EDISON YMCA

SWIM LESSONS

Swim Starters Parent/Child Swim Lessons (Ages 6 months to 5 years)
Accompanied by a parent or guardian, infants, toddlers and preschoolers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills through fun and confidence-building experiences, while parents learn about water safety, drowning prevention, and the importance of supervision.
  • Water Discovery (Ages 6 months- 3 years)

    Introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment.
Swim Basics Swim Lessons (Ages 3-12 years)
Students will learn benchmark skills: swim, float, swim-sequencing front glide, roll, back float, roll, front glide, and exit- and jump push, turn, grab.

Students are taught the recommended skills to have around water including safe water habits, underwater exploration and how to swim to safety and exit in the event of falling into a body of water,  Activities, games, and drills, geared to reinforce learning are utilized heavily as students progress in this skill-based approach to swimming.
  • Beginner: Water Acclimation & Movement (Ages 3-5 years)

    Begins by increasing comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue performed with assistance. Progressively encourages forward movement in water and basic self-rescue skills performed independently. 
  • Beginner: Water Acclimation & Movement (Ages 6-12 years)

    Begins by increasing comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue performed with assistance. Progressively encourages forward movement in water and basic self-rescue skills performed independently. 
  • Intermediate: Water Stamina & Stroke Introduction (Ages 6-12 years)

    Develops intermediate self-rescue skills performed at longer distances than in previous stages. Introduces basic stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and reinforces water safety through treading water and elementary backstroke.
Swim Basics Swim Lessons (Ages 13+ years)
Students will learn benchmark skills: swim, float, swim-sequencing front glide, roll, back float, roll, front glide, and exit- and jump push, turn, grab.

Students are taught the recommended skills to have around water including safe water habits, underwater exploration and how to swim to safety and exit in the event of falling into a body of water,  Activities, games, and drills, geared to reinforce learning are utilized heavily as students progress in this skill-based approach to swimming.
  • Beginner: Water Acclimation (Ages 13+ years)

    Increases comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue skills performed with assistance. 
Swim Strokes Swim Lessons (Ages 3-12 years)
Having mastered the fundamentals, students learn additional water safety skills and build stroke technique, developing skills that prevent chronic disease, increase social-emotional and cognitive well-being, and foster a lifetime of physical activity. 

In Stroke Introduction, Stroke Development and Stroke Mechanics, swimmers are introduced to the four competitive swimming strokes  as well as rescue skills and healthy lifestyle habits. 
  • Advanced: Water Stamina & Stroke Introduction (Ages 3-5 years)

    Develops intermediate self-rescue skills performed at longer distances than in previous stages. Introduces basic stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and reinforces water safety through treading water and elementary backstroke.
  • Advanced: Stroke Development & Mechanics (Ages 6-12 years)

    Introduces breast-stroke and butterfly and reinforces water safety through treading water and sidestroke. Refines stroke technique on all major competitive strokes and encourages swimming as part of a healthy lifestyle. 

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YOUTH SPORTS

On Target Archery (Ages 7-15)
Learn all about this timeless sport. Archery teaches technique, precision, STEM techniques, and sportsmanship. All skill levels, and abilities welcome. The best the thing about Archery, is everyone can do it!

Ages 7-10: Saturdays 1:00-1:45pm
Ages 11-15: Saturdays 2:00-2:45pm
  • Archery

Basketball (Ages 6-14 years)
Emphasis is placed on learning fundamentals of basketball while having a great time with friends. Develop individuals skills of dribbling, shooting, and passing at 8ft baskets. Students must bring their own basketball.
  • Shooting Stars Basketball (Ages 6-9 years)

     
  • Hot Shots Basketball (Ages 9-12 years)

     
Soccer (Ages 5-10 years)
  • Developmental Soccer (Ages 5-7 years) & All Star Soccer (Ages 8-10 years)

    This is a fun way for your child to learn an exciting sport without the pressure of winning. We will teach the fundamentals of soccer and have fun in game situations.

    Developmental Soccer will take place Saturdays at 9am

    All Star Soccer will take place Saturdays at 10am
Ping Pong (Ages 6-12 years)
Turn your love for recreational Ping Pong into a game of strategy and skill! Students will learn techniques of spinning the ball and serving to opponents. They will refine their skills, under the instruction of an instructor. All students must bring their own paddles to class.
  • Ping Pong (Ages 6-8 years)

  • Ping Pong (Ages 8-12 years)

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YOUTH STEM

Scratch Video Game Coding (Ages 5-16)
Children will learn mathematical and computational ideas that are built into the Scratch experience. As students create programs in Scratch, they learn core computational concepts such as iteration and conditionals. They also gain an understanding of important mathematical concepts such as coordinates, variables, and random numbers. This project-design process combines many of the 21st century learning skills that will be critical to success in the future: thinking creatively, communicating clearly, analyzing systematically, collaborating effectively, designing interactively, learning continuously.

Level 1 (Ages 5-8): 9:00AM-9:45AM

Level 2 (Ages 8-16): 10:00AM-10:45AM
  • Scratch (Ages 5-16)

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YOUTH ENRICHMENT

Strategy & Trading Card Games (Ages 10-16)
 
  • Magic the Gathering Card Game

    Children will learn to build their own decks and use them to learn the basics of the card game.  This card game involves casting spells, using artifacts, and summoning creatures to defeat their opponents.

VIRTUAL PROGAMS

The following classes have Virtual & In Person Options Available - YOU decide!

Arts and Crafts (Ages 5-12 years)
Explore your creativity and create some art! This enrichment will allow students to try different mediums in art, such as painting, drawing, and other forms of expression! Students can pick up materials prior to class at the Edison YMCA. 
  • Imaginative Art (Ages 5-8 years)

     
  • Imaginative Art (Ages 9-12)

Youth Book Club (Grades 1-5)
Geared for our elementary level students, dive into reading with our book club! A designated book will be chosen for students to read together and discuss with each other. It is a way for children to enjoy reading and socialize with their peers. Books can either be purchased on your own or through the Edison YMCA. 
Book - Matilda by Roald Dahl
  • Hooked on Books

Adult Book Club (Ages 18+)
This enrichment is for our adult members, who enjoy reading. It is a chance to socialize and discuss a great book. Books can either be purchased on your own or through the Edison YMCA. 

Book - Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
  • Beyond the Book

Master Moves to Checkmate Chess (Ages 6-12 years)
This is a beginner chess class. All students will be able to practice and learn strategies. 
  • Chess (Ages 6-12 years)

     
Private Guitar (Ages 7-14)
Participants will learn the basics of how to play the guitar.  The different parts of the guitar, how to hold, strum, and form notes.  Focus is on rhythm, chord progression, and performance.  These topics are taught at a pace that works best for your child.
Participants will need to supply their own guitars. Please come with proper instruments, no plastic guitars or toys. Please contact for a list of appropriate guitar brands.

1 Hour $40 
 4 Hours  $140
 8 Hours  $260
   
 8 Half Hours  $180
 16 Half Hours  $320

  • Beginner Guitar (Ages 7-14)

  • Intermediate Guitar (Ages 7-14)

Tutoring
This class provides one-on-one help for students struggling in certain aspects of their learning. A designated counselor will work with the student to help them reach their academic goals.

Virtual & In Person Options Available!

1 Hour  $40 
 4 Hours  $140
 8 Hours  $260
   
 8 Half Hours  $180
 16 Half Hours  $320

  • Tutoring

Youth Zumba (Ages 3-13)
Classes are designed to combine movement, music, community and a healthy lifestyle for children.  Providing kid-friendly choreographed routines to keep your child engaged and interested in different styles of music. 

Zumba Jr. 4 Kids: Ages 3-6 Tuesdays 11:00-11:30am
Zumba 4 Kids: Ages 7-13 Wednesdays 3:00-3:45pm


  • Zumba Jr. 4 Kids & Zumba 4 Kids