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:
Evening Session 1-August 1-September 2, 2018
Evening Session 2-August 1-September 30, 2018
Evening Session 3-August 1-October 28, 2018

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

Evening Session Dates, Days and Times:
Summer Session 3-Tuesday and Thursday | August 7, 9, 14, 21, 23, 28, &  30            6:30-7:00 pm
Evening Session 1-Tuesday and Thursday | September 6, 13, 20, 27                           6:30-7:00 pm
Evening Session 2-Tuesday and Thursday | October 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25             6:30-7:00 pm
Evening Session 3-Tuesday and Thursday | October 30, November 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 27, 29    6:30-7:00 pm

Morning Session Dates, Days and Times:
Morning Session 1-Tuesday and Thursday | September 18, 20, 25, 27                    10:00-10:30 am
Morning Session 2-Tuesday and Thursday | October 9, 11, 16, 18                          10:00-10:30 am
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:
Summer Session III-Y Member $45 | Non-members $70
Evening Session & Morning Sessions-Y Member $30| Non-members $45

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 Registration Dates:
August Saturday Session-May 1-August 1, 2018
September Saturday Session-August 1-September 5, 2018
October Saturday Session-August 1-October 3, 2018
November Saturday Session-August 1-October 31, 2018

Saturday Morning Session Days and Dates:
August Saturday Session-Saturday, August 4-August 25, 2018
September Saturday Session-Saturday, September 8-September 29, 2018
October Saturday Session-Saturday, October 6-October 27, 2018
November Saturday Session-Saturday, November 3-December 1, 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 1-Tuesday and Thursday | September 18, 20, 25, 27                    10:30-11:00 am
Morning Session 2-Tuesday and Thursday | October 9, 11, 16, 18                          10:30-11:00 am
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:
Evening Session 3-May 1-August 5, 2018
Evening Session I-August 1-September 2, 2018
Evening Session II-August 1-September 30, 2018
Evening Session III-August 1-October 28, 2018

Evening Session Days:
Evening Session 3-Tuesday and Thursday, August 7-August 30, 2018
Evening Session I-Tuesday and Thursday | September 6, 13, 20, 27
Evening Session II-Tuesday and Thursday | October 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25
Evening Session III-Tuesday and Thursday | October 30, November 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 27, 29

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:
Session I-Y Member $30 |Non-member $45
Session II,III-Y Member $45 |Non-member $70
Morning 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:
August Saturday Session-May 1-August 1, 2018
September Session-August 1-September 5, 2018
October Session-August 1-October 3, 2018
November Session-August 1-October 31, 2018

Morning Session Days and Dates:
August Saturday Session-Saturday, August 4-August 25, 2018
September Saturday Session-Saturday, September 8-September 29, 2018
October Saturday Session-Saturday, October 6-October 27, 2018
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:
Evening Session 3-May 1-August 5, 2018
Evening Session I-August 1-September 2, 2018
Evening Session II-August 1-September 30, 2018
Evening Session III- August 1-October 28, 2018

Evening Session Days:
Evening Session 3-Tuesday and Thursday | August 7-August 30, 2018
Evening Session I-Tuesday and Thursday | September 6, 13, 20, 27
Evening Session II-Tuesday and Thursday | October 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25
Evening Session III-Tuesday and Thursday | October 30, November 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 27, 29

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

Cost:
Evening Session 3-Y Member $45 | Non-Member $70
Evening Session I-Y Member $30 | Non-Member $45
Evening Session II,III- Y Member $45 | Non-Member $70
Morning 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:
Summer Session 3-May 1-August 5, 2018
Evening Session I-August 1-September 2, 2018
Evening Session II-August 1-September 30, 2018
Evening Session III-August 1, 2018-October 28, 2018

Session Days and Time:
Summer Session 3-Tuesday and Thursday   5:50-6:20 pm
Evening Session I-Thursday   5:50-6:20 pm | September 6, 13, 20, 27
Evening Session II-Tuesday and Thursday 5:50-6:20 pm | October 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25
Evening Session III- Tuesday and Thursday 5:50-6:20 pm | October 30, November 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 27, 29

Cost:
Summer Session 3-Y Member $45 | Non-member $70
Evening Session I-Y Member $30 | Non-member $45
Evening Session II,III-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

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