As swim season approaches, the Central Connecticut
Coast YMCA encourages children and parents to explore the many benefits
of playing in and around the water, while also keeping safety top of
In the Y’s swim programs, participants can enjoy water sports, learn
safety skills that can save lives, enhance or learn new techniques, meet
new friends and develop confidence.
As a leading nonprofit committed to youth development, the Y has been
a leader in providing water safety and swim lessons. The Y continues to
help youth and adults experience the joy and benefits of the water, so
that they can be healthy, confident and secure near or around pools,
lakes, the beach and when boating.
In a major, strategic effort to ensure the safety of kids and
families in and around the water, all branches of the Central
Connecticut Coast YMCA are offering a free, community-wide program
called, Splash, starting Monday, June 16.
Splash is a five-day, program teaching water safety skills in five
aquatic situations: Public pools, backyard pools, boats, beaches and
Splash is free with pre-registration for all children, pre-school and
up. Program runs Monday through Friday, June 16 through 20. All classes
are 30 minutes per day.
To register, contact the Bridgeport YMCA at 203-334-5551 or bridgeportymca.org or Ralphola Taylor Community Center YMCA at 203-576-7430 or rtccymca.org.