Our Teen/Adult swim classes a great opportunity for adults and beginners age 13 and up to learn the fundamentals of breathing and body position in the water and/or enhance swimming skills. Please contact the Aquatics Director before registering junior high students.
We offer the following two classes at Hammond, Southlake and Whiting branches.
Teen/Adult Beginner Swim Lessons Water Movement and Stamina
YMCA teen and adult beginner swim lessons are designed for those with little or no swimming experience. Skills will include water acclimation and comfort, proper floating, breathing techniques, and basic swim strokes including front crawl, back crawl and elementary back stroke. 45 minute class.
Teen/Adult Intermediate Swim Lessons-Stroke Introduction
YMCA teen and adult intermediate swim lessons are designed to build stroke introduction and endurance. Participants should be able to swim 25 yards continuously and be comfortable in deep water. Skills will include proper lap swimming etiquette, endurance, stroke refinement of front and back crawl, and introduce breaststroke, sidestroke, and treading water. 45 minute class.