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We offer a variety of classes and programs to enrich the lives of our patrons of all ages!
Swimming is a fun and enjoyable activity for children and adults alike. It’s an easy way to stay physically active and improve strength, flexibility, and stamina. The Licking County Family YMCA is committed to providing as many opportunities as possible for everyone to swim and learn water safety practices.
Licking County Family YMCA swim lessons are taught in a caring manner where swimmers can learn about water safety, water rescue skills, water activities as well as self-confidence and self-esteem. Class size is determined by the participant’s age and safety factors to ensure that classes remain at a comfortable and fun level.
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This course is designed to train and prepare individuals for the responsibilities of being a professional lifeguard. The YMCA LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION course is a comprehensive program covering a wide range of skills and topics such as: safety and survival techniques, accident prevention, guarding techniques, emergency systems, rescue skills, first aid in aquatic environments, spinal injury management, weather and open water dangers, legal responsibilities, pool management and tips on seeking a job in aquatics.
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Adapted Aquatics is designed to meet the individual needs of children and adults with developmental disabilities. Emphasis is placed on basic swim and safety skills. Our program strives for inclusiveness that includes social interaction for individuals with a physical or developmental disability as well as accident and disease recovery. We specialize in promoting health, wellness, and independence by serving the physically and developmentally challenged.
Group water exercise classes which enhance strength and flexibility, improve muscle tone and endurance while at the same time providing a great cardiovascular workout in the pool.
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The Licking County Family YMCA Sharks Swim Team is a year round YMCA swimming program offering high quality coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities.
New for 2019 is the LCFY triathlon program. This program offers opportunities for both youth triathletes as well as adults. The youth program will focus on skill development in a team based atmosphere with the goal of competing at youth triathlons throughout the summer. Adult programming will be catered towards swim conditioning in group sessions. One on one personal sport specific coaching is also available for those interested in dedicated sessions.