Youth 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

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Private Lessons

SWIMMER EVALUATIONS: 

Swim evaluations are necessary when registering for Group Swim Classes.  Not currently enrolled? Not a problem - Sign Up for a Swim Evaluation!

Tuesdays at 3:30pm - October/November

REGISTER FOR OCT 20

REGISTER FOR OCT 27

REGISTER FOR NOV 3

Thursdays at 6pm - October/November

REGISTER FOR OCT 22

REGISTER FOR OCT 29

REGISTER FOR NOV 5

Fridays at 4pm - October/November

REGISTER FOR OCT 23

REGISTER FOR OCT 30

REGISTER FOR NOV 6


Session I & II Offerings:

The YMCA Swim Academy

INFANT/ TODDLER A 

6-18 mos. 

Play with your baby in a fun and friendly class with other little ones! Your baby learns to love the water in these Parent and Pal swim classes. (30 min. Lesson)

Full Member: $115    Program Member: $145

 

INFANT/ TODDLER B 

19-31 mos. 

Play with your baby in a fun and friendly class with other little ones! Your baby will learn to love the water in these Parent and Pal swim classes. (30 min. Lesson)

Full Member: $115    Program Member: $145

 

INFANT/ TODDLER C 

32 mos.-Age 3

Play with your baby in a fun and friendly class with other little ones! Your baby will learn to love the water in these Parent and Pal swim classes. (30 min. Lesson)

Full Member: $115    Program Member: $145

 

LITTLE PRESCHOOL 

Age 3 

Introduce your Child to swimming in a group class setting. Work with an Instructor to help gain confidence going underwater and swimming independently. (30 min. Lesson)

Full Member: $115    Program Member: $145

 

PRESCHOOL 1 

Ages 4-6 

Introduce your Child to swimming in a group class setting. Work with an Instructor to help gain confidence going underwater and swimming independently. (30 min. Lesson)

Full Member: $115    Program Member: $145

 

PRESCHOOL / SCHOOL AGE 2 

Preschool 2: Ages 4-6   School Age 2: Ages 6-9 

Swimmers begin to develop proper front crawl techniques, learn how to roll onto their backs for recovery, and grow more confident while swimming independently on their backs. (30 min. Lesson)

Full Member: $115     Program Member: $145

 

PRESCHOOL / SCHOOL AGE 3 

Preschool 3: Ages 4-6    School Age 3: Ages 6-9 

Continue to improve fundamental skills while being introduced to side breathing, backstroke, and kneeling dives. Swimmers gain deep water confidence at this level. (30 min. Lesson)

Full Member: $115     Program Member: $145

 

PRESCHOOL 4 

Ages 4-7 

Class is conducted in the deep end of the pool. Focusing on endurance, participants strive to swim 25 yd. of freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, and elementary backstroke. Swimmers progress to School Age 4 when Preschool skills have been achieved and mastered. (30 min. Lesson)

Full Member: $115    Program Member: $145

 

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 work to perfect their freestyle, backstroke, and breaststroke. Swimmers are expected to increase their endurance up to 150 yd., 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

 


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   Sess. I/II

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 

Mini Masters  

Gr. 3 – 7   

Keep in “competitive swim shape” and build endurance while improving stroke technique. 

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


Pediatric One-on-One Aquatic Rehabilitation

Instructor will work with your Child in the water using therapeutic exercises created especially for his or her needs. 

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

Program Member: $40 - 30 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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