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About Aquatics

From Youth Swim Team to adult Group Swim lessons, Stonestown Family YMCA Aquatics has something for everyone! Our Aquatics Program promotes a healthy and active lifestyle for all, while giving members and youth a place to practice low impact exercises in a safe and positive environment. 

Group Swim Lessons   Master's Swim

First Mates (Pre-Swim)

First Mates  |  6-18 Years

First Mates (Pre-Swim Team) is a preliminary swim team level that offers swimmers the coaching and experience to eventually graduate to the Pirates Swim Team. Coaches will work with swimmers to develop technique, build endurance, and provide the opportunity for swimmers to participate in local swim meets. Participants must be able to perform at a level of Fish. First Mates’ practices will be scheduled in conjunction with current group swim lessons. Fees are based upon number of classes per session.

Mondays & Wednesdays Session

January Session

January 27 - February 19 (8 Classes)
Open Registration: November 14-20

Facility Member $225
Community Participant $281

Saturday Session

January Session

January 25 - March 14 (8 Classes)
Open Registration: November 17-24

Facility Member $225
Community Participant $281

Sunday Session

January Session

January 26 - March 15 (8 Classes)
Open Registration: November 18-24

Facility Member $225
Community Participant $281

Pre-Swim Schedule*

Monday and Wednesday: 7:55 - 8:55pm
Saturday: 12:40 - 1:40pm
Sunday: 12:00 - 1:00pm

*All class times are subject to change based on participants

Pirates Swim Team

Pirates Swim Team

We offer a year-round competitive youth swim team at the Stonestown Family YMCA. There is an emphasis on endurance, swim technique, leadership and team building. Participants are registered through USA Swimming ($70 fee) and all coaching staff are USA Swimming certified. Participants must be able to swim 50 meters continuously in each of the four competitive strokes. 

Blue Group

Monday and Wednesday: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Friday: 6:45pm - 8:30pm
Sunday: 4:00 - 5:45pm
Facility Member - $151 per month
Community Participant - $189 per month 

Red Group

Tuesday and Thursday: 4:25pm - 5:40pm
Sunday: 9:00am - 10:00am
Facility Member - $125 per month
Community Participant - $157 per month

Green Group

Monday and Wednesday: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Facility Member - $109 per month
Community Participant - $136 per month

Yellow Group

Tuesday and Thursday: 3:40pm - 4:25pm
Facility Member - $85 per month
Community Participant - $105 per month

Interested members should contact Natalie McArthur to schedule a try out and be placed into the proper skill level of Blue, Red, Green or Yellow group. During a try-out, stroke competency will be judged. Upon completion, the swimmer and parent will be advised which group is appropriate.

Private/Semi-Private Swim Lessons

We offer private (one-on-one) as well as semi-private (two participants) swim lessons for members of all ages and skill levels.  Lessons may be customized to suit the needs of each swimmer.  Lessons are thirty minutes in length.

Request forms can be found at the Membership Desk at the branch or downloaded - please complete a form in advance as there is a high demand for lessons.  Completed request forms and questions can be submitted via email to Joyce Tang or by dropping them off at our Welcome Center.

Private/Semi Private Swim Lesson Request Form

CPR/AED Certification

The Stonestown Family YMCA, in conjunction with ASHI, hosts CPR/AED and First Aid Certification courses. Classes are offered the second Saturday of the Month and open to all YMCA members.

Facility Member: $75
Community Participant: $80

Swim Clinics

The Stonestown Family YMCA will be offering a 3-day session Swim Clinic for our students, Level 4 and above, that have intentions to try out for our swim team. This clinic aims to focus on techniques for all four strokes, diving, turning, and endurance. Current participants ages 5 to 18 may register at our front desk. Private lesson participants and those not currently enrolled in our program must try out with our coach, Natalie McArthur.

Session 1

Registration Dates

November 13 - December 6

Program Dates

  • Wednesday, December 11
  • Monday, December 16
  • Wednesday, December 18

Time

6:45-8:30pm

Cost

Facility Member: $96
Community Participant: $120

Session 2

Registration Dates

November 13 - January 10

Program Dates

  • Wednesday, January 15
  • Friday, January 17
  • Wednesday, January 22

Time

6:45-8:30pm

Cost

Facility Member: $96
Community Participant: $120

People 

Erik Camero
(415) 242-7125

Erik has had a drive toward strengthening communities since he was a young Eagle Scout volunteering his time at community pools. He enjoys spending his time in nature, at music festivals, or with a good fantasy book.