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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 $50.00 and Non-Member is $70.00

Classes run for 6 weeks and meet 1 time per week

Fall 1 Swim Lessons:

Classes run from: September 13th through October 23rd - (6 weeks - meets 1 time per week)

Oak Park YMCA

Parkwood YMCA 

Westside YMCA

Fall 2 Swim Lessons: 

Classes run from: November 1st - December 18th - (6 weeks - meets 1 time per week)

Registration will be opening Monday, October 18th at 12:00pm

Oak Park YMCA

Parkwood YMCA  - Revised 10.12.21

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

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


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