YMCA swim session begins Feb. 26


AUBURN — The Auburn-Lewiston YMCA has announced registration for Session 4 of the 2011-12 Youth Swim Lesson Program, for ages 6 months and up. Session 4 runs from Feb. 26 through April 28.

The YMCA offers the following 30-minute swim lesson classes for children 6 months to age 5: Parent & Tot (6 months to 3 years); Water Babies (18-36 months); Tiny Tot Classes (2-5 years): Beginner and advanced classes are offered; Levels 1-4 for kids ages 6-12. For a complete list of days, times and description of the classes, visit www.alymca.org.

The purpose of the Y Swim Lessons Program is to develop competency in swimming, along with confidence and endurance. A child is advanced to the next level only when he or she can proficiently and safely perform the skills within his or her level.

All YMCA aquatic programs are designed to instill confidence in participants and make learning new skills fun and challenging in a positive way.

Also offered are adult lap swim, open swim, family swim, water aerobics, and Splash Party (swim and gym) rentals. For aquatic and other programs, stop by the Y at 62 Turner St., next to the Androscoggin County Courthouse, call the YMCA at 795-4095 or visit www.alymca.org.