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Stage 1: Water Acclimation

Stage 1: Water Acclimation | Swimming & Aquatics Programs | Valley of the Sun YMCA

Stage 1: Water Acclimation Students develop comfort with underwater exploration and learn to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water in stage 1. This stage lays the foundation that allows for a student’s future progress in swimming. Students in this stage focus on the following: Exploring the aquatic environment and… Read More

Stage B: Water Exploration

Stage B: Water Exploration | Swimming & Aquatics Programs | Valley of the Sun YMCA

Stage B: Water Exploration In this stage, parents work with their children to explore body positions, floating, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills. The goals of this stage include the following: Encouraging children to move purposefully in the water in response to visual and verbal cues and using toys and flotation devices Emphasizing… Read More

Stage A: Water Discovery

Stage A: Water Discovery | Swimming & Aquatics Programs | Valley of the Sun YMCA

Stage A: Water Discovery Parents accompany children in this stage, which introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment through exploration and encourages them to enjoy themselves while learning about the water. The goals of this stage include the following: Encouraging parents to set developmentally appropriate expectations for infants and toddlers enrolled in swim lessons… Read More

Early Learning Center – Northwest Valley YMCA

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This part-time early learning program is designed to help your child thrive and build important kinder-readiness skills. Monthly themes and educational activities are partnered with play to allow children to grow and develop in a supportive environment. Days: Monday / Wednesday / Friday Time: 9 am – 12 pm Ages: 3-5 For more information, contact… Read More

Early Learning Program

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Our Early Learning Center provides an inviting learning environment that challenges children with developmentally age appropriate activities. Children, parents and teachers work together to create an emergent curriculum that continually stimulates the children’s curiosity to learn. Our quality programing allows children to learn new skills, develop important competencies and establish healthy, supportive relationships with peers and adults. With teachers that have the proper educational background and teaching experience, we are able to implement a caring and nurturing environment of learning for children.… Read More

Balance & Flex Together

Balance And Flex Together

Balance & Flex Together will grow you longer and stronger with an invigorating 60-minute mind-body workout. This class incorporates yoga and Pilates fundamentals with athletic training for balance, mobility, flexibility and the core. Emotive music drives the experience as you breathe and sweat through this full-body fitness journey. View Schedule For registration or more information,… Read More

Barre Above™


Barre Above™ is a totally unique approach to barre workouts as you’ve seen them.… Read More

Group Core

Core Focus Together

CORE FOCUS TOGETHER trains you like an athlete in 30 action-packed minutes.… Read More

Strength Train Together

Stength Train Together

STRENGTH TRAIN TOGETHER will blast all your muscles with a high-rep weight training workout.… Read More

Active Together

Active Together

Active Together gives you all the fitness training you need—cardio, strength, balance and flexibility—in just one hour. Get stronger, fitter and healthier with inspiring music, adjustable dumbbells, weight plates, body weight, and simple athletic movements.… Read More