Swim Starters (Parent-Tot)
Accompanied by a parent, infants & toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills through confidence building experiences. Parents will learn about water safety, drowning prevention, and the importance of supervision. This program is for children that are 6 months old to 3 years old.
Swim Basics (Skippers)
Swimmers develop comfort with underwater exploration and learn to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water. This stage lays the foundation that allows for a swimmer’s future progress in swimming. This program is for children that are 3 years old to 5 years old.
Swim Basics (Water Stamina)
Swimmers learn how to swim to safety from a longer distance than in previous stages in the event of falling into a body of water. This stage also introduces rhythmic breathing and integrated arm and leg action. This program is for ages 6 and up.
Swimmers will work on stroke techniques and learn all major competitive strokes. The emphasis on water safety continues through treading water and sidestroke. This program is for ages 6 and up.
Private Swim Lessons
The Lawrence County YMCA offers one-on-one private swimming lessons to help you or your child achieve your swimming goals! Private lessons are 30 minutes long and provide individual support and training for swimmers of all ages.
Adult Swim Lessons
Adult lessons teach beginners basic swimming skills, water adjustment, and water safety. More advanced adults are instructed on improving their swimming abilities by developing better stroke techniques and increasing endurance.