Welcome to the Parkview Huntington Family YMCA Aquatics Program!

Here you will find information on swim lessons for children and adults. Making your little swimmer a safe swimmer is our priority.

You will also find information on our pre-competitive and competitive swim teams, as well as our adult swim team. We encourage a fun and friendly community of swimmers of any age and level!

The Parkview Huntington Family YMCA has a very rich swimming history with coaches such as Glenn Hummer and George Haines http://huntingtony.org/about-the-y/history/ .

Join us as we are restarting our Y Swim Team Program - become part of the next exciting chapter of swimming at the Parkview Huntington Family YMCA!

Download our policy on SWIM BANDING.

For questions regarding aquatics programming, contact Sarah Kowalski for more information.

 

PARENT-TOT SWIM LESSONS

Child must be 6 months - 3 years old and wear a swim diaper unless potty trained. Classes are designed to allow the child to have fun in the water, while the parent guides him or her to learn aquatic skills.  The child will be exposed to kicking, floating, basic arm strokes and breath control through play and songs.  An adult must accompany the child in the water.  

June 10 - July 15, 2017 Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. 

Cost: Members $30  / Community $50

 

SWIM LESSONS (3 to 12 yrs old)

Swim lessons are 2 weeks in duration and lesson are held daily from Monday through Friday. Morning, Evening, & Saturday sessions available.

Session 1: June 5 - June 16, 2017

Session 2: July 17 - July 28, 2017

Cost: Members $30  / Community $50

Mornings Level 1 - 10:00 AM / Level 2 - 10:30 AM / Level 3 - 10:00 AM /Level 4 - 10:30 AM

Evenings Level 1 - 5:30 PM /Level 2 - 6:00 PM /Level 3 - 5:30 PM / Level 4 - 6:00 PM

Swim Lesson Levels

Level 1  Children learn how to blow bubbles, floating, and gliding; along with basic water adjustment skills.

Level 2  This class concentrates on freestyle with rhythmic breathing; along with front and back floats, elementary backstroke, and building basic water skills.

Level 3  Along with the above skills, this class teaches breaststroke , treading water, butterfly kick, and continues basic skill development.

Level 4  This class puts an emphasis on building endurance. Butterfly and basic swim team skills are introduced, as well as continued development of free and backstroke.

 

PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS

Private swim lessons allow the participant to work at a personalized level to achieve swim goals.

Lessons are purchased as ONE SESSION or THREE SESSION or SIX SESSION packages. Each session is 30 minutes long.

PRIVATE LESSONS (ONE ON ONE):

ONE SESSION / THREE SESSIONS / SIX SESSIONS

For Members - $25 Member / $60 Member / $108 Member

Community - $30 Community / $75 Community / $138 Community

SEMI-PRIVATE LESSONS (GROUP OF TWO OR THREE):

ONE SESSION/ THREE SESSIONS/ SIX SESSIONS

For Members - $30 Member / $75 Member / $138 Member 

Community - $35 Community / $90 Community / $168 Community

ADAPTIVE AQUATICS

These lessons will be geared towards students with neurological, developmental and cognitive challenges. Our goal is to not only help these students learn how to be safe in the water, but also build strength and increase their cardio- vascular endurance, as well as give them continued opportunities for social interaction.

Financial assistance is available through a grant
provided by Huntington HELP.
Any member of our staff will be happy to assist you in this process
.

6 weeks / Lessons are scheduled around the swimmers availability.

Members: $30 Community: $50

ADULT SWIM LESSONS

These lessons offer one-on-one instruction with a YMCA swim instructor, who is selected based on the participant’s specific needs. The sessions may also be structured to meet other needs including:

• Senior Focus 

• Adult “Aquaphobia”

• Adult Adaptive Aquatics

• Semi-Private (siblings, family, friends, etc.) 

Private swim lessons are available by appointment only.Swimmers can meet with the YMCA swim instructor as many or as few times a week as needed. Lessons are scheduled individually based on the participants schedule. They can be held any day of the week and any time there is available space in the pool.

Please allow 1-3 business days in order for our staff to pair you with the appropriate instructor and up to one week before your lesson begins.

Register at the front desk or contact Sarah Kowalski for more information.

SUMMER SWIM TEAM

Our Summer Swim Team after their first meet - you can see how much fun they had!

May 30 - July 12, 2017 

Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m.- 10: 00 a.m.

At the Huntington YMCA, we have a long history of swimming success. With coaches like Glen Hummer and George Haines, our swim teams have produced great competitors and even better people. Join us as we restart our Y Swim Team program and be a part of the next exciting chapter of Huntington YMCA Swimming.

Our Summer Swim Team is an introductory, pre-competitive experience to prepare swimmers for our upcoming Competitive Swim program. Experienced swim coaches will work with swimmers to develop proper technique in each of the competitive strokes. In addition, students will learn new skills, such as streamlines, racing dives, flip turns and other competitive swimming knowledge.

Swimmers must have the endurance to swim one length of the pool without a flotation device.  Swimmers will spend 8 weeks training and refining their strokes.  We will compete in a few swim meets over the course of the 8 weeks. 

Costs: Members $ 40 / Community $ 60/ Family Rate for Members $ 90 / Family Rate Community $ 120

 

YMCA SUMMER SWIM CONDITIONING

YMCA Summer Swim Conditioning for High School Students and Incoming Freshman

Monday thru Thursdays 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Starts May 30 - July 28 (minus the week of July 4th)

Cost: $30.00 Members  /  $50.00 Community

Practices will include: Stroke technique, Dry land training (weights, cycling, running), and in pool conditioning.

Swimmers will gain endurance, stroke improvement, and get a jumpstart on the upcoming swim season. This is also a great opportunity for incoming freshmen to get to know some of the current HNHS swimmers and coaches! 

ADULT SWIM TEAM

You can now register for the adult swim team - either online or at the front desk! We are OPEN TO ALL LEVELS from beginner to competitor. 

The Adult Swim Team will also be offering one-on-one swim stroke clinics at the rates below. Your coach will be Katie Blair, an experienced triathlete and openwater swimmer. Please contact Katie Blair at the below email for scheduling.

Read more about our plans to offer a U.S. Masters Swim team and how you can get involved.

ONE-ON-ONE SWIM STROKE CLINICS

Costs:

Members of the Adult Swim Team (Independent of Y membership):

1h for $15 / 0.5 h for $10

Members (Y member but not on the Adult Swim Team): 1h for $20 / 0.5 h for $12.50

Community: 1h for $40 / 0.5 h for $25. 

Email katie.blair@huntingtony.org for more information.

WATER AEROBICS

Water aerobic workouts focus on strength, endurance and flexibility.  

Monday thru Friday 8:00 - 9:00 AM  and 9:00 - 10:00 AM

Tuesday 1:00 - 2:00 PM