Swim Lessons

We offer swim lessons in monthly sessions. Each session includes 8 lessons (twice a week). We also offer a Saturday morning session which includes 8 lessons over  8 weeks.

Cost:
Weekday Lessons: Members $50/ Non-Members $85
Saturday Lessons: Members $50/ Non-Members $85

Winter 2019 Swim Flyer – baxter
Click here for our program overview.
What is the best swim lesson level for my child?
2018 Swim Lesson FAQs

Private Lesson Request Form

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.

Session Dates:

Monday/Wednesday Classes
Winter 1-January 7-January 30, 2019 (Registration closes January 3, 2019)
Winter 2-February 4-February 27, 2019 (Registration closes January 31, 2019)
Spring 1-March 4-March 27, 2019 (Registration closes February 28, 2019)

Saturday Classes
Winter weekend-January 12-March 2, 2019 (Registration closes January 7, 2019)
Spring weekend-March 9 -May 4, 2019 (Registration closes March 4, 2019)

Session Days and Times:
Monday and Wednesday   Class A- 10:00-10:30 am
Monday and Wednesday   Class B-10:35-11:05 am
Saturday                         Class A-10:45-11:15 am
Saturday                         Class B-11:20-11:50 am

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.

Session Dates:

Monday/Wednesday Classes
Winter 1-January 7-January 30, 2019 (Registration closes January 3, 2019)
Winter 2-February 4-February 27, 2019 (Registration closes January 31, 2019)
Spring 1-March 4-March 27, 2019 (Registration closes February 28, 2019)

Tuesday/Thursday Classes

Winter 1 – January 8-January 31, 2019 (Registration closes January 3, 2019)
Winter 2-February 5-February 28, 2019 (Registration closes January 31, 2019)
Spring 1-March 5-March 28, 2019 (Registration closes February 28, 2019)

Saturday Classes
Winter weekend-January 12-March 2, 2019 (Registration closes January 7, 2019)
Spring weekend-March 9 -May 4, 2019 (Registration closes March 4, 2019)

Session Days and Times:
Monday and Wednesday
 
Stage 1-5:00-5:30 pm | Stage 2-5:35-6:05 pm | Stage 3-6:10-6:40 pm | Stage 4-6:45-7:15  pm

Tuesday and Thursday
Stage 1-1:00-1:30 pm | Stage 2-1:00-1:30 pm

Saturday
Stage 1-9:00-9:30 am | Stage 2-9:35-10:05 am | Stage 3-10:10-10:40 | Stage 4-10:45-11:15 am

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.

Session Dates:

Monday/Wednesday Classes
Winter 1-January 7-January 30, 2019 (Registration closes January 3, 2019)
Winter 2-February 4-February 27, 2019 (Registration closes January 31, 2019)
Spring 1-March 4-March 27, 2019 (Registration closes February 28, 2019)

Saturday Classes
Winter weekend-January 12-March 2, 2019 (Registration closes January 7, 2019)
Spring weekend-March 9 -May 4, 2019 (Registration closes March 4, 2019)

Session Days and Times:
Monday and Wednesday

Stage 1-5:00-5:30 pm | Stage 2-5:35-6:05 pm | Stage 3-6:10-6:40 pm | Stage 4-6:45-7:15  pm
Saturday
Stage 1-9:00-9:30 am | Stage 2-9:35-10:05 am | Stage 3-10:10-10:40 | Stage 4-10:45-11:15 am

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.

Session Dates:

Monday/Wednesday Classes
Winter 1-January 7-January 30, 2019 (Registration closes January 3, 2019)
Winter 2-February 4-February 27, 2019 (Registration closes January 31, 2019)
Spring 1-March 4-March 27, 2019 (Registration closes February 28, 2019)

Session Days and Times:
All Stages- Monday and Wednesday   7:20-8:00 pm             

Please Note: While classes fill quickly, we strive to meet the needs of all our participants. If a class is full, please put your name and phone number on our waiting list, as we add classes each session based upon need, pool space, and instructor availability. We will contact you if there is an opening. Also, lessons may be available at our other branches: Rock Hill YMCA Aquatics Center, YMCA at Carolina Crossing, CSD Community YMCA and the Charlotte Avenue YMCA.

Click Here to Register for Adult
Click Here to Register for Youth Stage 1
Click Here to Register Youth Stage 2
Click Here to Register Youth Stage 3
Click Here to Register Preschool Stage 1
Click Here to Register Preschool Stage 2

 

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