AGES: 13+ | Available Jan, Mar, May
Members: $25/mo | Community participant: $50/mo
Basic Skills and Break the Fear
This class is for adults that have any apprehension or fear about the water. Swimmers will be introduced to water safety, simple swim movements, fundamentals of breathing, floating and treading.
This class is for adult beginner swimmers that have either completed Level 1 or have never had formal swim instruction. Develop freestyle and backstroke and gain confidence in the deep water.
Stroke Technique & Fitness Swim
This class is for adult advanced beginners that demonstrate water confidence, basic water safety and swimming skills. Perfect freestyle and backstroke. Swimmers will be introduced to breaststroke, swim drills and lingo of a swim workout.
Members: $25 | Community participant: $50
Get one-on-one attention to improve your technique, efficiency and strength in the water. Have questions? Contact us!
MASTER’S SWIM TEAM
AGES: 18+ | Monthly
Community participant: $50/mo
Master’s Swimming is an adult swim program for enthusiasts 18+.
FITNESS & TECHNIQUE
Enhance skills and efficiency, learn new strokes, and add creativity to your technique.
Participate in local, state and national competitions in the pool, open water and triathlon.
Reach your physical fitness goals in a team setting and have some fun while you train! We have monthly team-building socials and seasonal gatherings.
AGES: All ages | Jan. 1-Dec. 31
Simply keep track of the laps you swim during each workout and record your yardage/mileage.
When you reach 50, 100, 150 and 200 miles, you’ll receive a milestone award!
1 mile = 1,650 yards = approximately 66 lengths or 33 laps
SWIM FOR GRAND TRAVERSE BAY TRAINING PROGRAM
AGES: 18+ | Monthly, through August 11
Train for the Swim for Grand Traverse Bay. Friday morning open water swims are held at the Senior Center. Race registrants must register for training in person to receive discount. Please present receipt of registration.
Monday: 12:00pm, Central Y
Tuesday: 5:30am or 6:30pm, Central Y
Wendesday: 12:00pm, Central Y
Thursday: 5:30am or 6:30pm, Central Y
Friday: 6:00am, Senior Center, 801 E Front Street, Traverse City, MI 49696
Race participants: $55 | Non-race participants: $65
AGES: 18+ | Monthly
State-of-the-art equipment allows beginners to train right along seasoned pros in a controlled environment to experience unmatched team support. Our coach’s scientific approach focuses on intensity and duration, not distance. Our U.S. Cycling and USA Triathlon Certified coaches will lead you through drills and workouts that develop all aspects of running, cycling and swimming.
KAYAK SKILLS COURSES
AGES: 18+ | Event
BASIC KAYAK SKILLS COURSE
No experience required
This 3-hour paddling instruction course is designed to introduce beginners to the sport of kayaking. Our goal is to provide beginning paddlers with a solid foundation of basic kayaking skills and determine if whitewater kayaking is for you. No experience required, equipment provided. Must be comfortable in deep water.
WHITEWATER KAYAK SKILLS COURSE
Novice experience required
This 8 hour (2 days) whitewater kayak instruction course is designed to introduce beginner kayakers to the sport of whitewater kayaking. Our goal is to provide novice kayakers with a solid foundation of basic kayaking skills necessary to kayak in Class I and II whitewater. Novice experience required, equipment provided. Must be comfortable in deep water.