AGES: 18+ | Available Sept, Nov, Jan, Mar, May
Members: $25/mo | Community participant: $50/mo
Break the Fear
Offered for adults that have any apprehension or fear about the water with a goal of introducing personal water safety and basic skills to increase comfort, eliminate anxiety, with a focus on learning and enjoyment.
This class is for adult beginner swimmers that have either completed “Break the Fear” or if you have never had formal swim instruction. Focus on freestyle, breathing techniques and introduction to backstroke.
Stroke Technique & Fitness Swim
Offered for adult advanced beginner swimmers. This level begins to focus on endurance for freestyle and refining backstroke and breaststroke skills.
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
Members: $15/mo | 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+ | May-August
Race participants: $55 | Non-race participants: $65
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
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.