Swim Schools for Those in Wesley Chapel, Riverview, Seffner, Zephyrhills, Valrico & Surrounding Cities
YMCA swim schools have been present in the community since the early 1900s. Today, more than one million children participate in swimming lessons at YMCA facilities across the country every year. The swimming programs at most Metropolitan Area YMCA family fitness center locations teach family members of all ages the skills needed to stay safe in and around the water.
YMCA swim schools are student-centered and designed to make kids and adults confident, strong swimmers. Our year-round swimming programs include the following and more:
- Swim Starters Lessons
- Swim Basics Lessons
- Swim Strokes Lessons
- Teen and Adult Lessons
- Private/Semi-Private Lessons
- Swimming Focused Summer Camps
Swim Starter programs are for parents and children from 6 to 36 months old and include Water Discovery, which is a basic introduction to the water, and Water Exploration, which focuses on floating, blowing bubbles, swimming body positioning and aquatic safety. Swim Basics swim schools are for children who are 3 to 12 years old and include Stage 1: Water Acclimation, Stage 2: Water Movement and Stage 3: Water Stamina. The four stages in the Swim Strokes swim schools begin with Stage 4: Stroke Introduction, which teaches techniques including front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke kick and butterfly kick, Stage 5: Stroke Development and Stage 6: Stroke Mechanics. Swim Strokes programs are for school aged children through adults. Swimming programs for adults and teenagers 13 years and older include Stage 1 through Stage 6 sessions. Private and semi-private lessons are available for all ages, depending on availability. Swim Skills and Drills is one of our summer camp programs focused on improving and developing competitive swimming techniques.
The swim schools available at your local YMCA family fitness center are just one of the many programs we provide that help keep families in Wesley Chapel, Riverview, Seffner, Zephyrhills, Valrico and the surrounding cities healthy and active. Other programs include group exercise classes, weight loss and diabetes prevention and more. Group exercise and fitness classes at most locations include aerobics, cardio fitness, spinning, Zumba, Yoga and more. Contact us today to learn about YMCA programs and membership benefits or sign up a family member for swim lessons.