With a 150-year history of helping people learn to swim, the Y’s swimming classes are designed to teach this lifelong skill to people of all ages and skill levels in a safe environment. 

Upcoming Session

Fall Programs begin September 10 - October 20 registration opens August 6th. 

 


Current Youth Program Flyer

SWIMMING LESSON SCHEDULE

SESSION DATES: September 10October 20

Registration begins August 6th

 

**NEW THIS SESSION**

  • New Check in Procedures - All Members and Non-Members will be scanning in at the Front Desk. Please see [Red Wing Y Building Check In Procedures] for more information. 
  • Separating Levels 1-3 into preschool and school age. This is to ensure that each child is challenged to the best of their ability in an age appropriate setting. 

 

SWIM LESSONS AND WHAT AGE IS BEST:

PS= PRESCHOOL AGES 3-5

SA = SCHOOL AGES 5+

 

EVENING LESSONS

Mondays              

4:00-4:30pm        (PS 1, 2, 3)

4:30-5:10              (SA 5, 6)

4:35-5:05pm        (SA 1, 2, 3)

5:10-5:40pm        (PS 1, 2, 3)

5:15-5:55pm        SA 4

5:45-6:15pm        (SA 1, 2, 3)

6:00-6:40pm        (SA 5, 6)

6:20-6:50              (SA 1, 2, 3)

 

Tuesdays                

4:00-4:30pm        (PS 1, 2, 3)

4:00-4:30pm        (SA 1, 2, 3)

4:35-5:05pm        (PS 1, 2, )

4:35-5:05pm        (SA 1, 2, 3)

4:35-5:15pm        SA 4

5:10-5:40pm        (PS 1, 2, 3)

5:10-5:40pm        (SA 2, 3)

5:20-6:00pm        (SA 5, 6)

5:45-6:15pm        A, B

5:45-6:15pm        (SA 1, 2, 3)

6:05-6:45pm        SA 4

 

Thursdays            

4:00-4:30pm        (PS 2,3)

4:00-4:30pm        (SA 1, 2,3)

4:35-5:05pm        (PS 1, 2, 3)

4:35-5:15pm        (SA 5, 6)

5:10-5:40pm        (SA 1, 2, 3)

5:20-6:00pm        SA 4

5:45-6:15pm        (PS 1, 2, 3)

6:05-6:35pm        (SA 2, 3)

6:20-6:50pm        (A, B)

6:35-7:15              SA 4

 

MORNING LESSONS         

Wednesdays        

9:30-10:00am      (PS 1, 2)

10:05-10:35am   PS 3

               

Saturdays             

9:00-9:30am        (PS 1, 2, 3), SA 3

9:35-10:05am      (PS 1, 2, 3)

9:35-10:15am      SA 4

10:10-10:40am   (PS 1, 2, 3)

10:20-11:00am   SA 5

GROUP LESSONS INFORMATION

Lesson Selector - What Stage is best?

 

SWIM BASICS FOR PRESCHOOL, SCHOOL AGE

Stage Descriptions:

1 / Water Acclimation- Increases comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue skills performed with assistance

2 / Water Movement- Encourages forward movement in water and basic self-rescue skills performed independently

3 / Water Stamina- Develops intermediate self-rescue skills performed at longer distances than in previous stages

 

SWIM STROKES FOR PRESCHOOL, SCHOOL AGE

Stage Descriptions:

4 / Stroke Introduction- Introduces basic stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and reinforces water safety through treading water and elementary backstroke

5 / Stroke Development- Introduces breaststroke and butterfly and reinforces water safety through treading and sidestroke

6 / Stroke Mechanics- Refines stroke technique on all major competitive strokes and encourages swimming as part of a healthy lifestyle

 

Still Need Some Guidance On Which Level is the Best Fit?

Swim Lesson Level Selector

 

Thirty-minute private swimming lessons can be scheduled one-on-one , with a buddy or sibling and are customized to best meet your needs.

  • Ages: All

  • Packages: Available in one-, three- or seven-lesson packages

 

See the annual session calendar