Swim Lessons

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We offer swimming lessons and classes for all ages and all year round! Our certified swim instructors teach skills-based swim lessons in addition to water safety in order to establish a lifelong, healthy approach to water, exercise and fun. 

Use the Y's Lesson Selector below to see which class best fits your child.  

We also offer private swim lessons for ages to 6 to adults. Our instructors can help overcome apprehension, improve technique, or assist in developing a plan for endurance swimming. Classes are 30 minutes and scheduled by appointment. 

Members & Community: $45/30 minute lessons or $120/3 30 minute lessons 

Parent & Child | Stage A & B | 6 Months to 3 y/o

Can Student Respond to Verbal Cues and Jump on Land? > IF NOT YET > Stage A

Stage A: Water Discovery
Parents accompany children in stage A, which introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment through exploration and encourages them to enjoy themselves while learning about the water.

Day & Time
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Ages
6 Months-3 y/o

Fee
Members $50; Community Members $66

Is Student Comfortable Working with an Instructor without a Parent? > IF NOT YET > Stage B

Stage B: Water Exploration
Parents work with their children to explore body positions, floating, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills.

Day & Time
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Ages
6 Months-3 y/o

Fee
Members $50; Community Members $66

Preschool | Stage 1 & 2 | 3-5 y/o

Will Student Go Underwater Voluntarily? > IF NOT YET > Stage 1

Stage 1: Water Acclimation
Students develop comfort with underwater exploration and learn to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water in stage 1. This stage lays the foundation that allows for a student's future progress in swimming.

Day & Time
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Ages
3-5 y/o

Fee
Members $60; Community Members $74

Can Student Do Front & Back Float On His/Her Own? > IF NOT YET > Stage 2

Stage 2: Water Movement
Students focus on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water while also continuing to practice how to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water.

Day & Time
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Ages
3-5 y/o

Fee
Members $64; Community Members $85

Can Student Swim 10-15 Years on His/Her Front & Back? > IF NOT YET > Stage 3


Classes not offered this session.

School Age | Stage 2,3,4 | 5-12 y/o

Can Student do Front & Back Float on His/Her Own? > IF NOT YET > Stage 2

Stage 2: Water Movement
Students focus on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water while also continuing to practice how to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water.

Day & Time
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Ages
5-12 y/o

Fee
Members $60; Community Members $74

Can Student Swim 10-15 Yards on His/Her Front & Back? > IF NOT YET > Stage 3

Stage 3: Water Stamina
Students 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.

Day & Time
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Ages
3-5 y/o

Fee
Members $64; Community Members $85

Can Student Swim 15 Yards of Front & Back Crawl > IF NOT YET > Stage 4

Stage 4: Stroke Introduction
Students develop stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and learn the breaststroke kick and butterfly kick. Water safety is reinforced through treading water and elementary backstroke.

Day & Time
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Ages
5-12 y/o

Fee
Members $64; Community Members $85

Can Student Swim Front Crawl, Back Crawl, & Breastroke Across Pool?


Classes are not offered this session.

However, students in this stage are encouraged to join the Long Reach Swim Club. Click here to learn more about swim team.

Bath Y Facility

New Session begins January 6, 2020 

Aquatics Director: Andrea Moskevitz
andrea@bathymca.org
207-443-4112, x23

Landing Y Facility

Unavailable at this location.