Teaching people to swim is a priority at the Y. We offer swim lessons for all levels beginning at 6 months through adult. Learn to swim - it's a critical life skill. Membership is REQUIRED for swim lessons. Please refer to SWIM CLASS DESCRIPTIONS for more information (attached below).
Spring 2018 Registration Information
SPRING SESSION DATES: MARCH 25-JUNE 9, 2018
PRIORITY REGISTRATION (Same Day / Same Class / Same Time)
Sunday Class Participants ONLY: Sunday, March 4, 2018 from 10:00AM-12:00PM
All Other Participants: Monday, March 5, 2018 - Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 9:00AM-7:00PM
PRIORITY REGISTRATION (Moving Up / Changing Days and/or Times)
Winter Class Participants ONLY: Sunday, March 11, 2018 from 9:00AM-11:00AM
RETURNING REGISTRATION (Current & Previous GMY Swim Lesson Participants ONLY)
Current/Previous Participants ONLY: Monday, March 12, 2018 - Friday, March 16, 2018 from 9:00AM-7:00PM
If your child was not in Winter lessons, he/she MUST be swim tested prior to registration date for proper placement. Please contact the Aquatics Department to schedule a swim test as no walk-ins are allowed. Call Aquatics at (973) 267-0704 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule your appointment.
OPEN REGISTRATION (New Swim Participants)
Open Registration: Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 9:00AM-11:00AM
Open to everyone on a first come, first served basis. Child MUST be swim tested prior to registration date for proper placement. You can register for swim classes at the Member Services Desk after the initial registration is complete. Bring your progress report or test evaluations to registration.
2018 SPRING SESSION TESTING DATES
Any child who did not participate in Winter Session lessons MUST BE TESTED prior to registration. Pre-registration is REQUIRED. Testing is not required for Skips I or II & Pikes. NO WALK-INS. Please call (973) 267-0704 ext. 26 to pre-register. Following are the testing dates - your child should come prepared to swim.
|Saturday, March 3, 2018||12:30-1:30PM|
|Monday, March 12, 2018||4:00-5:30PM|
|Wednesday, March 14, 2018||4:00-5:30PM|
A Greater Morristown YMCA Membership is required. Changes or withdrawals can be made after the first week of the session. There are no make-up classes, nor do we give credit for individual classes missed regardless of the reason (illness, weather, etc). We reserve the right to change or remove any child from his/her registered swim class if we believe they have been enrolled at the incorrect level. We reserve the right to cancel classes if there are not enough registrants. Bathing suits are required for all classes. Shorts, tank tops, etc. are not acceptable for the pool. Any registrants wishing to switch classes may do so beginning Monday, March 19, 2018 with the Aquatic Director's approval. Changes may ONLY be done with the Aquatic Department Administrative Staff. There is a $15 and up administrative fee for each change after the intitial registration.
TIPS FOR A SMOOTH REGISTRATION
• Bring your progress report or test evaluation
• Bring your membership renewal (get it from the front desk the week before)
• Paying with cash or check will be quicker than credit cards
Improve your muscular strength, cardio-respiratory endurance, flexibility, and muscular endurance.
Benefits of Water Exercise:
Buoyancy lessens impact on joints and thus the risk of injury
Water cools the body during exercise, to avoid overheating
Warm water increases blood circulation and promotes healing of injured tissues
Warm water relaxes tight muscles and increases join motion
Please note: Current pool schedules are located at the Front Desk. These classes run continuously throughout the year with occasional breaks during holiday weeks.
Shallow Water Exercise Class
An enjoyable fitness class that features conditioning and resistance training in shallow water (waist to chest deep). Non-swimmers welcome. Water shoes are highly recommended. FREE with membership.
Deep Water Challenge
This program uses vigorous movements in deep water, guaranteed to give you a great work-out with low impact. Participants must be able to swim and feel comfortable in deep water. Aqua belts are required and provided. Participants must wear own water shoes. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Free with Membership.
This class is for people seeking low-impact exercise to help alleviate pain and stiffness. A certified instructor leads range of motion, stretching, breathing exercises and light aerobic exercises. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Free with membership.
|Tuesday & Thursday||9:00AM - 9:45AM|