Youth Swim

The YMCA knows swim lessons, in fact, modern swim instruction was invented at the Y. Millions have learned how to swim at the Y – your child could be next.

Safety Around Water Lessons

Drowning is the leading cause of death for children ages 5 to 14. Help reduce the chance of drowning with our 4-day Safety Around Water course. The class is designed to teach children basic water safety skills.

August 13-16
4:15 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
SwedishAmerican Riverfront YMCA

*Kids will take a placement test in the beginning and be placed into classes split into Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced levels.


Our YMCA certified instructors focus on swim instruction, water safety and fun for everyone.  Your child will build friendships, develop self-esteem and create positive experiences that will last a lifetime. We offer swim lessons for all ages and skill levels, lifeguard certification and the Stingray Youth Swim Team.

Year round swim lessons are offered in our warm-water, indoor pools.  Lessons are offered once a week with class offerings in the morning and evenings.