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Sherman Lake Pool at a Glance

General Pool hours, please refer to daily pool

schedule on left for specific pool activities.


Bi-Annual Maintenance Pool Closure

Beginning Thursday August 28th, 2014 the pool will be closed for maintenance and will potentially re-open
Monday September 15th, 2014

We are sorry for any inconvenience during this time.


Fall Pool Hours

September 15th, 2014- November 26th, 2014

Monday


5:30 AM-11:00 AM

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

5:00 PM-8:30 PM


Tuesday-Thursday


5:30 AM- 10:00 AM

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

5:00 PM-8:30 PM


Friday


5:30 AM-10:00 AM

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

3:00 PM-8:30 PM

Saturday


7:00 AM-3:45 PM

Sunday


11:00 AM-2:00 PM


 Mondays

June 2 - August 27, 2014

Lap & Exercise Swim
5:30 AM- 7:30 AM
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Lap* & Open Swim
9:00 AM-12:00 PM
1:00 PM-7:30 PM

Water Aerobics
8:00 AM-8:50 AM

*One or more lap lanes may be used for swim lessons

No Diving board, AquaClimb or toys permitted during Lap & Exercise times

Tuesdays

June 2- August 27, 2014

Lap & Exercise Swim
5:30 AM-7:30 AM
8:00 AM-9:00 AM (2 Lap Lanes only)
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Lap* & Open Swim
9:00 AM-10:00 AM **
1:00 PM-7:00 PM

Gentle Aqua Stretch
8:00 AM-8:45 AM

Water Aerobics
7:00 PM-7:50 PM

*One or more lap lanes may be used for swim lessons
**Deep end closed for Gentle Joggers (8:50 AM-9:20 AM)
No Diving board, AquaClimb or toys permitted during Lap & Exercise Swim

Wednesdays

June 2-August 27, 2014

Lap & Exercise Swim
5:30 AM-7:30 AM
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Lap* & Open Swim
9:00 AM-12:00 PM
1:00 PM-7:30 PM

Water Aerobics
8:00 AM-8:50 AM

*One or more lap lanes may be used for swim lessons

No Diving Board, AquaClimb or toys permitted during Lap & Exercise Swim

Thursdays

June 2-August 27, 2014

Lap & Exercise Swim
5:30 AM-7:30 AM
8:00 AM-9:00 AM (2 Lap Lanes available)
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Lap* & Open Swim
9:00 AM-12:00 PM
1:00 PM-7:00 PM

Gentle Aqua Stretch
8:00 AM-8:45 AM

Water Aerobics
7:00 PM-7:50 PM

*One or more lap lanes may be used for swim lessons
No Diving Board, AquaClimb or toys permitted during Lap & Exercise Swim

Fridays

May 23-August 27, 2014

Lap & Exercise Swim
5:30 AM-7:30 AM
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Lap* & Open Swim
9:00 AM-10:00 AM**
3:00 PM-6:00 PM

Family Open Swim
6:00 PM-8:30 PM

Water Aerobics
8:00 AM- 8:50 AM

*One or more lap lanes may be used for swim lessons
No Diving Board, AquaClimb or toys permitted during Lap & Exercise Swim
No Lap lanes available during Family Open Swim


Saturdays

May 24th- August 27, 2014

Lap & Exercise Swim
7:00 AM-8:00 AM

Lap* & Open Swim
9:30 AM-12:30 PM

Family Open Swim
12:45 PM-1:45 PM

Water Aerobics
8:15 AM-9:05 AM

*One or more lap lanes may be used for swim lessons
No Diving Board, AquaClimb or toys permitted during Lap & Exercise Swim
No Lap Lanes available during Family Open Swim

Sundays

May 24-August 27, 2014

Lap & Open Swim
11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Family Open Swim
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

No Lap Lanes available during Family Open Swim

 

 



Aqua-Joggers:
Free to Y-Members, Tuesdays 8:50 AM-9:20 AM, Fridays 9:00 AM-9:30 AM

Aqua-Joggers class, is a thirty minute class that takes place in the deep end of the pool. Using Aqua-joggers (floatation belts), the group will work on cardio, resistance training and a variety of other workouts using the aqua joggers. This class is ideal for anyone who has had back or knee problems, it's a great low-impact way to re-cover faster after an injury or surgery.
Please click here for more information about aqua joggers. 

 

Water Aerobics:
Free to Members: Mon-Wed-Fri from 8:00 - 8:50 am; Tue-Thu from 6:00 - 6:50 pm; and Saturday from 8:15 - 9:05 am

This water class will allow participants the opportunity to both exercise aerobically and tone in the water. The class consists of 20 - 25 minutes of aerobic level workout followed by the use of resistance tools to tone and define muscles for the remaining 20 - 25 minutes of class. It is available for all levels of fitness. Those who need to avoid impact exercise may find particular value in this type of class. Some classes may be designated as Water Boot Camp. These classes will be more intense and involve lap swimming and anaerobic work.

Easy Stretch:
Free to Members: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:00 - 8:45 am

This class is designed for individuals to move and stretch with the use of the water. Each participant will be able to work at their own pace. The water temp does vary although we try to keep it around 83 - 85 degrees. This class is conducted in the shallow end of pool.



Participants in classes need to be aware that there exists a risk in participating in any physical activity. It is suggested that all individuals consult their physician before beginning any fitness activities, particularly persons with any physical limitations or disabilities or who have been told by a physician to limit maximum heart rate, range of motion, blood pressure increase or other related issues.

All classes are subject to change without notice. Please check at the desk for availability. Classes must be attended regularly by an average of five people in order to continue. Classes with three or fewer participants may be cancelled at class time by the instructor.

All Water Fitness classes are intend for individuals 14 years and older. Children under the age of 14 may be permitted with the permission of the Aquatics Director and Instructor.
Please call 731-3043 for class descriptions or information regarding the intensity or style of classes offered.


Adult Group Lessons

Adult Beginner Swim Program:
$32.00-Y-Members; $52.00-Community

Adult Beginner Swim Program- Starts with the basics of swimming, students will learn how to float, glide, begin breath control, proper flutter kicking, and basic Front Crawl (freestyle) skills. Pre-registration is required,class is limited to 6 (six) participants.
Click here to register and browse program dates or  call 269-731-3032.

Adult Advanced Swim Program:
$32.00-Y-Members, $52.00 Community

Adult Advanced Swim Program- For the swimmers that are looking to refine your freestyle, and backstrokes. Improve overall balance and technique, learn ways to reduce drag and be introduced to new types of work-outs. Pre-registration is required, class is limited to 6 (six) participants. 

Click here to register and browse program dates or call 269-731-3032.



Participants in classes need to be aware that there exists a risk in participating in any physical activity. It is suggested that all individuals consult their physician before beginning any fitness activities, particularly persons with any physical limitations or disabilities or who have been told by a physician to limit maximum heart rate, range of motion, blood pressure increase or other related issues.

All classes are subject to change without notice. Please check at the desk for availability. Classes must be attended regularly by an average of five people in order to continue. Classes with three or fewer participants may be cancelled at class time by the instructor.

All Water Fitness classes are intend for individuals 14 years and older. Children under the age of 14 may be permitted with the permission of the Aquatics Director and Instructor.
Please call 731-3043 for class descriptions or information regarding the intensity or style of classes offered.


CPR / First Aid

Lifeguard Training:
See Registration Info

Get certified to become a lifeguard!

American Red Cross Lifeguard training includes: Pool Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, First Aid, Administering Emergency Oxygen, Blood Borne Pathogens. Free downloadable text book provided. 

Dates: No Classes Scheduled at this time, please check back soon.

Program code:

Must be 15 years old and able to pass swim test on first day of class.

To Register call 269-731-3041

Questions? Please contact Aquatics Director: topherw@ymcasl.org or 269.731.3043

CPR/AED & First Aid:
$75 (Y-Members) $110 (Community)

American Red Cross CPR/AED with First Aid. This course will cover CPR/AED skills for adults, children, and infants as well as First Aid skills such as controlling severe bleeding. The course is a two year certification. 

Date: TBD

Click here to register, browse for program code:

Preregistration is required, all participants must read course material before attending. 

Click here for FREE down loadable text book, or visit the Red Cross Store to purchase print materials.

Questions? Please contact Aquatics Director: topherw@ymcasl.org or 269.731.3043



Participants in classes need to be aware that there exists a risk in participating in any physical activity. It is suggested that all individuals consult their physician before beginning any fitness activities, particularly persons with any physical limitations or disabilities or who have been told by a physician to limit maximum heart rate, range of motion, blood pressure increase or other related issues.

All classes are subject to change without notice. Please check at the desk for availability. Classes must be attended regularly by an average of five people in order to continue. Classes with three or fewer participants may be cancelled at class time by the instructor.

All Water Fitness classes are intend for individuals 14 years and older. Children under the age of 14 may be permitted with the permission of the Aquatics Director and Instructor.
Please call 731-3043 for class descriptions or information regarding the intensity or style of classes offered.


Private Swim Lessons:
$60 (Y-Members) $72 (Community) (for a series of four lessons) ($15/$20 per 30 minute lesson)

Private lessons are geared toward the individual goals of the swimmer, for beginners or experienced swimmers looking to increase efficiency in a particular stroke.

Private swim lessons are available to any individual or two individuals who live in the same household, must be 3 years of age, and toilet trained.

Click here to register, or call 269-731-3032

Don't see a time that fits your schedule? Just e-mail Topher to see if he can fit your needs. 



Participants in classes need to be aware that there exists a risk in participating in any physical activity. It is suggested that all individuals consult their physician before beginning any fitness activities, particularly persons with any physical limitations or disabilities or who have been told by a physician to limit maximum heart rate, range of motion, blood pressure increase or other related issues.

All classes are subject to change without notice. Please check at the desk for availability. Classes must be attended regularly by an average of five people in order to continue. Classes with three or fewer participants may be cancelled at class time by the instructor.

All Water Fitness classes are intend for individuals 14 years and older. Children under the age of 14 may be permitted with the permission of the Aquatics Director and Instructor.
Please call 731-3043 for class descriptions or information regarding the intensity or style of classes offered.




The Sherman Lake YMCA is partnering with Sub-Aquatic Sports to provide a quality experience and program. All classes held at the Sherman Lake YMCA Wellness Center.

2014 Sessions 

January 19th-February 23rd
March 2nd- April 6th
May 4th-June 15th
July 20th- August 24th
September 21st-October 26th
November 2nd-December 7th

Course Fees: $299.00
Course Includes:  Instructor fees for pool and open water training, pool fees, all scuba equipment for pool sessions and registration fees to NAUI for certification card.

Not Included: NAUI Scuba Diver textbook, optional rental scuba gear for open water training and snorkeling equipment.

Classes held at Sherman Lake YMCA Sundays 11:30 AM-4:00 PM

Click here to visit Sub-Aquatic Sports or call 269-968-8551 to register or for more information.


Youth Swim Lessons

Parent Child :
$28 (Y-Members) $40 (Community)

In this class the instructor will discuss safety topics, sing songs, and play games to enhance your child's experience in the aquatic environment. Parents are required to be in the water with the child. Intended for children 6 months to 3 years old. Children who are under three years of age or are not toilet trained are required to wear a swim diaper. Click here to register and browse programs, or call 269-731-3032. 

A Little help from the "Y":
$28 (Y-Members) $40 (Community)

This class is designed for children ages 3-5 who are not comfortable in the water alone. The Instructor will teach the parent and child proper body positioning and holding techniques, safety skills, songs and games to increase the child's confidence in the water. A parent/guardian is required in the water for the entire class time. Any child that is not toilet trained must wear a swim diaper. 
Click here to register and browse programs, or call 269-731-3032. 

Pike/Eel :
$28 (Y-Members) $40 (Community)

Pre-school classes are designed to build confidence and endurance, teach water safety, as well as water sports and games while allowing children to progress through steps of learning how to swim. It is expected that a child will repeat a certain level multiple times until they are developmentally ready to move on. Parents are not in the water with the child and are asked to  remain outside the pool area to view each lesson. Children must be 3 years of age and toilet trained prior to enrolling in the pre-school lessons. Click here to register or browse programs or call 269-731-3032.

Pike- No swimming ability required, must be toilet trained.

Eel- Able to swim 5 feet or more on both front and back. 

Ray/Startfish:
$28 (Y-Members) $40 (Community)

Pre-school classes are designed to build confidence and endurance, teach water safety, as well as water sports and games while allowing children to progress through steps of learning how to swim. It is expected that a child will repeat a certain level multiple times until they are developmentally ready to move on. Parents are not in the water with the child and are asked to remain outside the pool area to view each lesson. Children must be 3 years of age and toilet trained prior to enrolling in the pre-school lessons.
Click here to register and browse programs or call 269-731-3032

Ray- Able to swim 15 feet on front and back and able to jump in deep water and return to the side safely

Starfish-Abe to swim half the length of the pool on both front and back

Polliwog:
$28 (Y-Members) $40 (Community)

Youth lessons will provide beginner water adjustment through stroke developments accompanied by skills in water safety, personal safety, and an appreciation for water sports and games. Intended for children ages 6-13 years old.
Click here to register and browse programs or call 269-731-3032

Polliwog- Beginner level little to no swim experience required

Guppy/Minnow:
$28 (Y-Members) $40 (Community)

Youth lessons will provide beginner water adjustment through stroke developments accompanied by skills in water safety, personal safety, and an appreciation for water sports and games. Intended for children ages 6-13 years old.  
Click here to register and browse programs, or call 269-731-3032

Guppy- Able to swim 15 feet on both front and back

Minnow- Able to swim 25 feet on both front and back

Create-a-Class:
Choose your own dates and times; $7 (Y-Members) $10 (Community) fees are per student per 30 minutes lesson

Create-a-Class gives you the convenience of creating your own swim lesson program.

How it works: You gather up three or more of your  friends who are close to you in swimming ability, contact the aquatics director (269-731-3043) and he will work with you to schedule a series of 4, 6, or 8 week sessions for your group. 

Minimum of 4 participants, with a maximum of 8 participants. Must pay in advance to hold time slots, no refunds, credits, or make-ups permitted unless the classes are canceled by the Aquatics Director. 



Participants in classes need to be aware that there exists a risk in participating in any physical activity. It is suggested that all individuals consult their physician before beginning any fitness activities, particularly persons with any physical limitations or disabilities or who have been told by a physician to limit maximum heart rate, range of motion, blood pressure increase or other related issues.

All classes are subject to change without notice. Please check at the desk for availability. Classes must be attended regularly by an average of five people in order to continue. Classes with three or fewer participants may be cancelled at class time by the instructor.

All Water Fitness classes are intend for individuals 14 years and older. Children under the age of 14 may be permitted with the permission of the Aquatics Director and Instructor.
Please call 731-3043 for class descriptions or information regarding the intensity or style of classes offered.

 

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