The next session of Swim Lessons begin January 30, 2013.
Parent / Child Swim Lessons
6 months - 3 years
Water exploration class where parents and children float, bob, blow bubbles and gain the confidence to become swimmers. The class is for children not ready for a class without an adult holding them but ready to begin acclimating to the water.
Preschool 3-5 years
Pike / Eel (beginning preschool); Ray / Starfish (advanced preschool)
Teaches children who are prepared to handle a 30-minute class without a parent or guardian the basics of swimming. Children will float, glide, bob and begin learning the proper arm and leg movements required for normal swimming.
Youth to Adult 5 years & up (Intermediate and Advanced)
Pollywog / Guppy; Minnow; Fish/Flying Fish; Shark
Intermediate swimmers should have a grasp on freestyle and backstroke. Intermediate class will improve the swimmer in freestyle and backstroke and teach new strokes. The intermediate class offers stroke refinement to swimmers not yet ready for lap swimming.
Private Swim Lessons
Youth or adults wishing to improve their swimming skills. 30-minute private sessions with a certified instructor.
Hilliker Heat Swim Team (www.swimbellefontaine.com)
Hilliker Swim Team - For ages 7 - 18 - from October to March.
Coached by Head Coach - Adam Burchin, and assisted by Brett Kuhn and Lori Sayler
Adult Water Aerobics
A package to fit any schedule and skill level. Shallow and Deep Water classes offered as well as Medium and High Intensity. Water Aerobics Classes are free to our members.
Low Intensity. Because water works when you have arthritis! Instructors are Arthritis Foundation Certified.
H2O Feeling Fit
Low to Medium Intensity. Beginner level class that gets you on your way to a fitter you!
Lifeguard training is held periodically at the Hilliker Y. The information will be posted here as it becomes available. The next training will be held March 9-March 15. Click here for information.
*These certifications are required for employment as a lifeguard.
*Must be 15 yrs. old by the last day of the training to participate.
Senior Aquatics Programs
Low Intensity. Because water works when you have arthritis! Instructors are Silver Splash Certified.