Build confidence in the water with group or private swim lessons

Swim lessons focus on safety in and around the water, building participant confidence, and helping all ages to achieve their aquatic goals.

Group Lessons

With up to 6 students per class, group swim lessons run on a set curriculum and session schedule.

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Private Lessons

Choose from either individual or buddy private swim lessons, which can be customized to your goals and schedule.

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Swim lesson expectations

  • Bring a towel, using goggles is recommended.
  • Shower before and after lessons.
  • Use the restroom before lessons begin.
  • A parent or adult guardian must remain in the viewing area during the entire swim lesson. If you or your child is not feeling well, please do not come to your swim lesson. Call your Y or our Service Center at (808) 678-4296 if you or your child will be absent. 

Safety at swim lessons

All YMCA staff have been trained on safety and procedures. Our pools meet or exceed the health standards recommended by the CDC and local authorities.