Warren County YMCA

Aquatic Fitness & Specialties

 

 

 

Sessions:
 

Summer Session:   June 10th - July 13, 2024
Registration Members: Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Non-member Registration: Monday, May 13, 2024
Member Early Registration:  (NO Early registration for June/July session.)

Summer Session:   July 15th - August 17, 2024
Registration Members: Wednesday, July 3, 2024
Non-member Registration: Monday, July 8, 2024
Member Early Registration:  Monday, July 1, 2024 (From 8:00 am - 4:00 pm for Progressive Swim Lessons. Must sign up for exact same class/time as currently enrolled.)

 

**Policy Reminder: NOTE: It is required that children 9 and under be accompanied by an adult at all times while at our YMCA and during Open Swim times. Children 9 and under must be accompanied to and from programs/classes by a parent/guardian. No Front Entry drop-off or pick-up.**

 

Aquatics Schedules & Forms 

Definitions of Swim

Open Swim— Open to anyone for recreational or fitness swimming. Adults must accompany children age 9 & under. Children using bubbles, puddle jumpers and/or Coast Guard approved life jackets must be directly supervised by an adult in the water. Noodles, balls, masks/ snorkels/fins, swimsuits with floats inserted and water wings are NOT permitted. 3 lap lanes available. NO Open/Lap Swim if Birthday Party is scheduled on Saturday.

Family Swim— Open for all families to practice skills or simply enjoy the water. Adults must accompany children age 9 & under. Children using bubbles, puddle jumpers or Coast Guard approved life jackets must be directly supervised by an adult in the water. Noodles and balls are permitted. Water wings, swimsuits with floats inserted, and masks/snorkel/fins are NOT permitted. Three lap lanes available

Adult Rec— A time set aside for adults age 18 and older to water walk, swim laps, exercise, or just enjoy the water. Please be considerate of others.

Lap Swim— A time set aside for lap swimming only. We encourage all swimmers, of any age, to circle swim & work together during peak times.

Adult Lap Swim— same as Lap Swim but for adults ages 18 & older (32 laps or 64 lengths = 1 mile)

Pool Schedule

Pool Rules

Swim Waiver

Parent Handbook

 

 

Water Fitness Classes
 

Reaxraft

Held in our indoor pool, REAX rafting combines popular land workout formats like HIIT, Yoga and Functional Fitness moves with the instability of the raft on the water to provide an efficient core, strength, and FUN workout! Class size limited to 8. Register early to reserve your raft! 
Instructor: Jill Hunter 

SUMMER:

Days Time Fees
Tues/Thur
6:00-6:45 pm  $ 15 members / $30 non-members (5-week session of classes)
   

Drop-in Fee $5 members / $8 non-members
(Pay drop-in fee at Front Desk before attending)

     


Swimnastics

An exercise class with a music background performed in the shallow end of the pool. This class consists of aerobic movements and muscle toning. Some equipment is used such as hand weights, noodles, kickboards, and hand paddles, etc.
Instructors: Kathy Bimber (AM classes M,W,F), Pam Nasman (AM classes T,TH) Barb McCullough (PM classes)

Days Time Fees

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

9:00 - 10:00 am

$15 members / $45 non-members (5 week session)

Tuesday, Thursday 

9:00 - 10:00 am

$12 members / $40 non-members 

Tuesday, Thursday 

7:30 - 8:30 pm

$12 members / $40 non-members 

 

Arthritis Aquatics

This class is for those suffering from arthritis, muscle ailments, or back problems. A certified instructor takes the class through a series of slow, gentle exercises in the water with a concentration on range of motion exercises. Participants do not need to know how to swim, as all exercises are performed in the shallow end of the pool. The hydraulic chair lift and portable steps are available for those who need help in or out of the pool. Held 2x per week on Monday and Wednesday. 
Instructor: Kathy Bimber

Days Time Fees

Monday, Wednesday

1:00 - 1:45 pm

$11 members / $30 non-members (5 week session)

 

Wave Runners

This class is performed in the deep end of the pool. All participants wear water belts. A great total body workout. 
Instructor: Pam Nasman (July/August Session. NOT Offered June/July Session)

Days Time Fees

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

9:00 - 10:00 am

$15 members / $45 non-members (5 week session)

 

Adult Swim Lessons:

Adult swim lessons can teach you to swim, improve your stroke technique and, more important, teach you to perform basic water safety skills. Ages 14 & up.
Instructor: Pam Nasman

Days  Time  Fees

Monday, Wednesday

8:00 - 9:00 am

$20 members / $40 non-members (5 week session)

Tuesday, Thursday

8:00 - 9:00 am 

$20 members / $40 non-members (5 week session)

Mon, Wed, Fri (July/Aug Session) 8:00 - 9:00 am  $25 members / $50 non-members (5 week session)

 

 

Aquatic Specialties

Scuba Certification Course

Interested in becoming SCUBA certified? Please contact Dani Mumford, Aquatics Director to be placed on a contact list. If we have enoug interest, a certification class will be scheduled. Email dani@warrenymca.org with your interest request.

 

 

Introduction to Competitive Diving - Summer Classes

Introduction to Competitive Diving is a 5-week course designed to familiarize new divers with the 5 basic positions for 1-meter springboard diving. Participants will learn how to safely execute all the same dives they see in High School, College, and Olympic athletes. It is recommended to have a background in aerial sports (gymnastics, cheer, etc.), but is not required. This course will involve both dry land exercises and pool work. Participants will be divided by grade levels: 5th - 8th and 9th -12th.
Students MUST have attained Stage 4 of YMCA Progressive Swim Level. A minimum of 4 divers are needed to run this program. Brandon Gregg, WAHS Diving Coach, will lead this program. Swim waiver is required prior to registration.

Sessions:
June 15th - July 13, 2024
July 20th - August 17, 2024
Days: Saturday

*Grade Levels: 
Grades 5th-8th
Time:   9:00-9:30 am
Cost:
$15.00 YMCA Members
$35.00 Non-Members
*Grade Levels: 
Grades 9th-12th
Time:   9:30-10:30 am
Cost:
$20.00 YMCA Members
$40.00 Non-Members

Registration: Register with the 5-week session registration dates.
Instructor: 
Brandon Gregg, WAHS Diving Coach
 

Summer Swim Training League - Evenings

Has your child ever considered joining the swim team? Now is the chance to try it out! If your child is already on the team, this is a great opportunity to work on technique and strength in a summer swim program. We will focus on improving the quality of each child's swimming abilities while strengthening their bodies in order to be a successful competitive swimmer. Participants are able to attend as they are available with relaxed summer expectations but will have the ability to demonstrate how they've grown in a swim meet at the end of the program. All ages are welcome to join the Warren Dolphins for this summer swim team opportunity.
Swimmers MUST have attained Stage 4 of YMCA progressive swim levels or be tested before league begins. Swim waiver required. 

Dates: (5-week sessions)
June 10th - July 11th 
July 15th - August 8th
Days: Monday through Thursday
Time: 6:00-7:30 pm
Cost:
$20.00 YMCA Members
$50.00 Non-members
Registration: Register during our session sign up dates.
 

Competitive Swim Training  - Saturdays 

Join former WAHS Swim Coach Russ Beyer for competitive swim training this summer. Swimmers can get a head-start on conditioning and training for the upcoming swim season.  Practices held Saturdays from 7:15-8:30 am and will run with the June/July and July/Aug sessions. Register during session signups. 
Ages 15+

Dates: 
June 15th thru July 13th (5-week session)
July 20th thru Aug. 17th (5-week session)
Days: Saturdays
Time: 7:15-8:30 am
Cost:
$15.00 YMCA Members & Non-members
Drop-in Fee to attend per class: $3.00
Registration: Register during our session sign up dates.

 

Summer Learn to Swim Everyone Swims! Click here for program details

 

 

YMCA Lifeguard 2-Day Certification Course - Check back Fall 2024 

We are hiring lifeguards - get your certification and apply for a position as a Warren YMCA lifeguard!

This program is for anyone age 16 and older. Participants must be able to do the following swimming skills in order to pass the water pre-test: front crawl stroke, breaststroke, sidestroke, elementary backstroke, front dive, surface dive to bottom at 12 feet and retrieve an object, treading water and underwater swimming.

The course consists of ASHI Basic Life Support, ASHI Emergency Oxygen Administration, ASHI First Aid, YMCA Lifeguard e-lessons, and the  YMCA Lifeguard course. After successfully completing all these, the participant is qualified for a lifeguard position anywhere in the United States. 

 **Begins with a water pre-test on TBA'd from 6:00-7:00 pm. After successful completion of water pre-test, classes will be held on TBA'd.

If interested, please contact Dani Mumford by emailing dani@warrenymca.org or call 726-0110, ext. 1116.

Financial assistance and/or payment plan options are available. Contact Dani for more information.

Days Time  Fee

 

 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

 $180 YMCA Member / $210 Non-member

 Water Pre-test: 

 6:00 - 7:00 pm

 

 

 

Warren YMCA Dolphin Swim Team

(FOR COMPLETE SWIM TEAM DETAILS...SEE 'SWIM TEAM' UNDER THE AQUATICS MENU)

A competitive swim team for boys and girls ages 6-18. Major emphasis is on stroke development, teamwork, and the development of the YMCA's four core values. Participants must be able to swim the length of the pool without stopping, using the crawl stroke. Must be a YMCA member to register. See "Swim Team" tab for complete program details. Registration begins August 7, 2024. All swimmers (parents) must complete a 2024-25 Swim Team Emergency Form at the Front Welcome Desk.

Fees: 

  • $ 170.00 Y Members
  • $ 100.00 each additional child in family
  • $ 100.00 WAHS Swimmers (Grades 9-12)

Days: Practices are Monday-Thursday beginning TBA'd. Meets are on Saturdays throughout the season. (Season runs September - March)
Registration: Opens August 7, 2024. Must register at the Y Front Desk due to the required Parent Consent Form.
Contact: Email Dani Mumford, Aquatics Director at dani@warrenymca.org

 

Rainbow Swim (Snap - Special Needs Aquatics Program)  

For anyone with a physical or mental handicap. This program run by the YMCA and the Don Mills Achievement Center is held on Friday evenings from 6:00 - 7:00 pm September through mid-May each year. Swim time is split between lessons and fun swim. Sue Nielsen is the coordinator. Volunteers are always needed to help. The YMCA ADA /Family Locker Room is available for those needing assistance.

** For more information on this program or to register/volunteer, contact the Don Mills Achievement Center at 723-5730.

Day  Times Fees

Friday (Sept-May)

6:00 - 7:00 pm 

FREE for anyone eligible

 

Birthday Parties - November Thru May

Held Sunday afternoons from 2:00-4:00 pm from November through May. See 'Programs' tab then 'Youth & Family' tab for Birthday party link for available dates and detail.

 

Mermaid 101 / Mermaid Birthday Parties

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience being a Mermaid! Certified instructor, Jill Hunter will teach swimmers how to swim like a mermaid, complete an obstacle course and pose for an underwater photo shoot. Cost of class includes the rental of a mermaid tail, mono-fin and a photo shoot in and above water.  Participants will safely be taught how to use a mermaid tail, dive for treasure, blow bubble kisses, dive and roll.   

(Must be able to swim the length of the pool, tread water for 1 minute and float on back. Level 3-4 of Progressive Swim Lessons qualify. Ages 6 & up. Swim waiver required. )

Cost: $60.00 for 1.5-hour session/per person
Registration: Please email Dani Mumford at dani@warrenymca.org if interested in scheduling a Mermaid Swim Session/Birthday Party.
Ages: 6 & up
Instructor: Jill Hunter

 

Warren Municipal Pool 

7 Pool Street, Warren, Pa.   Pool phone: 814-726-9897 (During open hours) 
NOTE: Please direct pool pass and gate fee questions to Larina Zimmerman at the City of Warren 814-723-6300, ext. 110.

The Warren County YMCA manages the outdoor Warren Municipal Pool located at 7 Pool Street, Warren, Pa.
Season pass applications are available to purchase directly through the City of Warren at the Tax Office at the Municipal Building, 318 W. Third Avenue, Warren, Pa.  You may also download the application, check fees, and read pool rules and regulations by visiting: https://www.cityofwarrenpa.gov/pool 

Season Pass Application:

Download here: 2024 Season Pass Application
Season Pass forms are also available at the YMCA Front Welcome Desk.(Submit completed form at the City Municipal Building.)
 


Hours of Operation 2024:

Monday, June 3rd - Friday, June 7th: 4:00-7:00 pm (During WCSD open)
June 8th - August: Daily - 12:00 noon-6:00 pm

 


Private Party Reservations

The Outdoor Municipal Pool is a great place to hold a birthday party!  Parties may be scheduled AFTER HOURS from 6:00-8:00 pm. 
To book a party, please email carpool@warrenymca.org with your party date inquiry. Parties MUST be reserved in advance. Once approved, complete and return Private Party Contract to the City Municipal Office with payment:

Private Party Contract and Rates2024 Private Party Form and Rates
The private party form is also available at the YMCA Front Desk.(Submit completed form at the City Municipal Office.)

*For special pool events see the Warren City Car Pool Facebook page.


Please email Dani Mumford, Aquatics Director at dani@warrenymca.org with any questions/comments.