Aquatic Classes & Swim Lessons


Arthritis Aquatics

This class consists of exercises that work all of your joint and muscle groups.  Exercising in the water promotes optimum joint flexibility, muscle strength, endurance, coordination and balance.

Day                              Time

M,W,F                      11:00am  – 11:45pm


Water Aerobics

Boost your energy and increase your strength and flexibility in this class by both a cardiovascular workout and resistance training using hand bells, noodles and other water aerobics equipment.

Day                               Time

M,W,F                     9:00–9:45 am

M,W,F                    10:00–10:45 am

M,W                        6:00– 7:00 pm


Deep Water Aerobics

An intense workout designed for people who really want to get their heart rate moving by providing a challenge.  All members must be comfortable in deep water with support and willing to break a sweat.

Day                              Time

M,W,F                    8:15–9:00am


Swimming Lessons:                                         Registration

                                                                  Member         Non-member        Location

Summer         June 19– August 7              May 21            May 28                  YMCA

June                June 18-June 28                May 21            May 21                   Ottawa

June                June 18-June 28                May 21            May 21                   Leipsic

July                 July 16-July 26                   May 21            May 21                    Ottawa

July                 July 16-July 26                   May 21            May 21                     Leipsic

Swim Basics

1: Water Acclimation– Increase comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue skills preformed with assistance.

2: Water Movement-Encourages forward movement in water and basic self-rescue skills performed independently.

3: Water Stamina– Develops intermediate self-rescue skills performed at longer distance than in   previous stages.

Day Time Member Non-member Location

T 6:15 – 6:45pm $23.00 $45.00 YMCA

S* 9:30-10:00am $23.00 $45.00   YMCA

M-TH x 2 weeks 11:00-11:30am $23.00 $45.00 Leipsic& Ottawa Pool

***Saturday is just for Level 1, 2 & 3 ***

Swim Strokes

4: Stroke Introduction– Introduces basic stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and          reinforces water safety through treading water and elementary backstroke.

5: Stroke Development– Introduces backstroke and butterfly and reinforces water safety through treading water and sidestroke.

6: Stroke Mechanics– Refines stroke technique on all major competitive strokes and encourages swimming as part of a healthy lifestyle.

Day Time Member Non-member Location

T 6:45– 7:30pm $25.00 $50.00 YMCA

M-TH x 2 weeks 11:30-12:15pm $23.00 $45.00 Leipsic & Ottawa Pool

Parent & Child

Water Exploration- Focuses on exploring body positions, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills.

Session Member Non-member

Summer June 19– August 7 May 21 May 28

Day Time Member Non-member

Sat 9-9:30am $23.00 $45.00

Private Lessons  /  Kids or Adults

$75 = (5)30 minute lessons for members

$125 = (5)30 minute lessons for non-members

Register front desk or online/ or Call/Email Amanda Schroeder

419.523.5233  /  aschroeder@putnamymca.org

Private lessons are available for both youth and adults.  We will work with your schedule.  Please call and make your appointment today!