Youth Swim Programs

Youth Development

We offer a variety of youth swim programs throughout the year in our indoor pool at the downtown branch. Please view the program descriptions for more detail. You can also download a program guide for a list of our current programs.

Registration options:

Program Descriptions

Parent/Child Swim

Children become comfortable with water play through skills, games & songs. Ages: 6 months - 3 years When:Tuesdays 11-11:40 am OR Saturdays 9:45-10:25 am Where: Downtown Cost: Family Members: $40 / Youth Members: $55 / Non-members: $75

Skippers

Beginning swimmers learn to stay afloat & have fun in the water. Ages: 3-5 years When: Mondays 11-11:40 am ; Tuesdays 1-1:40 pm; Thursdays 5-5:40 pm OR Saturdays 9-9:40 am Where: Downtown Cost: Family Members: $40 / Youth Members: $55 / Non-members: $75

Swim Basics (Water Stamina)

Beginning lessons for first time swimmers age 6 and up. Ages: 6-14 years When: Mondays 5:15-5:55 pm; Wednesdays 5:15-5:55 pm OR Saturdays 9:45-10:25 am Where: Downtown Cost: Family Members: $40 / Youth Members: $55 / Non-members: $75

Swim Strokes

Children learn life-saving skills and water fun. Progressive lessons are for swimmers age 6+ who have completed Swim Basics. Ages: 6-14 years When: Mondays 4:30-5:10 pm; Wednesdays 4:30-5:10 pm OR Saturdays 10:30-11:10 am Where: Downtown Cost: Family Members: $40 / Youth Members: $55 / Non-members: $75

Family Swim/Lap Swim

This is time set aside for YMCA members to enjoy open pool time and for adults to lap swim. 2 laps lanes will be open for adult members. Ages:All Location: Downtown Cost:Free for Members

Silver Sharks Swim Team

 

Join the New Castle Community YMCA Silver Sharks swim team! Participants learn competitive strokes and skills while staying healthy. Get ready for a great season of competitive swimming.To learn more contact the Silver Shark Swim Team coach Anita amurphy@lawcoymca.org.

Ages: 6 - 18;*Participants must be able to swim a lap on their front and back without assistance before joining the team.
Location: Downtown