Make a splash at the YWCA!

A new six-week session of group and private swim lessons for all levels begins on Monday, January 22.

Call (607) 753-9651 or stop by the YWCA to register between January 2 and January 22.

Important Dates:

Session Dates: Jan 22 – March 9  (*No classes 2/19-2/24)

Registration: Jan 2 – Jan 22  


Group Swim Lessons | $54-members/$66-non-members. 

Private Swim Lessons | $84-members/$96 for non-members.  

Group & Private Swim Lesson Schedule

Time   Monday   Wednesday   Saturday  
9:00-9:30 am         Preschool w/ Parents  
9:30-10:00 am         Waterbabies  
10:00-10:30am         Level 1 / Level 2  
10:30-11:00 am         Private Lesson   
3:30- 4:00 pm   Private Lesson   Private Lesson     
4:00 – 4:30 pm   Private Lesson   Private Lesson     
4:30 – 5:00 pm   Preschool Swim / Private Lesson   Level 2/ Level 3     
5:00 – 5:30 pm   Level 1 / Level 3/4   Waterbabies     
5:30 – 6:00 pm   Private Lesson   Level 1/ Preschool     
6:00 – 6:30 pm   Level 2/ Preschool  Level 3/4    
6:30 – 7:00 pm   Private Lesson  Private Lesson    

Wondering which level to register your child for? See below for level descriptions:

Waterbabies: Parent and child learn water exploration skills. Teacher interaction and group activities focus on feeling secure and content in the water. For ages 6 mos.-2 years.  

Preschool with Parents: a water exploration class for young children and parents. Blowing bubbles, floats, arm coordination, and strokes will be taught. An instructor will take parents through different holds and cues involved in swim instruction. It is a stepping-stone for preschool. For ages 3-4.    

Preschool Swim: A water exploration class for young children. Blowing bubbles, floats, arm coordination, and strokes will be taught. Children wear bubbles to assist in swimming. For ages 3-5.    

Level 1: Learn basic skills to move comfortably in the water. All skills are done with the support of an instructor.    

Level 2: Glides with kicks, front & back crawl, and rhythmic breathing. Lessons in mildly deep water.    

Level 3: Front and back glides are unsupported. Front and back crawls become more accomplished. Elementary backstroke and diving will be introduced. Lessons in the deep end.    

Level 4: Instruction includes coordinating front and back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, and sidestroke. Dives are done from a standing position.