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Ashland, OR 97520
Phone: 541-482-9622
Fax: 541-482-3348
Contact: Ashland Family YMCA
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7AM-7PM Sat
8AM-7PM Sun
 
Home > Aquatics > Swim Lessons > Ages 3-5 yrs

Ages 3-5 yrs

Pike ages 3-5

Water adjustment and safe pool behavior are the

main emphasis at this beginning level. Blowing

bubbles, kicking, and floating on the back are all

introduced through games and a variety of fun

activities. Max class size: 4 students
 

Summer:
Mon-Thurs 10:30a, 11:00a, 4:00p, 4:30p
School Year:
M W 3:30p, 5:00p
T TH 4:00p, 4:30p  
  

 

Eel ages 3-5

This class builds on the basic swimming skills

learned in the Pike class. Learning to float, kick, and

swim on the front and back without any assistance

are the main goals of the Eel class. Prerequisite:

Independently swim 5-10 feet. Max class size: 5

students

Summer:
Mon-Thurs 10:30a, 4:00p,
School Year:
M W 4:30p
T TH 3:30p

 

Ray ages 3-5

At this level, children continue to practice swimming

freestyle and are introduced to backstroke and

breaststroke kick. Students are exposed to the deep

water and begin learning to tread water and diving

positions. Prerequisite: Swim independently 3-5

yards. Max class size: 5 students

Summer:
Mon-Thurs 11:00a, 4:00p, 4:30p
School Year:
M W 4:00p
T TH 3:30p

Starfish ages 3-5
Advanced level for this age group. Students will
refine technique on freestyle and backstroke and
increase endurance. Side breathing is emphasized.
Breaststroke and butterfly are introduced. Diving is
introduced. Pre-requisite: swim freestyle and
backstroke 10-15 yards. Max class size: 5 students

School Year:
M W 4:00p, 5:00p
T TH 4:00p