SwimmingAnd Aquatics

Whether you're looking for private swim lessons or to join a swim team, whether you're a senior or only in preschool, Meriden YMCA has a swimming program for you.

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Progressive Program (6+ years old)

Polliwog:

This class is designed for those who cannot swim alone or are uncomfortable in the water.

Polliwog 2:

This class is for those who have passed Polliwog 1, but cannot swim the length of the pool without some flotation.

Guppy:

This class is for those who have passed the Polliwog level or can swim 1 length beginner stroke and 1 length backstroke with no flotation.

Minnow:

This class is for those who have passed the Guppy level or can swim 2 lengths beginner stroke with rotary breathing and 2 lengths swimming and kicking on their back.

Fish:

This class is for those who have passed the Minnow level or can swim 4 lengths front crawl and backstroke continuously.

Flying Fish:

This class is for those who have passed the Fish level or can swim 2 lengths breaststroke, butterfly, back crawl, and front crawl.

Shark:

This class is for those who have passed the Flying Fish level or can swim 2 lengths of breaststroke, butterfly, backstroke and elementary backstroke.

Click here for Swim Lesson Schedule. To register, click the register here button in the section above, visit us at 110 West Main street or register over the phone at 203-235-6386.

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