Welcome to the Jamestown YMCA Aquatics Department under the direction of Aquatics Director Jason Chinni. The aquatic facility conists of an upper pool (82-83 degrees) for lap and family swim and a lower pool (86-87 degrees) for swim lessons and water exercise supervised by certified lifeguards. We have several aquatic programs available to the entire family. For more information, please call (716) 664-2802, ext. 233.
A swimming test may be adminsitered for any person of any age in order to swim in the deep end of the pools. A non-swimmer is a person of any age who can not pass the deep end test. They are required to stay on the shallow side of the pool. For more information, please see the lifeguard on duty.
Adult Swim Lessons
Have you always wanted to learn how to swim or be a stronger swimmer? Here’s your chance – sign up for our adult swim lessons on Thursday evenings from 7:30-8:15 p.m. starting September 12, 2013. New – we now have older adult swim instructors for this class for your convenience.
Is your swimmer ready for the next level? Are you a Fish level swimmer that wants something new? Learn new strokes, synchronized swimming, water polo, skin diving, Jr. lifeguarding and much more.
Session I: September 9 – November 2, 2013
Session II: November 4 – December 28, 2013
Time: 4:45 – 5:45 p.m.
Potential member: $35
Group Swim Lessons
Ages: 6 Months to Adult
Sign up and learn how to swim at the Y! We offer group swimming lessons for ages 6 months to adult. Our instructors are well-trained and lifeguards are always on duty to supervise the swimming facility.
Fall 8-week Sessions:
I. September 9 - November 2, 2013
II. November 4- December 28, 2013
Registration: Members: 2 weeks before session starts
Potential Members: 1 week before session starts
Parent & Child (1/2 hour classes)
6- 18 months – Mon 6:15 pm, Tues 9:00 am, Saturday 9:30 am
18-36 months – Mon 6:15 pm, Tues 9:00 am, Saturday 9:30 am
Preschool (ages 3 -5 years, 45 minutes classes except for Pike w/Parent)
Pike w/ Parent – Mon 6:45 pm, Tues 9:30 am, Sat 9:00 am (1/2 hour classes)
Pike – Mon 5:00 pm, Tues 5:00 pm, 6:15 pm, Wed 5:00 pm, Thurs 5:00 pm, Sat 10:00 am
Eel/Ray – Mon 5:00 pm, Tues 5:00 pm, 6:15 pm, Wed 5:00 pm, Thurs 5:00 pm, Sat 10:00 am
Starfish – Mon 5:00 pm, Tues 5:00 pm, 6:15 pm, Wed 5:00 pm, Thurs 5:00 pm, Sat 10:00 am
Youth (ages 6 – 12 years, 45 minutes classes)
Polliwog - Mon 5:00 pm, Tues 5:00 pm, 6:15 pm, Wed 5:00 pm, Thurs 5:00 pm, Sat 10:00 am
Guppy - Mon 5:00 pm, Tues 5:00 pm, 6:15 pm, Wed 5:00 pm, Thurs 5:00 pm, Sat 10:00 am
Minnow** – Mon 5:00 pm, Tues 5:00 pm, Wed 5:00 pm, Thurs 5:00 pm, Sat 10:00 am
Fish** - Mon 5:00 pm, Tues 5:00 pm, Wed 5:00 pm, Thurs 5:00 pm, Sat 10:00 am
Flying Fish/Shark** – Mon 5:00 pm, Tues 5:00 pm, Wed 5:00 pm, Thurs 5:00 pm, Sat 10:00 am
**combined class level
Adult (ages 12 and older)
Thurs 7:30 pm
Family Member: $8 per session (one class per week)
Youth Member: $24 per session (one class per week)
Potential Member: $48 per session (one class per week)
Jets Swim Team
Jets Youth Swim Team
Calling all swimmers ages 5-18! Come join the YMCA Jets competitive swim team! Must be able to swim one length of the pool front crawl and back stroke. All swimmers who practice are eligible for meets regardless of their ability. Meets are held on Saturdays either home or away. Swimmers also have the opportunity to join numerous social activities with their teammates. Swimmers must be current YMCA members. Practices are Monday through Friday at various locations and times. Practices begin Monday September 16, 2013. All returning swimmers should report to JHS. New swimmers and swimmers under 8 report to the Y for the first swim practice. Please contact Jason Chinni at email@example.com for more information.
Fees: $190 first swimmer; $140 High School Swimmer/Second FamilySwimmer.
More information (Schedules, Forms & Meet Results)
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.
Member: $25 per lesson one on one / $20 per lesson each person for two people
Potential Member: $40 per lessons one on one / $30 per lesson each person for two people