Swim Lessons

The YMCA has been teaching people to swim for more than 150 years, at Greenfield we continue that legacy with summer swim lessons. From private/semi-private to parent/child and school aged group lessons, we will get you ready to enjoy the water.

Private/Semi Private

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After purchasing sessions, please contact 720 870 2221 to schedule your lessons after May 25, 2015. For semi-private lessons both children need to be at the same swimming skill level. REGISTER HERE

Preschool Swim Lessons (ages 3-5)

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Pike - Beginner I - Ages 3-5

There is no pre-requisite other than age. Pike is designed for the preschool-aged beginner who has little to no real experience swimming independently. Children must be willing to participate without parent involvement.  Children will work on: basic paddling strokes (front, back, and side); floating and kicking skills; gaining comfort putting their face in the water; blowing bubbles; and pool safety. 

Eel - Beginner II - Ags 3-5

Children should already be able to perform: front and back float for 10 seconds; paddle on front, back, and side for 10 yards with a float belt and 5 feet without a float belt. Eel is designed for the intermediate preschool swimmer. Participants will begin to learn the basic techniques for freestyle, as well as, front and back floating, basic backstroke, building endurance, and pool safety.

School Aged Swim Lessons (ages 6-14)

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Guppy - Advanced Beginner - Ages 6-14

Children should already be able to paddle front, back and side 25 yards each with a float belt and 20 feet without a float belt or instructor assistance; front and back float for 30 seconds; jump in deep water unassisted. Students work on backstroke, front crawl, treading water and basic rotary breathing will be introduced. 

Fish - Intermediate - Ages 6-14

Children should already be able to perform (in good form): front crawl stroke with rotary breathing and open turns for 50 yds, breaststroke, sidestroke, back crawl, and elementary back stroke for 50 yards continuously; tread water for 60 seconds. Fish is designed for the school aged intermediate-advanced swimmer. Students will continue their focus on techniques for freestyle with rotary breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and treading water while increasing endurance.