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In observance of Thanksgiving, the Lower Bucks Family YMCA will be CLOSED Thursday, November 23. We will be open Friday, November 24 at regular hours.

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.

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.

Swim Lessons Level Descriptions

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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.

 

 

 

Training dates have yet to be scheduled at this time.

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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 Kim Schaffer at KSchaffer@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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