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Dance Party in the warm water Pool! Low impact on your joints. Water creates natural resistance, which means every step is more challenging and helps tone your muscles!
|Time:||Monday: 9:30am-10:30am - Pool 1 (HIIT Party)
Monday: 11:00am-11:45am - Pool 2
Friday: 12:15pm-1:00pm - Pool 2
Gentle water exercise for people with arthritis. Range of motion exercise will be emphasized, Enjoy the relief that warm water exercise provides!
|Time:||Monday: 12:00pm-12:45pm Pool 2
Tuesday: 11:00am-11:45am Pool 2
An interval-based class designed to help improve your overall fitness and get your heart pumping while reducing stress on your joints.
Test the Water is offered each September and allows swimmers to experience swimming competitively. After the 3-week trial program, swimmers may decide to join the Swim Team in October.
|Age:||Youth ages 5 and older|
|Time:||Times vary - please see schedule|
A light cardio workout! Increase strength & flexibility using a variety of water exercise equipment. Gentle on your joints! Come join us in the warm water McLaughlin Pool for non-impact exercise.
Jr. Barracudas is a program for youth ages 5-12 years old who want to learn the skills necessary to successfully enter a swim team. Must have passed Stroke Development & Mechanics class.
|Age:||5-12 years old|
This vigorous class in the lap pool inlcudes various water jogging patterns combined with HIIT blasts followed by an awesome ab workout!
Private swim lessons for youth to adult members or non-members who are interested in learning to swim or interested in water safety.
|Time:||Days and times to suit the needs of participants|
Students work on refining stroke techniques and are introduced to sidestroke, breaststroke and butterfly. Students will learn how to incorporate swimming into a healthy lifestyle.
Students should swim 25 yards freestyle and backstroke. Introduces rotary breathing when swimming freestyle, elementary backstroke, sit dive, breaststroke and butterfly kicks. Children will continue to learn personal safety skills.
Beginner level for school-age children. Youth will become acquainted with the pool, the use of flotation devices and floating. By the end of this level, children should know how to float on their front and back.
Introduces new swimmers ages 3-5 to safe pool behavior and independent movement in the water including kicking skills, blowing bubbles, submerging under water, moving arms, front and back float.
Introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment, accompanied by a parent.
|Age:||6 months to 3 years|
Focuses on exploring body positions, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills, accompanied by a parent.
|Age:||6 months to 3 years|
Reinforces Stage 1 skills for children ages 3-5 who are comfortable in the water. Children will learn to tread water and swim on front and back without assistance or a flotation device.
Builds upon and reinforces basic skills, now performing more skills without assistance or the aid of a flotation device. Introduces treading water and swimming on front and back. Youth will also learn more personal safety skills.
Reinforces previous skills and builds endurance by swimming on the front. Introduces freestyle and backstroke and children will learn more personal safety skills.
Let water be your resistance! Work your body in a comfortable & safe manner while increasing heart rate & challenging your endurance. If you have joint or bone issues, or just enjoy water exercise, this class will give you the workout you need!
The Butler YMCA is a non-profit, charitable organization open to all people, regardless of age, sex, race, religion, ability or income. Our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.