- Sailfish Swim Team
Our programs are designed to teach personal water safety, stroke development, water sports and games, rescue and personal growth skills. Aquatics at the Y are divided by age and by skill levels. Advancing to the next level is dependent on the individual’s completion of required skills.
NEW! Synchronized Swimming Programs
Synchronized Swimming Class:
Our nationally ranked instructors teach the basics of a challenging, unique sport. Must swim at Minnow level & be comfortable doing head first surface dives.
Thursdays from 5:00 - 5:45pm
Fee: $75 • Members: $36
JOIN OUR SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING TEAMS!
Focus on performance & technique. Only shows in local exhibitions and practices once a week.
Thursdays from 4:30 - 6:00pm
$40 per month
Focus on technique and precision of routines. Competes in local and national competitions.
Practices twice a week during off season, and three times a week during competition season.
**Must be a YMCA member to be on either team**
Contact Sarah Steiner for more information on any of the Synchronized Swimming programs!
For additional information regarding the below programming, contact Sandi Liming at 314-962-9450.
Click here for a Schedule of upcoming swim lesson days and times!
Advancing to the next level is dependent on the child's completion of required skills. Children learn at their own pace. Session length does not guarantee that all children will advance to the next level. All instructors are trained to work with children.
YMCA Cancellation Policy
A minimum number of students must be registered for the class to take place. The YMCA reserves the right to cancel classes that do not reach minimum registration by the second week of the session. Class minimum, 4, for a lesson and class minimum, 6, for a parent/child class.
If minimum is not reached participants may choose to retain the teacher as a private instructor for an additional fee of $20 per week, per participant, or you may move to another day and time where the class has reached the minimum or you may choose to have four, 1/2 hour private lessons for no additional fee. *If there is no registration in a class 48 hours prior to the start date, class may be canceled. Early registration is encouraged.
Ages 4 through adult. Receive six 30-minute lessons per session.
Ages 4 through adult. Two participants receive six 30-minute lessons per session.
Both participants must be full members.
Adult Swim Lessons
Patient instruction is provided for non-swimming adults with an emphasis on basic swim skills and personal safety skills. Click here for a list of Adult Swim Lessons for the current session!
Enjoy the benefits of this mild to medium cardio workout using the properties of water held in the shallow section of the pool. We have a variety of Water Aerobics classes to choose from. Minimum of 8 participants to run aquacise class. FREE for members! Not a member? Purchase a Power Pass and try all of our water classes during a 7-week session. Click here for a list of Water Exercise classes for the current session!
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YMCA Pool Guidelines
Appropriate Swim Attire
Lined swim suits for men and no strings for ladies. All swim suits must be family appropriate.
Must be 18 years and older to access hot tub, sauna or steam room. Must be 8 years or older and able to pass a swim test to swim without adult in the pool. Adult must remain in the building until age 13. * No exercising in dry sauna. No shaving in steam room.
During lane changes all must exit the pool until the Lifeguard returns to the stand.
Due to the high volume use of our lap lanes, it is imperative that you circle swim at all times in order to ensure a safe and enjoyable swim for all. By circling, it will not be necessary to change your pattern when a third person enters the lane. Click here for our Lap Swim Schedule for the current session!
Family Recreation Swim
Family Recreation and lap swim/ lane change shedule available at the service center. Convenient times to come swim with your family! Click here for our Rec Swim Schedule for the current session!
If Lightning activity is with in 6 miles of our facility, the pool and shower areas will close for 30 minutes from the last sighting. If this time overlaps a planned program time, every attempt will be made to contact participants but advance notice of cancellation is not guaranteed.
Swim Diapers must be worn by all participants that can not insure bowel control. If you or your child has had diarrhea in the past 48 hours, please do not enter the pool.