Parent Child Swim Lessons

We are excited to announce our NEW Swim Lessons programming will begin Summer 2017 Session (June 12 – August 20, 2017)! Please click HERE if you are looking for information on our current programming (through June 4, 2017).

Swim Lesson Stages Parent Child


Swim Starters

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. 

Swim diapers required if not potty-trained. Staff to child ratio 1:12 unless otherwise noted.

Parent Child Swim Stage A
Water Discovery ages 6 months - 1 year
Parent Child Swim Stage B Water Exploration ages 1 - 3 years

Learn more about each Parent Child Swim Stage:

Water Discovery
Parent Child Swim Stage A

ages 6 months - 1 year

Introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment through exploration and encourages them to enjoy themselves while learning about the water. Water Discovery is for students who aren’t yet able to respond to verbal cues and jump on land.

Aquatics _Badge A_300wWith assistance, children will learn how to:

  • Blow bubbles on the surface of the water 
  • Move and float with their chin in the water
  • Move and float with their head on your shoulder
  • Roll from front to back and back to front
  • Grab the pool wall
  • Enter and exit the water

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Water Exploration
Parent Child Swim Stage B

ages 1 - 3 years

Students entering this level should be comfortable in the water, able to respond to verbal cues and jump on land. Parents work with their children to explore body positions, floating, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills. Water Explorations is for students who aren’t yet comfortable working with an instructor without a parent in the water.

Aquatics Badgeb 300W

With assistance, children will learn how to:

  • Blow bubbles with mouth and nose submerged in the water
  • Move and float while blowing bubbles in the water
  • Move and float with their head on your chest
  • Roll from back to front and front to back
  • Monkey crawl
  • Enter and exit the water

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*At the Y, we know families take a variety of forms. As a result, we define parent broadly to include all adults with primary responsibility for raising children, including biological parents, adoptive parents, guardians, stepparents, grandparents or any other type of parenting relationship.

     


How to Register

Register for Swim Lessons* by using any of the 3 convenient ways:  

In Person By Phone Online
At any Green Bay Y
Business Services Hours
920 436 9595
Business Services Hours
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*Contact your Aquatic Director to register for Private and Semi Private Swim Lessons


Questions?

Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page, use the quick links below or our Aquatic Directors are happy to answer all your swim programming questions: 

Broadview  Chelsea Anderson  436 9589
Downtown  Susan Metko  436 9672
East Side  Wendy Grelson  436 1246
West Side  Stephanie Rogaczewski  436 9518

Click below to view classes online and find our Frequently Asked Questions about the new programming. You can also view/download printable versions of the current Program Guide, Swim Lessons Brochure or an overview of our Stage Descriptions

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