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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


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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

Sabrina Wiederhold, Aquatics Coordinator
916.452.9622 ext. 104

Swim Lesson Reminders

  • 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