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Swim Lessons

Swim Lessons for Kids, Private Swim Lessons, Adult Swim Lessons

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Located Within Yarmouth (town)
Where To Find Us
YMCA Yarmouth
275 Main St
Yarmouth, NS B5A 4B1
Areas Served Yarmouth County
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Phone (902) 742-7181
Contact Denise Reid, Centre Manager
Description & Services
Swim Lessons for Kids: 
Swimming has always been an excellent activity for overall health. Swimming stimulates chemicals in the brain, and affects neurotransmitters, releasing stress-reducing hormones and endorphins. That’s why the majority of people hop out of the pool feeling healthier and happier than when they got in. 
When kids first start lessons, they are taught about the rules and the consequences of breaking them. They are also shown how to follow instructions, as they learn how to kick, paddle, and breathe out under the water. In group swimming lessons, kids have the opportunity to interact with other children and with their instructor. 
Learning to take turns, share equipment and attention, and respect the different personalities in the group is a great way for children to socialize. As they learn, they are also forming friendships with other children. 
Private Swim Lessons: 
This is for people who are not ready to be in group lessons or who want the attention of one instructor. Program runs 5 weeks. Sessions are 30 minutes in length. Please note: the pool can possibly be occupied with up to three other private lessons taking place at the same time. 
Adult Swim Lessons: 
Ages 18 and up learn basic swimming skills and/or stroke improvement in a group setting. Classes run 10 weeks.
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Tags Community Sport Organizations ; Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect ; Swimming