Aquatics

Cool off at the Stowe pool where you can jump, swim and splash the days away. Staying active in and out of the water is just one of the many ways the Y strengthens us all.

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Programs at Stowe


Group Swim Lessons

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Private Swim Lessons

We offer Private Swim Lessons for anyone who has a fear of water, learns better one-on-one, or simply wants to improve their strokes and endurance.  Sign up today and our trained instructors will help you set and meet your personal swimming goals! Each session of private lessons consists of 4 half-hour lessons on the scheduled…

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Red Cross Lifeguard Certification

Red Cross Lifeguarding Upon successful completion, students will receive an American Red Cross Lifeguard certification which includes lifeguard skills, first aid, CPR for the professional rescuer, and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training.  The certification is good for two years from the completion date.     Class Prerequisites Online coursework due prior to the first day of class for all blended learning courses. Mandatory…

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Family Swim at the Y

FUN for the Whole Family! Splish and splash into fun with family swim time at the YMCA pool! Swimming and other aquatics activities are excellent ways to get the physical activity needed for a healthy life. Following guidance from the CDC and local agencies, we are excited to welcome our Y families to special family swim time with updated pool policies…

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Aquatics – POLICIES & PROTOCOL

Swimming and other aquatics activities are excellent ways to get the physical activity needed for a healthy life. Following guidance from the CDC and local agencies, we’ve modified our pool policies and aquatics programs to ensure everyone’s health and safety.   Here’s what you can expect when you come to the pool: To promote social distancing a reservation is required to be in the aquatics area. Members…

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SWIMMING SKILLS ASSESSMENT

The Gaston County Family YMCA is committed to providing a safe and enjoyable pool experience for all. All children 15 and under must participate in a swimming skills assessment and will be provided a green, yellow or no swim band. These bands assist our lifeguards in keeping our inexperienced swimmers safe.        Non-Swimmer  = No…

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