Aquatics

For the most up to date information about our program schedules, please visit our calendar!

American Red Cross Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED

This training program prepares the qualified candidate to administer First Aid, Infant/Child/Adult CPR/AED in an emergency. Class includes First Aid, CPR/AED certifications for Adul/Child/Infant. Price includes all materials and fees. ALL CLASSES ARE MANDATORY. There are no prerequisites for the class. After successful completion of the class you will be issued your certifications. This class was formerly known as 'Community First Aid & Safety.'


Class Information


Age Group:

Program Cost:

Members: $40    NonMembers: $60

Schedule:


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American Red Cross Lifeguard Class (Franklin)

This training program prepares the qualified candidate for a position as a lifeguard through the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training. Class includes First Aid, Lifeguarding, and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certifications. Price includes all materials and fees.

All classes are mandatory. Minimum registration of 4 participants to run the class.

Prerequisites for this class:

  • Swim 300 yards continuously (100 yards freestyle/100 yards breaststroke/100 freestyle or breaststroke)
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs
  • Swimming 20 yards and submerging in deep water to recover a 10 lb brick; returning 20 yards with the brick using only the legs and exiting the pool without using the ladder or steps. (This exercise has a time limit of 1 minute 40 seconds)

After passing the pre-test you will be signed into the Red Cross site to access the online portion of the class.

All participants must be 15 years old by the last day of training (proof of age required).

The classroom portion of this training is done online with limited in-house training,.


Class Information


Age Group:

Program Cost:

Pre-Test: $25.00 non-refundable fee

Member: $200     NonMember: $225

Schedule:

    ALL Classes are MANDATORY

 

Call the YMCA for exact scheduled time

 

 

 

 


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Aqua Aerobics

Discover the ease and the fun of aerobics in the water. Keep cool while enjoying the benefits of a great cardiovascular workout.  A great way to tone and shed unwanted pounds and inches.


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Age Group:

Program Cost:

Schedule:

Tuesdays~June 7-28  5:00-6:00pm *at Miller Sibley Pool*

Tuesdays~July 5-26   5:00-6:00pm *at Miller Sibley Pool*

Tuesdays~August 2-16  5:00-6:00pm*Miller Sibley Pool*


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Arthritis Deep Water Exercise

A low level exercise class for persons with arthritis or anyone interested in a less vigorous approach to water exercise. The program is designed to improve joint range of motion using gentle stretching and muscle toning movements. Conducted in our BIG POOL, the water allows muscles to relax and the buoyancy of the water assists in ease of motion. Whether you have arthritis, have had surgery, or can't keep up with a more strenuous class, THIS class is for you! Class size is limited. Please be sure to register each month for the class even if it is free with your membership. This class will be in shallow and deep water.


Class Information


Age Group:
Adults (18 & Over)

Program Cost:

Member: $0

NonMember:$45.00

Class capacity: 50

Schedule:

March-May

Tuesdays & Thursdays

10:00-11:00am


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Arthritis Water Stretching Exercise

A low-level exercise class for persons with arthritis or anyone interested in a less vigorous approach to water exercise. The program is designed to improve joint range of motion; using gentle stretching and muscle toning movements. Conducted in our Therapy Pool, the water allows muscles to relax and the buoyancy of the water assists in ease of motion. Whether you have arthritis, are recovering from surgery, or need a less strenuous class, this class is for you!

This class is taught by a certified Arthritis Water Exercise Instructor. Class size is limited! Please be sure to register each month for the class even if it is free with membership. This class will be in shallow and deep water.


Class Information


Age Group:

Program Cost:

Member: $0  NonMember: $53

Class limit: 40

Schedule:

March-May

Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays

9:00-10:00am


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Lessons I: Water Babies

This loosely structured class is designed to help the parent help their child ages 6 months to 3 years to become comfortable in the water.  The instructor will lead you through skill techniques, games, songs and free play that will prepare your child to learn to swim.  You will learn about water safety and accident prevention to help protect your child.  This class is held in our warm water pool for your child's comfort.


Class Information


Age Group:

Program Cost:

Family Members: $0 Youth Members: $19   Non-Members: $43

Registration must be completed by the end of business on the last Friday before the class begins.

If a child misses 3 or more classes a $20 charge will be billed to the responsible party.

Schedule:

Water Babies: Class limited to 8 participants

Tuesdays~March 14-May 2   5:45-6:15pm

Wednesdays~March 15-May 3   10:45-11:15am

Thursdays~March 16-May 4   5:45-6:15pm

 


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Lessons II: Pre-K

Pike and Eel:
These two levels are held at the same time but children will be taught skills according to ability. This beginning swim class is for pre-school children ages 3-5 years. Water and boating safety and water adjustment skills are taught as well as swimming with or without a flotation device. Taught in our spa pool, the shallower, warmer water encourages children to explore their aquatic environment. Class is limited to 8 students.

Ray and Starfish:
These two levels are held at the same time but children will be taught skills according to ability. Held in the large pool, these classes prepare your child for the more advanced swim lessons of Polliwog through Shark. Rotary breathing is introduced, as well as improvement of previously learned skills including floating, stroke techniques and decreased use of flotation devices. Safety is stressed, as well as introduction to acting correctly in emergency situations.


Class Information


Age Group:
Pre-Kindergarten (3 - 5 yrs.)

Program Cost:

Family Member: $10   Member: $27   Non-Member: $56

Registration must be completed by end of business on the last Friday before class begins.

If a child misses 3 or more classes a $20 charge will be billed to the responsible party.

Schedule:

Pike & Eel: Class limited to 5 participants

Tuesdays~March 14-May 2   4:15-5:00pm and 5:00-5:45pm

Wednesdays~March 15-May 3   10:00-10:45am

Thursdays~March 16-May 4   4:15-5:00pm and 5:00-5:45pm

 

Ray & Starfish

Wednesdays~March 15-May 3   6:45-7:30pm

 

 

 

 

 


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Lessons III: Youth

Polliwog:
For children 6 and older with little or no previous swimming experience. Gliding, floating, face immersion, floating skills, water safety, and beginning crawl and backstroke are taught at this level.

Guppy:
Designed for children who have passed either Polliwog or Starfish. Class includes continued development of water safety, front crawl with rotary breathing, treading, floating, backstroke and deep water skills.

Minnow:
For swimmers who have passed Guppy. Instruction aimed at perfecting the front crawl, back crawl and elementary backstroke. Diving, treading, water safety and endurance are worked on in this class.

Fish:
For swimmers who have passed Minnow. This class introduces the breaststroke, butterfly and sidestroke. Swimmers improve endurance and work on safety/rescue skills.

Flying Fish:
For swimmers ages 6 and older have passed fish.  This class introduces the breaststroke, butterfly and sidestroke.  Swimmers improve endurane and also work on safety and rescue skills.


Class Information


Age Group:
Grades K through 4

Program Cost:

Family Member: $10     Youth Member: $30     NonMember: $61

Registration must be completed by end of business on the last Friday before class begins.

If a child misses 3 or more classes a $20 charge will be billed to the responsible party.

Schedule:

Polliwog: Class limited to 8 participants

Wednesdays~March 15-May 3   6:45-7:30pm

Guppy: Class limited to 8 participants

Wednesdays~March 15-May 3   6:45-7:30pm

Minnow: Class limited to 8 participants

Wednesdays~March 15-May 3  6:45-7:30pm

 Fish: Class limited to 8 participants

Wednesdays~March 15-May 3  6:45-7:30pm

 

 


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Private Swim Lessons

The Y offers private swim lessons for both children and adults. Learn to swim and/or improve your skills at a time set for your convenience. Call aquatics director for details or to schedule a time.

NEW package swim lessons!!

Please request the application at the membership service desk and return it to the Aquatics Director. After review, an instructor will contact you to make arrangements for your private lessons.

For more information regarding private swim lessons, please contact Ally-Karen Miller (Aquatics Director) by email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or by phone at (814) 432-2138.


Class Information


Age Group:
All Ages

Program Cost:

Package:

Members: $30 for hour long session         NonMember: $35 for hour long session

Member package: $180 for 7 hour long sessions        NonMember package: $210 for 7 hour long sessions

Schedule:

Contact us to schedule.


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SilverSneakers Splash®

A low to moderate impact water exercise class for adults.  If you are over 50 years young and would like to do some fun exercise in both pools, come and give this low impact, stretching and muscle toning exercise class a try.  We meet twice a week for an hour.  This is a great "in between" class.  You don't have to know how to swim to enjoy our class. The class is now held in our Big Pool. Class size is limited! Please make sure to register each month for the class even if it is free with your membership.


Class Information


Age Group:
Seniors

Program Cost:

Members: $0 Non-members: $45

Schedule:

March-May

Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:30-2:30pm

 

Class size is limited.  Please make sure to register every month for the classes you wish to attend, even if you are a member and it is included in your membership.

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Summer Stroke Clinics

This clinic is run by the coaches with help from current and past high school swim team swimmers.

Any swimmer between the ages of 5-18 years old may participate. First time swimmers can use this an a great opportunity to learn their strokes. Returning swimmers will improve on current swimming level.

Stroke clinics for each of the 4 competitive swimming strokes will be offered. Includes activities like: starts, turns, finishes, how to read the clock, drill practices to improve strokes.


Class Information


Age Group:

Program Cost:

Registration is open

Members: $30 per month

NonMembers: $60 per month

Schedule:

May: Freestyle      June: Breaststroke       July: Backstroke (NO class 7/4)      August: Butterfly (NO class 8/8/and 8/10)

Ages 5-12: Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:--5:00pm

Ages 13-18: Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:00-6:00pm


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Summer Swim Team-Franklin

Instructors: Coaches and current/past swim team members

Open to any swimmer ages 5-18


Class Information


Age Group:

Program Cost:

****Please see Aquatic Director for multiple child discounts in the SAME family****

Registration is OPEN!

5-8 year olds: Member: $50   NonMember: $100

9-10 year olds: Member: $60    NonMember: $120

11-18 year olds: Member: $70    NonMember: $140

Schedule:

June 19-August 24 (NO practice 7/4, 8/8-8/11)

Novices (5-8): Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays  11:45am-12:15pm

Cadets (9-10): Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays  11:00-11:45am

Preps/Jrs/Srs (11-18): Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays    7:00-8:30am


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The WAVE

Class free with an Adult or Family Membership. Aerobics in the water are easier on the joints and water adds resistance and variety to your workout. This class offers all the essential elements needed for a cardiovascular workout, plus toning, strength and flexibility. Upbeat music will keep you going. A painless way to shed extra pounds and inches. You don’t need to know how to swim and there is no need to go in the deep water if you choose not to do so. Class size is limited! Please make sure to register for the class even if it is free with your membership.

 


Class Information


Age Group:
Adults (18 & Over)

Program Cost:

 Members: $0 Non-Members: $53
 

Schedule:

March-May

Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday  8:30-9:30am

 


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Warm Water Exercise

Enjoy the benefits of a low level, therapeutic exercise program. These gentle stretching and muscle toning exercises are designed to improve comfort and range of motion, and are enhanced by buoyancy and ease of motion.


Class Information


Age Group:
Adults (18 & Over), Seniors

Program Cost:

Member: $0

NonMember: (Monday Wednesday Friday class) $53.00

NonMember: (Tuesday Thursday class) $45.00

Capacity 40

Schedule:

March-May

Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays: 1:30-2:30pm, 2:30-3:30pm, 5:30-6:30pm

Tuesdays/Thursdays 8:30-9:30am


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Water in Motion

Water in Motion is a fun and energizing aqua program that will get you moving. It offers the benefit of a high energy calorie burning workout without the pull that gravity plays on the body. Experience the cross-training effects that water provides reducing the impact on your joints, specifically the knees and back. This class is open to anyone. Come enjoy a real pool party with this exciting workout that combines cardiovascular training with muscle toning techniques in the massaging environment of the pool.  Amazing music, fantastic teachers and outstanding aquatic choreography make anyone, of any age or fitness level, ready to dive in.


Class Information


Age Group:

Program Cost:

Member: FREE

NonMember: $45

Maximum capacity: 50 participants

Schedule:

March-May

Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:30-7:30pm

 

 


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