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(9 Items)
Program No. Name Days Offered Dates Avail. Times Avail. Action
12126 12126 - Swim Lessons: Eel - Camp Clark - Tues/Thurs Tuesday, Thursday Jul 25, 2017 - Aug 17, 2017 5:50 PM - 6:20 PM Signup
12125 12125 - Swim Lessons: Pike - Camp Clark - Tues/Thurs Tuesday, Thursday Jul 25, 2017 - Aug 17, 2017 5:10 PM - 5:40 PM Signup
12124 12124 - Swim Lessons: Skipper With Parent - Camp Clark - Tues/Thurs Tuesday, Thursday Jul 25, 2017 - Aug 17, 2017 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM Signup
12116 12116 - Swim Lessons: Guppy - Camp Clark - Sat Afternoon Saturday Jun 24, 2017 - Aug 26, 2017 1:50 PM - 2:20 PM Signup
12115 12115 - Swim Lessons: Polliwog - Camp Clark - Sat Afternoon Saturday Jun 24, 2017 - Aug 26, 2017 1:10 PM - 1:40 PM Signup
12114 12114 - Swim Lessons: Starfish - Camp Clark - Sat Afternoon Saturday Jun 24, 2017 - Aug 26, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Signup
12113 12113 - Swim Lessons: Eel - Camp Clark - Sat Morning Saturday Jun 24, 2017 - Aug 26, 2017 11:20 AM - 11:50 AM Signup
12112 12112 - Swim Lessons: Pike - Camp Clark - Sat Morning Saturday Jun 24, 2017 - Aug 26, 2017 10:40 AM - 11:10 AM Signup
12111 12111 - Swim Lessons: Skipper With Parent - Camp Clark - Sat Morning Saturday Jun 24, 2017 - Aug 26, 2017 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Signup
Old Colony Y - Central Branch(7 Items)
Program No. Name Days Offered Dates Avail. Times Avail. Action
13333 13333 - Swim Lessons: Adult Swim - With Scott Saturday Sep 14, 2017 - Oct 26, 2017 10:00 PM - 10:45 PM Signup
13332 13332 - Swim Lessons: Adult Swim - With Scott Thursday Sep 14, 2017 - Oct 26, 2017 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Signup
13438 13438 - Swim Lessons: Polliwog - with Tuesday Sep 12, 2017 - Oct 24, 2017 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Signup
13331 13331 - Swim Lessons: Adult Swim - With Scott Tuesday Sep 12, 2017 - Oct 24, 2017 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Signup
12477 12477 - Swim Lessons: Adult Beginner - With Scott Saturday Jul 1, 2017 - Aug 19, 2017 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Signup
11971 11971 - Swim Lessons: Adult Beginner - With Scott Thursday Jun 29, 2017 - Aug 17, 2017 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM Signup
11969 11969 - Swim Lessons: Adult Beginner - With Scott Thursday Jun 29, 2017 - Aug 17, 2017 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Signup
Old Colony Y - E.Bridgewater Branch(101 Items)
Program No. Name Days Offered Dates Avail. Times Avail. Action
13076 13076 - Swim Lessons: Ray - Ray with: Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 11:55 AM - 12:25 PM Signup
13020 13020 - Swim Lessons: Pike with Parent - Pike with Parent with: Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Signup
13063 13063 - Swim Lessons: Eel - Eel with: Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM Signup
13119 13119 - Swim Lessons: Fish - Fish with: Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 11:05 AM - 11:50 AM Signup
13002 13002 - Swim Lessons: Tots in Training - Tots with: Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 10:55 AM - 11:25 AM Signup
13043 13043 - Swim Lessons: Pike - Pike with: Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 10:40 AM - 11:10 AM Signup
12988 12988 - Swim Lessons: Skipper With Parent - Skipper with: Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 10:20 AM - 10:50 AM Signup
13115 13115 - Swim Lessons: Minnow - Minnow with: Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM Signup
13073 13073 - Swim Lessons: Ray - Ray with: Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 09:55 AM - 10:25 AM Signup
13017 13017 - Swim Lessons: Pike with Parent - Pike with Parent with: Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 09:40 AM - 10:10 AM Signup
Old Colony Y - Easton Branch(72 Items)
Program No. Name Days Offered Dates Avail. Times Avail. Action
12662 12662 - Swim Lessons: Fish - Fish Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM Signup
12659 12659 - Swim Lessons: Minnow - Minnow Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM Signup
12617 12617 - Swim Lessons: Adaptive Swim - Adaptive swim Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM Signup
12656 12656 - Swim Lessons: Guppy - Guppy Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM Signup
12646 12646 - Swim Lessons: Ray - Ray Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM Signup
12624 12624 - Swim Lessons: Perch - Perch Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM Signup
12640 12640 - Swim Lessons: Eel - Eel Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Signup
12632 12632 - Swim Lessons: Pike - Pike Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Signup
12631 12631 - Swim Lessons: Pike - Pike Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 09:45 AM - 10:15 AM Signup
12622 12622 - Swim Lessons: Skipper With Parent - Skipper Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 09:45 AM - 10:15 AM Signup
Old Colony Y - Middleboro Branch(90 Items)
Program No. Name Days Offered Dates Avail. Times Avail. Action
12853 12853 - Swim Lessons: Minnow - . Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Signup
12857 12857 - Swim Lessons: Fish - . Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM Signup
12866 12866 - Swim Lessons: Shark - . Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Signup
12861 12861 - Swim Lessons: Flying Fish - . Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Signup
12849 12849 - Swim Lessons: Guppy - . Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Signup
12845 12845 - Swim Lessons: Polliwog - . Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM Signup
12839 12839 - Swim Lessons: Ray - . Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM Signup
12818 12818 - Swim Lessons: Perch - . Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM Signup
12834 12834 - Swim Lessons: Eel - . Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM Signup
12826 12826 - Swim Lessons: Pike - . Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM Signup
Old Colony Y - Stoughton Branch(204 Items)
Program No. Name Days Offered Dates Avail. Times Avail. Action
13269 13269 - Swim Lessons: Tween Swim - Tween/Teen Makeup Saturday Oct 28, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 1:45 PM - 2:30 PM Details
13268 13268 - Swim Lessons: Shark - Shark Makeup Saturday Oct 28, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 1:45 PM - 2:30 PM Details
13267 13267 - Swim Lessons: Flying Fish - Flying Fish Makeup Saturday Oct 28, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 1:45 PM - 2:30 PM Details
13266 13266 - Swim Lessons: Fish - Fish Makeup Saturday Oct 28, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 1:45 PM - 2:30 PM Details
13265 13265 - Swim Lessons: Minnow - Minnow Makeup Saturday Oct 28, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 1:45 PM - 2:30 PM Details
13264 13264 - Swim Lessons: Guppy - Guppy Makeup Saturday Oct 28, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 1:45 PM - 2:30 PM Details
13263 13263 - Swim Lessons: Polliwog - Polliwog Makeup Saturday Oct 28, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 1:45 PM - 2:15 PM Details
13262 13262 - Swim Lessons: Starfish - Starfish Makeup Saturday Oct 28, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Details
13261 13261 - Swim Lessons: Ray - Ray Makeup Saturday Oct 28, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Details
13260 13260 - Swim Lessons: Skipper With Parent - Skipper/Perch Makeup Saturday Oct 28, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Details
Old Colony Y - Taunton Branch(61 Items)
Program No. Name Days Offered Dates Avail. Times Avail. Action
12589 12589 - Swim Lessons: Shark - . Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM Signup
12586 12586 - Swim Lessons: Fish - . Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM Signup
12582 12582 - Swim Lessons: Minnow - . Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Signup
12564 12564 - Swim Lessons: Ray - . Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Signup
12556 12556 - Swim Lessons: Eel - . Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Signup
12573 12573 - Swim Lessons: Polliwog - . Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Signup
12529 12529 - Swim Lessons: Skipper With Parent - . Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 09:50 AM - 10:20 AM Signup
12539 12539 - Swim Lessons: Pike - . Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 09:45 AM - 10:15 AM Signup
13413 13413 - Swim Lessons: Starfish - . Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM Signup
12578 12578 - Swim Lessons: Guppy - . Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM Signup
Old Colony Y - Youth Branch(82 Items)
Program No. Name Days Offered Dates Avail. Times Avail. Action
13196 13196 - Swim Lessons: Shark - with Wednesday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 6:10 PM - 6:55 PM Signup
13179 13179 - Swim Lessons: Minnow - with Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 11:40 AM - 12:25 PM Signup
13191 13191 - Swim Lessons: Fish - with Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 11:25 AM - 12:05 PM Signup
13175 13175 - Swim Lessons: Flying Fish - with Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM Signup
13177 13177 - Swim Lessons: Guppy - with Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Signup
12990 12990 - Swim Lessons: Eel - with Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 09:10 AM - 09:40 AM Signup
12956 12956 - Swim Lessons: Skipper With Parent - with Saturday Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 08:30 AM - 09:00 AM Signup
13189 13189 - Swim Lessons: Minnow - with Friday Sep 15, 2017 - Oct 27, 2017 6:40 PM - 7:25 PM Signup
13194 13194 - Swim Lessons: Flying Fish - with Friday Sep 15, 2017 - Oct 27, 2017 6:35 PM - 7:20 PM Signup
13124 13124 - Swim Lessons: Eel - with Friday Sep 15, 2017 - Oct 27, 2017 5:55 PM - 6:25 PM Signup

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