Swim lessons are from June 18 through August 10 in two-week sessions. Group lessons are Monday through Thursday (total of eight, 30-minute classes). Fees are $105. Private lessons are four, one-on-one 30-minute classes for $150. "The Triunfo YMCA Aquatics Program provides instructional swimming opportunities for all ages, ability levels and interests," says Jenna Grossman, the Triunfo Y's program director. "All our swim lessons offer great instruction from certified swim instructors."
In the Junior Lifeguard training program, swimmers ages 12 to 14 years old will be taught how to recognize and prevent aquatic risks and to assist lifeguards in responding to an emergency or accident. The program covers safety and survivor skills. Swimmers will receive hands-on experience in the pool and on deck as well as classroom training.
The Triunfo YMCA Otters swim team members work on perfecting their stroke techniques, building endurance and striving to reach their personal best. All participants must be able to swim 50 yards of freestyle, 25 yards of backstroke and 25 yards of breaststroke. Participants may compete in summer swim meets with other local YMCAs. Swimmers must be 6 to 14 years of age.
For a schedule of summer swim classes, contact the YMCA nearest you: Triunfo YMCA, 818-707-9622, Conejo Valley YMCA, 805-523-7613, Miller YMCA 805-480-0309, Simi YMCA 805-583-5338 or visit www.sevymca.org.