WHAT IS AQUATIC CAMP?
YMCA Aquatic Camp offers your child a fun and educational experience of a lifetime. Our camps are filled with hands-on activities to fully engage your child in an environment that encourages active learning.
WHO IS AQUATIC CAMP FOR?
Youth, grades Entering 1st- Entering 6th grade, who have interest in developing aquatic skills and making friends.
Camps are grouped by the following:
Group 1: Entering 1st – Entering 3rd grade
Group 2: Entering 4th – Entering 6th grade
WHAT IS DONE IN EACH CAMP?
Each camp will have the following: pool time or water activity, lunch, snack, skills sessions, games, and free time.
Ages and cost vary by camp and family center.
Aquatic camp is designed for beginner through intermediate levels. All campers will receive YMCA swim lessons. Depending on swim level, activities may include stroke development, basic lifeguard skills and water sports, In addition, campers will spend part of their day participating in land-based activities including group games, sports and fitness, hands on science, arts & crafts, and more!
LIFE GUARD READINESS
Become Whistle Worthy! This camp revolves in and around the water. Campers will learn what it takes to become a lifeguard and what it means to be safe around water. Campers will learn some of the lifeguard skills and have a great time in and around the water. No camper will receive any certificate of completion or any lifeguard certifications.
Get ready to make a splash during this wet and wild week of camp! Campers will enjoy various water games such as water bucket relays, water balloons, swim water tag and more. Campers will have fun all week in and around the water.
Swimming is the first step to enjoying the wide world of aquatic sports. This camp will expose children to the myriad of aquatic opportunities from swimming to water polo, diving, and everything in between. We’ll not only focus on teaching the fundamentals of many aquatic sports, but we’ll have time for a few silly games too!
SWIM AND FIT
Children participate in different swim fitness classes, learn new skills and improve their strokes daily as they are taught by one of our YMCA of Central Florida Swim Academy certified instructors. They will also have recreational time in which to enjoy the pool and beat the summer heat!
WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE
Does your child love the ocean? Do they dip and dive like a dolphin? Then they will love this camp! Children will get a chance to learn how to take care of a pool, test water levels, try different water games, perfect their stroke and even go on a field trip to try different water activities.