At the Y, you are part of a community of men, women and children from your community who are committed to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
With the Y, you can be assured that whatever activity you, your family or your child engages in – from child care to family time to sports to camp – you’ll have a safe, positive environment to play, learn and grow.
YMCAs have been teaching people to swim for more than a century. Our youth aquatics programs use the American Red Cross Water Safety instruction. Not only do children develop life-long skills that can help them stay healthy, but they also gain a sense of accomplishment that leaves them feeling good about what they have learned.
Swimming is an activity you can
enjoy your whole life. Let the Y help your family discover the fun and great exercise of swimming!
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GROUP SWIM LESSONS
Group Swim lessons run for eight lessons. Children will be placed in groups of the same swimming ability. Children must be ages 4 and up. Register early to guarantee your child a spot. Lessons are scheduled for September and November. Click here for a schedule.
PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS
Southern Prairie YMCA private lessons are a great opportunity for swimmers of all levels to better their skills on a one-on-one basis. Lessons are available for ages 4 and up, including adults. Private lessons are scheduled through collaboration with the instructor and the participant’s parents. Lessons are based on the American Red Cross standards. Private lessons are 30 minutes long for 5 sessions. Members: $65 Participants: $90
CO-ED STINGRAY SWIM TEAM
This program creates a competitive, but fun environment that will challenge all levels of swimmers. We will take your swimming skills to the next level by emphasizing stroke development, starts, turns, endurance, and speed. Participants wanting to participate in this program must be able to swim 25 yards of any stroke. The regular season runs October through March. Must be a YMCA member to participate. Click here for information on the 2017-18 swim team season.
Ages: Open to ages 6-18 years
We usually offer youth basketball in January and indoor soccer in February. Watch for more information about these programs.
NEW THIS YEAR: Partnership between the Southern Prairie YMCA and Creston Community School.
Click here for details about the after school program and partnership. Registration information and enrollment is all at the YMCA.
Click here for an after school registration form. Return along with payment to the YMCA.
Questions? Call Jennifer Queener, Youth Programs Coordinator or email email@example.com