We offer swim classes for infants, kids, teenagers, and adults. Find a class that’s right for you.

Mommy and me swim lessons at the YMCA

Parent & Child Classes

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.
Preschooler swims during lessons at the YMCA

Preschool Child

Children learn water safety, basic swimming competency, and progress through levels as they develop skills.
Girl learns swimming in pool at YMCA

School Age Child

Students learn personal water safety, achieve basic swimming competency, and progress to learn about the four competitive swimming strokes.
Adult learning to swim in class in pool at YMCA

Teens and Adults

Teens and adults can choose from different levels of classes, beginning with water safety and swimming competency, to building and refining swimming stroke techniques.
Adaptive swim class for kids at Bronx YMCA

Adaptive Swim Classes

Our classes enhance physical fitness and coordination, and are modified to meet individual needs.

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