 - $105 Register  

Closes
09/08/2019

Stage 2: Evenings

West St. Tammany
8/6/19 - 8/29/19
VIEW

This stage encourages forward movement in water and basic self-rescue skills performed independently.

Benchmark skills that will be practiced during Stage 2 Preschool lessons are:

  • Submerging to look at an object at the bottom of the pool.
  • Increased distance for front and back gliding
  • Increased time for front and back floating
  • Unassisted rolling
  • Treading water

These classes take place twice a week for four weeks, and include eight 30 minute sessions.


Registration Information  

Open Close MemberNon-Member
3/31/19 @ 11:00 PM 12/31/20 Online / Front Desk $ 85.00$ 125.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
8/6/19 8/29/19 Session 4 - Tu,Th - 6:30 pm 1 / 5 Available Register  

Stage 3: Evenings

Belle Chasse
8/6/19 - 8/29/19
VIEW

During this stage, your child will develop intermediate self rescue skills performed at long distances without assistance.

Benchmark skills that will be practiced during Stage 3 Preschool Lessons are:

  • Submerging to retrieve an object
  • Swimming on front and back 10 yards
  • Treading water independently
  • Swim, Float, Swim for 15 yards

This stage will best prepare your child the opportunity to pass the YMCA swim test, which is required to take at the YMCA.

These classes take place twice a week for four weeks, and include eight 30 minute sessions.


Registration Information  

Open Close MemberNon-Member
3/31/19 @ 11:00 PM 2/14/20 Online / Front Desk $ 85.00$ 125.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
8/6/19 8/29/19 Session 4 - Tu,Th - 5:00 pm 4 / 5 Available Register  
8/6/19 8/29/19 Session 4 - Tu,Th - 7:15 pm 3 / 5 Available Register  

Stage 3: Evenings

East Jefferson
8/5/19 - 8/28/19
VIEW

During this stage, your child will have increased comfort with under water exploration and be introduced to basic self rescue skills, performed with assistance.

Benchmark skills that will be practiced during Stage 1 Preschool Lessons are:

  • submerging independently
  • front and back floating
  • front and back gliding
  • water exits independently
  • rolling with assistance from front to back

These classes take place, twice a week for 4 weeks and include eight 30 minute lessons.


Registration Information  

Open Close MemberNon-Member
3/31/19 @ 11:00 PM 4/1/20 Online / Front Desk $ 85.00$ 125.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
8/5/19 8/28/19 Mo,We - 5:00 pm Yes
Registration
Closed on
08/04/2019
8/5/19 8/28/19 Mo,We - 6:30 pm Yes
Registration
Closed on
08/04/2019