Learn to swim at the Y! The YMCA has long been America’s favorite swimming instructor. We offer swim lessons for infants, kids, teenagers and adults.
Use the resistance and buoyancy of the water to improve cardiovascular fitness, strength, and flexibility.
The YMCA has several swim team options at our branches. Seasons and age groups vary by location.
This course is designed to give participants the skills and knowledge needed to be lifeguards in a pools and other aquatics environments.
Guidelines for how we can all work together to keep kids safe in our pools.
Swimmers must be able to enter and exit the pool independently and maintain control in the water with a swimming bubble. In this stage participants focus on body position and control, directional change and forward movement in the water.
Exploring the water and personal skills without instructor help
Developing basic skills to propel and glide through the water without instructor helps
Learning basic water safety
Swimmers must be able to swim across the width of the pool independently. This stage develops forward movement on the front and back, integrating arm and leg action, and introduces rhythmic breathing. Skills will be practiced in deeper water.
Private Swim Lessons & Group Private Lessons are available. For more information, contact Cortney Lahr.