Swim Lessons

SwimLessons1 Learn to Swim!  It’s fun, exciting and above all, our pool is a safe place to build confidence and self esteem. Swimmers of any age can learn skills that will last a lifetime! Pricing is per 6-week class with prorating per week available. Check with the Welcome Center for the next session of swim lessons.
Parent & Me 3 to 5 Years Old 6 and up Adult Lessons

Parent and Me Swim

SwimLessons3 For the infant/toddler to acclimate to the water. A swim diaper is required for those not potty trained. Age 3mos +

The Y now sells swim diapers at the Welcome Center for $2.00!

Program Fees: $60 or $30 for Y Members

SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE

Lessons for 3 to 5 Year Olds

SwimLessons1 PIKE (Ages 3-5): This class helps kids develop safe pool behavior and develop independent movement in the water. It is designed for new swimmers learning  basic skills, pool safety, and comfort in the water.

EEL (Ages 3-5): This advanced beginner level reinforces Pike skills. It is for children who are comfortable in the water and can swim independently with the help of a flotation device.

Program Fees: $60 or $30 for Y Members

SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE

Lessons for 6 Years Old and Older

SwimLessons2 POLLIWOG (Ages 6 & up): This is the beginning level for school-age children. Children become acquainted with the pool, basic swim skills and water safety. Children can swim across the pool without assistance by the end of this level.

GUPPY (Ages 6 & up): Children continue to practice and build upon basic skills. Paddle stroke becomes freestyle with rotary breathing and they are introduced to new strokes. Children swim the length of the pool without assistance by the end of this level.

Program Fees: $60 or $30 for Y Members

SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE

Adult Swim Lessons

 

Adults can learn to swim at the Y too! Our staff can teach you the basics so you’re comfortable in the water, or help you refine your technique whatever your goals may be.  Individual or group lessons are available depending upon schedule, demand, and staff availability. Ask at the Welcome Center for more information.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE

20 comments

  1. The program schedule doesn’t have anything regarding a Parent & Me class. Will there be one in the next rotation (after March 6th)? How can I find out more information about it?

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      • Our parent & me swim class just started on March 8. It runs on Wednesday’s from 6:30-7p until April 12. There are some spots available still if you would like to join it. Feel free to stop by our Welcome Center to register. Thank you

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    • Hi my boys goes to Waterville YMCA and they are both members ( swimming) both on level 2 …I would like them to continue this Fall but winter is coming and I don’t wanna drive on the highway…we live in Newport..can they both continue on that level if I will transfer them there? Do I need to pay for their membership fee? Thank you

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      • Hi Annie,
        We’d love to see your boys here at the PR YMCA this winter. Let me pass your question on to our program director and he’ll reply on Monday wit the details.
        -Patrick

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    • Is it possible to send me an updated schedule when parent and me swim lessons are getting started. Really want to sign up but not sure how to do so or cost.

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      • Our next session will be starting on March 8 with the parent & me swim class on Wednesday’s from 6:30-7:00pm. The cost is $30 for Y members or $60 for the community. You can call or stop by the Welcome Center to register for the class. Registration is now open and the class is filling up so don’t wait to long to register. Thank you

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    • Hi Sarah,
      Yes we do! There is not a regular schedule, but I will forward your email address to Nancy Seavey here at the Y who is our certified instructor. She can get back in touch with you to let you know when the next course might be.
      -Patrick

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    • The next parent swim class starts January 11 from 6:30-7p. You can sign up at our Welcome Center or call and get registered. Thank you

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  2. I would like my grandson to do swimming lessons. I think he would be in the EEL class. when is the next session and how much. Thank you

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    • The session just started on March 6 and is on Monday’s from 7-7:30p. It will run until April 10. I am in the process of setting up our spring swim lesson session and it should have it up on our Face Book page by the end of March. Thank you

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    • The next parent & me swim class is on Wednesday’s from 6:15-6:45pm starting on October 4. The class runs for six weeks and the cost is $30 for Y members or $60 if you are not a Y member. There are still spots available as you can come in to register at the Welcome Center. Thank you

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    • Yes there are still spots open. The class has been changed to a start date of October 25 due to the pool renovations that are underway currently. For more information on our fall swim lessons please visit our Face Book page. Thank you

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