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Swim Lessons

Swim Lessons

We offer swim lessons in monthly sessions. Each session includes 8 lessons (twice a week).

Click here for the Fall Swim Lessons Schedule
Click here for the Summer Swim Lesson Schedule

Click here for our program overview.
What is the best swim lesson level for my child?

Parent-Child
6 months – 3 years old
Accompanied by a parent, infants and toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills building experiences, while parents learn about water safety, drowning prevention, and the importance of supervision.

Evening Registration Dates:
December Evening Session-November 1-December 2, 2018
January Evening Session-November 1-January 6, 2018
February Evening Session-November 1-February 3, 2018

Evening Session Dates, Days and Times:
November Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | October 30, November 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 27, 29 | 6:30-7:00 pm
December Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | December 4, 6, 11, & 13 | 6:30-7:00 pm
January Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | January 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29 & 31| 6:30-7:00 pm
February Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | February 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26 & 28 | 6:30-7:00 pm

Weekday Morning Registration Date:
Morning Session- Registration starts September 5, 2018

Morning Session Dates, Days and Times:
Morning Session 3-Tuesday and Thursday | November 6, 8, 13, 15                         10:00-10:30 am
Morning Session 4-Tuesday and Thursday | December 4, 6, 11, 13                         10:00-10:30 am
Morning Session 5-Tuesday and Thursday | January 8, 10, 15, 17                           10:00-10:30 am
Morning Session 6-Tuesday and Thursday | February 5, 7, 12, 14                           10:00-10:30 am

Cost:
December Evening Sessions & November Morning Sessions-Y Member $30 | Non-members $45
November, January & February Evening Session-Y Member $45 | Non-Member $70

Preschool
3-5 years old
In this swim basics program, preschoolers learn personal water safety and achieve basic swimming competency by learning two benchmark skills—swim, float, swim and jump, push, turn, grab. Through multiple sessions, children may progress to water movement, water stamina and stroke introduction.

Saturday Morning Session Registration Dates:
January Saturday Session-November 1-January 2, 2018
February Saturday Session-November 1-January 30, 2018

Saturday Morning Session Days and Dates:
November Saturday Session-Saturday, November 3-December 1, 2018
January Saturday Session-Saturday, January 5- January 26, 2018
February Saturday Session-Saturday February 2-February 23, 2018

Saturday Morning Times:
Stage 1-10:00-10:30 am | Stage 2-10:35-11:05 | Stage 3-11:10-11:40 am | Stage 4 11:45-12:15 am

Weekday Morning Registration Date:
Morning Session- Registration starts September 5, 2018

Morning Session Dates, Days and Times:
Morning Session 3-Tuesday and Thursday | November 6, 8, 13, 15                         10:30-11:00 am
Morning Session 4-Tuesday and Thursday | December 4, 6, 11, 13                         10:30-11:00 am
Morning Session 5-Tuesday and Thursday | January 8, 10, 15, 17                           10:30-11:00 am
Morning Session 6-Tuesday and Thursday | February 5, 7, 12, 14                           10:30-11:00 am

Evening Registration Dates:
December Evening Session-November 1-December 2
January Evening Session-November 1-January 6, 2018
February Evening Session-November 1-February 3, 2018

Evening Session Days:
November Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | October 30, November 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 27, 29
December Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | December 4, 6, 11, & 13
January Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | January 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29 & 31
February Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | February 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26 & 28

Evening Session Times:
Stage 1-5:10-5:40 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm
Stage 2-5:10-5:40 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm
Stage 3-4:30-5:00 pm
Stage 4-4:30-5:00 pm

Cost:
December Evening Sessions and Morning Sessions-Y Member $30 | Non-Member $45
November, January & February Evening Session-Y Member $45 | Non-Member $70
Saturday Session-Y Member $30 | Non-Member $45

Youth
6-12 years old
In this program, children may begin at any of the six stages in our swim program: water acclimation to stroke mechanics. The YMCA aquatics director can help determine the appropriate level. For more information about the various levels, click on the program overview link above.

Morning Registration Dates:
November Session-August 1-October 31, 2018

Morning Session Days and Dates:
November Saturday Session-Saturday, November 3-December 1, 2018

Morning Times:
Weekdays
Stage 1-8:55-9:25 am | Stage 2-9:30-10:00 am | Stage 3-10:05-10:35 am | Stage 4-10:40-11:10 am
Saturdays
Stage 1-10:00-10:30 am | Stage 2-10:35-11:05 | Stage 3-11:10-11:40 am | Stage 4 11:45-12:15 am

Evening Registration Dates:
December Evening Session-November 1-December 2, 2018
January Evening Session-November 1-January 6, 2018
February Evening Session-November 1-February 3, 2018

Evening Session Days:
November Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | October 30, November 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 27, 29
December Evening Session- Tuesday and Thursday | December 4, 6, 11, & 13
January Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | January 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29 & 31
February Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | February 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26 & 28

Evening Session Times:
Stage 1-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm
Stage 2-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm
Stage 3-5:10-5:40 pm
Stage 4-5:10-5:40 pm

Saturday Morning Session Registration Dates:
January Saturday Session-November 1-January 2, 2018
February Saturday Session-November 1-January 30, 2018

Saturday Morning Session Days and Dates:
January Saturday Session-Saturday, January 5- January 26, 2018
February Saturday Session-Saturday February 2-February 23, 2018

Saturday Morning Times:
Stage 1-10:00-10:30 am | Stage 2-10:35-11:05 | Stage 3-11:10-11:40 am | Stage 4 11:45-12:15 am

Cost:
December Evening Session and November Saturday Session-Y Member $30 | Non-Member $45
January, November and February Evening Session-Y Member $45 | Non-Member $70
Saturday Session-Y Member $30 | Non-Member $45

Adult
13 years & older
Adult lessons help those who have an acute fear of the water up to those that need advanced stroke development. The course is fun and low key, with the participant setting the pace of the course. Participants may begin at any of the six stages in our swim program: water acclimation to stroke mechanics.

Registration Dates:
December Evening Session-November 1-December 2, 2018
January Evening Session-November 1-January 6, 2018
February Evening Session-November 1-February 3, 2018

Session Days and Time:
November Evening Sessions- Tuesday and Thursday 5:50-6:20 pm | October 30, November 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 27, 29
December Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday 5:50-6:20 pm | December 4, 6,11, & 13
January Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday 5:50-6:20 pm| January 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29 & 31
February Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday 5:50-6:20 pm | February 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26 & 28

Cost:
December Evening Session-Y Member $30 | Non-member $45
November, January & February Evening Session-Y Member $45 | Non-Member $70

Please note: Please register early as swim lessons fill-up quickly! Please check the Charlotte Avenue YMCA Branch, Fort Mill YMCA Branch, or Rock Hill Aquatics Center Branch for swim lesson availability if the CSD Community YMCA is full.

Click here to register for Preschool and Youth classes
Click here to register for Parent-Child classes
Click here to register for Adult classes