Swimming is a life skill as well as great exercise and a challenging sport. The Y has been “America’s Swim Instructor” for over 100 years. The latest evolution of Y Swim Lessons accommodates varying abilities to help foster a sense of achievement as swimmers progress between levels. This results in more confident swimmers who stick with lessons and develop a love for swimming that can last a lifetime.
For more information on the updated program (launched Fall, 2017), check out the “related downloads” on this page, or ask any member of the Aquatics staff.
This parent/child program develops swim readiness skills through fun and confidence-building experiences. Parents also learn how to supervise children in the water, how to prevent accidents and how to plan for emergencies. Child is required to wear a swim-type diaper if not 100% potty-trained.
Stages/classes are: Stage A: Water Discovery and Stage B: Water Exploration. For class descriptions or to register, click below:
Swim Basics develops personal water safety and basic swimming skills that are recommended for everyone to have around the water.
Stages/classes are: Stage 1: Water Acclimation; Stage 2: Water Movement and Stage 3: Water Stamina. For class descriptions or to register, click below:
Students build stroke technique and additional water safety skills to foster a lifetime of physical activity.
Stages/classes are: Stage 4: Stroke Introduction, State 5: Stroke Development and Stage 6: Stroke Mechanics. For class descriptions or to register, click below:
Special Needs Swim Lessons
Rainbow Fish learn to swim in a group setting with smaller ratios. Swimmers work on skills that are appropriate for their ability level. New participants receive a free skill assessment prior to registration.
Individual and Dual Lessons
Intended for children or adults looking to practice or refine a skill, or to reach a specific goal. These lessons are intended to supplement, not replace, a group lesson.