Welcome to the Jamestown Area YMCA
We're a Community with a Gym Attached!

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Welcome to the Jamestown Area YMCA
We're a Community with a Gym Attached!

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AQUATICS AT THE Y

Welcome to the Jamestown YMCA Aquatics Department under the direction of Aquatics Director Jason Chinni. Lap Swim For members and guests of any age who are swimming continuous laps. Lap swim is offered several times a day. Open Swim Come enjoy the water with your family. Open swims are offered daily, though times vary throughout the week. Adapted Aquatics Program Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to join this fun program in the upper pool. A lift is available for any individuals that require assistance getting into or out of the water. Day/Time: Monday, 7:15 PM – 8:15PM Cost: $3 per participant, no fee for any aides Swim Lesson Practice Time For a half hour after each scheduled group lesson time, the aquatics department opens the lower pool up to that day’s students and their families to practice and show off the skills they learned in class that day. Required Entry Level Skills For Lessons Pike (3-5 years) and Polliwog (6-12 years): Beginner level. No skill required. Eel/Ray (3-5 years): Put face in water. Must be comfortable with eyes in water. Float without help. Swim 10 feet on front and 10 feet on back without assistance. Jump into water without assistance. Starfish (3-5 years) and Guppy (6-12 years): Must be comfortable with face in water. Tread water for 30 seconds. Swim width of pool using front crawl without floats. Swim width using back stroke without floats. Be able to flutter kick on front and back full length. Minnow/Fish/Flying Fish/Shark: Entry to these levels through prior class progression or evaluation by Aquatics Staff. Personalized Swim Instruction Ages: 5 years to Adult Sign up now for individual swim lessons. Choose your instructor or be assigned one. Each lesson is 30 minutes. Availability limited. Registration: Ongoing Season: Ongoing Member: $30 per lesson one on one / $25 per lesson each person for two people Potential Member: $50 per lessons one on one / $40 per lesson each person for two people

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