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


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Summer Programming is from July 4 - August 28!
Member registration opens Saturday, June 18th and community registration opens Saturday, June 25th! Session availability varies by branch location. Explore your branch offerings today and Join the Y today for early access and discounts!


Dad and baby swimming in Rockaway YMCA indoor pool

Parent and Child

Accompanied by a parent, infants and toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness. Parents learn about water safety.
Kids on side of indoor pool at Harlem YMCA

Preschool Children

Children learn water safety, basic swimming competency, and progress through levels as they develop skills.
A girl posing for a picture in the pool with goggles and swim cap on

School Age Child

Students learn personal water safety, basic swimming competency, and learn about the four competitive swimming strokes.
Teen girl gives thumbs up while swimming at Rockaway YMCA indoor pool in Queens

Teens

Teens progress through YMCA swim levels, from entering the water confidently to refining their strokes for swim team participation.
A man swimming laps in a pool

Adults

Choose from different levels of classes, beginning with water safety and swimming competency, to building swimming stroke techniques.

Questions

Questions about swimming at the Y? Our branch aquatics directors are here to help you.