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AQUATICS - Lower Bucks Family YMCA
 
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The pool in Chandler Hall, Newtown is closed, 7/25. We anticipate re-opening at 11:00 AM. We invite you to use our pool in Fairless Hills.

AQUATICS

The Lower Bucks Family YMCA offers a wide-range of swimming lessons, classes, and aquatics programs for all ages at our Fairless Hills and Newtown Branches and at the Bucks County Community College pool in Newtown.

Link here for our swimming policies.

SWIM LESSONS

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Swim Lessons

Our goal is to serve the community as a resource in aquatics education and water safety through student-centered swim instruction. Children learn and practice new swim skills that last a lifetime.  Swim evaluations during week one ensure proper class level placement. Lessons are offered at our Fairless Hills and Newtown locations.

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ADULT AQUATICS

We offer a variety of aquatics programs at the Y are offered for adults. senior swimAquatics programs are offered for adults at a variety of levels, from low-impact Arthritis Aquatics to a Master Swim Team. Check our program brochure or at the link below for a full list of offerings.

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COURSES & TRAININGS

LifeguardThe Y is the areas premiere lifeguard training center, running classes and programs to certify or recertify lifeguards year round. Successful course completion involves both written and practical examinations.

 

 

 

LIFEGUARD RECERTIFICATION
Have a current lifeguarding certification about to expire?
Get re certified at the Y!
Date: May 21st, June 11th
Time: 9:00am
Cost: $140

Must bring current certification and rescue mask.

LIFEGUARD CLASSES
Want to train to save lives?
Receive lifeguard training at the Y!
Pre-requisite Test Date: May 12th, June 2nd
Time: 6:00pm
Cost: $280

Must have 15yrs+ with strong swimming skills. Course includes electronic manual and pocket mask.

Contact Lex Brown at x24 or abrown@lbfymca.org

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PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS

private-smPrivate and Semi-Private Swim Lessons are available at the Y on a year-round basis for ages 5-adult. Private swim lessons can be purchased in increments of 4 (30 minute sessions.) Private swim lessons are offered on the days and times offered. Lessons expire six weeks after the date of the first lesson. 

Please connect with Alexis Brown at abrown@lbfymca.org

 

POOL PARTY RENTALS

POOL PARTYHave your child's next birthday party at the Y! The party includes one hour of an activity and one hour of "cake time." We will help plan the party by providing invitations for the birthday child. Choice from two locations (Fairless Hills YMCA Swimming Pool or Holland YMCA Outdoor Center during the summer only).
To set up a party, call the Welcome Center at 215.949.3400.

Pool Closure & Lightning Policy

closedsignAt the Y, your family's health and well-being is our primary concern. That's why we adhere to the following safety procedures when thunder, lightning and other inclement weather strikes near our aquatics center. These procedures are recommended by the National Lightning Safety Institute & Redwoods Insurance Group.

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POOL POLICIES

policiesThe following policies are in effect for all pools where Lower Bucks Family YMCA programming takes place.

    1. State Law requires all swimmers to take a soap shower before entering and re-entry to the pool and hot tub.
    2. All swimmers must wear bathing suits. Cutoffs, gym or tennis shorts are not allowed.
    3. No running on the pool deck.

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We believe that to bring about meaningful change in individuals and communities, we must be focused and accountable. At the Y, we measure the success of our cause by how well we engage communities in our three areas of focus.