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Learn to Swim! Open to All Ages. 

Are you ready to get in the water? Our Y swim lessons are available for everyone starting at 6 months, so you and your entire family can learn to master the skills needed to help you swim safely. The Y also offers Diverse Abilities Swim Lessons. Swim lessons require an additional fee and are not included in your Y membership.

With a focus on water safety and skill development, the YMCA offers instructions to help you be safe around water. Our programs fit any swimmer’s ability and comfort level. Our certified lifeguards and swim instructors also ensure that everyone has a safe and nurturing place to learn an important life skill while having fun in our pools. Learn to swim with confidence today! 

Swim Test Policy          Help Me Figure Out the Right Class 

 

Safety Around Water (SAW) Classes

 

Swim Lesson Registration and Payment

Bryan YMCA

Bryan Ages and Lesson Categories

Swim Starters: Children ages 6 months to 3 years old (with parents)
Pre-School: Children ages 3-5 years old
School Age: Children ages 6-12
Teen/Adult: Ages 13+

Bryan Cost
Cost Per Session: $54 for Members or $78 for Community Guests

Bryan Registration Information

Fall Session 1 Flyer (Downloadable PDF)
Register Online

 

 

Eden YMCA

Eden Ages and Lesson Categories

Swim Basics: Children ages 3-5 years old OR Children ages 5-12 OR Teens/Adults ages 13+
Swim Strokes: Children ages 3-5 years old OR Children ages 5-12 OR Teens/Adults ages 13+

Eden Registration Information

Group Swim Lessons

Private Swim Lessons

For questions, please contact Asa Neal, Aquatics Director, or call (336) 623-8496

Hayes-Taylor YMCA

Hayes-Taylor Ages and Swim Lesson Categories

Swim Starters: Children ages 6 months-3 years old (with parents)
Preschool: Children ages 3-5 years old
School Age: Children ages 6-12
Teen/Adult: Ages 13+

Hayes-Taylor Cost

Each 3-week Mon/Wed or T/TH Session: $54 Member or $78 for Community Guest
Each 6-week Saturday Session: $54 Member or $78 for Community Guest

Private Swim Lessons
Six Lesson Package per participant: $144 Member or $204 Community Guest
Six Lesson Semi-Group Package per participant (2 participants max at the same time: $126 Member or $180 Community Guest
Single Lessons per participant: $25 Member or $35 Community Guest

*Private lessons are available upon request.

Please note that registration for Private Swim Lessons is completed at the branch.

Hayes-Taylor Registration Information

Swim Lesson Details (Downloadable PDF)

August 2023 Swim Lessons Overview (Downloadable PDF)

Register Online

For questions, please contact Arianna Hudson, Aquatics Coordinator, (336) 272-2131.

Ragsdale YMCA

Ages and Lesson Categories

Swim Starters: Children ages 6 months-3 years old (with parents)
Swim Basics: Children ages 3-5 years old OR Children age 5-12 OR Teens/Adults ages 13+
Swim Strokes: Children ages 3-5 years old OR Children age 5-12 OR Teens/Adults ages 13+

Cost

Each 3-week Mon/Wed or T/TH Session: $54 Member or $78 for Community Guest
Each 6-week Saturday Session: $54 Member or $78 for Community Guest


Private Swim Lessons

Six Lesson Package per participant: $144 Member or $204 Community Guest
Six Lesson Semi-Group Package per participant (2 participants max at the same time: $126 Member or $180 Community Guest
Single Lessons per participant: $25 Member or $35 Community Guest

Please note that registration for Private Swim Lessons is completed at the branch.

Registration Information

Register Online for Group Swim Lessons

Fall 2023 Swim Lessons Printable Schedule & Details PDF
 

Private Swim Lessons Registration Form

Swim Lesson Descriptions
 

For questions, please contact Justine Intiso, Senior Aquatics Director, (336) 882-9622.
 

Reidsville YMCA

Ages and Lesson Categories

Swim Starters: Children ages 6 months-3 years old (with parents)
Swim Basics: Children ages 3-5 years old OR children age 5-12
Swim Strokes: Children ages 3-5 years old OR children age 5-12
Swim Basics: Adults aged 13+

Group Swim Lessons

Cost: $54 YMCA Members | $78 Community Guest - Non Reidsville City Resident | $66 Community Guest - Reidsville City Resident
*Offered Monday-Wednesday for 2 weeks

Private Swim Lessons

Ages: 3+
Cost: $108 YMCA Members  |  $126 Community Guest - Non Reidsville City Resident |  $117 Community Guest - Reidsville City Residents

Semi-Private Swim Lessons

Available for up to two (2) children within a three (3) year age difference, or two (2) adults (13+) with similar swimming ability.
Cost (per pair): Members $120  |  Community Guests $150

Available for up to two (2) children within a three (3) year age difference, or two (2) adults (13+) with similar swimming ability.
Cost (per pair): $126 YMCA Members  |  $180 Community Guest -- Non Reidsville City Resident  |  $142 Community Guest -- Reidsville City Resident

Please register at the YMCA front desk.

Please contact Jennifer Stadler, Program Director, or call (336) 342-3307.

Spears YMCA

The Spears Family YMCA offers both private and semi-private lessons. The lessons consist of 6 (six), 30 (thirty) minute sessions. These lessons are offered starting at age three (3) through adult and at any skill level.

Private lessons are done on a one-on-one basis in order to personalize the experience with a qualified swim instructor. Semi-private lessons can be done with a sibling, friend or spouse. Semi-private lessons are a maximum of 2 people.

Spears Group Swim Lessons

All group swim lessons are for ages 3-12. Stages offered are based on the instructors available that month.

Cost: $54 YMCA Members | $78 Community Guests

Registration Information

Register Online

Spears Semi-Private Swim Lessons

Ages: Age 3 to Adult, any skill level

Cost: $126 YMCA Members | $180 Community Guests

Spears Private Swim Lessons

Ages: Age 3 to Adult, any skill level

Cost: $144 YMCA Members | $204 Community Guests

Registration Information

Registration Form

If interested in private swim lessons, please fill out a registration form by clicking here. The Aquatics Director will contact you when you have been paired with an instructor.

Prices listed are for 3 total hours, broken into six (6) 30-minute sessions. Semi-Private and Private lessons can be held for either six (6) 30-minute sessions or three (3) 1-hour sessions.

For questions, and for all Private and Semi-Private Swim Lessons, please call (336) 387-9622.

Porpoise Club

Porpoise Club is a unique swim training program offered at Ragsdale YMCA that includes the instruction to prepare for competitive swimming, such as stroke improvement, starts & turns, and speed and endurance training. Porpoise Club will be offered monthly on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Cost

  • Each 3-week Monday/Wednesday Session: $72 for YMCA Members and $90 for Community Guests
  • Each 3-week Thursday-only Session:  $36 for YMCA Members and $45 for Community Guests
  • Each 4-week Monday/Wednesday Session: $96 for YMCA Members, $20 for Community Guest
  • Each 4-week Thursday Session: $48 for YMCA Members, $60 for Community Guest
  • Each 6-week Saturday Session: $72 for YMCA Members and $90 for Community Guests

Register for Porpoise Club

If you have any questions, please contact the Senior Aquatics Director, Justine Intiso.