A new summer fun and safety class is being offered this spring at the Westfield Area Y, 220 Clark Street in Westfield.  Session one begins April 29th-May 20th and Session 2 will run from May 27th-June 17.  The class will focus on pool and open water safety.  Students will learn basic survival skills, strokes, danger recognition and how to be a safe summer swimmer. 
 
Children must be able to comfortably swim one length of the pool on their stomach and one length on their back.  Parents may join in the class if they wish for no additional fee.
 
Registration is going on now for this class.  Interested participants can register online at www.westfieldynj.org or at the Welcome Center at the Main Y Facility.
 
The Y is the nation’s leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Visit www.westfieldynj.org to learn more about Westfield Area Y programs.  Financial assistance is available for those who qualify.