Learn to Swim (6 to 12 yrs)

Learn to Swim (6 to 12 yrs)

Otter LEVEL 1

The first of four levels in our national YMCA Learn to Swim program, Otter teaches your child how to stay safe in the water and to develop their swimming skills. Otter will teach your child the basics of pool safety, going underwater, and gliding on their front and back. 

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Seal LEVEL 2

The second of four levels in our national YMCA Learn to Swim program, Seal teaches your child how to stay safe in the water and to develop their swimming skills. In this level they will further develop the skills of gliding, kicking, and submerging. 

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Dolphin LEVEL 3 

The third of four levels in our national YMCA Learn to Swim program, Dolphin teaches kids how to stay safe in the water and to develop their swimming skills. Your child will be introduced to swimming on their front, back, and underwater.

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Swimmer LEVEL 4

The last level in our national YMCA Learn to Swim program, Swimmer teaches children how to stay safe in the water and to develop their swimming skills. In this class, kids will learn front and back crawl, and how to tread water. Children at this level will have achieved a solid foundation of swimming skills and be able to front swim for a distance of 25 metres. 

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Planning on missing a swimming class?  Let us know by emailing us at [email protected].

News

Temporary Closure Period: Friday, April 23 – Thursday, May 20, 2021 (inclusive)

Dear friends of the John W. Lindsay YMCA, We are sure you have heard during the Nova Scotia Government's press conference today, the new Public Health restrictions that will be in place as of Friday, April 23, 2021 for a period of four weeks. Unfortunately, we will have to postpone programming until we are otherwise advised by Public Health. Temporary Closure Period: Friday, April 23 – Thursday, May 20, 2021 (inclusive) The YMCA is committed to ensuring a safe and welcoming environment for all. The safety of our members, participants, staff and volunteers is of the utmost importance, and therefore [...]

John W. Lindsay YMCA

5640 Sackville Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1L2

Phone: 902-423-9622

Hours of Operation

  • Monday: 5:45am to 8pm
  • Tuesday: 5:45am to 8pm
  • Wednesday: 5:45am to 8pm
  • Thursday: 5:45am to 8pm
  • Friday: 5:45amto 8pm
  • Saturday: 7:45am to 7pm
  • Sunday: 7:45am to 7pm

Contact us

(902) 423-9622 ext 0 [email protected]