Emilson YMCA and Quincy YMCA branches will be CLOSED on Monday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.
The Outdoor Center at the Emilson YMCA will be open 11am-4pm on Monday, July 4.
SOUTH SHORE YMCA

SOUTH SHORE YMCA SWIM ACADEMY
POWERS AQUATICS

Help your child become water safe with Powers Aquatics parent/child swim lessons at the South Shore YMCA Swim Academy. SSYMCA Powers Aquatics Parent/Child lessons are for infants 2 months old – to toddlers 36 Months old,

Summer 2022 6-week session: Monday, July 11 – Sunday, August 21, 2022
Powers Aquatics Registration for Summer Session: Staggered registration May 23 – June 1, 2022. See dates and details below. 

POWERS AQUATICS PARENT/CHILD LESSONS

AGES:

  • 2 Months – 6 years. Children must start this progressive program between 2 months – 36 months (3 years)
  • Older children (3.5 years +) who are starting swim lessons should register for Swim Academy Preschool, Youth or Teen Lessons

PROGRAM DATES:

  • Powers Aquatics Summer program is a 6-week session, paid upfront at the time of registration.
  • Summer 2022 session runs from Monday, July 11 – Sunday, August 21
  • Staggered Registration dates and times are held for each group May 23 – June 21. Details below.
  • Newcomers to Powers Aquatics must begin with the NEWBIES program between the age of 2 months – 36 months.

PROGRAM LEVELS

Powers Aquatics – Inclusive Parent/Child Swim Lessons

These classes are run as parent/child classes and we have 4 levels of this program. “Inclusive” means for everyone – all abilities, disabilities, and needs. See Registration Dates below for the date/time to register for your desired level.

  • Inclusive – Newbies (2 Months – 3 Years Old) FOR ANYONE NEW TO THE PROGRAM, START HERE!
  • Inclusive – Level 1 (2 Months – 4 Years Old)
  • Inclusive – Level 2 (15 Months – 4 Years Old)
  • Inclusive – Level 3 (Age 25 Months – 4 Years Old)

Powers Aquatics – Adaptive Parent/Child Swim Lessons

This program is designed for children who need their curriculum modified or adapted to meet their needs.

  • Adaptive Level 1 Age: 2 Years – 5 Years
  • Adaptive Level 2: Age: 2 Years – 5 Years

Powers Aquatics – Little Crushers

These classes are run with no parent in the water (just the instructor), parents are not allowed on the pool deck during class. There are 3 levels of this program. Children must be invited to participate and must have participated in Powers Aquatics program in the past.

  • Little Crushers – Level 1: Ages 3-6
  • Little Crushers – Level 2: Ages 3-6
  • Little Crushers – Level 3: Ages 3-6
PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Summer Registration Dates: May 23 – June 1, 2022

Registration for South Shore YMCA Powers Aquatics 6-week summer session runs on a staggered basis based on program level. South Shore YMCA members enjoy priority registration times and rates of 50%. Registration dates and times coming soon.

Newbies, Inclusive & Adaptive

  • Inclusive NEWBIES (all new Powers Aquatics students):
    • SSYMCA Members – Thursday, June 2nd 7:00p – 7:45p
    • Non-Member – Thursday, June 2nd 7:45p – 8:30p
  • Inclusive Level 1 (all abilities):
    • SSYMCA Members – Tuesday, May 31st 7:00p – 7:45p
    • Non-Members – Tuesday, May 31st 7:45p – 8:30p
  • Inclusive Level 2 (all abilities):
    • SSYMCA Members – Thursday, May 26th 7:00p – 7:45p
    • Non-Members – Thursday, May 26th 7:45p – 8:30p
  • Inclusive Level 3 (all abilities):
    • SSYMCA Members – Wednesday, May 25th 7:00p – 7:45p
    • Non-Members – Wednesday, May 25th 7:45 – 8:30p
  • Adaptive Swim:
    • SSYMCA Members – Monday, May 23rd 7:00p – 7:45p
    • Non-Members – Monday, May 23rd 7:45p – 8:30p

Little Crushers – By Invitation

  • New Little Crushers L1 (Swimmers who were just promoted from PC3 to join LC1 for summer)
    • SSYMCA Members – Wednesday, May 25th 7:00p – 7:45p
    • Non-Members – Wednesday, May 25th 7:45 – 8:30p
  • Little Crushers L2 & Returning (Current SPRING) Little Crushers L1
    • SSYMCA Members – Tuesday, May 24th 7:00p – 7:45p
    • Non-Members – Tuesday, May 24th 7:45p – 8:30p
  • Returning Little Crushers Level 3 & 4
    • SSYMCA Members – Monday, May 23rd 7:00p – 7:45p
    • Non-Members Mon – Monday, May 23rd 7:45p – 8:30p
We believe that learning to swim is a necessarily life skill. No one is too young or too old to learn how to swim, we start lessons at 2 Months old! We focus on water-safety first, using unique technique that supports the four competitive swim strokes.
REGISTRATION BEGINS 5/23

Join Us! Enjoy Y Family Membership Benefits

South Shore YMCA Family/Household members enjoy a 50% discount on swim lessons and substantial savings on all other Y programs, plus and preferred registration times for all Swim Academy programs and lessons, including Powers Aquatics. Not a member? Join the Y online now and activate your membership! Join the South Shore Y!

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