SwimAmerica™

A national learn-to-swim program developed by the American Swimming Coaches Association. Instructors are trained and certified by SwimAmerica™.

Fees reflect an instructor/swimmer ratio of 1:4 or less. Because of this guarantee, there is no makeup for missed lessons. Refunds will be at the discretion of Hempfield recCenter. 

SwimAmerica™ swimsuits and goggles are available for purchase.

Program Director: Gwyn Atkinson
Site Supervisors: Michele Rickert, Louise White, Jill Skiles, Debbie Pelen

 

SwimAmerica™ Preschool

Register for SwimAmerica™ Preschool

YM Preschool lessons are for children 3–5 years of age. Participants must be potty trained or wear swim diapers. These lessons are designed to encourage the children to explore the water and develop bobbing, floating, and kicking skills. No class 10/31 and 11/28.

Fall Sessions
Dates Days Times Code Price
Sept 10–Oct 3 Tu–Th 12:30–1:00 pm #152911 $92M/$102NM
Sept 10–Oct 3 Tu–Th 1:00–1:30 pm #152912 $92M/$102NM
Oct 5–Nov 23 Sa 12:00–12:30 pm #1152920 $92M/$102NM
Oct 5–Nov 23 Sa 12:30–1:00 pm #152922 $92M/$102NM
Oct 8–Nov 5 Tu–Th 12:30–1:00 pm #152914 $92M/$102NM
Oct 8–Nov 5 Tu–Th 1:00–1:30 pm #152915 $92M/$102NM
Nov 12–Dec 10 Tu–Th 12:30–1:00 pm #152917 $92M/$102NM
Nov 12–Dec 10 Tu–Th 1:00–1:30 pm #152918 $92M/$102NM

SwimAmerica™ School-Age ages 5–12

Register for SwimAmerica™ School-Age ages 5–12

YM Lessons allow children, ages 5–12 years, to progress at his/her own rate, learning proper stroke mechanics while practicing efficient breathing and increasing their endurance.

Fall Sessions
Dates Day Time Code Price
Sept 9–Oct 2 M & W 5:30–6:00 pm #152928 $92M/$102NM
Sept 9–Oct 2 M & W 6:00–6:30 pm #152929 $92M/$102NM
Sept 10–Oct 3 Tu & Th 5:30–6:00 pm #152955 $92M/$102NM
Sept 10–Oct 3 Tu & Th 6:00–6:30 pm #152959 $92M/$102NM
Oct 5–Nov 23 Sa 11:00–11:30 am #152962 $92M/$102NM
Oct 5–Nov 23 Sa 11:30 am–12:00 pm #152963 $92M/$102NM
Oct 7–Oct 30 M & W 5:30–6:00 pm #152931 $92M/$102NM
Oct 7–Oct 30 M & W 6:00–6:30 pm #152932 $92M/$102NM
Oct 8–Nov 5 Tu–Th 5:30–6:00 pm #152964 $92M/$102NM
Oct 8–Nov 5 Tu–Th 6:00–6:30 pm #152965 $92M/$102NM
Nov 11–Dec 4 M & W 5:30–6:00 pm #152935 $92M/$102NM
Nov 11–Dec 4 M & W 6:00–6:30 pm #152936 $92M/$102NM
Nov 12–Dec 10 Tu–Th 5:30–6:00 pm #152966 $92M/$102NM
Nov 12–Dec 10 Tu–Th 6:00–6:30 pm #152967 $92M/$102NM

SwimAmerica™ Stroke Clinic ages 5–12

Register for SwimAmerica™ Stroke Clinic

YM For swimmers who have advanced to level seven or have been on a competitive team for at least one year.

Fall Sessions
Date Day Time Code Price
Sept 9–Oct 2 M & W 5:30–6:30 pm #152890 $130M/$140NM
Oct 4–Nov 22 F 5:30–6:30 pm #152901 $130M/$140NM
Oct 5–Nov 23 Sa 10:00–11:00 am #152909 $130M/$140NM
Oct 7–Oct 30 M & W 5:30–6:30 pm #152893 $130M/$140NM
Nov 11–Dec 4 M & W 5:30–6:30 pm #152896 $130M/$140NM

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Cancellations & Closings

  • Oct 31 - HIIT 5:30 pm class is canceled tonight.
  • Oct 31 – No SwimAmerica™ 12:30 pm & 1:00 pm preschool classes or 5:30 / 6:30 pm school-age classes. Happy Halloween!
  • Oct 31 - Kids Korner will not be open in the evening due to trick-or-treat
  • Oct 31 - 7:30 pm is canceled due to trick-or-treat activities.
  • Nov 27 - No 1:30 pm Shallow H2O due to Rec Kids swim