With a 150-year history of helping people learn to swim, the Y’s swimming classes are designed to teach this lifelong skill to people of all ages and skill levels in a safe environment. The Littleton Y offers 2 week summer swim lesson sessions monthly and 4 week sessions during the non summer months.
Parent and Child, 6 months to 36 months
Parent - Child (ages 6-36 months) The primary objective of this class is to provide a positive first aquatic experience for children while bonding with their parents. Children will participate in group activities and games which emphasis basic movement in the water such as kicking, arm movements and breath control. Additional activities are based on the developmental abilities of the child. Children are required to wear swim diapers under their swimsuit (No Regular Diapers). One adult per child is required; couples are encouraged.
Preschool Swim Lessons (ages 3-5)
PIKE: Ages 3-5. This level is for the beginner swimmer with little or no ability to swim independantly. Chilren will learn: basic paddling strokes (front, back & side), kicking skills. and gain comfort having their faces in the water.
EEL: Ages 3-5. This level is for the Intermediate/Beginner swimmer that has some knowledge and ability to swim independently. Children will build on the basic paddling strokes (front, back, & side) and kicking skills while building endurance to swim farther distances.