The Backyard Pool Program offers you the opportunity to schedule swim lessons in your own pool. Three sessions are available and are reserved on a first come – first served basis.
Each two-week session consists of eight thirty-minute lessons. Lessons are held in owner’s private pool from Monday through Thursday over a two-week period. Session I runs June 29 – July 10, Session II July 13 – July 24 and Session III from July 27 – August 7. Scheduled times are 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. and 12:30 – 3:30 pm. Fridays are used for make-up if needed. Fees are as follows: 1 Swimmer - $287 2 swimmers - $303, 3 swimmers, $319, 4 swimmers $335, 5 swimmers $345, 6 swimmers - $366 plus a $25 single session membership fee (not required of YMCA members). Please note: Each ½ hour lesson must consist of swimmers from the same age group and skill level. Please indicate age group on the registration form. Age groups are as follows: Parent/Child (Under 3); Beginner (3-5 years*); Intermediate (3-5 years*); Beginner (6-14 years**); Intermediate (6-14 years**) *limit 5 swimmers, **limit 6 swimmers.
Swim instruction is backed by over 100 years of YMCA aquatic experience and taught according to National YMCA aquatic guidelines in a home setting that is reassuring for children and convenient for parents. One highly qualified, caring swim instructor trained and certified by the YMCA, will be assigned to each pool. Lessons may be cancelled and rescheduled in the event of inclement weather, instructor illness or improperly maintained pools. Pool must be properly maintained and water must be clear and at least 79 degrees.
At the Somerset Valley YMCA, we’re “Partnering for a Healthy Community.” For more information, contact the Somerville Family YMCA (908) 722-4567, Hillsborough Family YMCA (908) 369-0490 or the Bridgewater Family YMCA at (908) 526-0688.