Swimming Classes Near Temple Terrace, Bloomingdale, Wesley Chapel, Citrus Park & Surrounding Regions

swimming classesIt’s not surprising that our swimming classes and summer camp for kids are two of our most popular family programs at Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA. The need for swimming lessons and their importance can’t be overstated. Florida is the state with the longest Atlanta Ocean coastline and ranks second only to Arizona in the number of swimming pools per capita. According to the Florida Department of Health, Florida had the highest rate of accidental drowning in the 1-4 year old age group and the second highest rate in the 1-14 age group during 2013. Swimming lessons are also important for adults who can’t swim. The Red Cross found that 54% of Americans don’t swim well enough to save themselves should the need arise.

Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA offers swimming lessons for both children and adults. Private, semi-private and group swimming classes are only taught by instructors with certifications and who have received training in first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), oxygen administration and AED equipment operation. The group swimming classes that are available at most YMCA branches are usually divided into age groups such as 3 to 36 months (accompanied by a parent), 3 to 5 years, 6 to 12 years and 13 and over. Swimming class levels for preschoolers, children, teens and adults include the following and more:

  • Level 1: Water Acclimation
  • Level 2: Water Movement
  • Level 3: Water Stamina
  • Level 4: Stroke Introduction
  • Level 5: Stroke Development
  • Level 6: Stroke Mechanics

Our Aquatics summer camp for kids is perfect for campers who want to spend part of the day in the pool developing competitive swimming skills, playing games and participating in water sports. Our summer camp programs are convenient to people living in or near Temple Terrace, Bloomingdale, Wesley Chapel, Citrus Park and the surrounding regions and include the Full Day Camp Experience, Full Day Camp Experience Plus Specialty, Unique Destinations, Preschool Camp, Adaptive Camp and other Sports camps. Contact us today to register for swimming classes or learn more about specific summer camps.

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