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.
Preschoolers holding on the side of YMCA indoor pool before swim class

Preschool Child

Children learn water safety, basic swimming competency, and progress through levels as they develop skills.
Two girls with swim caps and googles in lap lane of YMCA indoor pool

School Age Child

Students learn personal water safety, achieve basic swimming competency, and progress to learn about the four competitive swimming strokes.
Group of teens with swim caps and googles at YMCA indoor pool

Teens

Teens develop basic swimming competency, refine strokes, and learn lifelong water safety skills with their peers in our progressive program.
Adult wearing googles takes a breath on the side of North Brooklyn YMCA's indoor lap swimming pool

Adults

Adults can choose from different levels of classes, beginning with water safety and swimming competency, to building and refining swimming stroke techniques.
Private lesson swim instructor teaching young girl to swim in pool at YMCA

Private Swim Lessons

Group lessons aren't for everyone. One-on-one time with a YMCA swim instructor might be just what you need.

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