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Norfolk Family YMCA
Norfolk, Nebraska

Upcoming Group Swim Lessons

On-line registration is unavailable; we want to ensure everyone is signing up for the correct level so lessons can run as effectively as possible.

Monday/Wednesday Evening Swim Lesson Sessions

Monday, June 7th-June 30th

Registration Opens: Wednesday, May 12th-June 4th till noon.

Fee: $35 Member, $60 Non-Member

Class Times: 5:30-6:00 pm, 6:05-6:35 pm


Sunday Afternoon Swim Lessons

Fall August 2021

Fee: $35 Member, $60 Non-Member

Class times: 3:30-4:00 pm, 4:05-4:35 pm, 4:40-5:10 pm


• One parent/guardian is allowed on the pool deck during class. When observing lessons, please wear a mask and practice social distancing while in the pool area. 

• Please clear the pool deck after class is completed to allow for the staff to clean.

• All sessions will include 8 lessons. If a cancellation is needed due to inclement weather or uncontrollable circumstances we will do our best to have a make-up lesson. If this is not possible no refund will be given.


Lesson Selector

Stage Level Descriptions

AB/ Water Discover & Water Exploration Ages 6 months-3 years

Parents accompany children, which introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment through exploration and encourages them to enjoy themselves while learning about the water. Parents work with their children to explore body positions, floating, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills.

1&2/ Water Acclimation & Water Movement Ages 3-6

Students develop comfort with underwater exploration and learn to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water in stage 1. In stage 2, students focus on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water while also continuing the practice how to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water.

3/ Water Stamina Ages 3-15

In Stage 3, students learn how to swim to safety from a longer distance than in previous stages in the event of falling into a body of water. This stage also introduces rhythmic breathing and integrated arm and leg action.

4/ Stroke Introduction Ages 3-15

Students in stage 4 develop stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and learn the breaststroke kick and butterfly kick. Water safety is reinforced through treading water and elementary backstroke.

5/ Stroke Development Ages 5-15

Students in stage 5 work on stroke technique and learn all major competitive strokes. The emphasis on water safety continue through treading water and sidestroke.

6/ Stroke Mechanics Ages 5-15

In stage 6, students refine stroke technique on all major competitive strokes, learn about competitive swimming, and discover how to incorporate swimming into a healthy lifestyle.

For more information contact Skyler, Aquatics Director at 402-371-9770 or



Group Swim Lessons







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Group Swim Lessons