Aquatics

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The YMCA has long been America’s favorite swimming instructor. Whether just learning how to swim, improving strokes, or taking water exercise classes, members are in safe hands with our certified swimming instructors and lifeguards.

The aquatics programs at the Y are about more than just the techniques and skills; they are about building friendships, developing self-esteem, and creating positive experiences that will last a lifetime.

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Learn To Swim

Swimming is a life skill that allows you to safely enjoy the pleasures of an aquatic environment. Private & Group Swim Lessons for children beginning at 6 months old.

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Group Exercise Classes In The Pool

Water Aerobics, Aqua Dance, Paddle Board Yoga, Core On The Board

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Youth Swim Team (6-18yrs)

Red River Aquatic Club of the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana is a Competitive, USA Swimming registered, age group swim team. is a Competitive, USA Swimming registered, age group swim team. We are now evaluating youth swimmers to join the swim team. Coaches must evaluate potential team members. Visit the swim team website for more information: www.RedRiverAquaticClub.com

U.S. Masters Swim Team (18yrs +)

Swim team for individuals over the age of 18 who are looking to improve their swim fitness. All practices have a coach on deck and workouts incorporate drills and work sets to develop and refine your swimming skills and endurance. We strive to give each swimmer a workout catered to their particular ability level.

Masters Team Workouts: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays – 5:30am, Mondays & Wednesdays – Noon, Tuesdays & Thursdays – 6:00am & 6:00pm, Saturdays 7:00am


For More Information About Aquatic Facilities & Programs:

Mason McGee, Aquatics Director
318-674-9635 | masonm@ymcanwla.org

Programs

YMCA Private Swim Lessons

Private Swim Lessons

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Program Dates: Jan 1 2017 - Jan 1 2020

If you are interested in being contacted regarding private swim lessons, please sign up here.

Private swim lessons have a 1:1 ratio with student to instructor and are $30 for a half hour session. The exact time and day will be established once an instructor contacts you. Private swim lessons are available for all ages. For additional information, please call 318-674-9635.

Online Registration: Jan 1 2017 - Jan 1 2020

In-House Registration: Jan 1 2017 - Jan 1 2020

Contact: Mason McGee at masonm@ymcanwla.org

Non-Member: $0.00

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YMCA Adult Learn To Swim

ALTS 01:September 26 – October 19 – 12:15PM Session

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Program Dates: Sep 26 2017 - Oct 19 2017

Adult Learn to Swim (ALTS) is available for ages 13 and older. These lessons are taught by a certified Adult Learn To Swim Instructor. Sessions will be held every Tuesday and Thursday for four weeks. Sessions will maintain a 3:1 ratio (students to instructor). No prior swim experience is necessary to participate in this course. If you are interested in swim lessons for children under 13, please see our Kids Swim Lessons.

The FIVE skills of water competency that are addressed in the ALTS program:

1. Step or jump into water over your head
2. Return to the surface and float/tread water for one minute
3. Turn around in a full circle and find an exit
4. Swim 25 yards to the exit
5. Exit the water (without the use of a ladder if in a pool)

Online Registration: Apr 11 2017 - Sep 25 2017

In-House Registration: Apr 11 2017 - Sep 25 2017

Contact: Mason McGee at masonm@ymcanwla.org

Non-Member: $120.00

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STAGE 1 - WATER ACCLIMATION (3 - 12 Years)

01 Monday / Wednesday 4:40 – 5:10 PM (3 – 12 Years)

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Program Dates: Oct 2 2017 - Oct 25 2017

Stage 1: Water Acclimation is available for ages 3 – 12 years. Please see our Swim Lessons Selector, located at http://ymcanwla.org/programs/aquatics/ to determine what stage your child should be in.

Online Registration: Sep 19 2017 - Sep 28 2017

In-House Registration: Sep 13 2017 - Sep 28 2017

Contact: Mason McGee at masonm@ymcanwla.org

Member: $80.00

Non-Member: $100.00

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STAGE 1 - WATER ACCLIMATION (3 - 12 Years)

02 Monday / Wednesday 5:20 – 5:50 PM (3 – 12 Years)

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Program Dates: Oct 2 2017 - Oct 25 2017

Stage 1: Water Acclimation is available for ages 3 – 12 years. Please see our Swim Lessons Selector, located at http://ymcanwla.org/programs/aquatics/ to determine what stage your child should be in.

Online Registration: Sep 19 2017 - Sep 28 2017

In-House Registration: Sep 13 2017 - Sep 28 2017

Contact: Mason McGee at masonm@ymcanwla.org

Member: $80.00

Non-Member: $100.00

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STAGE 2 - WATER MOVEMENT (3 - 12 Years)

01 Monday / Wednesday 6:00 – 6:30 PM (3 – 12 Years)

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Program Dates: Oct 2 2017 - Oct 25 2017

Stage 2: Water Movement is available for ages 3 – 12 years. Please see our Swim Lessons Selector, located at http://ymcanwla.org/programs/aquatics/ to determine what stage your child should be in.

Online Registration: Sep 19 2017 - Sep 28 2017

In-House Registration: Sep 13 2017 - Sep 28 2017

Contact: Mason McGee at masonm@ymcanwla.org

Member: $80.00

Non-Member: $100.00

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STAGE 4 - STROKE INTRODUCTION (3 - 12 Years)

01 Monday / Wednesday 5:20 – 5:50 PM (3 – 12 Years)

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Program Dates: Oct 2 2017 - Oct 25 2017

Stage 4: Stroke Introduction is available for ages 3 – 12 years. Please see our Swim Lessons Selector, located at http://ymcanwla.org/programs/aquatics/ to determine what stage your child should be in.

Online Registration: Sep 19 2017 - Sep 28 2017

In-House Registration: Sep 13 2017 - Sep 28 2017

Contact: Mason McGee at masonm@ymcanwla.org

Member: $80.00

Non-Member: $100.00

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