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(5 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
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
Old Colony Y - Central Branch(3 Items)
Program No. Name Days Offered Dates Avail. Times Avail. Action
11055 11055 - Swim Lessons: Adult Beginner - With Scott Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Signup
11057 11057 - Swim Lessons: Adult Intermediate - With Scott Thursday Apr 27, 2017 - Jun 8, 2017 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Signup
11054 11054 - Swim Lessons: Adult Beginner - With Scott Tuesday Apr 25, 2017 - Jun 6, 2017 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Signup
Old Colony Y - E.Bridgewater Branch(155 Items)
Program No. Name Days Offered Dates Avail. Times Avail. Action
10713 10713 - Swim Lessons: Ray - Preschool Class | Instructor: Jessie Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Signup
10687 10687 - Swim Lessons: Pike with Parent - Parent-Child Class | Instructor: Carly Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Signup
10704 10704 - Swim Lessons: Eel - Preschool Class | Instructor: Jessie Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM Signup
10679 10679 - Swim Lessons: Tots in Training - Parent-Child Class | Instructor: Carly Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM Signup
10734 10734 - Swim Lessons: Fish - Youth Class | Instructor: Emma Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Signup
10696 10696 - Swim Lessons: Pike - Preschool Class | Instructor: Jessie Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Signup
10672 10672 - Swim Lessons: Skipper With Parent - Parent-Child Class | Instructor: Carly Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Signup
10729 10729 - Swim Lessons: Minnow - Youth Class | Instructor: Emma Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Signup
10712 10712 - Swim Lessons: Ray - Preschool Class | Instructor: Jessie Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM Signup
10686 10686 - Swim Lessons: Pike with Parent - Parent-Child Class | Instructor: Carly Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM Signup
Old Colony Y - Easton Branch(60 Items)
Program No. Name Days Offered Dates Avail. Times Avail. Action
10539 10539 - Swim Lessons: Fish - Fish Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM Signup
10536 10536 - Swim Lessons: Minnow - Minnow Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM Signup
10352 10352 - Swim Lessons: Adaptive Swim - Adaptive swim Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM Signup
10533 10533 - Swim Lessons: Guppy - Guppy Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM Signup
10523 10523 - Swim Lessons: Ray - Ray Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM Signup
10364 10364 - Swim Lessons: Perch - Perch Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM Signup
10517 10517 - Swim Lessons: Eel - Eel Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Signup
10509 10509 - Swim Lessons: Pike - Pike Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Signup
10508 10508 - Swim Lessons: Pike - Pike Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 09:45 AM - 10:15 AM Signup
10361 10361 - Swim Lessons: Skipper With Parent - Skipper Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 09:45 AM - 10:15 AM Signup
Old Colony Y - Middleboro Branch(81 Items)
Program No. Name Days Offered Dates Avail. Times Avail. Action
10803 10803 - Swim Lessons: Minnow - . Monday May 1, 2017 - Jun 5, 2017 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM Signup
10825 10825 - Swim Lessons: Polliwog - . Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Signup
10801 10801 - Swim Lessons: Guppy - . Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Signup
10980 10980 - Swim Lessons: Shark - . Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Signup
10977 10977 - Swim Lessons: Flying Fish - . Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Signup
10796 10796 - Swim Lessons: Polliwog - . Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Signup
10969 10969 - Swim Lessons: Pike with Parent - . Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Signup
10967 10967 - Swim Lessons: Skipper With Parent - . Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Signup
10789 10789 - Swim Lessons: Ray - . Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM Signup
10784 10784 - Swim Lessons: Eel - . Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM Signup
Old Colony Y - Stoughton Branch(208 Items)
Program No. Name Days Offered Dates Avail. Times Avail. Action
10339 10339 - Swim Lessons: Polliwog - Polliwog with Emily Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Signup
10613 10613 - Swim Lessons: Pike - Pike with Ellie Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM Signup
10327 10327 - Swim Lessons: Tots in Training - Tots with Devyn Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM Signup
10615 10615 - Swim Lessons: Guppy - Guppy with Jack Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Signup
10349 10349 - Swim Lessons: Teen Swim Lessons - Teen Swim with Diane Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Signup
10343 10343 - Swim Lessons: Minnow - Minnow with Becca Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM Signup
10614 10614 - Swim Lessons: Eel - Eel with Megan Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Signup
10338 10338 - Swim Lessons: Polliwog - Polliwog with Emily Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Signup
10331 10331 - Swim Lessons: Pike - Pike with Ellie Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Signup
10323 10323 - Swim Lessons: Skipper With Parent - Skipper with Devyn Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Signup
Old Colony Y - Taunton Branch(67 Items)
Program No. Name Days Offered Dates Avail. Times Avail. Action
10884 10884 - Swim Lessons: Eel - . Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Signup
10853 10853 - Swim Lessons: Pike - , Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM Signup
10926 10926 - Swim Lessons: Fish - . Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Signup
10922 10922 - Swim Lessons: Minnow - . Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Signup
10908 10908 - Swim Lessons: Starfish - . Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Signup
10903 10903 - Swim Lessons: Ray - . Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Signup
10913 10913 - Swim Lessons: Polliwog - . Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Signup
10883 10883 - Swim Lessons: Eel - . Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 09:45 AM - 10:15 AM Signup
10852 10852 - Swim Lessons: Pike - . Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 1, 2017 09:45 AM - 10:15 AM Signup
10918 10918 - Swim Lessons: Guppy - . Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM Signup
Old Colony Y - Youth Branch(51 Items)
Program No. Name Days Offered Dates Avail. Times Avail. Action
11105 11105 - Swim Lessons: Fish - With Scott Wednesday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 5:05 PM - 5:45 PM Signup
11095 11095 - Swim Lessons: Guppy - With David Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 4:10 PM - 4:55 PM Signup
11091 11091 - Swim Lessons: Polliwog - With Judith Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM Signup
11098 11098 - Swim Lessons: Minnow - With John Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 11:40 AM - 12:25 AM Signup
11104 11104 - Swim Lessons: Fish - With Judith Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 11:25 AM - 12:05 AM Signup
11081 11081 - Swim Lessons: Starfish - With John Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM Signup
11094 11094 - Swim Lessons: Guppy - With Judith Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 10:40 AM - 11:25 AM Signup
11079 11079 - Swim Lessons: Ray - With Judith Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 09:50 AM - 10:35 AM Signup
11090 11090 - Swim Lessons: Polliwog - With John Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 09:50 AM - 10:20 AM Signup
11072 11072 - Swim Lessons: Eel - With Judith Saturday Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 09:10 AM - 09:40 AM Signup

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