Teen Aquatics

CHILD & ADULT PROGRAM CLASS REGISTRATION OVERVIEW:

Registration for Session II is OPEN!

Session I  Class Dates:

  • Monday: 9/14, 9/21, (no 9/28 Yom Kippur), 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2
  • Tuesday: 9/15, 9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27, 11/3
  • Wednesday:  9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4
  • Thursday:  9/17, 9/24, 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5
  • Friday: 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6
  • Saturday:  (no 9/19 Rosh Hashanah), 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/7
  • Sunday:  9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8

Session II Class Dates:

  • Monday: 11/9, 11/16, 11/23, 11/30, 12/7, 12/14, (no 12/21), (no 12/28), 1/4, 1/11
  • Tuesday: 11/10, 11/17, 11/24, 12/1, 12/8, 12/15, (no 12/22), (no 12/29), 1/5, 1/12
  • Wednesday: 11/11, 11/18, 11/25, 12/2, 12/9, 12/16, (no 12/23), (no 12/30), 1/6, 1/13
  • Thursday: 11/12, 11/19, (no 11/26), 12/3, 12/10, 12/17, (no 12/24), (no 12/31), 1/7, 1/14, 1/21
  • Friday: 11/13, 11/20, (no 11/27), 12/4, 12/11, 12/18, (no 12/25), (no 1/1), 1/8, 1/15, 1/22
  • Saturday: 11/14, 11/21, (no 11/28), 12/5, 12/12, 12/19, (no 12/26), (no 1/2), 1/9, 1/16, 1/23
  • Sunday: 11/15, 11/22, (no 11/29), 12/6, 12/13, 12/20, (no 12/27), (no 1/3), 1/10, 1/17, 1/24
  • Break Week: January 25 - 31

SWIMMERS: 

Swim evaluations are necessary when registering for Group Swim Classes.  Not currently enrolled? 

REGISTER TODAY!

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Session I & II Offerings:

The YMCA Swim Academy

SCHOOL AGE 4 

Ages 6-10

Enhance both backstroke and elementary backstroke and continue to focus on endurance by swimming 50 yd. of freestyle. Breaststroke kicks are introduced along with gaining proficiency in treading water. (30 min. Lesson)

Full Member: $115    Program Member: $145

 

SCHOOL AGE 5 

Ages 6-12 

Refine the skills of freestyle and backstroke and practice swimming continuously for up to 100 yd., swimmers are introduced to full breaststroke. (45 min. Lesson)

Full Member: $130    Program Member: $160

 

SCHOOL AGE 6 

Ages 8-12 

Swimmers are perfecting their freestyle, backstroke, and breaststroke. Swimmers are expected to increase their endurance up to 150 yards., butterfly kicks and flip turns are introduced at this level. (60 min. Lesson)

Full Member: $150    Program Member: $180

 

SWIM CLINIC 

Ages 8-12 

Master all four of the competitive swim strokes, build endurance, learn flip turns, and racing starts. (60 min. Lesson)

Full Member: $150    Program Member: $180

 


Teen Lessons: Sess. III/IV 

Teen Beginner 

Ages 10–17

Mon. 4:45-5:30pm, Tue. 4:30-5:15pm, Fri. 4:30-5:15pm, Sat. 8:45-9:30am

Skill Goals: Able to swim freestyle with side breathing and backstroke 25 yd., elementary backstroke, beginner dives, jumps independently into deep water and swims 15 yd. (45 min. Lesson)

Full Member: $130    Program Member: $160

 

Teen Intermediate

Ages 10–17

Mon. 4:30-5:15pm, Tue. 4:45-5:30pm, Wed. 4:30-5:15pm, Thu. 4:30-5:15pm, Sat. 10-10:45am

Skill Goals: Swims freestyle 100yds., swims backstroke 50yds., performs breaststroke 25yds., treads water, standing dive. (45 min. Lesson) 

Full Member: $130    Program Member: $160

 

Teen Advanced 

Ages 13–17 

Mon. 5:30-6:30pm, Wed. 5:30-6:30pm

Skill Goals: Freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, flip turns, diving from blocks. (60 min. Lesson)

Full Member: $150    Program Member: $180


Private Swim Lessons: 

Available Time Slots: 

  • MONDAY: 1 - 6pm
  • TUESDAY: 12 - 5:30pm
  • WEDNESDAY: 3 - 6pm
  • THURSDAY: 1 - 5:30pm
  • FRIDAY: 2 - 6pm
  • SATURDAY: 9am - 12:30pm 
  • SUNDAY: 10 - 11:30am 

Private Swim Lessons 

Ages 4-17

YMCA Instructor will design a curriculum to help your Child learn the swimming skills necessary for safety as well as enjoyment. Develop confidence while learning different strokes in this One-on-One session. 

Full Member: $320     Program Member: $360 

 

Semi-Private Swim Lessons  

Ages 4-17

Bring a friend or sibling of similar swim ability to share a 30 min. swim lesson. 

Full Member: $450     Program Member: $520 


PROGRAM CLASSES: Sess. I/II 

Jr. Masters 

Gr. 8 – 12  

Work with a Coach weekly to stay in “competitive swim shape". Drills designed to help swimmers improve stroke technique while building endurance. Participants should be proficient in freestyle, backstroke, and breaststroke.

Full Member: $150     Program Member: $180

 

X-FIT H2O 

Gr. 3 – 6 

Increase stamina and reap the cardiovascular benefits of swimming while taking a proactive approach to injury prevention. Work with a Coach to get a “fitness center” strength training workout in the weightless environment of the water! 

Full Member: $150     Program Member: $180


One-on-One Aquatic Post Rehabilitation: 

Rehabilitate through an individualized program of therapeutic exercises tailored to your needs in consultation with your physician.

Full Member: $30 - 45 min.   /  $40 - 60 min. 

Program Member: $40 - 45 min.   /  $50 - 60 min.


YMCA Swim Teams: 

 

2021 YMCA SHARKS Short Course Tryouts 

Ages 6 – 18 as of December 1, 2020

2020 YMCA Boys State Champions (12 & Under), 2020 National Virtual Championships (YMCA 10th),  2020 Individual Team Records (20),  2020 Team Relay Records (6), 2020 13-14 Girls New Jersey State Record (200 Free Relay)

Wyckoff Is The Place For You!

The Wyckoff YMCA Sharks are a year round, highly selective, competitive swim team program for girls and boys ages 6 – 18. The Sharks are one of the top teams in the State of NJ, and are consistently ranked in the top 30 nationally. We have won numerous team championships, individual awards, and hold a USA Swimming Level Club 2 Recognition. The Sharks team mission of Creating Champions through the Pursuit of Excellence and our training philosophy of technique first, has allowed all of our swimmers the opportunity to excel in the pool.

TRYOUT DATES & TIMES:

Saturday, August 15

12-12:20pm, 12:30-12:50pm, 1-1:20pm, 1:30-1:50pm, 2-2:20pm, 2:30-2:50pm, 3-3:20pm, 3:30-3:50pm

Sunday, August 30

12-12:20pm, 12:30-12:50pm, 1-1:20pm, 1:30-1:50pm, 2-2:20pm, 2:30-2:50pm, 3-3:20pm, 3:30-3:50pm

The process for Registering for this year’s Tryout will be as follows:

Fill out the Editable Registration Form and email to KenB@wyckoffymca.org Coach Ken will email each family upon receipt of the registration form. Coach Ken will call to set up and reserve each athletes tryout day and time.

TRYOUT DAY PROCEDURES:

  • Cars will park in the six assigned spaces located on the side entrance to the pool.
  • There will be signs designating the spaces to park in.
  • All persons in the car must have a mask on covering their mouth and nose.
  • All persons must remain in their car until a coach has completed the health check survey.
  • Swimmers will report on deck via the outside door with their mask on, bathing suit on, towel, cap, and goggles.
  • Swimmers will be one per lane during the entire tryout process.
  • Swimmers will be permitted a short warm up to prepare for the tryout.
  • Upon completion of the tryout, all swimmers will exit the building with their mask on and return to their car.
  • Coach Ken will notify all participants if they have earned a placement on the team.

TRYOUT REQUIREMENTS:

  • 5 year olds: 5 year olds will be considered if they are able to demonstrate the ability to follow directions in a group setting, swim 25 yards of both free and backstroke.
  • 6 year olds: 25 yards of free and back stroke
  • 7- 8 year olds: 25 yards of each stroke: fly, back, breast and free
  • 9-12 year olds: 50 yards of each stroke: fly, back, breast and free

REGISTER FORM


2021 Summer YMCA STINGRAYS:

Learn strokes, turns, and starting techniques from a professional Staff of Coaches. Whether you are new to the sport or not, joining the Stingrays Swim Team is a great opportunity to enjoy competitive swimming and make new friends. Spring Lake Membership required. Contact: KenB@wyckoffymca.org

TRYOUT DATES: Dec. 7 & 9, 2020 at 6pm

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