AQUATICS

 

REGISTRATION WEEKS

WINTER SESSION

Week of December 8 for FREMONT FAMILY YMCA members who participated in fall II session or were wait listed

Week of December 15 for FREMONT FAMILY YMCA members who did not participate in fall II session

Week of December 22 for non-members

SPRING SESSION

Week of February 23 for FREMONT FAMILY YMCA members who participated in winter session or were wait listed

Week of March 2 for FREMONT FAMILY YMCA members who did not participate in winter session

Week of March 9 for non-members

SUMMER I SESSION

Week of April 27 for FREMONT FAMILY YMCA members who participated in spring session or were wait listed

Week of May 4 for FREMONT FAMILY YMCA members who did not participate in spring session

Week of May 11 for non-members

SESSION DATES

Winter - January 19-February 28, 2014

Spring - March 23-May 2, 2014

Summer I - June 8-26, 2014

 

PROGRESSIVE SWIM LESSONS

SHRIMP (6 to 18 months; 3-5 months please call aquatics director for approval, 402-721-6952)
Parent accompanied (at least one parent per child please)
A) Saturday  .................................................................. 9-9:30 a.m.

PERCH (18 months to 3 years old)
Parent accompanied (at least one parent per child please)
A) Monday  - 10:30-11 a.m.
B) Monday - 5:35-6:05 p.m.
C) Thursday - 6:15-6:50 p.m.
D) Saturday - 9:40-10:10 a.m.
The objective of the Shrimp and Perch class is to get both the parent and child comfortable in the water. The child explores a new environment while the parent learns how to teach the child to be safer in and around the water. Classes are designed so the child has fun while the parent urges him or her to learn aquatic skills. The child will be exposed to games that use basic movements in the water, such as kicking, arm strokes and breath control.

RAY (must be at least age 4)
This class is designed for new swimmers, teaching basic stroke and kicking skills, pool safety and comfort with holding the face in water while blowing bubbles and swimming, front and back kicks with a noodle along with floats.
A) Monday - 11-11:35 a.m.
B) Monday - 5:35-6:10 p.m.
C) Tuesday - 4:30-5:05 p.m.
D) Tuesday - 5:40-6:15 p.m.
E) Thursday - 4:30-5:05 p.m.
F) Thursday - 5:05-5:40 p.m.
G) Saturday - 11:40 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

STARFISH (must be age 5 first day of class)
Children work on front/back crawl and front/back float 20 seconds, front and back glides, front and back kick with kick board.
A) Tuesday - 11-11:35 a.m.
B) Tuesday - 5:05-5:40 p.m.
C) Tuesday - 6:15-6:50 p.m.
D) Thursday - 5:40-6:15 p.m.
E) Saturday - 11-11:35 a.m.


POLLIWOG (must be age 6 first day of class)
Continue working on front and back floats and glides with longer time and distances, front and back kick with kick board 25 yards, front and back crawl, start with dives and also treading water.
A) Tuesday - 5:40-6:15 p.m.
B) Tuesday - 6:15-6:50 p.m.
C) Thursday - 5:05-5:40 p.m.
D) Thursday - 6:15-6:50 p.m.
E) Saturday - 9-9:35 a.m.
F) Saturday - 11-11:35 a.m.

GUPPY (mastered Polliwog skills)
Front and back float one minute, retrieve object off five foot floor, summersault front and back, front and back crawl 25 yards with rotary breathing, jump off diving board.
A) Tuesday - 4:30-5:05 p.m.
B) Tuesday - 5:05-5:40 p.m.
C) Thursday - 4:30-5:05 p.m.
D) Thursday - 5:40-6:15 p.m.
E) Thursday - 6:50-7:25 p.m.
F) Saturday - 9-9:35 a.m.

MINNOW (mastered Guppy skills)
Children refine front/back crawl, sidestroke, breaststroke and elementary back-stroke 25 yards; front/back float two minutes and tread water one minute; dive from side and dive from diving board.
A) Tuesday - 5:05-5:40 p.m.
B) Thursday - 4:30-5:05 p.m.
C) Saturday - 9:40-10:15 a.m.

FISH (mastered Minnow skills)
Children learn to swim front/back crawl, sidestroke, breast-stroke, elementary backstroke 50 yards; butterfly 25 yards; float three minutes; tread three minutes; compact and standing dives.
A) Tuesday - 4:30-5:05 p.m.
B) Thursday - 5:05-5:40 p.m.
C) Saturday - 10:20-10:55 a.m.

SHARK (Flying Fish has merged with Shark; mastered Fish skills to advance to Shark)
Children learn to swim front/back crawl, sidestroke, breaststroke, elementary backstroke with open turns, butterfly, float and tread water. This class is a lead into swim team and lifeguarding with potential to assist teaching swim lessons.
A) Monday and Wednesday - 5:15-5:50 p.m.
Class will meet for three weeks, twice a week. First session Sep.8-24; second session Sep. 29-Oct. 15.

 

COST
FFY members - FREE
Non-members - $28/35 min. class; $24/30 min. class
Private lessons - $10/30 min. 1 student; 5 lessons $45/1 student; 5 lessons $75/2 students
(You must be a FREMONT FAMILY member.)

 

SWIM TEAM

Begins Wednesday, September 3 through March 2015

Registration deadline - TBA

Ages - Kindergarten through high school (you must be a FREMONT FAMILY YMCA member to participate)

Cost - $200 for the 1st child; $175 for second child plus membership fees

Questions - Claire Partridge, aquatics director, 402-721-6952

 

POOL SCHEDULES

OPEN SWIM TIMES*


(hours effective August 11, 2014-May 24, 2015)


DAYS

Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 4-5:30 p.m.
Saturday - 12:30-3:30 p.m.
Sunday - 1:30-3:30 p.m.
(Sunday open swim begins Sep. 7)


EVENING
Monday-Friday - 7:30-8:30 p.m.


FAMILY SWIM
Friday - 6:30-7:30 p.m.
*times are subject to change without notice

OPEN LAP SWIMMING

The lap pool is available for adults only (18 and older) most operating hours.  The lap pool will be used for swim team practices throughout the summer.  When those hours have been established, they will be posted at the YMCA.

INSTRUCTIONAL POOL

The instructional pool is available for water and walking and other activities.  However, during swim lessons and water aerobic classes, the pool is open to class participants only.  No one under the age of 18 is allowed in the instructional pool with out a FREMONT FAMILY YMCA lifeguard on duty.

WHIRLPOOL

Located in the pool area, this co-ed facility is the best way to relax after a hard workout.  Adults only (18 and older).

POOL RULES

* Noodles, kickboards, pull buoys and water weights are for water fitness classes and swimming lessons only.  They are not to be used during open swim.

* In order for a youth to swim in the deep end or use the diving board outside of swimming lessons, he/she must be able to swim the width of the pool unassisted.

* No flips or back dives off of the diving board or pool deck.

* Youth 7 years old and younger must have an adult (18 and older) in the pool with them. 

BIRTHDAY POOL PARTIES

Pool parties can be scheduled during regular open swim times.  Private pool parties can also be scheduled, but you must allow at least two weeks notice so lifeguards can be scheduled.  Please make reservations at the Fremont Family YMCA font desk.  For prices and availability, please contact Claire Partridge at the YMCA, 402-721-6952.


For more information on the above programs, please call 402-721-6952 and ask for Program Director, Claire Partridge.