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When your kids take swim lessons at the Y, they’ll gain confidence and learn new skills in a fun, caring environment. Not to mention the benefits of staying active and healthy!


Private Lessons

Private lessons are a great for kids who don’t do well in large groups, teens & adults for are just learning to swim, or any age looking to perfect their stroke.


Adult Swimming

The pool just isn't for kids. Join the fun and learn something new! Our adult swim lesson program offers individualized instruction for every level.

Knowing how to swim is a life-saving skill that opens up a vast array of opportunities to stay fit, develop self-confidence, build relationships and safely enjoy aquatic activities.


Benefits of Swim Lessons with the YMCA:

  • America’s most trusted swim teacher with nationally practiced swim and water safety curriculum
  • Indoor, heated  pool open year-round
  • Skilled, trained swim instructors certified in CPR, AED, and First Aid
  • Two lifeguards always on duty
  • Different class size options (Group, Semi-Private, Private)
  • Lessons for every level of swimmer and of all abilities
  • Affordable pricing and financial assistance available to make swim safety accessible to all
  • And a full fitness facility available to members before, during, or after swim lessons
If you have any questions follow this link to our group swim lesson frequently asked questions page.

Youth Group Swim Lessons take place with a minimum of 3 participants and a maximum of 6 participants. If you are looking for a more individualized experience, visit our Semi-Private and Private Lesson page

Alexandra Amundson, Aquatics Director
916.452.9622 ext. 104


  • Shower before entering the pool.
  • Children under 3 must wear waterproof diapers at all times in the pool
  • We provide instructional flotation devices to use during lessons
  • Due to the size of our Swim Lesson program we do not offer make-up lessons
  • If the Y cancels a class, we offer a prorated voucher that will be available to you on your YMCA account


People with any Covid-19 like symptoms like cough, fever, shortness of breath or combinations of these symptoms will be asked to not enter the building.

Class Size Changes
In order to adhere to proper social distancing we’re reducing the number of classes scheduled at a given time.

Temperature Checks
All swimmers will receive a temperature check before entering the pool area. All staff will also receive a temperature check before the start of each shift.

Face Masks
Front desk staff will be wearing face masks. Swim instructors will be wearing face shields.

6 ft. Distancing
We will be practicing social distancing around the building, including in our pool areas.

Swimmers need to be ready in their swim attire with their swim caps, goggles, and a towel. Locker rooms are available at limited capacity.

Swim Lessons
Lanes will be widened and swimmers will wait in corners when not swimming. Coaches will be centered in the middle of the lane.

Parents will be required to wear face masks to protect others. And we ask that only one parent or guardian accompanies there swimmer to lessons

We will be cleaning all high-touch surfaces like doors handles and bathroom fixtures.Toys and pool equipment will also be cleaned regularly.

Showers & Locker Rooms
We have added an on-deck shower for quick rinses before and after entering the pool. Locker Rooms are limited with some locker sections and showers blocked off to maintain physical distancing.