Due to unexpected technical difficulties, the application form is temporarily unavailable. While our staff work diligently on this issue, please call our office at 401-421-0606 to apply over the phone Monday-Friday 10AM-5PM.
Follow these easy steps to apply for free swimming lessons
PLEASE NOTE: We fund lessons on a first come first serve basis and to the extent that our own fundraising allows. By registering, you are not guaranteed funding. If you've already registered for one session this year, you may not apply again. Stages of Freedom will only honor applications once per child per year.
1. Contact your local YMCA branch you would like the child to have his or her free swimming lessons at to find out when the swimming lessons begin. Here are a few local YMCA's we have located for you:
East Side/Mt.Hope YMCA : (401) 521-0155
Cranston YMCA : (401) 943-0444
Newman YMCA (Seekonk) : (508) 336-7103
Kent County YMCA (Warwick): (401) 828-0130
South County YMCA (Peace Dale) : (401) 783-3900
Newport County YMCA (Middletown) : (401) 847-9200
West Bay Family YMCA (N. Kingstown) : (401) 295-6501
2. Normally, you'd complete an application form online. However, due to unexpected technical difficulties, the application form is temporarily unavailable. While our staff work diligently on this issue, please call our office at 401-421-0606 to apply over the phone Monday-Friday 10AM-5PM.
3. A check payable to the YMCA branch your child will be attending will be sent to your address before registration.
4. When you receive the check, go to the YMCA branch you selected and register your child for swimming lessons using the check provided by Stages of Freedom.
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