Adult Swim

1-3 Swim Basics | Adult

Increases comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue skills performed with assistance.

Encourages forward movement in water and basic self-rescue skills performed independently.

Develops intermediate self-rescue skills performed at longer distances than in previous stages.

 

Please review the Swim Basics  Welcome Letter

4-5 Stroke Intro and Development | Adult

Introduces basic stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and reinforces water safety through treading water and elementary backstroke.

Introduces breaststroke and butterfly and reinforces water safety through treading water and sidestroke.

 

Please review the Stroke Introduction, Stroke Development and Stroke Mechanics  Welcome Letter.

6- Stroke Mechanics | Adult

Refines stroke technique on all major competitive strokes and encourages swimming as part of a healthy lifestyle.

 

Please review the Stroke Introduction, Stroke Development and Stroke Mechanics  Welcome Letter.

Floating Beyond Fear (Life University)

If you often miss out on water-based activities because of fear, discomfort or avoidance, Floating Beyond Fear provides a safe and supportive environment to address your fear of water. 

Floating Beyond Fear is a small group class led by facilitators who respect your process, personal story, and boundaries. It combines pool time with group discussions on how your body naturally interacts with water, tools for remaining calm, and floating skills. With the support and encouragement of those who understand your fear, you will work towards becoming confident around water.

Cost:
This class in included with membership; community members $60

Class Information: 
No classes currently available at the Mel Korum Y. Find other Journey to Freedom classes at another YMCA branches near you. (PDF class schedule)

Stay Up-to-date! 
Contact Jill Thaut at jthaut@ymcapkc.org or 253-460-8966 to be notified when new classes become available. Find out more about other Life University classes.


Watch this video to find out more:

Private Swim Lessons

Private and semi-private swimming lessons are available for an additional fee


REGISTER FOR SWIM LESSONS AT THE MEL KORUM FAMILY Y

Contact:

Jihan Robinson_Aquatics Director

Jihan Klapp at 253-460-8981

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