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 one of our two heated, indoor pools and swim with the folks that created group swim lessons!
Register at either YMCA location. Lessons are held at the Redbud YMCA location.
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.
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.
Pool Parties and Facility Rentals
The Y is a great place to have your next birthday party or family gathering!
Private Swim Coaching Lessons
Private Coaching Lessons for participants looking for one on one personal instruction from a swim coach. Private Lessons can make a difference in improving swimming ability and technique and give focused and specific instruction at an individual’s own pace. AVAILABLE FOR AGES 5 AND UP.
COMPLETE THE REQUEST FORM and a swim coach will contact you within 3 business days to discuss your training plan and recommendations. Please note lessons may take up to 2 weeks to commence during our busy summer season.
4 Lessons = $75.00
8 Lessons = $135.00
4 Lessons = $100.00
8 Lessons = $200.00
Tidal Wave Swim Team
This course is designed to give participants the basic skills and knowledge needed to be lifeguards in pools and aquatic environments. The comprehensibe 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.
Option 1: 3/11 - 3/14, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Option 2: 3/15 - 3/16, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost: Members - $200, Non-members - $235
Must be 16 or older
Reigstration closes 3/10/2019