Pre-K Swim Lesson Program

Drowning is the second leading cause of preventable childhood death, but the Thomasville YMCA’s Pre-K program teaches young children swimming and life-saving skills in and around water. Lessons start the first week in January, and continue on until the end of April of every year. The program includes 8 lessons with a time of thirty-five minutes of instruction, and five minutes of free swim.The program covers Boating Safety, Emergency Procedures, Sun Protection, Non-Entry water rescues, How to dial 911, and also an entire Safety Day in the eight lessons.

coach teaching a child to swim
coach teaching a child to swim

The Thomasville YMCA Pre-K program serves close to three hundred kids each year. Local schools that the Y has served include the Brookwood School, Hand-in-Hand, Harper School, Scott Elementary, and Jerger Elementary School. Also local church school Pre-K programs including St. Thomas, First Baptist Church, First United Methodist Church, and First Presbyterian Church.

For more information about the Pre-K Swim lesson program contact the Aquatics Director, Kenny Hood at (229)-226-3446.