Adult Beginner 1&2
The Adult Beginner 1 level is for adults and teens 13 years of age and older who have had no previous swim or water experience. They will work on getting comfortable in the water, rhythmic breathing, floating and the fundamentals of proper arm stroke and kick. The goal of this level is for the participant to be able to swim with proper arm stroke and kick before moving to the Adult Beginner 2 level.
The Adult Beginner 2 level begins deep water adjustment. Participants must be able to float. This class will perfect proper arm stroke and kick and swimmers will begin rotary breathing.
Adult Intermediate The Adult Intermediate Level is for adults and teens 13 years of age and older who are comfortable in deep water and can swim 25yds front crawl, backstroke and elementary backstroke. They will work on refining these strokes, increasing endurance and learning breaststroke. The goal of this level is for the participant to become totally deep water safe, proficient in these strokes and an independent lap swimmer.
Adult Swim Clinic The Adult Swim Clinic is for adults who are already lap swimmers and want to improve their endurance and increase their distance swimming.It is ideal for swimmers who want to participate in a Triathlon or Masters program.
Masters Swimming Coached workouts with regular practice and schedule; improves stroke technique, endurance and motivation with the opportunity for competition at meets. Must have coach's aprpoval before enrolling.
Backyard Pool Program
Learn to swim at home with the Ridgewood YMCA's Backyard Pool Program, the largest backyard pool program in Northern NJ! Additional details here.
Learn the skills and knowledge required to become a lifeguard, including how to recognize, prevent and respond quickly to aquatic emergencies. Click here for further info.