Parent & Child Programs | Programs & Activities | Lakeland Hills Family YMCA

Parent & Child Programs

The YMCA has long been a place where families can come together to help strengthen our community.

The Lakeland Hills Family YMCA’s Parent & Child Programs, whether in the pool or in the gym, offer special one-on-one time together that not only develops and strengthens relationships but also teaches new skills.

Skip

Experience exploring the water with your child and assist in teaching basic swimming skills. Fun as well as confidence are the primary goals.


Attention Non-Members: All Non-Members must sign a Non-Member Program Participant Waiver in order to participate in programs. Please print, sign and return to Member Services Desk upon or before attending the first class.
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Perch

Parents work with the instructor to increase your toddler’s independence in the water and to prepare the child for a Preschool swimming class after age 3.


Attention Non-Members: All Non-Members must sign a Non-Member Program Participant Waiver in order to participate in programs. Please print, sign and return to Member Services Desk upon or before attending the first class.
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Skip & Perch Combo

Combination of the following:

  • Skip: Experience exploring the water with your child and assist in teaching basic swimming skills. Fun as well as confidence are the primary goals.
  • Perch: Parents work with the instructor to increase your toddler’s independence in the water and to prepare the child for a Preschool swimming class after age 3.
Skip & Perch Combo offerings are a combined enrollment of both levels. Instructor will offer parents direction that is appropriate for child’s age.

Attention Non-Members: All Non-Members must sign a Non-Member Program Participant Waiver in order to participate in programs. Please print, sign and return to Member Services Desk upon or before attending the first class.
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Family Lap Swim

Open to all full privilege members and guests. This is a great opportunity for younger swimmers to swim laps. Children under 12 years must be supervised by a parent in the pool area. Children under 7 years must have an adult in the lane with them. Bubble and flotation devices are permitted during Family Lap Swim.

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Visual and auditory development through songs and musical play make this class fun! A parent discussion time afterward is informative and reassuring.

  • Ages: 6 – 12 Months with Parent
  • Open to Non-Members

Attention Non-Members:
All Non-Members must sign a Non-Member Program Participant Waiver in order to participate in programs. Please print, sign and return to Member Services Desk upon or before attending the first class.
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For little ones who aren’t ready to leave mom or dad yet. Wear your sneakers for this active class that will focus on co-operative games, gross motor skills, following directions and fun. Relay races, parachute, musical hula hoops and more.

  • Ages: 2 1/2 Years with Parent
  • Open to Non-Members

Attention Non-Members:
All Non-Members must sign a Non-Member Program Participant Waiver in order to participate in programs. Please print, sign and return to Member Services Desk upon or before attending the first class.
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1, 2 & You

Ages: For Walkers, Ages 1 – 2 Years Old with Parent

Open to Non-Members

This class focuses on sensory stimulation through music, finger play, scarves, beanbags, parachutes and other specialized toddler equipment, while further enhancing their physical development through climbing, sliding, and jumping.


Attention Non-Members: All Non-Members must sign a Non-Member Program Participant Waiver in order to participate in programs. Please print, sign and return to Member Services Desk upon or before attending the first class.
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Family Fun on Saturday’s

Saturday’s: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Every Saturday we’ll set up a kid’s paradise filled with ball pits, an inflatable, and other exciting things the whole family can enjoy. FREE with membership! Parents must remain with children.

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Nature & Outdoors

2 – 3 Years Old with Parent | Open to Non-Members

Our staff will facilitate a nature based spring curriculum filled with exciting activities to keep everyone engaged. Nature walks, songs, stories and nature art projects are all part of the fun.


Note: Classes will be held indoors if necessary due to weather. Attention Non-Members: All Non-Members must sign a Non-Member Program Participant Waiver release in order to participate in programs.  Please print, sign and return to Member Services Desk upon or before attending the first class.
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