The YMCA has been teaching people to swim for more than 150 years, at Greenfield we continue that legacy with summer swim lessons. From private/semi-private to parent/child and school aged group lessons, we will get you ready to enjoy the water.
Preschool Stage 1: Water Acclimation
In Stage 1: Water Acclimation, you will get comfortable with underwater exploration and learn how to safely get out of the water if you fall in.
Move to Stage 2 when you: are willing to go underwater voluntarily, you can perform a front and back float and you can glide with assistance.
Preschool Stage 2: Water Movement
In Stage 2: Water Movement, lessons will focus on body position and control, directional change and forward movement.
Move to Stage 3 when you can do: a front and back float on your own and front and back glide 5' (preschool) or 10' (school age).
Preschool Stage 3: Water Stamina
In Stage 3: Water Stamina, students will learn to swim longer distances, how to do rhythmic breathing and integrate movements of your arms and legs.
Move to Stage 4 when you can: swim 10 yards (preschool) or 15 yards (school-age) on your front and back; and swim-float-swim 15 yards (preschool) or 25 yards (school-age)
Preschool Stage 4: Stroke Introduction
In Stage 4: Stroke Introduction, students develop stroke technique in front and back crawl and learn the breaststroke kick and butterfly kick.
Move to Stage 5 when you can: swim 15 yards doing the elementary backstroke, back crawl & front crawl with rotary breathing plus swim-float-swim 25 yards and 15 yards of breaststroke and butterfly kicks.
School Age Stage 5: Stroke Development
In Stage 5: Stoke Development, students will work on stroke technique and learn all major competitive strokes.
Move to stage 6 when you can swim: 50 yards continuously of any stroke, 25 yards of good front crawl, side stroke, elementary backstroke, breaststroke and 15 yard butterfly.
After purchasing sessions, please contact 720 870 2221 to schedule your lessons.