YMCA Aquatics – Eel

Address: 2420 Post Rd, Darien, CT 06820, USA

Location:Darien YMCA
Address:2420 Post Rd, Darien, CT
Phone:203.655.8228 x.1332
Website:YMCA Preschool Aquatics
Ages:33 month to 5 year olds
Drop Off:Yes
Session Length:12 weeks
Cost:$225-$250 Members; $325-$360 Non Members


An advanced beginner level which reinforces Pike skills. Eels are taught to float independently, flutter kick and paddle stroke. Upon completion of this level students will be able to swim one width of the small pool independently and front/back float with assistance.

Eel is part of The Pre-School Swim Program and is for potty-trained children from 2 years & 9 months old to Kindergarten. Levels are based on specific skills rather than age, and go in the following order: Pike, Eel, Ray, Starfish.


Registration for this class enrolls you in one class per week, with the below schedule options.

Day Time
Monday 10:00-10:30 or 4:15-5:00
Tuesday 10:00-10:30
Wednesday 4:15-5:00
Thursday 10:30-11:00 or 4:15-5:00
Friday 2:00-2:30 or 4:15-5:00 or 5:00-5:45
Saturday 11:00-11:30 or 11:30-12:00

Enrollment Process & Dates:

The next session begins November 27th and runs through March 4th.

Registration opens:

Darien YMCA Members currently enrolled in the Fall session: Tuesday, 10/31 @ 10am

Darien YMCA members who reside in Darien: Thursday, 11/2 @ 10am

Darien YMCA members who do not reside in Darien: Tuesday, 11/7 @ 10am

Non Members: Thursday, 11/9 @ 10am

Once enrollment opens, click HERE to register for this class.