Swim lessons at the Y focus on learning vital water safety skills and stroke development through a progressive swim lesson curriculum. Swimmers develop self-esteem while creating positive experiences that last a lifetime.

 

Parent & Child Lessons

Hop in the pool with your infant or toddler and help them learn to be comfortable in the water. Parents learn about water safety and drowning prevention.

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Summer Swim Lessons
Some locations run Summer I & Summer II combined

Summer I session Dates: May 31 - June 27
Y Member Registration Opens May 3 • Non-Member Registration Opens May 10

Summer II session Dates: June 28-July 25
Y Member Registration Opens May 3 • Non-Member Registration Opens May 10

Summer III session Dates: July 26 - Aug 22
Y Member Registration Opens May 3 • Non-Member Registration Opens May 10

  • Age: 6 months-3 years
  • Class length: 30 minutes
  • Qualification: None needed
  • Adult participation: one parent or guardian per child must be in the pool for each lesson

The class introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment through exploration.

  • Age: 6 months-3 years
  • Class length: 30 minutes
  • Qualification: Child is comfortable in the water or child has taken Stage A Water Discovery
  • Adult participation: one parent or guardian per child must be in the pool for each lesson

Focuses on exploring body positions, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills.

Private & Semi Private Swim Lessons

Our private swim lessons have been modified with your safety and personal goals in mind! Private lessons are currently offered at select Gateway Region YMCA locations.

Instructors wear face shields.

Pool areas are disinfected before and after your lesson.

1:1 or 1:2 instruction provides limited contact with others.