Lots of adults learn to swim at the Y under the patient and skillful direction of YMCA aquatics professionals. Enjoy learning with others, or one-on-one lessons to work at your own pace. Once you learn to swim, you’ll never feel unsafe around water, and you can enjoy the many physical benefits regular swimming can provide. The Y is a national leader in swim instruction and water safety, and Y aquatics programs are designed to teach personal water safety and swimming skills to everyone.

Adult Group Swim Lessons

This class is for people who want to learn the basics of swimming, or conquer a fear of swimming. We have trained and dedicated instructors who can help you learn to swim what matter your experience or background is.

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Adult Private Swim Lessons

Adult Private lessons are great for adults who need a flexible schedule, or who want build swimming skills to achieve specific goals. Private Swim Lessons are typically by appointment only. Please check with your local Y for availability.

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Adaptive Adult Swim Lessons

This program offers participants with special needs the opportunity to learn to swim, stay fit, and have fun in a safe and relaxed environment. They receive exceptional guidance from a certified YMCA swimming instructor with experience in special needs. Previous experience in swimming is not required. Participants are enrolled in either a private or small group depending on their specific needs and abilities. Dates are by appointment only, please check with your local Y for availability.

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