Our SWIM LESSON CURRICULUM PROVIDES TOOLS EVERYONE NEEDS TO BE SAFE AND CONFIDENT AROUND THE WATER
For more information contact the branch aquatic directors.
Nurturing skills and building confidence
in the water
For more than 160 years, the YMCA has nurtured potential and united communities across America to create lasting, meaningful change. Everything the Y does is in service of building a better us. One of the most effective ways to accomplish this is to teach youth, teens, and adults to swim, so they can stay safe around water and learn the skills they need to make swimming a lifelong pursuit for staying healthy.
Y swim instructors are nationally certified. Their training includes CPR, AED, First Aid and Oxygen Administration. Swim lessons provide important life skills that could save a life and will benefit students for a lifetime.
We’re here for everyone
All ages - from infants to seniors - can learn to swim. Check out our class offerings below to find one that fits your family’s busy schedule.
TEEN AND ADULT
Qualified instructors teach basic swimming techniques, water safety, and help build
confidence in teens & adults around the water. Individuals will move at their own pace.
Swim Lesson Schedules
For more information on branch specific dates and times, click on your branch below:
Specialty Classes and Programs
Swimmers who love the water and want further instruction for future aquatics activities enjoy participating in our Specialty Programs focused on leadership, competition, and recreation.
We continually develop our specialty program curriculum. Please check with your Y for
For ages 6 - 18, our swim teams are designed to emphasize technique, endurance and sportsmanship. Must be a member of the YMCA of Central Stark County and have at least Stage 4 level skills to try out for the swim team.
Please click below for more information on branch swim teams.