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FRITZ BURNS POOL - 2016 AQUATICS PROGRAMS SCHEDULE

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

Mondays - Thursdays & Saturdays: 1:00pm - 4:45pm
June through August during scheduled summer hours

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

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

Summer Swim 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 and Child 1 & 2: INTRODUCTION TO WATER
Developed for children 6 months to 3 years, Parent and Child Aquatics helps young children get ready to swim by emphasizing fun in the water.

Preschool Level 1: WATER COMFORT AND BASIC WATER SAFETY
There are no prerequisites for this course. The objective of Level 1 is to help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely.

Preschool Level 2: FUNDAMENTAL SWIMMING SKILLS
PS Level 2 builds on PS Level 1 and introduces fundamental skills, such as kicking. Student must have passed or show competency in PS Level 1 skills. This level marks the beginning of true locomotion skills.

Preschool Level 3: BASIC SWIMMING AND PROPULSIVE SKILLS
PS Level 3 focuses on coordinating arm and leg movements and improving upon skills learned in PS Levels 1 and 2. Student must have passed or shown competency in PS Level 2 skills.

Level 1: INTRODUCTION TO WATER SKILLS
There are no prerequisites for this course. The objective of Level 1 is to help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely.

Level 2: FUNDAMENTAL AQUATIC SKILLS
Student must have passed or show competency in Level 1 skills. This level marks the beginning of true locomotion skills.

Level 3: STROKE DEVELOPMENT
Student must have passed or shown competency in Level 2 skills. This level focuses on developing stroke mechanics.

Level 4: STROKE IMPROVEMENT
Student must have passed or shown competency in Level 3 skills. The objective of level 4 is to develop confidence in the strokes learned and improve other aquatic skills.

Level 5: STROKE REFINEMENT (Recreational Youth Swim Team)
Student must have passed or shown competency in Level 4 skills. The objective of level 5 is to provide further coordination, refinement of strokes, and learn the ins and outs of swim team

Level 6: SWIMMING AND SKILL PROFICIENCY (Recreational Swim Team)
Student must have passed or shown competency in Level 5 skills. The objective of level 6 is to refine the strokes so students swim them with ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances and receive preparation for being on a swim team.

SESSION DATES
    SESSION 1: June 13 - June 23
                                   SESSION 2: June 27 - July 7 (No lessons on July 4)
  SESSION 3: July 11 - July 21
     SESSION 4: July 25 - August 4
          SESSION 5: August 8 - August 18 
              SESSION 6: August 22 - August 25 * 
                               
          (* 1 week session ~ 50% Discount!)

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

 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 membership fee
MUST register by the Thursday prior to start of session.

   Note: YMCA membership fee will be waived for L.Q. 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 6 - August 25

SESSION TIMES
Tuesdays & Thursdays 7:30am - 8:15am
Mondays & Wednesdays 6:30pm - 7:15pm

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

RECREATIONAL TEAM
The Rec. 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, and more!

SESSION DATES 
SESSION 1: June 13 - June 23
SESSION 2: June 27 - July 7 
SESSION 3: July 11 - July 21 
SESSION 4: July 25 - August 4
SESSION 5: August 8 - August 18

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)
 MUST register by the Thursday prior to start of session.


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 4 - June 18
SESSION 2: June 25 - July 9
SESSION 3: July 16 - July 30
SESSION 4: August 6 - August 20

SESSION TIMES
Saturdays 1:00pm - 2:00pm

COST
$25.00 per 3-week session (3 classes)


SPECIAL EVENTS

Celebrate Father's Day
Saturday, June 18, 1pm - 4:45pm
Dad’s swim free! 
     General Admission rates apply for all Non-Dads

Celebrate 4th of July
Monday, July 4, 1pm - 4:45pm
$1.00 per person!

Movie Nights at the Pool
  Swim, activities, and watch a movie for just $1.00 per person!
7pm - 10pm
Friday, July 15   Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens
Friday, July 29    Monsters, Inc
Friday, August 12    A Bug's Life
Friday, August 26    Surf's Up


**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.

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