keep your kids safe in the water!Swim Lessons

Swim lessons not only keep kids safe in the water, they can also be the first step in learning to lifeguard, being part of a swim team and exercising through lap swimming. Our experienced Y instructors emphasize personal safety, swimming skills, endurance and social skills, while guiding students with praise and encouragement. Swim lessons are available for individuals of all ages and abilities. If you are unsure of your child's swim level, a swim evaluation will ensure that your child is placed in the proper class.

Swim Lesson Schedules

PARENT/CHILD CLASSES

Parents accompany children aged 6 to 36 months in the water for these 30-minute lessons. Skills are introduced at the child's development level and build on each other as the child progresses. Basic water skills are taught through fun songs and games.

PRESCHOOL PROGRESSIVE SWIM LESSONS

(Ages 3 to 6)
Your child will learn water safety and build a foundation of skills that lead to stroke development during these 30-minute lessons.

SCHOOL AGE PROGRESSIVE SWIM LESSONS

(Ages 6 to 12)
Our trained instructors emphasize personal safety, swimming skills, endurance and social skills during these 45-minute lessons.

COMPETITIVE SWIMMING

Swim Team offers meaningful experiences for swimmers of all levels with an emphasis on helping kids exemplify the YMCA core values of respect, responsibility, honesty and caring.
Learn more about Swim Team here.

 

Swim lesson schedules


Brandywine Y - Youth Aquatics Schedule

Jennersville Y - Youth Aquatics Schedule

Kennett Area Y - Youth Aquatics Schedule

West Chester Area Y - Youth Aquatics Schedule

 
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