Aquatics

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The YMCA has long been America’s favorite swimming instructor. Whether just learning how to swim, improving strokes, or taking water exercise classes, members are in safe hands with our certified swimming instructors and lifeguards.

The aquatics programs at the Y are about more than just the techniques and skills; they are about building friendships, developing self-esteem, and creating positive experiences that will last a lifetime.

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Learn To Swim

Swimming is a life skill that allows you to safely enjoy the pleasures of an aquatic environment. Private & Group Swim Lessons for children beginning at 6 months old.

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Group Exercise Classes In The Pool

Water Aerobics, Aqua Dance, Paddle Board Yoga, Core On The Board

See Group Exercise Schedule

Youth Swim Team (6-18yrs)

Red River Aquatic Club of the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana is a Competitive, USA Swimming and National YMCA registered age group swim team. We are now evaluating youth swimmers to join the swim team. Coaches must evaluate potential team members. Visit the swim team website for more information and recent news: www.RedRiverAquaticClub.com

U.S. Masters Swim Team (18yrs +)

Swim team for individuals over the age of 18 who are looking to improve their swim fitness. All practices have a coach on deck and workouts incorporate drills and work sets to develop and refine your swimming skills and endurance. We strive to give each swimmer a workout catered to their particular ability level.

Masters Team Workouts: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays – 5:30am, Mondays & Wednesdays – Noon, Tuesdays & Thursdays – 6:00am & 6:30pm

Must register in person at the Y. Must be a Y member. Additional cost is $10 per month and you must have a U.S. Masters Swimming Membership – Register Here for U.S. Masters Swimming Membership

For More Information about Masters Swimming at the Y:

Mason McGee

mlmcgee2@yahoo.com
318-674-9635

 


For More Information About Aquatic Facilities & Programs:

Raymond Lee

Executive Director, BHP Billiton YMCA

RLee@ymcanwla.org
318-674-9635

Programs

Swim Team 2019-2020

Level IV

BHP Billiton YMCA

Swim Team

Program Dates: Sep 1 2019 - Jul 31 2020

Time: -

No Program Details

Non-Member: $100.00

Not available for online registration. Please visit the BHP Billiton YMCA for registration information.

YMCA Adult Learn To Swim

ALTS: September 2nd – October 21st – 9:00AM Session

BHP Billiton YMCA

Swim, Swim Lessons

Program Dates: Sep 2 2019 - Oct 21 2019

Time: 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Adult Learn to Swim (ALTS) is available for ages 13 and older. These lessons are taught by a certified Adult Learn To Swim Instructor. Sessions will be held every Tuesday and Thursday for four weeks. Sessions will maintain a 4:1 ratio (students to instructor). No prior swim experience is necessary to participate in this course. If you are interested in swim lessons for children under 13, please see our Kids Swim Lessons. The FIVE skills of water competency that are addressed in the ALTS program: 1. Step or jump into water over your head 2. Return to the surface and float/tread water for one minute 3. Turn around in a full circle and find an exit 4. Swim 25 yards to the exit 5. Exit the water (without the use of a ladder if in a pool)

Online Registration: Aug 25 2019 - Oct 31 2019

In-House Registration: Aug 23 2019 - Oct 31 2019

Contact: Joie Upchurch at jupchurch@ymcanwla.org

Non-Member: $120.00

Register

YMCA Adult Learn To Swim

ALTS: September 2nd – October 21st – 9:30AM Session

BHP Billiton YMCA

Swim, Swim Lessons

Program Dates: Sep 2 2019 - Oct 21 2019

Time: 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Adult Learn to Swim (ALTS) is available for ages 13 and older. These lessons are taught by a certified Adult Learn To Swim Instructor. Sessions will be held every Tuesday and Thursday for four weeks. Sessions will maintain a 4:1 ratio (students to instructor). No prior swim experience is necessary to participate in this course. If you are interested in swim lessons for children under 13, please see our Kids Swim Lessons. The FIVE skills of water competency that are addressed in the ALTS program: 1. Step or jump into water over your head 2. Return to the surface and float/tread water for one minute 3. Turn around in a full circle and find an exit 4. Swim 25 yards to the exit 5. Exit the water (without the use of a ladder if in a pool)

Online Registration: Aug 25 2019 - Oct 31 2019

In-House Registration: Aug 23 2019 - Oct 31 2019

Contact: Joie Upchurch at jupchurch@ymcanwla.org

Non-Member: $120.00

Register

YMCA Adult Learn To Swim

ALTS: September 2nd – October 21st – 10:00AM Session

BHP Billiton YMCA

Swim, Swim Lessons

Program Dates: Sep 2 2019 - Oct 21 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Adult Learn to Swim (ALTS) is available for ages 13 and older. These lessons are taught by a certified Adult Learn To Swim Instructor. Sessions will be held every Tuesday and Thursday for four weeks. Sessions will maintain a 4:1 ratio (students to instructor). No prior swim experience is necessary to participate in this course. If you are interested in swim lessons for children under 13, please see our Kids Swim Lessons. The FIVE skills of water competency that are addressed in the ALTS program: 1. Step or jump into water over your head 2. Return to the surface and float/tread water for one minute 3. Turn around in a full circle and find an exit 4. Swim 25 yards to the exit 5. Exit the water (without the use of a ladder if in a pool)

Online Registration: Aug 25 2019 - Oct 31 2019

In-House Registration: Aug 23 2019 - Oct 31 2019

Contact: Joie Upchurch at jupchurch@ymcanwla.org

Non-Member: $120.00

Register

STAGE 5 - STROKE DEVELOPMENT (3 - 12 Years)

01 Monday / Wednesday 5:20 – 5:50 PM (3 – 12 Years)

BHP Billiton YMCA

Swim, Swim Instructor, Swim Lessons

Program Dates: Nov 4 2019 - Dec 4 2019

Time: 5:20 PM - 5:50 PM
Stage 5: Stroke Development is available for ages 3 - 12 years. Please see our Swim Lessons Selector, located at http://ymcanwla.org/programs/aquatics/ to determine what stage your child should be in.

Online Registration: Oct 14 2019 - Oct 27 2019

In-House Registration: Oct 9 2019 - Oct 27 2019

Contact: Heidi Gerkin at hgerkin@ymcanwla.org

Member: $80.00

Non-Member: $100.00

Register

STAGE 6 - STROKE MECHANICS (3 - 12 Years)

01 Monday / Wednesday 4:40 – 5:10 PM (3 – 12 Years)

BHP Billiton YMCA

Swim, Swim Instructor, Swim Lessons

Program Dates: Nov 4 2019 - Dec 4 2019

Time: 4:40 PM - 5:10 PM
Stage 6: Stroke Mechanics is available for ages 3 - 12 years. Please see our Swim Lessons Selector, located at http://ymcanwla.org/programs/aquatics/ to determine what stage your child should be in.

Online Registration: Oct 14 2019 - Oct 27 2019

In-House Registration: Oct 9 2019 - Oct 27 2019

Contact: Heidi Gerkin at hgerkin@ymcanwla.org

Member: $80.00

Non-Member: $100.00

Register

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