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YMCA Aquatics – Pike

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:2 to 6 year olds
Drop Off:Yes
Session Length:12 weeks
Cost:$225-$265 Members; $325-$380 Non Members


This level is designed for new and beginner swimmers, teaching them basic breathing, paddle stroke, and kicking skills. Students will be introduced to basic self-rescue skills. They will develop comfort with underwater exploration and learn to safely enter and exit the pool.

Pike 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 or 5:00-5:45
Tuesday 10:00-10:30 or 2:00-2:30 or 4:15-5:00
Wednesday 9:30-10:00 or 4:15-5:00
Thursday 10:30-11:00 or 4:15-5:00
Friday 2:00-2:30 or 4:15-5:00
Saturday 11:00-11:30 or 11:30-12:00 or 12:00-12:30

Enrollment Process & Dates:

The next session begins March 12th and runs through June 10th.

Registration opens:

Darien YMCA Members currently enrolled in the Winter session: Tuesday, 2/13 @ 10am

Darien YMCA members who reside in Darien: Thursday, 2/15 @ 10am

Darien YMCA members who do not reside in Darien: Tuesday, 2/20 @ 10am

Non Members: Thursday, 2/22 @ 10am

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