Youth (6-13 yrs)
Polliwog: Ages 6 - 13 years This is a beginning swim class for students who are not confident in the deep water. Students will become more comfortable with putting their faces in the water. They will also learn proper kicks and arm motions, floating on
their backs. See links to sessions below.
Prerequisite: Age appropriate
Guppy: Ages 6 - 13 years Designed for the intermediate beginner, this class is held in the deep water. Guppies need to be able to swim with their faces in the water and float comfortably on their backs. Students will be introduced to backstroke and
rotary breathing. The ability to tread water for one minute is required. See links to sessions below.
Minnow: Ages 6 - 13 years Minnows must be able to swim front crawl with rotary breathing and tread water for 2 minutes. They will need to be ready to swim 4-6 laps without stopping. Students are also introduced to breaststroke. See links to sessions below.
Fish: Ages 6 - 13 yearsSwimmers must have a good front crawl, backstroke, diving skills, breast stroke and be ready to learn dolphin kick. They must also be able to tread water for 2 minutes and swim 6-12 laps without stopping. See links to sessions below.
You may register online if you are a member or have participated in programs at the facility. You may register in person, or via mail or fax by filling out the youth programs registration form. To speak to the Program Coordinator call 858-496-9622.
may register after the registration deadline if there is room in the
class. Prorated classes due to holidays will be
reflected upon registration.
- Swim diapers required for children 4 years of age and younger
- No refunds will be given unless the course is canceled by the Y
- If your child is unable to perform the requirements listed for the course of choice, he/she will be placed in another course, if available
- No make-up courses will be offered; no exceptions
- Instructors reserve the right to hold one safety day per swim session
Schedule at a Glance
Lesson packages:Weekday four-week sessions:
M/W or T/Th
Eight or 10 lessons; two per week
Saturday or Sunday
Four or five lessons; 1 lesson per week
Two-week sessions: (Summer only)
Monday - Thursday
Register online (see link on program detail page) or fill out a registration form to mail, drop off or fax)
For information, contact the program coordinator: 858-496-9622.