Swim Lessons

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

Click here for the Spring Swim Lessons Schedule
Click here for the Winter 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:
February Evening Session-November 1 2018-February 3, 2019
March Evening Session-February 1 – February 28, 2019
April Evening Session-February 1-March 28, 2019
May Evening Session-February 1-May 2, 2019

Evening Session Dates, Days and Times:
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
March Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | March 5,7,12,14,1,21,26 & 28 | 5:10-5:40 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm
April Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | April 2, 4, 9, 11, 24, 25, 30 May 2 | 5:10-5:40 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm
(No lesson April 15-19)
May Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | May 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30 | 5:10-5:40 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm

Weekday Morning Registration Date:
March Morning Session- Registration starts March 8, 2019
April Morning Session-Registration starts March 29, 2019
May Morning Session-Registration starts May 3, 2019

Morning Session Dates, Days and Times:
March Morning Session -Tuesday and Thursday | March 12, 14, 18, 21                10:00-10:30 am
April Morning Session -Tuesday and Thursday | April 2, 4, 9, 11,                          10:00-10:30 am
May Morning Session -Tuesday and Thursday | May 7, 9, 14, 16,                          10:00-10:30 am

Cost:
March, April & May Evening Session- Y Member $50 | Non-Member $85
March, April & May Morning Session- Y Member $35 | Non-Member $60

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:
February Saturday Session-November 1 2018-January 30, 2019
March Saturday Session-February 1-February 27, 2019
April Saturday Session-February 1-March 27, 2019

Saturday Morning Session Days and Dates:
February Saturday Session-Saturday February 2-February 23, 2019
March Saturday Session-March 2-March 23, 2019
April Saturday Session-April 6-April 27, 2019 (No lesson on April 20)

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 pm

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

Morning Session Dates, Days and Times:
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:
February Evening Session-November 1, 2018-February 3, 2019
March Evening Session-February 1-February 28, 2019
April Evening Session-February 1-March 28, 2019
May Evening Session-February 1-May 2, 2019

Evening Session Days:
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
March Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | March 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26 & 28
April Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | April 2, 4, 9, 11, 24, 25, 30 May 2 (No lesson April 15-19)
May Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | May 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30

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 | 5:50-6:20 pm(spring session only)
Stage 4-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm(spring session only)

Cost:
March, April & May Evening Session-Y Member $50 | Non-Member $85
Saturday Session-Y Member $35 | Non-Member $60

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.

Evening Registration Dates:
February Evening Session-November 1, 2018-February 3, 2019
March Evening Session-February 1-February 28, 2019
April Evening Session-February 1-March 28, 2019
May Evening Session-February 1-May 2, 2019

Evening Session Days:
February Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | February 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26 & 28
March Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | March 5,7,12,14,19,21,26 & 28
April Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | April 2, 4, 9, 11, 24, 25, 30 May 2 (No lesson April 15-19)
May Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | May 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30

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 | 5:50-6:20 pm (spring session only)
Stage 4-5:10-5:40 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm (spring session only)

Saturday Morning Session Registration Dates:
February Saturday Session-November 1-January 30, 2019
March Saturday Session-February 1-February 27, 2019
April Saturday Session-February 1-March 27, 2019

Saturday Morning Session Days and Dates:
February Saturday Session-February 2-February 23, 2019
March Saturday Session-March 2-March 23, 2019
April Saturday Session-April 6-April 27, 2019 (No lesson on April 20)

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 pm

Cost:
February Evening Session-Y Member $45 | Non-Member $70
March, April & May Evening Session-Y Member $50 | Non-Member $85
Saturday Session-Y Member $35 | Non-Member $60

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:
February Evening Session-November 1, 2018-February 3, 2019
March Evening Session-February 1, 2019-February 28, 2019
April Evening Session-February 1-March 28, 2019
May Evening Session-February 1-May 2, 2019

Session Days and Time:
February Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday 5:50-6:20 pm | February 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26 & 28
March Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday 5:50-6:20 pm | March 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26 & 28
April Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday 5:50-6:20 pm |  April 2, 4, 9, 11, 24, 25, 30 May 2 (No lesson April 15-19)
May Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday 5:50-6:20 pm | May 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30

Cost:
January & February Evening Session-Y Member $45 | Non-Member $70
March, April & May Evening Session-Y Member $50 | Non-Member $85

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

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