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Ashland, OR 97520
Phone: 541-482-9622
Fax: 541-482-3348
Contact: Ashland Family YMCA
Email: info@ashlandymca.org


Hours:
5AM-10PM M-F
7AM-7PM Sat
8AM-7PM Sun
 
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Ages 5-11 yrs

Polliwog ages 5-11 yrs
Beginner level for swimmers who are not comfortable in the water. At this level, students will learn to kick, blow bubbles, float on their back, and the fundamentals of freestyle.
Prerequisite: None
Max class size: 6 students


Summer:
Mon-Thurs 11:30a, 4:00p

​School Year:
M W 3:30p, 4:00p
T TH 3:30, 4:00p, 4:30p

 
Guppy ages 5-11 yrs
Beginner to intermediate level. Swimmers will continue to develop freestyle and backstroke. Introduction to treading water and dives with more exposure to the deep end.
Prerequisite: Swim freestyle 15 yards
Max class size: 8 students

 

Summer:
Mon-Thurs 11:30a, 4:00p

​School Year:
M W 3:30p, 4:30p
T TH 4:30p
 
Minnow ages 5-11 yrs
At this intermediate level, children will build on their endurance and technique in freestyle, and backstroke.  They will be introduced to breaststroke kick, flip-turns & diving skills and rotary breathing.
Prerequisite: Swim freestyle 25 yards
Max class size: 8 students


Summer:
Mon-Thurs 4:30p

​School Year:
M W 4:30p
T TH 5:00p
 
Fish ages 5-11 yrs
A variety of drills designed to help build endurance and work on technique for all of the strokes. An introduction to butterfly kick and bilateral breathing.
Prerequisite: Swim freestyle with side breathing and backstroke 25 yards each. Knowledge of breaststroke kick
Max class size: 8 students



Summer:
Mon-Thurs 4:30p

School Year:
T TH 5:00p

 
Shark ages 5-11 yrs
Continue building endurance & technique on all strokes. Competitive starts and turns. Swim individual medley 200 yards. Get ready for Youth Advanced Swim class. Geared safety for use at rivers and lakes.
Prerequisite: Swim 100 yards of freestyle


Summer:
Mon-Thurs 4:30p

School Year:
M W 5:00p