Swim Lessons

Y Swim Lessons teach life-saving skills, develop self-esteem, and creating 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 2019 Swim Lessons • Click to browse classes

8 Week Session Dates: March 4 - April 29
*4 Week Session Dates: March 4 - 28  •  April 1 - 25  
Y Member Registration Dates: February 11 - March 10
Non-Member Registration Dates: February 18 – March 10 

*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. Click here to learn more 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.