Geneva Lakes Family YMCA

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We will be closed on Sunday, April 21 for the Easter Holiday. 24/7 access will be available. We will reopen on Monday, April 22 at 5:45 am.

Lake Geneva Swim Lessons



What's New in Aquatics!


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, individual 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 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 current schedule here. Not sure what level your child is in? Just scroll to to the top of this page and schedule a FREE swim evaluation by clicking on the box. 

Adult beginner and progressive lessons is growing in popularity!

An Adult Beginner and Adult Progressive Swim Lesson course is being offered. Tell me more!

Individual and group 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 option offering both one on one and group classes 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.

Adult Advanced Private Coaching: 

For ages 18+, private swim coaching is available. Focus is on more advanced techniques, such as flip turns, diving and refining of the four main strokes. To learn more about this opportunity please contact our Head Swim Coach, Glenn Biller at 262.248.6211 x23 or

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. 


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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