Geneva Lakes Family YMCA

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6.22.18: U14 baseball games and men's softball league games are cancelled today.

Lake Geneva Swim Lessons

 

There’s nowhere better to learn to swim than the Y!  We have been helping kids and adults swim for more than 100 years. YMCA Lake Geneva swimming lessons are available for ages 6 months through adult. Learn the basics, then build your skills and develop your technique. Private, adult, adapative and group swim lessons are all available! Choose what works best for you and your needs! 

If your child is transferring from another program, or you are not sure of their ability, register for a FREE swim evaluation by emailing Gertrude Suhajda, Aquatics Director at gertrude.suhajda@glymca.org or by calling 262.248.6211 X22.

Did you know?

According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, one in five people who die from drowning are children 14 and younger! A large percentage 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 National Drowning Prevention Alliance website states that drowning claims the lives of an estimated 372,000 individuals each year. 

Swimming is not only for kids!

Adult swim lessons are pivotal to making lasting change in drowning rates. Nearly 37% of adults in the United States cannot swim the length of a pool, putting them at risk of drowning, and this problem is generational. When an adult learns to swim, it becomes far more likely that the person's children will learn, breaking the cycle of non-swimming families. 

We live in an area surrounded by lakes, ponds, streams, rivers and pools. Being comfortable in and around water is an essential skill we ALL must have! To avoid adding to these statistics, see how the YMCA can help you:

We offer year round youth lessons!

Offered year round on days and times that are convenient for you.  Check out our schedule and levels here. 

Adult beginner lessons is growing in popularity!

An Adult Beginner Swim Lesson course is offered this summer on Wednesday evenings to accommodate work schedules. Tell me more!

Individual one on one classes offered for those with special needs!

Designed for children (three and older) and adults with special needs our Adaptive Aquatics Program is the perfect one on one class to teach swimming and safety. Tell me more! 

Preschool classes are starting at the Y!

Is your child ready to learn to swim? Are they ready to do it by themselves? We now offer morning preschool class for ages 2 1/2 to five years old. This class will meet on Wednesday mornings from 8:45-9:15 am in the activity pool. 

Upcoming Offerings: 

  • Private Coaching For Triathletes: For ages 18+. Improve technique, endurance and speed.  See program guide for details

 
Why learn at the Y? 
  • Small class sizes for one-on-one attention
  • Curriculum focused on safety and core skill development
  • Nationally-certified instructors
  • 2 pools, including a 25-yard lap pool and warm-water lesson pool, featuring a UV system
  • Y lessons teach more than just techniques, they are about building confidence and nurturing potential, progressing with your needs and abilities, from introductory to competitive.

Questions about YMCA Swim Lessons in Lake Geneva, WI?  Call us at 262.248.6211.

Sign up for text alerts to receive class and weather cancellation notifications. Send a text to 81010 and type the message "@glymca" to enroll.

Looking for a Lake Geneva swim club?

Check out our youth & adult competitive Lake Geneva swim teams at the Y. 

DID YOU KNOW THE YMCA POOLS NOW HAS UV? 

UV is the best technology and healthiest choice for swimming pool disinfection, & we're proud to be the only Lake Geneva pool to offer it!

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