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Aquatics

See our pool schedule and swim lesson/programs schedule on the home page of our web site under “Schedules”

Forest City Y aquatics programs promote swimming skills, water fun, exercise and safety.

 

Aquatics Programs

The following programs are available:

INFANT PROGRAMS Water Babies Clinic
(6 months to 3 years)
PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS
(3 years to 5 years) Flipper Skippers
Pike
Eel
Ray
Starfish
YOUTH PROGRESSIVE PROGRAMS YMCA Swim Team
(6 years to 18 years) Jr. Lifeguard
Stroke Clinic
Aqua Fit Kids
Polliwog
Guppy
Minnow
Fish
Flying Fish
Shark
ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS
(15 years and up) Lifeguard Class
Private Lessons
Water Fitness Classes
Family Times

Aquatics Program Descriptions

Water Babies Clinic

This ½ hour class is designed to give parents the opportunity to receive helpful tips on having a safe, fun and rewarding water experience with their child.

Flipper Skipper

This preschool program is for all ability levels who want to improve skills and have fun.

Pike

A Beginner I preschool class designed for water adjustment, learning rules and personal safety.

Eel

A Beginner II preschool class for improving basic skills such as front/back float and paddlestroke.

Ray

Intermediate preschool class for more independent swimmers progressing towards no float belts.

Starfish

Advanced preschool swimmer, upper level skills and very little float belt use.

YMCA Swim Team

Competitive swim program for swimmers ages 5 – 17 who can complete 1 length of the pool. All team members may travel to compete in meets during the season – November to March.

Jr. Lifeguards

Class for 11-14 year olds to improve their strokes and learn basic lifeguarding skills.

Stroke Clinic

A class designed to improve strokes and endurance.

Aqua Fit Kids

A fun water fitness class using aerobics, kickboxing, equipment and music.

Lil Shrimps

Parents can enjoy time with their child while learning tips on making their child’s water experience fun and safe.

Polliwog

Water adjustment for the beginning swimmer. May use a float belt.

Guppy

Beginner II level swimmer with basic swim skills and more confidence using no float belts.

Minnow

Intermediate swimmer able to swim good front and back crawl for 20yds.

Fish

Swimmer with strong front/back crawl, survival skills, and beginning sidestroke and breaststroke.

Flying Fish

Advanced swimmer able to swim 50yds of all strokes with upper level survival skills.

Shark

Highest level swimmer able to swim 100yds of front/back crawl and beginning lifesaving skills.

Lifeguard Class

Red Cross certified class for ages 15/up, includes certification in First Aid, CPR & AED.

Private Lessons

Swimmers purchase a punch card for a predetermined number of ½ hour lessons to be scheduled at the convenience of the swimmer and the instructor.

Water Fitness Classes

A variety of water aerobics classes for all levels of fitness and all ages.

Family Times

Special times scheduled to allow children 6/over to use the whirlpool, steam room & sauna when accompanied and supervised by an adult. The use of the YMCA’s toys is also allowed.

Swim Team Information

Year round merchandise sales to benefit the Y Swim Team. Swimmer's Locker by Action Accents

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916 W I St
Forest City, IA 50436

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