AQUATICS

 

REGISTRATION WEEKS

FALL I SESSION

Week of July 20 for FREMONT FAMILY YMCA members who participated in summer II session or were wait listed

Week of July 27 for FREMONT FAMILY YMCA members who did not participate in summer II session

Week of August 3 for non-members

FALL II SESSION

Week of October 19 for FREMONT FAMILY YMCA members who participated in fall I session or were wait listed

Week of October 26 for FREMONT FAMILY YMCA members who did not participate in fall I session

Week of November 2 for non-members

WINTER SESSION

Week of December 14 for FREMONT FAMILY YMCA members who participated in fall II session or were wait listed

Week of December 21 for FREMONT FAMILY YMCA members who did not participate in fall II session

Week of December 28 for non-member

 

SESSION DATES

Fall I - September 14-October 24, 2015

Fall II - November 9-December 19, 2015

Winter - January 18-February 27, 2016

 

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 - 11:05-11:40 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.
A) Monday - 5:45-6:20 p.m.


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

When - Tuesday, September 8, 2015 through February 2016 should the swimmer qualify for regionals
Registration deadline - Friday, September 25, 2015
Who - youth in Kindergarten through high school - you must be a member of the Fremont Family YMCA to participate

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

Claire Wray, program director, 402-721-6952

 

Y-MASTERS SWIMMING

Just want to get back into the swim of things? Masters Swim is for the serious adult (age 18 and older) swimmer looking to improve time or to compete year round.

2015 SCHEDULE

Wednesday mornings 5:45-6:45 a.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday evenings 7:30-8:30 p.m.

Practice begins March 30

Cost - FFY members $30/month, $80 for three months, $220 May-December; non-members $60/month
Questions - Claire Wray, aquatics director, 402-721-6952, clairep@fremontfamilyymca.org

 

OPEN SWIM TIMES*
(August 17, 2015-May 29, 2016)


DAYS
Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 4-5:30 p.m.
Saturday - 12:30-3:30 p.m.
Sunday - 1:30-8:30 p.m.
(Sunday open swim begins September 13, 2015)

EVENINGS
Monday and Wednesday - 7:30-8:30 p.m.


FAMILY SWIM
Friday - 6:30-7:30 p.m.


*Open swim 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.