Swim Lessons

Y Swim Lessons teach life-saving skills, develop self-esteem, and create positive experiences that last a lifetime. We're proud to offer a variety of swim lessons for people of all ages and abilities, both in group and private settings.

Registration for Spring II Swim Lessons

8 Week Session Dates: April 29 - June 23
*4 Week Session Dates: April 29 - May 26 • May 27 - June 23
Y Member Registration Dates: April 8 - May 5
Non-Member Registration Dates: April 15 – May 5 

*Please note that lesson offerings vary across the Gateway Region YMCA association. Find your local Y here to contact your Aquatic Director for more information.

    

 

Swim Starters

Accompanied by a parent, infants and toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness. Parents learn about water safety and drowning prevention.

Swim Strokes

Students learn personal water safety, achieve basic swimming competency, and progress to learn about the four competitive swimming strokes.

Teen & Adult Swim Lessons

Teens and adults can choose from different levels of classes, beginning with water safety and swimming competency, to building and refining swimming stroke techniques.

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Private & Semi-Private Swim Lessons

Group lessons aren't for everyone. One-on-one time with a YMCA swim instructor might be just what you need. Learn more here or register online now!

Please note that lesson offerings vary across the Gateway Region YMCA association. Find your local Y here to contact your Aquatic Director for more information. The Y is proud to serve the St. Louis and Southwest Illinois regions. Financial Assistance is available.