Confidence in the Water
Swimming is a life skill as well as great exercise and a challenging sport. The YMCA of Abilene offers swim lessons for all ages, Safety Around Water classes and more. Swim year-round in our heated, indoor pool and swim with the folks that created group swim lessons!
Register in-house at the YMCA of Abilene.
Group Swim Lessons
We serve the community as a resource in aquatic education and water safety through student-centered swim instruction. Children between the ages of 6 months and 12 years old learn and practice new swim skills that last a lifetime. Swimmers in our program become more comfortable and secure around water as we emphaize water safety and stroke development. Registration deadline is the 25th of the previous month and lessons begin on the first Monday of the next month.
Private Swim Lessons
Adults and children can participate in our Private Swim Lessons. Private & Semi-Private "Buddy" Swim Lessons will provide participants with individual instruction from one of our swim instructors. Private Lessons can make a difference in improving swim ability and technique and give focused and specific instrcution at an individuals own pace. Instructors encourage participants to practice skills learned through our program to help improve swimming ability and strength in the water. Registration deadline is the 25th of the previous month and lessons begin on the first Monday of the next month.
Pool Parties and Facility Rentals
The Y is a great place to have your next birthday party or family gathering!
Tidal Wave Swim Team
Our goal is to create a fun yet challenging Swim Team for various ages ranging from 5-18 year olds. It's our desire that our Tidal Wave swim team members have fun, push themselves and ultimately, become strong confident swimmers!
Tidal Wave Swim Team is a year-round swimming program for members and non-members. The season will run September through July and take a short break in the month of August. Before each season we will offer an assessment date. At these assessments our coaches will place each Tidal Wave Swim Team member into one of four groups.
Cost: one-time $35 registration fee. $75/month for members. $100/month for non-members.
Equipment Needed: Bag, Fins, Goggles, Towels, Pull Buoy & Suits
This course is designed to give participants the basic skills and knowledge needed to be lifeguards in pools and aquatic environments. The comprehensive course offers up to date information on how to guard, anticipate, and prevent problems and to take action to help those in need. CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications are included in the cost of the program. Participants must pass a swim test on the first day of class in order to remain registered.
Dates and times vary by month. Dates will be posted when classes are offered. Contact Joe Roberts for more details 325.267.1341 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Must be 16 or older