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Aquacise: A moderate aerobic workout in shallow water.
Aqua Joints: This class offers both the traditional range of motion exercises along with an additional cardiovascular segment.
AquaZumba: Zumba dance and aqua fitness together in a challenging, water-based workout that includes cardio conditioning & body toning. All exercisers from beginner to advanced will enjoy the benefits of an Aqua-Zumba class. In Aqua –Zumba it is ideal that the water is at chest level when standing.
Hydropower: A deep water class that raises the heart rate and works all major muscle groups.
Water Walking: This is a very basic, low-impact, light-intensity workout using the natural resistance of the water to strengthen the core, increase balance, coordination and flexibility.
Therapy Pool: An open time in our Therapy Pool. Free to members.
CLICK HERE to download the current Pool Schedule
At the Y, swimming is a life skill. Our swim lessons prepare kids of all ages to stay safe and have fun in the water, building strong swimmers and confident kids. Click the following link for more information to help you determine which stage your swimmer will transition to:
If you need assistance determining which level is best for your child, please contact Payton Woodall, Aquatics Director | 712.262.3782.
For online registration to youth classes, click here .
FREE SWIM LESSONS FOR ALL FIRST & SECOND GRADERS!
Safety Around Water (formerly Splash) is a national YMCA program that has had great success in many communities. First or second grade children in the Spencer school system have been targeted because drowning is second only to motor vehicle accidents as the leading cause of unintentional injury death in the United States in children of that age group. Children currently enrolled in first or second grade may sign up for the Spencer Family YMCA progressive swim lesson program free of charge whether you are a member or a program participant. This program will be incorporated in the following sessions: Fall I, Fall II, Fall III, Winter I, Winter II, Spring, Summer I & Summer II. Children may only sign up for one session and must be enrolled in first or second grade during the current school year. Please stop by the Member Services Center to sign up!
For Youth Aquatics schedule, please visit our program brochure.
The Y offers American Red Cross Lifeguard Classes with a Blended Format
Blended Learning Course:
In this blended learning class candidates must complete each step in order to move on to the next step.
Pre-test: Contact Payton Woodall at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for the pre-test or if unable to attend the scheduled pretest sign up for a time to complete it.
7 hours of online/video learning BEFORE the scheduled in-person class times.
16 hours of in person class hours.
Have you always wanted to learn how to swim, but just couldn't get up enough courage? Our instructors are patient and understanding. Have fun learning basic swimming and safety skills.
For current Swim Lesson information and schedules, CLICK HERE to download the latest Program Guide.
For more information, contact Payton Woodall, Aquatics Director | 712.262.3782