The Y’s Safety Around Water program helps kids learn essential water safety skills, which can open up a world of possibilities for them to satisfy their curiosity. This program is free and open to the public!

Water Acclimation Class Schedule

Water Acclimation
The first stage of YMCA swim lessons focuses on skills for beginners. Participants are introduced to the pool and develop safe water habits in a fun and encouraging environment.

Monday, April 22-Wednesday, April 24
1:00-1:45 PM: Ages 5-12 years old
1:50-2:30 PM: Ages 18+
2:30-3:00 PM: Ages 3-5 years old

Boating Safety Skills Schedule

Saturday, April 27
10:30-11:00 AM: Ages 3-5 years old
11:00-11:40 AM: Ages 6-12 years old
12:00-1:00 PM: Ages 6-12 years old 


Stop by the Member Services Desk or contact Heidi Ortiz, Aquatics Director, at 212-912-2230 or Please note, these programs are open to participants who are not enrolled in our swim program.

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