YMCA of Greater Louisville

Northeast Family YMCA

9400 Mill Brook Road, Louisville, KY 40223 502 425 1271
  • Monday — Friday 5 AM - 8 PM
  • Saturday — Sunday 7 AM - 5 PM

SWIM LESSONS

WAYS TO SAVE ON SWIM LESSONS

  • Join the Y to save and enjoy special member prices on swim lessons!
  • Find out more about reduced rates through our financial assistance program.
  • Keep swimming and save! Swimmers who participate in 4 consecutive sessions of swim lessons will get $10 off the fifth session.
Use our Swim Lesson Selector (PDF) to determine what level is right for you.

SWIM LESSON CLASS LEVELS

SWIM STARTERS

Water Discovery (Ages 6 months-3 years)
Parents accompany their infant or toddler in the water, exploring fundamentals like blowing bubbles, back floats and essential safety around water skills.

SWIM BASICS 1-3

Swim Basics 1: Water Acclimation (Ages 3 and up)
Increases comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self rescue skills performed with assistance.

Swim Basics 2:Water Movement (Ages 3 and up)
Encourages forward movement in water and basic self rescue skills performed independently.

Swim Basics 3: Water Stamina (Ages 3 and up)
Develops intermediate self rescue skills and introduces rhythmic breathing with integrated movements.

SWIM STROKES 4-6

Swim Strokes 4: Stroke Introduction (Ages 3 and up)
Introduces basic technique for front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke kick, butterfly kick, treading water and elementary backstroke.

Swim Strokes 5: Stroke Development (Ages 6 and up)
Develops technique for all major competitive strokes and reinforces safety through continued work on treading water and sidestroke.

Swim Strokes 6: Stroke Mechanics (Ages 6 and up)
Refines technique for all major competitive strokes and encourages swimming as part of a healthy lifestyle.

TEEN/ADULT SWIM LESSONS

AGES 13+

Teen/Adult swim lessons are available for every level, from beginner to advanced stroke and skill development. Schedules vary for each season and additional options may be added as needed.

ADAPTIVE SWIM LESSONS

Lessons will be scheduled based on need and each swimmer will have a one-on-one meeting with the instructor to discuss goals and adapt the lessons to encourage success. Schedules vary for each season and additional options may be added as needed. To learn about adaptive swim lessons, please contact the Northeast Family YMCA at 502.425.1271.

PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS

Private classes offer the opportunity to have one-on-one instruction at any level. To learn about private swim lesson options, please contact the Northeast Family YMCA at 502.425.1271.

SUPER SWIMMERS CLUB

Keep swimming and save! Swimmers who participate in 4 consecutive sessions of swim lessons will get $10 off the fifth session.

QUESTIONS?

For more information or for assistance with registration, please contact TJ Phillips at tphillips@ymcalouisville.org or at 502.425.1271.
Our Mission: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.