Swim Lessons

Whether your child is learning to swim for the first time, brushing up on swimming stroke skills or wanting to swim competitively, we've got the perfect program!  Check check out our Aquatics overview page, click here!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learn about swim lessons at all our branches!  Below is a sampling of what we have to offer.

 

SKIP w/ Parent

Ages 6-36 months

This class is designed as a water orientation for children/parents to become more comfortable in a structured pool environment. 

PIKE W/ PARENT

Ages 3-5

This class is for children who still have a fear of the water and who have at least taken our SKIP class.  Children will learn the same skills as a PIKE W/PARENT class but there will be less emphasis on parent-child separation.

PIKE

Ages 3-6

This class helps children adjust to the water and develop independent movement.  Full bubbles used to help children learn and maintain proper position in the water while swimming on their front and back.  This class is for those with little/no swimming experience or has a fear of water.  Simple safety rules will be introduced. 

EEL

Ages 3-6

This class is for children who are comfortable in the water with floatation devices but cannot yet swim the length of the pool.  Child must be comfortable blowing bubbles/getting face wet.  Children aim to swim without a bubble and perform kneeling dives.

RAYS

Ages 3-6

This class is designed for those children who can swim 15 feet independently, are comfortable with their faces in the water, and have demonstrated a proper back float.  This class reviews and improves strokes on front, back, and side.  Introduction to rotary breathing and breaststroke. 

POLLIWOG

Ages 6-14

Polliwog is a beginner class for children who are uncomfortable or inexperienced in swimming.  This class will teach the basic skills including stroke work, floating, and kicking.  This class may also be a continuation from previous levels.  Various bubble sizes will be used. 

GUPPY

Ages 6-14

Guppy is for children who are comfortable in the water and can swim 15-20 feet without a floatation device.  This class is designed to get into the techniques of each stroke.  Guppy builds off skills learned in POLLIWOG. 

MINNOW

Ages 6-14

Minnow is for children who can swim 25 yards on front and back without a flotation device.  This class focuses on improving stroke technique as well as boating and water safety.  Swimmers will be introduced to the butterfly kick.   

FISH

Ages 6-14

Fish is for children able to swim 50 yards of freestyle with proficient rotary breathing, sidestroke, backstroke, and breaststroke.  This class is designed for students to increase their endurance for all strokes and learn the butterfly stroke.  Flip turns and competitive starts will be introduced  
 


ADULT SWIM LESSONS

This instructional class is for all adults looking to overcome their fear of water. Start learning basic strokes or stroke improvement. The class is designed to give one-on-one feedback with practice time for individuals to develop at their own pace.

PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS

30 minutes of one-on-one instruction.

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OCY - Plymouth YMCA/Camp Clark(20 Items)
Program No. Name Days Offered Dates Avail. Times Avail. Action
9305 9305 - Swim Lessons: Polliwog - Sat Morning - Camp Bournedale Saturday Feb 18, 2017 - Apr 1, 2017 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Signup
9301 9301 - Swim Lessons: Pike - Sat Morning - Camp Bournedale Saturday Feb 18, 2017 - Apr 1, 2017 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Signup
9303 9303 - Swim Lessons: Eel - Sat Morning - Camp Bournedale Saturday Feb 18, 2017 - Apr 1, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Signup
9298 9298 - Swim Lessons: Skipper With Parent - Sat Morning - Camp Bournedale Saturday Feb 18, 2017 - Apr 1, 2017 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Signup
9300 9300 - Swim Lessons: Pike - Sat Morning - Camp Bournedale Saturday Feb 18, 2017 - Feb 18, 2017 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM Signup
9297 9297 - Swim Lessons: Skipper With Parent - Sat Morning - Camp Bournedale Saturday Feb 18, 2017 - Apr 1, 2017 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM Signup
9304 9304 - Swim Lessons: Polliwog - Mon Evening - Camp Bournedale Monday Feb 13, 2017 - Mar 27, 2017 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM Signup
9302 9302 - Swim Lessons: Eel - Mon Evening - Camp Bournedale Monday Feb 13, 2017 - Mar 27, 2017 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM Signup
9299 9299 - Swim Lessons: Pike - Mon Evening - Camp Bournedale Monday Feb 13, 2017 - Mar 27, 2017 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Signup
9296 9296 - Swim Lessons: Skipper With Parent - Mon Evening - Camp Bournedale Monday Feb 13, 2017 - Mar 27, 2017 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM Signup
Old Colony Y - E.Bridgewater(55 Items)
Program No. Name Days Offered Dates Avail. Times Avail. Action
8111 8111 - Swim Lessons: Skipper With Parent - . Wednesday Jan 4, 2017 - Feb 14, 2017 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Signup
8237 8237 - Swim Lessons: Eel - . Monday Jan 3, 2017 - Feb 20, 2017 5:10 PM - 5:40 PM Signup
8115 8115 - Swim Lessons: Tots in Training - . Tuesday Jan 3, 2017 - Feb 20, 2017 5:10 PM - 5:40 PM Signup
8361 8361 - Swim Lessons: Fish - . Monday Jan 3, 2017 - Feb 20, 2017 4:50 PM - 5:35 PM Signup
8281 8281 - Swim Lessons: Minnow - . Friday Jan 3, 2017 - Feb 20, 2017 4:50 PM - 5:35 PM Signup
8280 8280 - Swim Lessons: Minnow - . Tuesday Jan 3, 2017 - Feb 20, 2017 4:50 PM - 5:35 PM Signup
8268 8268 - Swim Lessons: Polliwog - . Thursday Jan 3, 2017 - Feb 20, 2017 4:50 PM - 5:35 PM Signup
8118 8118 - Swim Lessons: Pike with Parent - . Wednesday Jan 3, 2017 - Feb 20, 2017 4:50 PM - 5:20 PM Signup
8242 8242 - Swim Lessons: Eel - . Friday Jan 3, 2017 - Feb 20, 2017 4:35 PM - 5:05 PM Signup
8240 8240 - Swim Lessons: Eel - . Thursday Jan 3, 2017 - Feb 20, 2017 4:35 PM - 5:05 PM Signup
Old Colony Y - Easton Branch(137 Items)
Program No. Name Days Offered Dates Avail. Times Avail. Action
9548 9548 - Swim Lessons: Fish - Fish Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM Signup
9545 9545 - Swim Lessons: Minnow - Minnow Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM Signup
9499 9499 - Swim Lessons: Adaptive Swim - Adaptive swim Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM Signup
9541 9541 - Swim Lessons: Guppy - Guppy Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM Signup
9531 9531 - Swim Lessons: Ray - Ray Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM Signup
9510 9510 - Swim Lessons: Perch - Perch Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM Signup
9526 9526 - Swim Lessons: Eel - Eel Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Signup
9517 9517 - Swim Lessons: Pike - Pike Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Signup
9516 9516 - Swim Lessons: Pike - Pike Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 09:45 AM - 10:15 AM Signup
9506 9506 - Swim Lessons: Skipper With Parent - Skipper Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 09:45 AM - 10:15 AM Signup
Old Colony Y - Middleboro(59 Items)
Program No. Name Days Offered Dates Avail. Times Avail. Action
8777 8777 - Swim Lessons: Pike - . Saturday Jan 14, 2017 - Feb 18, 2017 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM Signup
8776 8776 - Swim Lessons: Pike - . Friday Jan 13, 2017 - Feb 17, 2017 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Signup
8775 8775 - Swim Lessons: Pike - . Thursday Jan 12, 2017 - Feb 16, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Signup
8773 8773 - Swim Lessons: Pike - . Tuesday Jan 10, 2017 - Feb 14, 2017 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Signup
8874 8874 - Swim Lessons: Shark - . Monday Jan 9, 2017 - Feb 13, 2017 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM Signup
8870 8870 - Swim Lessons: Flying Fish - . Monday Jan 9, 2017 - Feb 13, 2017 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM Signup
8867 8867 - Swim Lessons: Fish - . Monday Jan 9, 2017 - Feb 13, 2017 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM Signup
8851 8851 - Swim Lessons: Guppy - . Monday Jan 9, 2017 - Feb 13, 2017 5:15 PM - 6:00 PM Signup
9259 9259 - Swim Lessons: Adult Stroke Technique - Monday and Friday. Monday, Friday Jan 9, 2017 - Feb 13, 2017 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Signup
8877 8877 - Swim Lessons: Adult Stroke Technique - . Monday Jan 9, 2017 - Feb 13, 2017 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Signup
Old Colony Y - Stoughton(182 Items)
Program No. Name Days Offered Dates Avail. Times Avail. Action
9146 9146 - Swim Lessons: Polliwog - . Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Signup
9175 9175 - Swim Lessons: Shark - . Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 12:45 PM - 1:30 PM Signup
9128 9128 - Swim Lessons: Ray - . Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 12:45 PM - 1:30 PM Signup
9107 9107 - Swim Lessons: Pike - . Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Signup
9155 9155 - Swim Lessons: Guppy - . Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM Signup
9121 9121 - Swim Lessons: Eel - . Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM Signup
9094 9094 - Swim Lessons: Tots in Training - . Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM Signup
9171 9171 - Swim Lessons: Flying Fish - . Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Signup
9135 9135 - Swim Lessons: Starfish - . Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM Signup
9145 9145 - Swim Lessons: Polliwog - . Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM Signup
Old Colony Y - Taunton Branch(104 Items)
Program No. Name Days Offered Dates Avail. Times Avail. Action
9429 9429 - Swim Lessons: Eel - . Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Signup
9427 9427 - Swim Lessons: Pike - . Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM Signup
9435 9435 - Swim Lessons: Fish - . Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Signup
9434 9434 - Swim Lessons: Minnow - . Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Signup
9431 9431 - Swim Lessons: Starfish - . Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Signup
9430 9430 - Swim Lessons: Ray - . Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Signup
9432 9432 - Swim Lessons: Polliwog - . Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Signup
9428 9428 - Swim Lessons: Eel - . Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 09:45 AM - 10:15 AM Signup
9426 9426 - Swim Lessons: Pike - . Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 5, 2017 09:45 AM - 10:15 AM Signup
9433 9433 - Swim Lessons: Guppy - . Saturday Mar 4, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM Signup
Old Colony Y - Youth Branch(25 Items)
Program No. Name Days Offered Dates Avail. Times Avail. Action
8676 8676 - Swim Lessons: Polliwog - . Sunday Jan 8, 2017 - Feb 19, 2017 11:10 AM - 11:40 AM Signup
8675 8675 - Swim Lessons: Guppy - . Sunday Jan 8, 2017 - Feb 19, 2017 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM Signup
9024 9024 - Swim Lessons: Minnow - . Saturday Jan 7, 2017 - Feb 18, 2017 11:40 AM - 12:25 PM Signup
8611 8611 - Swim Lessons: Fish - . Saturday Jan 7, 2017 - Feb 18, 2017 11:25 AM - 12:05 AM Signup
8554 8554 - Swim Lessons: Starfish - . Saturday Jan 7, 2017 - Feb 18, 2017 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM Signup
8603 8603 - Swim Lessons: Guppy - . Saturday Jan 7, 2017 - Feb 18, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Signup
8598 8598 - Swim Lessons: Polliwog - . Saturday Jan 7, 2017 - Feb 18, 2017 09:50 AM - 10:20 AM Signup
8610 8610 - Swim Lessons: Minnow - . Friday Jan 6, 2017 - Feb 17, 2017 6:40 PM - 7:25 PM Signup
8548 8548 - Swim Lessons: Eel - . Friday Jan 6, 2017 - Feb 17, 2017 5:55 PM - 6:25 PM Signup
8628 8628 - Swim Lessons: Fish - . Friday Jan 6, 2017 - Feb 17, 2017 4:25 PM - 5:05 PM Signup

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