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The Fort Madison Public Pool – A Division of the Fort Madison Family YMCA

All swim lessons, passes, punch cards, pool rentals, etc. are sold through the Fort Madison Family YMCA. Those who still have punch cards that were purchased in prior years may still use them. For any questions or inquiries, contact the Fort Madison YMCA at (319) 372-2403.

LESSONS & OPENING POLICY:
Swim lessons will take place as long as no thunder and lightning are detected. The outdoor temperature must be 72 degrees by 12:00 noon in order for the pool to open. 

Read our Covid-19 Prevention Policies here

Children 8 years of age and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

2020 HOURS:
Open Swim: 1pm-5pm & 6pm-8pm
Adult/Lap Swim: Noon-1pm & 5pm-6pm

There will be no season passes for 2020

Family members residing at the same address will be included on the same pass. Must show proof of residency at time of purchase.

2020 SWIMMING LESSONS:

Level 1:
Introduction to Water Skills
Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely.
Requirements: None
Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back.
Level 2:
Fundamental Aquatic Skills
Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills.
Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills.
Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use.
Level 3:
Stroke Development
Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice
Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills.
Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care.
Level 4:
Stroke Improvement
Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances.
Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills.
Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a life jacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim.
Level 5:
Stroke Refinement
Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes.
Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills.
Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing.
Level 6:
Swimming and Skill Proficiency
Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes “menu options” – Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving.
Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills.
Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breaststroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.

2020 SWIM LESSONS:
*All swim lesson classes are independent and last two weeks. Class sizes are limited, lessons available on first come, first served basis.

IPAP Age 3-5:
IPAP (Y Member)……………………………………………..$30.00
IPAP (Non-Member)…………………………………………$35.00
Age 6 & Up:
Levels 1-6 (Y Member)…………………………………….$25.00
Levels 1-6 (Non-Member)………………………………..$30.00
Infant & Parent:
Y Member……………………………………………………….$20.00
Non-Member…………………………………………………..$25.00
(10 parent/child must be registered to hold class)

2020 SESSION DATES:
*Register for one session at a time
Session 1: June 29 – July 10
Registration Deadline: June 25
Session 2: July 13 – July 24
Registration Deadline: July 9
Infant & Parent: July 7 – July 30
Registration Deadline: July 2

Registration forms are available at the Fort Madison Family YMCA

2020 PRIVATE LESSONS:
30 Minutes……………………………………………………..$18.00
Contact Sara Mueller by emailing smueller25@gmail.com or call (319)721-4996 to set up lesson days and times.