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Great news!  Since our building is now labeled as being in the Yellow Zone defined by the Governor’s order, the swimming pool, fitness center and gym will reopen on Monday, October 26.  Group swim classes are reopening in November!
Kings Bay Y

Children’s Group Swim Classes

Great news!  Swim classes are reopening in November!

FALL 2020 SCHEDULE AND COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS

Children’s Group Swim Classes

PARENT AND ME

Ages 4 months -18 months or 1.5 -3.5 years

The Parent and Me class is a child’s first structured aquatic experience. This class is designed to introduce your child to the aquatic environment and ensure comfort and safety. Children will develop their water-based motor skills such as breath control, kicking, bobbing and floating, and will learn to enjoy being in the water. Course goals include learning comfort in the water, an introduction of breath control and breathing patterns, submersion in water and combining body movement skills such as kicking, reaching, grabbing, and arm movement.

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BEGINNER 1

Separate groups for ages 3-5, 5-8, 9-14

This is our entry level course helps students feel comfortable in the water and enjoy the water safety intended for children with limited experience in the water, or those young swimmers who are comfortable in the water, but are still unable to swim continuously.

Goals include blowing bubbles with comfortable submersion, head immersion, jumping in and climbing out of water, back and front float with help, freestyle and back kick with help and basics of swimming strokes (freestyle and backstroke with support.)

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BEGINNER 2

Separate groups for ages 3-5, 5-8, 9-14

This is the second phase of our entry level course that is intended for children with limited experience in the water. Goals include jumping in and climbing out of water, blowing bubbles with comfortable submersion, head immersion, flutter kick for 15 yards front and back, freestyle swim and backstroke swim for 15 yards without support. Tread water for 15 seconds.

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INTERMEDIATE LEVEL

Separate groups for ages 5-8, 9-14

Builds on the skills in level beginner 2 by providing additional guided practice. Students are introduced to the butterfly and breaststroke, as well as advanced swimming drills that enable them to become efficient swimmers. This class is taught in deep water. Participants must have the teacher’s recommendation to enroll. Some course goals include learning to flutter kick front and back, in proper streamline position, for 30 yards; dolphin kick, tread water 1 minute, front dive, freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke swim for 30 yards.

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ADVANCED LEVEL

Separate groups for ages 5-8, 9-14

All competitive strokes (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly) are refined in our advanced class. With a focus on flip-turns and swimming for greater distances, the advanced student becomes an accomplished swimmer.

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SWIM TEAM PREPARATION

Highest level class which provides a team-like training atmosphere for swimmers who want to practice often. Swimmers gain quality endurance training and improve fitness level. They will refine stroke techniques and learn competitive skills such as pace-clock orientation. This class will prepare the swimmer to join any swim team and become a stronger, faster swimmer.

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Calendar

Fall 2020 registration for Learn to Swim lessons will open on Monday, October 26, 2020

Fall 2020

# sessions | Day | Start date – End date
7 Mondays | 11/9/20 – 12/21/20
7 Tuesdays | 11/10/20 – 12/22/20
7 Wednesdays | 11/11/20 – 12/23/20
5 Thursdays | 11/12/20 – 12/17/20 (no class 11/26)
6 Saturdays | 11/7/20 – 12/19/20 (no class 11/28)

NO CLASSES
11/26, 11/28

Fees for Fall 2020

Mondays: Members $175 / Non-members: $210

Tuesdays: Members $175 / Non-Members $210

Wednesdays: Members $175 / Non-Members $210

Thursdays: Members $125 / Non-Members $150

Saturdays: Members $150 / Non-Members $180

4 months – 3.5 years old

Parent and Me

Due to COVID-19, Parent and Me classes are suspended for the Fall 2020 semester.

3.5 years old — 5 years old

Beginner 1 Level

Tues 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm

Thur 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm

Sat 10:00 am – 10:45 am

Beginner 2 Level

Tues 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm

Thurs 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm

Sat 10:00 am – 10:45 am

5 years old — 8 years old

Beginner 1 Level Schedule

Mon 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm

Tues 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm

Wed 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm

Thurs 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm

Sat 11:00 am – 11:45 am

Sat 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

Sat 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Beginner 2 Level Schedule

Mon 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm

Tues 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm

Wed 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm

Thurs 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm

Sat 11:00 am – 11:45 am

Sat 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

Sat 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Intermediate Level Schedule

Mon 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm (LONG)

Tues 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm (WIDE)

Wed 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm (LONG)

Thurs 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm (WIDE)

Sat 11:00 am – 11:45 am (WIDE)

Sat 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm (WIDE)

Sat 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm (LONG)

9 years old — 14 years old

Beginner 1 Level

Wed 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm

Sat 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

Sat 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Beginner 2 Level

Mon 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm

Wed 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm

Sat 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

Sat 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Intermediate

Mon 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm

Tues 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm

Wed 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm

Thurs 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm

Sat 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm (WIDE)

Sat 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm (LONG)

5 years old — 14 years old

Advanced

Advanced Level Schedule

Mon 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm

Wed 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm

Sat 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

9 years old and up
Swim Team Preparation

Highest level class which provides a team-like training atmosphere for swimmers who want to practice often. Swimmers gain quality endurance training and improve
fitness level. They will refine stroke techniques and learn competitive skills such as pace-clock orientation. This class will prepare the swimmer to join any swim team and become a stronger, faster swimmer.
Swim Team Preparation Schedule

Mon 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm

Wed 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm

Sat 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

COVID-19 Safety Precautions

Our customers’ safety is a top priority. Please follow all of the following guidelines to ensure a safe and fun environment for all.

  • All patrons are required to fill out a COVID waiver prior to entering the building.
  • All patrons are subject to a contactless temperature check upon entry into the facility (Temperatures exceeding 100.4 degrees F will not be permitted in the building)
  • If you are feeling sick, please stay home. Patrons exhibiting any symptoms of COVID-19 will not be permitted to enter the building.
  • Face coverings are required at all times while in the building. Children may take off face covering only prior to entering the pool.
  • Learn to Swim participants may only attend with one parent or guardian.
  • Please practice social distancing at all times inside the facility.
  • Follow designated pathways to ensure a safe flow.
  • All swimmers need to have their swimsuit on underneath their clothing before entering the facility.
  • All swimmers must take a rinse shower before entering pool deck.
  • Parents or guardians may only view the lesson from the 2nd floor balcony (socially distanced seating will be available.) Absolutely no spectators are allowed on the pool deck once the lesson begins.
  • All instructors will wear face coverings when not in the water.
  • All swim equipment (kick boards, floating devices, etc.) will be sanitized after each lesson.
  • Class size is limited to 5 participants for the Fall 2020 Learn to Swim semester.
  • Per CDC guidelines, there is no evidence that COVID-19 can be spread to humans through the use of recreational waters. Our well-balanced, chlorinated water kills bacteria and viruses.
  • Per CDC guidelines, please do not come to the facility if you, your swimmer or a member of your household have experienced any COVID symptoms, have been exposed to someone with symptoms within the last 14 days or you have recently traveled from a high-risk state and are under self-isolation order.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is my child’s class located?

All classes are held in the Kings Bay Y building. Please bring your receipt or membership card. From there you’ll be directed to the locker rooms.

What do I need to bring to the swimming lesson?

Your child will need a bathing suit, swim cap, towel and lock.
A swim diaper is mandatory for Parent and Me classes.

How should I prepare my child for the lesson?

Each swimmer must take a shower before entering the pool. Entrance is from locker rooms only. Please do not change your child’s clothing on the pool deck. Your child should be in the waiting area by the pool until the instructor indicates start of class.

Where can I keep my belongings during the lesson?

The locker rooms are available for use during lesson only. Please bring your own lock. Children of the opposite gender over 5 years old are not allowed in the locker room. The family changing room is available for use by the pool area.

What is your student to teacher ratio ?

1:4 for youngest group; 1:5 for all other groups and levels.

What is your make-up policy?

There will be no make-up classes offered throughout the Fall 2020 semester. No refunds will be issued for any missed classes.

What is your observation policy?

You can watch your child learn to swim from the balcony on the second floor. No parents will be allowed on the pool deck once the lesson begins. Parents must exit the pool deck through the emergency side door.

How warm is the pool?

Our pool is kept between 82-84 degrees