YMCA of
Southeast Missouri

Programs

Aquatics & Swim

Winter Swim Lessons- Parent/Child

THIS PROGRAM TEACHES CHILDREN OF ALL AGES AND FROM ALL BACKGROUNDS THAT WATER CAN BE FUN, NOT SCARY. SAFETY AROUND WATER FOCUSES ON WATER SAFETY AND SELF-RESCUE SKILLS THAT HELP PREVENT DROWNING. STUDENTS DEMONSTRATE BASIC COMPETENCY BY LEARNING BENCHMARK SKILLS THROUGH VARYING STAGES OF CURRICULUM. KNOWING HOW TO BE SAFE AROUND WATER IS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT LIFE SKILLS WE CAN TEACH OUR CHILDREN. IT GIVES THEM CONFIDENCE, AND IT CAN SAVE THEIR LIVES. Parent/Child lessons: Introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment. Focus is on exploring body positions, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills. Registration is typically in January.