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YMCA Swim Lessons 

YMCA Swim Lessons are Available!

Available at all 3 pool locations!

How to Register for Swim Lessons: 


Pricing:  YMCA Member is $65.00 and Non-Member is $85.00


Spring 1 Swim Lessons

Registration will open March 18th at 12pm for members March 20th at 12pm for non-members

Session begins week of April 8 - May 18

Oak Park YMCA 

Parkwood YMCA 

Westside YMCA 

Summer  Swim Lessons

Registration will open May 13th at 12pm for members May 15th at 12pm for non-members

Session begins week of June 10- July 27

Oak Park YMCA 

Parkwood YMCA 

Westside YMCA 



Swim Lesson Participant  - Additional Information:

  • Participants should arrive approximately 5 minutes before their lesson time.
  • The splash and play will not be available for free swim unless under your instructors supervision. 
  • Each participant is allowed 1 spectator on deck and maintain 6ft distance from others.
  • The family locker rooms will be available as well as the men’s and women’s locker room


About YMCA Swim Lessons: 

The Y pioneered the practice of swim lessons over 160 years ago and has taught generations of families how to swim. Our nationally certified instructors teach progressive, skills-based swim lessons for all ages, from infants to seniors. Water safety is our main focus, along with swim readiness, stroke development and establishing a lifelong, healthy approach to water, exercise and fun.

Swimming is a fundamental life skill. Register for a Y swim lesson today!

Parent/Child Swim Lessons

Ages 6 months to 3 years - Parent or other care-provider must accompany child in water for levels A and B

Pre-School Lessons

Age 3-5 - All lessons will be with instructor in the water. 

School Age Swim Lessons

Ages 6-10 years  - Instructor will be in the water as needed wearing a face shield

Adult Swim Lessons - Only available for members at this time!

Adult Beginning is for those Adults who little or no swim experience and are looking to learn to swim. Comfort and beginning swim strokes are taught.  - Available at Parkwood YMCA only

Private Swim Lessons: 

The YMCA does offer private swim lesson based on instructor availability. If interested, please inquire by filling out our online form below. Our aquatics staff will reach out to you. 

Click here to Inquire on Private Swim Lessons

Not sure what swim lessons are right for your child? Check out our swim lesson selector! Swim Lesson Selector


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