Geneva Lakes Family YMCA

Child Swim Lessons

We offer year round swim lessons starting at 6 months!

Offered year round on days and times that are convenient for you, our swim lesson program begins as early as six months old. This life-saving skill is crucial! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in five people who die from drowing are children 14 and younger. A large percent of children drown within 6-10 feet of safety. Most of these drownings happen because of no or very little basic water safety knowledge and skills.  The Geneva Lakes Family YMCA is committed to building each child's skills!

Parent/Child Classes (beginning at 6 months)

Accompanied by a parent, infants (beginning at 6 months) and toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills through fun and confidence-building experiences, while parents learn about water safety, drowning prevention, and the importance of supervision. Swim diapers required if not potty-trained. Click below for schedule. 

Preschool Classes (beginning at 2 1/2 years)

Students learn independence from parents, basic swimming principles and safe water habits while increasing swimmer’s confidence in the water through activities, games and songs. Click below to register your child for the correct swimming level.  Do not know what level your child is in? Click on link below.  Still don't know?  Then schedule a FREE swim evaluation by clicking on the box below.

Youth Classes (beginning at 5 years)

Students learn personal water safety and achieve basic swimming competency including safe water habits, underwater exploration, and how to swim to safety and exit in the event of falling into a body of water.  Activities, games, and drills, geared to reinforce learning, are utilized heavily as students’ progress in this skill-based approach to swimming. Click below to register your child for the correct swimming level.  Do not know what level your child is in? Click on link below.  Still don't know?  Then schedule a FREE swim evaluation by clicking on the box below.

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Credit | Refund Policy
Programs/service dates that land on holidays, are cancelled for inclement weather or conflicts with school district calendars are not refundable and do not qualify for a credit. Programs lacking in sufficient enrollment may be cancelled. If this happens you may transfer to different class/program, receive a system credit or receive a refund. The Y reserves the right to change program times or locations if the situation arrives. If you need to withdraw from a program/service before it starts we are happy to issue a system credit, refunds are not given. If you need to withdraw from a program after it starts, you can receive a prorated system credit for classes attended. All memberships are non-transferable and not subject to refunds.

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