City of La Quinta: Gem of the Desert

FRITZ BURNS POOL - 2013 AQUATICS PROGRAMS SCHEDULE

POOL OPENS MONDAY, JUNE 10!!!

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The Fritz Burns Pool is located on the corner of Avenida Bermudas and Avenue 52 in La Quinta. Register for programs by clicking www.ymcaofthedesert.org, or by calling (760) 771-4347.

YMCA membership fee waived for LA QUINTA RESIDENTS!
The YMCA has implemented a mandatory membership fee for all individuals and families wanting to join any YMCA programs. ($30 per individual; $60 per family). However, if you are a La Quinta resident and show your driver's license with your La Quinta address as proof of residency, the YMCA will waive the membership fee when registering for aquatics programs held at Fritz Burns Pool.


RECreation Swim
Sundays - Saturdays: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Mondays - Thursdays: 6:30pm - 7:30pm (limited availability)

LAP SWIM—16 YRS & OLDER
Mondays - Thursdays: 7:30am-9:30am & 6:30pm-7:30pm

COST: 
Youth (15 years and younger) $2 
16 Years and older $3

Summer Pass - 10 Punch Card
Youth (Recreation Swim ONLY) - Resident $15.00/Non-Resident $17.00
16 Years and older (Recreation Swim or/and Lap Swim) - Resident $25.00/Non-Resident $27.00

Please remember proper swim attire is required. Swim shirts, hat & sunglasses are recommended and when using sun screen, please apply at least 20 minutes before entering the pool. 


SWIM LESSONS for children and teens 
The Family YMCA offers swim lessons at a variety of levels for boys and girls ages 6 months to 15 years. Classes are conducted in TWO WEEK SESSIONS for 30 minutes each day, Monday - Thursday (no class on Fridays). Morning and evening lessons are available.

PARENT-CHILD (6 months– 3 years)
Fun, interactive class for parent and child. A parent must be in the water with the child at all times. Child learns the basic fundamentals of swimming.

PIKE (3 years – 5 or 6 years)
The child will learn and practice front and back flutter kicks, swimming short distances and crab walking along the edge of the pool.

EEL (5 or 6 years — 8 or 9 years)
The child will learn the fundamentals of freestyle, backstroke, butterfly and breaststroke. The child will learn basic pool safety and to swim under water.

RAY (8 or 9 years — 10 or 11 years)
The child has mastered freestyle and breaststroke. The child is comfortable in the deep end practicing diving and a variety of skills. The child can swim 15 yards comfortably.

GUPPY (8 —11 years)
The child will practice diving, all strokes, and flip turns. The child can swim 25 yards comfortably.

SESSION DATES
    SESSION 1: June 10 - June 20
    SESSION 2: June 24 - July 3*
 SESSION 3: July 8 - July 18
     SESSION 4: July 22 - August 1
           SESSION 5: August 5 - August 15 
                 SESSION 6: August 19 - August 29 ** 
                               
         (*No class on Thursday, July 4. Make-up class on Friday, June 28.) 
         (**25% discount off session fee!)

LESSON TIMES
9:45am - 10:15am
10:30am - 11:00am
11:15am - 11:45am

4:15pm - 4:45pm
5:00pm - 5:30pm
5:45pm - 6:15pm
Note: Lessons are 30 minutes long Mondays - Thursdays (No class on Fridays)

COST
$60.00 per two week session (8 classes)
plus YMCA program fee

Note: YMCA program fees will be waived for
LQ Residents 


AQUATICS PROGRAMS

WATER AEROBICS
Get more out of your workout & join us in the water for a high energy full body fitness class. Enhance your flexibility, range of motion and increase your cardio vascular fitness while utilizing the waters’ natural buoyancy & resistance. Realize better muscle tone and improved conditioning while having fun in the water! Water allows you to push, pull, jump, run and play much harder than on land. You’ll feel the difference and enjoy the pool too. Aqua shoes recommended.

SESSION DATES
June 10 - August 30

SESSION TIMES
Mondays & Wednesdays 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Fridays 4:00pm - 4:45pm

COST
$6 per class or
Adult "5 Classes" Punch Card for $25  (SAVE $5)

"SHARK" PRE-SWIM TEAM STROKE CLINIC
The recreational swim team is designed to allow participants to work on their strokes and skills in the water while having fun! In this program, participants will learn the ins and outs of being on a swim team, practice each of the four swimming strokes, flip turns, racing dives, relays and more!

SESSION DATES 
SESSION 1: June 10 - June 20
SESSION 2: June 24 - July 3*
SESSION 3: July 8 - July 18
SESSION 4: July 22 - August 1
SESSION 5: August 5 - August 15
SESSION 6: August 19 - August 29 **

(*No class on Thursday, July 4. Make-up class on Friday, June 28.)
(**25% discount off session fee!)

SESSION TIMES
11:00am - 11:45am
5:30pm - 6:15pm
Note: Classes are 45 minutes long, Mondays - Thursdays (No class on Fridays)

COST
$60.00 per two week session (8 classes)


SPLASH BALL TEAM
Splash Ball is a beginning USA Water Polo Youth Water Polo program that introduces dribbling, passing, shooting and scrimmaging. If you are interested in your child learning the exciting sport of water polo, sign up for this fun and popular program today! Space is limited so register quickly! 


SESSION DATES
SESSION 1: June 8 - June 22
SESSION 2: June 29 - July 13
SESSION 3: July 20 - August 3
SESSION 4: August 10 - August 24

SESSION TIMES
Saturdays 12:00pm - 1:00pm

COST
$20.00 per three week session (3 classes)


SPECIAL EVENTS

Celebrate Father's Day
Saturday, June 15, 12-4pm
Dad’s swim free!
     General Admission rates apply for all Non-Dads

4th of July Fireworks
Swim for FREE!
Thursday July 4, 12-4pm


Movie Nights at the Pool
  Swim, activities, and watch a movie for just $1.00 per person!
7-10pm
Friday, June 21    The Pirates!
Friday, July 19    Finding Nemo
Friday, August 16    Dolphin Tale


**The pool is available for private swim lessons and private pool party rentals. Please call the Family YMCA of the Desert at (760) 341-9622 for fees and availability.