Learn-to-Swim School Age Lessons (Ages 6+)

Learn-to-Swim School Age Lessons (Ages 6+)

The Red Cross Learn-to-Swim Program is designed to ensure the student’s safety, to make learning fun, and to provide the student with regular and progressive success. Participants will have fun in lessons and celebrate the success of working through each session while completing more skills each lesson.

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LTS 1

YMCA at Pabst Farms
6/16/24 - 8/18/24
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Helps participants feel comfortable in the water.

  • Enter and exit water using ladder, steps, or slide 
  • Blow bubbles through mouth and nose 
  • Bobbing 
  • Open eyes under water and retrieve submerged objects 
  • Front and back glides and back float 
  • Recover to vertical position from a front glide and back float or glide 
  • Roll from front to back and back to front 
  • Tread water using arm and hand actions 
  • Alternating and simultaneous leg/arm actions on front and back 
  • Combined arm and leg actions on front and back 
  • Staying safe around aquatic environments 
  • Recognizing the lifeguards 

Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberCommunity Participant
Member Registration Summer 5/29/24 6/4/24 Online / Front Desk $ 81.00-
Member & Community Participant Registration Summer 6/5/24 6/29/24 Online / Front Desk $ 81.00$ 117.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
Special Rate
06/16/24 - 08/18/24
Su - 2:10 pm - 2:40 pm
1 / 6 Available $90 - $130 Register  
Closes
06/30/2024
06/17/24 - 08/12/24
Mo - 9:35 am - 10:05 am
3 / 6 Available Register  
Closes
07/01/2024
06/17/24 - 08/12/24
Mo - 4:10 pm - 4:40 pm
3 / 6 Available Register  
Closes
07/01/2024
06/17/24 - 08/12/24
Mo - 4:45 pm - 5:15 pm
4 / 6 Available Register  
Closes
07/01/2024
06/17/24 - 08/12/24
Mo - 5:20 pm - 5:50 pm
2 / 6 Available Register  
Closes
07/01/2024
06/18/24 - 08/13/24
Tu - 5:20 pm - 5:50 pm
- Waiting List  
06/20/24 - 08/15/24
Th - 5:20 pm - 5:50 pm
- $72 - $104 Waiting List  

LTS 2

YMCA at Pabst Farms
6/16/24 - 8/18/24
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Gives participants success with fundamental skills. 

  • Enter water by stepping or jumping from the side 
  • Fully submerge and hold breath 
  • Bobbing 
  • Open eyes under water and retrieve submerged objects 
  • Front, jellyfish, and tuck floats 
  • Front and back glides and back float 
  • Recover from a front and back float or glide to a vertical position 
  • Roll from front to back and back to front 
  • Change direction of travel while swimming on front or back 
  • Tread water using arm and leg actions 
  • Combined arm and leg actions on front and back 
  • Finning arm action on back 
  • Recognizing an emergency 

Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberCommunity Participant
Member Registration Sumer 5/29/24 6/4/24 Online / Front Desk $ 81.00-
Member & Community Participant Registration Summer 6/5/24 6/29/24 Online / Front Desk $ 81.00$ 117.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
Special Rate
06/16/24 - 08/18/24
Su - 2:40 pm - 3:10 pm
4 / 7 Available $90 - $130 Register  
Closes
06/30/2024
06/17/24 - 08/12/24
Mo - 5:55 pm - 6:25 pm
- Waiting List  
06/18/24 - 08/13/24
Tu - 4:45 pm - 5:15 pm
5 / 7 Available Register  
Closes
07/02/2024
06/18/24 - 08/13/24
Tu - 5:55 pm - 6:25 pm
- Waiting List  
06/20/24 - 08/15/24
Th - 5:55 pm - 6:25 pm
2 / 7 Available $72 - $104 Register  
Closes
07/04/2024

LTS 3

YMCA at Pabst Farms
6/16/24 - 8/18/24
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Builds on the skills in LTS2 through additional guided practice in deeper waters.

  • Enter water by jumping from side 
  • Headfirst entry from the side in sitting and kneeling positions 
  • Bobbing while moving toward safety 
  • Rotary breathing 
  • Survival float 
  • Back float 
  • Change from vertical to horizontal position on front and back 
  • Tread water 
  • Push off in a streamlined position then begin flutter and dolphin kicks on front 
  • Front crawl and elementary backstroke 
  • Scissors kick 

Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberCommunity Participant
Member Registration Spring 5/29/24 6/4/24 Online / Front Desk $ 81.00-
Member & Community Participant Registration Spring 6/5/24 6/29/24 Online / Front Desk $ 81.00$ 117.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
Special Rate
06/16/24 - 08/18/24
Su - 1:35 pm - 2:05 pm
- $90 - $130 Waiting List  
06/17/24 - 08/12/24
Mo - 4:45 pm - 5:15 pm
- Waiting List  
06/20/24 - 08/15/24
Th - 5:55 pm - 6:25 pm
- $72 - $104 Waiting List  

LTS 4/5

YMCA at Pabst Farms
6/17/24 - 8/13/24
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Provides further coordination and refinement of strokes. 

  • Headfirst entry from the side in compact and stride positions 
  • Swim under water 
  • Feetfirst surface dive 
  • Survival swimming 
  • Front crawl and backstroke open turns 
  • Tread water using 2 different kicks 
  • Front and back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke, and butterfly 
  • Push off in a streamlined position then begin flutter and dolphin kicks on back 

Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberCommunity Participant
Member Registration Spring 5/29/24 6/4/24 Online / Front Desk $ 81.00-
Member & Community Participant Registration Summer 6/5/24 6/29/24 Online / Front Desk $ 81.00$ 117.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
06/17/24 - 08/12/24
Mo - 5:55 pm - 6:25 pm
1 / 9 Available Register  
Closes
07/01/2024
06/18/24 - 08/13/24
Tu - 5:55 pm - 6:25 pm
5 / 9 Available Register  
Closes
07/02/2024