To better support our community, we created The Y Experience and Community Support Center. Our dedicated staff are available to assist you with any questions you may have.

SUPPORT CENTER HOURS:

  • Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
  • Saturday: 9:00am – 1:00pm

BOOK A TIME TO SPEAK WITH YOUR BRANCH REPRESENTATIVE

We know you may have questions during this time, that is why we have put together this resource with our most up to date information.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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BURBANK YMCA (READING)
36 Arthur B. Lord Drive Reading, MA 01867

CHARLES RIVER YMCA (FITNESS CENTER, GROUP EXERCISE AND BABYSITTING)
380 Chestnut Street Needham, MA 02492

CHARLES RIVER YMCA (POOL SITE AND SCHOOL AGE CHILD CARE)
863 Great Plain Ave Needham, MA 02492

CHARLESTOWN YMCA
150 3rd Avenue Charlestown, MA 02129

DORCHESTER YMCA
776 Washington Street Dorchester, MA 02124

EAST BOSTON YMCA
215 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128

EAST BOSTON YMCA (ASHLEY STREET)
54 Ashley Street East Boston, MA 02128

HUNTINGTON AVENUE YMCA
316 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02115

NORTH SUBURBAN YMCA (WOBURN)
137 Lexington Street Woburn, MA 01801

OAK SQUARE YMCA (BRIGHTON)
615 Washington Street Brighton, MA 02135

PARKWAY COMMUNITY YMCA (WEST ROXBURY)
1972 Centre Street West Roxbury, MA 02132

ROXBURY YMCA
285 Martin Luther King Boulevard Roxbury, MA 02119

THOMAS M. MENINO YMCA (HYDE PARK)
1137 River Street Hyde Park, MA 02136

WALTHAM YMCA
725 Lexington Street Waltham, MA 02452

WANG YMCA OF CHINATOWN
8 Oak Street West Boston, MA 02116

 

BURBANK YMCA (READING)

36 Arthur B. Lord Drive
Reading, MA 01867
781-944-9622
BurbankY@ymcaboston.org

MON - THU: 6:00am-8:30pm
FRI: 6:00am-6:30pm
SAT: 6:00am-3:00pm
SUN: 8:00am-1:00pm

* Group Exercise
* Fitness Center
* Indoor Pool
* Child Watch


Charles River YMCA (Fitness Center, Group Exercise and Babysitting)

380 Chestnut Street
Needham MA 02492
781-444-6400
CharlesriverY@ymcaboston.org

MON - THU: 6:00am-8:00pm
FRI: 6:00am-6:30pm
SAT: 7:00am-1:00pm
SUN: CLOSED

* Group Exercise
* Fitness Center
* Child Watch


Charles River YMCA (Pool Site and School Age Child Care)

863 Great Plain Ave
Needham, MA 02492
781-444-6400
CharlesriverY@ymcaboston.org

MON - THU: 6:00am-8:00pm
FRI: 6:00am-6:30pm
SAT: 7:00am-5:00pm
SUN: 8:00am-2:00pm

* Indoor Pool
* Child Watch


CHARLESTOWN YMCA

150 3rd Avenue
Charlestown, MA 02129
617-286-1220
CharlestownY@ymcaboston.org

MON - THU: 6:00am-8:00pm
FRI: 6:00am-7:00pm
SAT: 7:00am-2:00pm
SUN: CLOSED

* Group Exercise
* Fitness Center
* Indoor Pool


DORCHESTER YMCA

776 Washington Street
Dorchester, MA 02124
617-436-7750
DorchesterY@ymcaboston.org

MON - THU: 6:00am-8:00pm
FRI: 6:00am-8:00pm
SAT: 7:00am-4:00pm
SUN: CLOSED

* Group Exercise
* Fitness Center
* Indoor Pool


EAST BOSTON YMCA

215 Bremen Street
East Boston, MA 02128
617-569-9622
EastBostonY@ymcaboston.org

MON - THU: 6:00am-8:00pm
FRI: 6:00am-8:00pm
SAT: 8:00am-2:00pm
SUN: CLOSED

* Group Exercise
* Fitness Center


East Boston YMCA (Ashley Street)

54 Ashley Street
East Boston, MA 02128
617-418-7331
EastBostonY@ymcaboston.org

MON - THU: Based on scheduled programming
FRI: Based on scheduled programming
SAT: Based on scheduled programming
SUN: CLOSED

* Group Exercise
* Fitness Center


HUNTINGTON AVENUE YMCA

316 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
617-927-8060
HuntingtonY@ymcaboston.org

MON - THU: 6:00am-10:00pm
FRI: 6:00am-9:00pm
SAT: 7:00am-6:00pm
SUN: 8:00am-5:00pm

* Group Exercise
* Fitness Center
* Indoor Pool


NORTH SUBURBAN YMCA (WOBURN)

137 Lexington Street
Woburn, MA 01801
781-935-3270
NorthSuburbanY@ymcaboston.org

MON - THU: 5:00am-8:00pm
FRI: 5:00am-6:30pm
SAT: 6:00am-3:00pm
SUN: 8:00am-1:00pm

* Group Exercise
* Fitness Center
* Indoor Pool
* Child Watch


OAK SQUARE YMCA (BRIGHTON)

615 Washington Street
Brighton, MA 02135
617-782-3535
OakSquareY@ymcaboston.org

MON - THU: 6:00am-9:00pm
FRI: 6:00am-7:00pm
SAT: 7:00am-5:00pm
SUN: 8:00am-2:00pm

* Group Exercise
* Fitness Center
* Indoor Pool


PARKWAY COMMUNITY YMCA (WEST ROXBURY)

1972 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132
617-323-3200
ParkwayY@ymcaboston.org

MON - THU: 5:00am-8:00pm
FRI: 5:00am-8:00pm
SAT: 7:00am-5:00pm
SUN: 7:00am-5:00pm

* Group Exercise
* Fitness Center
* Indoor Pool


ROXBURY YMCA

285 Martin Luther King Boulevard
Roxbury, MA 02119
617-427-5300
RoxburyY@ymcaboston.org

MON - THU: 6:00am-8:00pm
FRI: 6:00am-6:00pm
SAT: 8:00am-4:00pm
SUN: CLOSED

* Fitness Center
* Indoor Pool


THOMAS M. MENINO YMCA (HYDE PARK)

1137 River Street
Hyde Park, MA 02136
617-361-2300
MeninoY@ymcaboston.org

MON - THU: 7:00am-12:00pm,
4:00-8:00pm
FRI: 7:00am-12:00pm,
4:00-6:00pm
SAT: 8:00am-12:00pm
SUN: 8:00am-12:00pm

* Indoor Pool


WALTHAM YMCA

725 Lexington Street
Waltham, MA 02452
781-894-5295
WalthamY@ymcaboston.org

MON - THU: 5:30am-9:00pm
FRI: 5:30am-7:00pm
SAT: 6:00am-3:00pm
SUN: 8:00am-3:00pm

* Group Exercise
* Fitness Center
* Indoor Pool
* Child Watch


WANG YMCA OF CHINATOWN

8 Oak Street
West Boston, MA 02116
617-426-2237
WangY@ymcaboston.org

MON - THU: 6:00am-2:00pm & 5:00pm-8:00pm
FRI: 6:00am-2:00pm & 5:00pm-8:00pm
SAT: 7:00am-2:00pm
SUN: CLOSED

* Group Exercise
* Fitness Center
* Indoor Pool


 

YMCA ACHIEVERS AT EGLESTON

3134 Washington St
Roxbury,
MA 02119
617-522-0946
TeenDevelopment@ymcaboston.org


YMCA TRAINING Inc

18 Tremont Street,
Suite 400
Boston MA 02108
617-542-1800
IntakeTI@ymcaboston.org


YMCA INTERNATIONAL LEARNING CENTER

100 Franklin St
Boston,
MA 02110
617-927-8244
International@ymcaboston.org


YMCA International Learning Center Woburn

523 Main Street
Woburn MA 01801
781-935-6499
International-Woburn@ymcaboston.org


YMCA Camping Services

PO Box 10
Mirror Lake NH 03853
603-569-2725
CampingServices@ymcaboston.org


RTH CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER

82 Fenwood Road
Boston,
MA 02115
617-851-8226
HuntingtonAveY@ymcaboston.org


YMCA CHILDREN’S CENTER

100 Sylvan Road
Woburn,
MA 01801
781-938-9622
NorthSuburbanY@ymcaboston.org


YMCA KIDs STOP

1980 Centre Street
West Roxbury,
MA 02132
617-325-1921
ParkwayY@ymcaboston.org


YMCA CHILDREN’S CENTER

725 Lexington Street
Waltham,
MA 02452
617-966-3635
WalthamY@ymcaboston.org


GROUP FITNESS CLASSES

Group Exercise

Explore all the fitness classes and reserve a space by logging into Motionvibe. Get your blood pumping with classes like HIIT and Zumba or tap into your mindfulness with yoga, Barre or Pilates.

WATER FITNESS

Water Fitness classes are an excellent choice to give your heart and muscles a great workout. The Y offers a range of Water Fitness classes, find the perfect one for you by logging into Motionvibe!

Programs

Swimming Lessons
Weekly Schedule

Locations
Availability
Adult Beginner
5-10 weeks

Swimmers focus on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water.

Fall
Charles River
Dorchester
Huntington
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Wang
Adult Intermediate
5-10 weeks

Swimmers learn how to swim to safety from a longer distance. Rhythmic breathing and integrated arm and leg action are introduced.

Fall
Charles River
Dorchester
Huntington
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Wang
Basketball Skills & Drills
5-10 weeks

This class teaches youth the fundamentals of basketball including ball control, dribbling, passing, and shooting while incorporating teamwork and good sportsmanship.

Fall
Oak Square
Thomas M. Menino
Gymnastics
5-10 weeks

Learn basic gymnastics skills like forward rolls, handstands and cartwheels. Flexibility and proper stretching techniques will be taught.

Fall
Oak Square
Junior Celtics Youth Development League (JCYDL)
5-10 weeks

The YMCA of Greater Boston has partnered with the Boston Celtics and their Jr. Celtics Youth Development Leagues! During this unprecedented time participants can expect a safe and engaging experience that will focus on fundamental skill development from YMCA coaches and Celtics professionals. This exclusive basketball program teaches the values of Celtics basketball and healthy player development along with skills and drills to enhance ball control, dribbling, passing, and shooting. Enrolled participants have the chance to become a Jr. Celtic Player of the week, participate in our pre-season Draft and sign their Celtics Contract, and attend an end of the season group chat/webinar with a Celtics VIP.

Fall
Burbank
Charlestown
Dorchester
East Boston
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Parent/Child Stage A and B: Water Discovery and Exploration
5-10 weeks

In Stage A, the parent/guardian is introduced to working with their infant or toddler in the aquatic environment. In Stage B, the parent/guardian works with their child to learn the fundamentals of safety and swimming skills.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Pickleball

Pickleball is a paddle sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong and is also fun, social, and friendly.

Fall
Parkway Community
Preschool Basketball
5-10 weeks

This class helps children develop fundamental skills and incorporates teamwork through instructional play.

Fall
Dorchester
North Suburban
Waltham
Preschool Soccer
5-10 weeks

This class will teach the fundamentals of soccer. Classes will focus on improving the players’ ball control skills, learning game rules and teamwork, and then playing a game.

Fall
North Suburban
Preschool Stage 1: Water Acclimation
5-10 weeks

In Stage 1, the parent/guardian works with their child to develop comfort with the following swim skills: underwater exploration, floating and learning to safely exit the pool.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Preschool Stage 2: Water Movement
5-10 weeks

In Stage 2, the child works to develop the following swim skills: body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Preschool Stage 3: Water Stamina
5-10 weeks

In Stage 3, the child will work to develop the stamina needed to swim 25 yards unassisted, and introduces the following new skills: rhythmic breathing, and integrated arm and leg actions.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Preschool Stage 4: Stroke Introduction
5-10 weeks

In Stage 4, students work on developing swim stroke techniques for the front and back crawl and introduced to the breaststroke and butterfly kick.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Private Swim Lessons
5-10 weeks

Private swim lessons for youth and adults are scheduled at the convenience of the individual, the instructor and pool availability.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Private Swim Lessons
5-10 weeks

Private swim lessons for youth and adults are scheduled at the convenience of the individual, the instructor and pool availability.

Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Rock Climbing

This class teaches the basics of climbing and bouldering on our indoor rock wall. You will learn to conquer your fears and improve self-confidence, all while getting exercise and learning to trust yourself and those around you.

Fall
Oak Square
Soccer Skills & Drills
5-10 weeks

This class teaches youth the fundamentals of soccer including ball control skill, passing, and shooting while incorporating teamwork and good sportsmanship.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
East Boston
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Waltham
Sports Sampler
5-10 weeks

Introduces youth to sports at the Y while fostering the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health, and good sportsmanship. This engaging program focuses on the skills and drills essential to learning the fundamentals of a variety of sports including basketball, baseball/t-ball, floor hockey, and soccer while having fun.

Fall
Burbank
Charlestown
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Waltham
T-Ball Skills & Drills
5-10 weeks

This class teaches youth the fundamentals of T-Ball including fielding, throwing, swing form and hitting while incorporating teamwork and good sportsmanship.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Parkway Community
Tumbling Tots
5-10 weeks

Develop climbing, balance, and agility and coordination class in this physical play class.

Fall
Oak Square
Y-Fit Kids
5-10 weeks

Gain an understanding of and experience what being physically and mentally fit is all about. Kids will sample many different sports, group exercise classes, body weight exercises, yoga, safety around water, cardio equipment, nutrition information and more!

Fall
Burbank
Waltham
Youth Stage 1: Water Acclimation
5-10 weeks

In Stage 1, the parent/guardian works with their child to develop comfort with the following swim skills: underwater exploration, floating and learning to safely exit the pool.

Fall
Charles River
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Youth Stage 2: Water Movement
5-10 weeks

In Stage 2, the child work to develop the following swim skills: body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Youth Stage 3: Water Stamina
5-10 weeks

In Stage 3, the child will work to develop the stamina needed to swim 25 yards unassisted, and introduces the following new skills: rhythmic breathing, and integrated arm and leg actions.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Youth Stage 4: Stroke Introduction
5-10 weeks

In Stage 4, students work on developing swim stroke techniques for the front and back crawl and introduced to the breaststroke and butterfly kick.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Youth Stage 5: Stroke Development
5-10 weeks

In Stage 5, students work on integrating arm and leg actions for the breaststroke and butterfly strokes, and refine swim stroke skills and techniques for all other swim strokes.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Youth Stage 6: Stroke Mechanics
5-10 weeks

In Stage 6, students work on refining swim stroke technique for all major competitive strokes and building stamina to perform each stroke for greater distances. Students are introduced to the concept of, competitive swimming, and discover how to incorporate swimming into a healthy lifestyle.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang

GROUP FITNESS CLASSES

Group Exercise

Explore all the fitness classes and reserve a space by logging into Motionvibe. Get your blood pumping with classes like HIIT and Zumba or tap into your mindfulness with yoga, Barre or Pilates.

WATER FITNESS

Water Fitness classes are an excellent choice to give your heart and muscles a great workout. The Y offers a range of Water Fitness classes, find the perfect one for you by logging into Motionvibe!

Programs

Swimming Lessons
Weekly Schedule

Locations
Availability
Adult Beginner
5-10 weeks

Swimmers focus on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water.

Fall
Charles River
Dorchester
Huntington
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Wang
Adult Intermediate
5-10 weeks

Swimmers learn how to swim to safety from a longer distance. Rhythmic breathing and integrated arm and leg action are introduced.

Fall
Charles River
Dorchester
Huntington
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Wang
Basketball Skills & Drills
5-10 weeks

This class teaches youth the fundamentals of basketball including ball control, dribbling, passing, and shooting while incorporating teamwork and good sportsmanship.

Fall
Oak Square
Thomas M. Menino
Gymnastics
5-10 weeks

Learn basic gymnastics skills like forward rolls, handstands and cartwheels. Flexibility and proper stretching techniques will be taught.

Fall
Oak Square
Junior Celtics Youth Development League (JCYDL)
5-10 weeks

The YMCA of Greater Boston has partnered with the Boston Celtics and their Jr. Celtics Youth Development Leagues! During this unprecedented time participants can expect a safe and engaging experience that will focus on fundamental skill development from YMCA coaches and Celtics professionals. This exclusive basketball program teaches the values of Celtics basketball and healthy player development along with skills and drills to enhance ball control, dribbling, passing, and shooting. Enrolled participants have the chance to become a Jr. Celtic Player of the week, participate in our pre-season Draft and sign their Celtics Contract, and attend an end of the season group chat/webinar with a Celtics VIP.

Fall
Burbank
Charlestown
Dorchester
East Boston
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Parent/Child Stage A and B: Water Discovery and Exploration
5-10 weeks

In Stage A, the parent/guardian is introduced to working with their infant or toddler in the aquatic environment. In Stage B, the parent/guardian works with their child to learn the fundamentals of safety and swimming skills.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Pickleball

Pickleball is a paddle sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong and is also fun, social, and friendly.

Fall
Parkway Community
Preschool Basketball
5-10 weeks

This class helps children develop fundamental skills and incorporates teamwork through instructional play.

Fall
Dorchester
North Suburban
Waltham
Preschool Soccer
5-10 weeks

This class will teach the fundamentals of soccer. Classes will focus on improving the players’ ball control skills, learning game rules and teamwork, and then playing a game.

Fall
North Suburban
Preschool Stage 1: Water Acclimation
5-10 weeks

In Stage 1, the parent/guardian works with their child to develop comfort with the following swim skills: underwater exploration, floating and learning to safely exit the pool.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Preschool Stage 2: Water Movement
5-10 weeks

In Stage 2, the child works to develop the following swim skills: body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Preschool Stage 3: Water Stamina
5-10 weeks

In Stage 3, the child will work to develop the stamina needed to swim 25 yards unassisted, and introduces the following new skills: rhythmic breathing, and integrated arm and leg actions.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Preschool Stage 4: Stroke Introduction
5-10 weeks

In Stage 4, students work on developing swim stroke techniques for the front and back crawl and introduced to the breaststroke and butterfly kick.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Private Swim Lessons
5-10 weeks

Private swim lessons for youth and adults are scheduled at the convenience of the individual, the instructor and pool availability.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Private Swim Lessons
5-10 weeks

Private swim lessons for youth and adults are scheduled at the convenience of the individual, the instructor and pool availability.

Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Rock Climbing

This class teaches the basics of climbing and bouldering on our indoor rock wall. You will learn to conquer your fears and improve self-confidence, all while getting exercise and learning to trust yourself and those around you.

Fall
Oak Square
Soccer Skills & Drills
5-10 weeks

This class teaches youth the fundamentals of soccer including ball control skill, passing, and shooting while incorporating teamwork and good sportsmanship.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
East Boston
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Waltham
Sports Sampler
5-10 weeks

Introduces youth to sports at the Y while fostering the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health, and good sportsmanship. This engaging program focuses on the skills and drills essential to learning the fundamentals of a variety of sports including basketball, baseball/t-ball, floor hockey, and soccer while having fun.

Fall
Burbank
Charlestown
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Waltham
T-Ball Skills & Drills
5-10 weeks

This class teaches youth the fundamentals of T-Ball including fielding, throwing, swing form and hitting while incorporating teamwork and good sportsmanship.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Parkway Community
Tumbling Tots
5-10 weeks

Develop climbing, balance, and agility and coordination class in this physical play class.

Fall
Oak Square
Y-Fit Kids
5-10 weeks

Gain an understanding of and experience what being physically and mentally fit is all about. Kids will sample many different sports, group exercise classes, body weight exercises, yoga, safety around water, cardio equipment, nutrition information and more!

Fall
Burbank
Waltham
Youth Stage 1: Water Acclimation
5-10 weeks

In Stage 1, the parent/guardian works with their child to develop comfort with the following swim skills: underwater exploration, floating and learning to safely exit the pool.

Fall
Charles River
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Youth Stage 2: Water Movement
5-10 weeks

In Stage 2, the child work to develop the following swim skills: body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Youth Stage 3: Water Stamina
5-10 weeks

In Stage 3, the child will work to develop the stamina needed to swim 25 yards unassisted, and introduces the following new skills: rhythmic breathing, and integrated arm and leg actions.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Youth Stage 4: Stroke Introduction
5-10 weeks

In Stage 4, students work on developing swim stroke techniques for the front and back crawl and introduced to the breaststroke and butterfly kick.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Youth Stage 5: Stroke Development
5-10 weeks

In Stage 5, students work on integrating arm and leg actions for the breaststroke and butterfly strokes, and refine swim stroke skills and techniques for all other swim strokes.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Youth Stage 6: Stroke Mechanics
5-10 weeks

In Stage 6, students work on refining swim stroke technique for all major competitive strokes and building stamina to perform each stroke for greater distances. Students are introduced to the concept of, competitive swimming, and discover how to incorporate swimming into a healthy lifestyle.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang