Uniontown Area YMCA

1 YMCA Drive Uniontown, PA 15401
724.438.2584

SWIMMING LESSONS

Hours of Operation

Mon.-Thurs.: 5:00am – 9:30pm
Friday: 5:00am – 8:00pm
Saturday: 5:00am – 6:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am – 4:00pm
(October 1 through Memorial Day)
Closed: Good Friday, Easter, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day
Closed at Noon: Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve

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WE STILL HAVE 6 SPOTS LEFT IN 3-5 YEAR OLD AND 1 SPOT IN 6-12 YEAR OLD CLASSES!

It's time for our FREE Learn to swim week! This water safety and basic swimming skills program is for children 3 to 12 years old with with little to no experience on how to be safe around water. Registration opens Wednesday, will be open until June 8th.

Please note that the dates for this program are Monday, June 10th through Friday June 14th.

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Registration for summer swim session 2 is now open! The 8-week progressive swim classes will be either Tuesday or Thursday from 10-11:30 AM. The class schedule will be as follows:

10-10:30 Swim Basics 1 (polliwog) & Swim Strokes 4 (minnow)
10:30-11 Swim Basics 2/3 (guppy) & Swim Strokes 4 (eel/ray)
11-11:30 Swim Basics 1 (Pike) & Swim Strokes 5/6 (fish/flying fish)

These classes begin the week of June 10th. Reserve your spot by visiting the YMCA’s Welcome Center to register. We can’t wait to see you!!

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Small group training can be motivating without being intimidating. In June, we will be focusing on abdominal and core muscles. Join us and grow more healthy together!

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Contact Us:

Address:
1 YMCA Drive, Uniontown, PA 15401

Telephone:
724.438.2584

Email:
ginas@uniontownymca.org

No Cost Youth Swim Lessons!

Some youth are eligible for an 8 week swim lesson scholarship at no cost thanks to funding provided by the YMCA of the USA. Please read the attached application to see if your child qualifies. If so, bring your completed application to our Welcome Center!

Swim lessons are 8 weeks long and begin approximately every other month beginning in January.

Each eight week session costs $32 for members and $64 for potential members.

Swim Starters – Ages 6 months to 3 years; stages A-B (Formerly Parent/Child)

Accompanied by a parent, infants and toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills through fun and confidence-building experiences, while parents learn about water safety, drowning prevention, and the importance of supervision. Each child must have one parent or guardian present in the water for this Class.

Pre-School Swim Lessons – Ages 3-5 years; stages 1-4 

Students learn personal water safety and achieve basic swimming competency by learning two benchmark skills:

Swim, float, swim where swimmers learn a sequence to front glide, roll, back float, roll, front glide, and exit

Jump, push, turn, grab where swimmers learn a sequence to jump into the water, push off the bottom of the pool, turn toward the edge of the pool, and grab the edge of the pool

Preschool swim classes are:

Swim Basics 1-2 – Water Acclimation (Beginner level, formerly called Pike)

Swim Basics 1 and 2 increases comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue skills performed with assistance and independently. The classes encourage forward movement in the water.

Swim Basics 3 – (Advanced Beginner Level, formerly called Eel/Ray)

Swim Basics 3 develops intermediate self-rescue skills performed at longer distances than in previous stages.

Swim Strokes 4 – (Intermediate Level, formerly called Starfish)

Swim Strokes 4 introduces basic stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and reinforces water safety through treading water and elementary backstroke.

Progressive School Age Swim Lessons -Ages 6-12 years; stages 1-6

Swim Basics 1-3 (Beginner, formerly called Pollywog/Guppy)

Swim Basics 1-3 helps participants feel comfortable in the water. Doggy paddle, with or without a bubble for support, flutter kick, front and back float, and rhythmic breathing are taught. Swimmers develop intermediate self-rescue skills.

Swim Strokes 4 (Advanced Beginner, formerly called Minnow)

Swim Strokes 4 introduces basic stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and reinforces water safety through treading water and elementary backstroke.

Swim Strokes 5-6 (Advanced, formerly called Fish/Flying Fish)

Swim Strokes 5-6 refines stroke technique on all major competitive strokes and encourages swimming as part of a healthy lifestyle.

Teen-Adult (ages 13 and older; Stages 1-6)

Classes are designed to progress the student through the skills of swimming. Each person will develop at their own pace.

Fees: Members $35 and Potential Members $70

Private Swim Lessons

Private lessons are available based on instructor availability.
Call our Aquatic Director at 724.438.2584 to discuss details.

Fees: 1/2 hour session Members $15
Potential Member $20

Package: 5-1/2 hour sessions Members $65
Potential-Members $90

Punch cards will be given at time of registration. Your punch card must be shown to your instructor before each lesson.

Placement Testing

Placement tests rarely take more than 10 minutes and are done by our certified water safety instructors. Call 724.438.2584 for an appointment.