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

Learn to swim with the organization that started group swimming lessons…the Y! The Y offers swimming lessons for anyone ages 6 months of age and older. The YMCA Swim Lessons Curriculum is a core group of swimming skills every person needs to learn how to swim. At the Y, we teach youth, teens, and adults to swim, so they can stay safe around water and learn the skills they need to make swimming a lifelong pursuit for staying healthy.

Find Our Swim Lessons and Sign-Up Here

For More Information About Swim Lessons:

Heidi Gerkin
Swim Lesson Coordinator
hgerkin@ymcanwla.org
318-674-9635

Group Exercise Classes In The Pool

Water Aerobics, Paddle Board Yoga, Parkinson’s Aquatic Fitness

See Group Exercise Schedule

Youth Swim Team (6-18yrs)

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.ynwlswim.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

Pre-Level I – 2020-2021

BHP Billiton YMCA

Swim Team

Program Dates: Aug 1 2020 - Jul 31 2021

Time: -
Swim Team

In-House Registration: Jul 1 2020 - Jul 15 2021

Contact: John Janszen at johnj@ymcanwla.org

Non-Member: $50.00

Online registration has ended, but in-house registration is still available. Visit the BHP Billiton YMCA for registration information.

Pre-Competitive Swim Team

October Session 10/13 – 11/19 2020

BHP Billiton YMCA

Swim Team

Ages: 6 - 15

Program Dates: Oct 13 2020 - Nov 19 2020

Time: 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM
Pre-Competitive Swim Team

In-House Registration: Oct 1 2020 - Oct 31 2020

Contact: John Janszen at johnj@ymcanwla.org

Member: $100.00

Non-Member: $140.00

Online registration has ended, but in-house registration is still available. Visit the BHP Billiton YMCA for registration information.

STAGE 1 - WATER ACCLIMATION (3 - 12 Years)

Monday / Wednesday 5:25 pm-5:55 pm (3 – 12 Years)

BHP Billiton YMCA

Swim, Swim Instructor, Swim Lessons

Program Dates: Nov 2 2020 - Dec 2 2020

Time: 5:25 PM - 5:55 PM
STAGE 1 - WATER ACCLIMATION (3 - 12 Years)

Online Registration: Oct 23 2020 - Nov 2 2020

In-House Registration: Oct 19 2020 - Nov 2 2020

Contact: Heidi Gerkin at hgerkin@ymcanwla.org

Member: $80.00

Non-Member: $100.00

Register

STAGE 2 - WATER MOVEMENT (3 - 12 Years)

Monday / Wednesday 5:25 pm-5:55 pm (3 – 12 Years)

BHP Billiton YMCA

Swim, Swim Instructor, Swim Lessons

Program Dates: Nov 2 2020 - Dec 2 2020

Time: 5:25 PM - 5:55 PM
STAGE 2 - WATER MOVEMENT (3 - 12 Years)

Online Registration: Oct 23 2020 - Nov 2 2020

In-House Registration: Oct 19 2020 - Nov 2 2020

Contact: Heidi Gerkin at hgerkin@ymcanwla.org

Member: $80.00

Non-Member: $100.00

Register

STAGE 3 - WATER STAMINA (3 - 12 Years)

Monday / Wednesday 5:25 pm-5:55 pm (3 – 12 Years)

BHP Billiton YMCA

Swim, Swim Instructor, Swim Lessons

Program Dates: Nov 2 2020 - Dec 2 2020

Time: 5:25 PM - 5:55 PM
STAGE 3 - WATER STAMINA (3 - 12 Years)

Online Registration: Oct 23 2020 - Nov 2 2020

In-House Registration: Oct 19 2020 - Nov 2 2020

Contact: Heidi Gerkin at hgerkin@ymcanwla.org

Member: $80.00

Non-Member: $100.00

Register

STAGE 4 - STROKE INTRODUCTION (3 - 12 Years)

Monday / Wednesday 4:40 pm-5:10 pm (3 – 12 Years)

BHP Billiton YMCA

Swim, Swim Instructor, Swim Lessons

Program Dates: Nov 2 2020 - Dec 2 2020

Time: 4:40 PM - 5:10 PM
STAGE 4 - STROKE INTRODUCTION (3 - 12 Years)

Online Registration: Oct 23 2020 - Nov 2 2020

In-House Registration: Oct 19 2020 - Nov 2 2020

Contact: Heidi Gerkin at hgerkin@ymcanwla.org

Member: $80.00

Non-Member: $100.00

Register

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