Hamilton Area YMCA

The YMCA has long been America's favorite swim instructor.

At the Y, we believe that swimming is a life skill.
Because of our reach and long history with aquatic programs, the Y is in a unique position to help bridge the gap in the delivery of swim lessons and water safety education in the United States.

For Kids
Y swim lessons stress positive values and give kids the opportunity to practice them, growing kids’
self-esteem and self-worth, while they have a great time.

For Adults
Y swim lessons help adults who want to learn by increasing their knowledge, ability, and stamina to build stamina. Our certified, caring staff is trained to handle swimmers of all abilities and all ages.

For All
Our approach differs because we use skill-based instruction that maximizes physical activity, emphasizes safety, and elevates character development to engage families in our community.

For more information about our Aquatics program, please contact Nicole Bizuga at 609.581.9622 ext. 128 or nbizuga@hamiltonymca.org.

Quick Clicks

Collapse all | Expand all

Program Dates

Fall I: September 3 - October 28
No classes on Monday, September 3 (Labor Day).

Fall II: October 29 - December 23
No classes on Thursday, November 22 (Thanksgiving).

Registration Dates

Facility & Facility Plus Member Registration:
  • Fall I - August 13
  • Fall II - October 15
Program & New Member Registration:
  • Fall I - August 20
  • Fall II - October 22

Swim Evaluations

Current Swimmers will be evaluated during their session for the appropriate stage placement.
New/Returning Swimmers are strongly recommended to attend a swim evaluation prior to registering for a stage.

Evaluations will be offered beginning February 1, during the following times:
Monday - Friday 4:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.

How To Register Your Swimmer

Welcome to the Hamilton Area YMCA Aquatics Department! We are excited for you to start your swim journey with us! Swimming is a lifetime skill for all ages. Our approach differs because we use skill-based instruction that maximizes physical activity, emphasizes safety, and elevates character development to engage families in our community.

Click here for our "how to" that will help you registering, whether you are new, current, or a returning swimmer. We are excited to share this journey with you. Before we start, are you a new swimmer, current swimmer, or returning swimmer (have taken a session or more off)? This will help you choose which information you need.

Click here for all other swim lesson FAQs!

Make-up, Unforeseen Closure & Cancellation Policy

Refunds/credits/make ups will not be issued for missed classes. However if a class is cancelled due to weather, maintenance or emergency related closure, we will make every attempt to reschedule. All refunds/credits must be made within the same session.

Request for credits and refunds must be processed at the Member Service Desk by the end of the session in order for credit to be given. Membership and Joiner’s fees/dues are non-refundable and non-transferable. Membership refund requests accompanied by a physician note will be considered by the Member Initiatives Director. All program requests are processed at the discretion of the program directors. Every effort will be made to allow makeup classes due to emergency situations. We can refund/credit as follows:

  • Refunds will be given for classes cancelled due to insufficient enrollment only.
  • Refunds will be given for program memberships if classes are cancelled for insufficient enrollment. Please note: If you upgrade your membership during a session, the difference in program fees is non-refundable.
  • Credit will be issued only when the YMCA is unable to provide a makeup class due to repairs or when an instructor is absent.
  • Credit will be issued for illness when it results in the loss of four or more consecutive class days and must be supported by a doctor’s note.
  • Credits issued must be used within six months of issue date.
  • Credit will not be issued for missed classes.

Questions? Please contact aquatics@hamiltonymca.org.

Swim Starters

Develops water enrichment and aquatic readiness in children ages 6 months - 3 years. The category focuses on developing swim readiness skills through fun and confidence-building experiences. Parents also learn how to supervise children in the water, how to prevent accidents, and how to plan for emergencies.

Collapse all | Expand all

A - Water Discovery

Introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment.


  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Mo 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM 1AQJDIS2 JKR -JKR Branch $63 / $46 / $15
    We 9:45 AM - 10:30 AM 1AQJDIS1 JKR -JKR Branch $72 / $52 / $15
    Sa 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM 1AQJDIS3 JKR -JKR Branch $72 / $52 / $15
    Su 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM 1AQJDIS4 JKR -JKR Branch $72 / $52 / $15

B - Water Exploration

Focuses on exploring body positions, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills.
  • Exploration A- Ages 19-30 months
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Mo 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM 1AQJEXA3 JKR -JKR Branch $63 / $46 / $15
    We 5:45 PM - 6:15 PM 1AQJEXA2 JKR -JKR Branch $72 / $52 / $15
    Fr 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM 1AQJEXA1 JKR -JKR Branch $72 / $52 / $15
    Sa 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM 1AQJEXA4 JKR -JKR Branch $72 / $52 / $15
  • Exploration B - ages 2.5 - 4
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Mo 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM 1AQJEXB2 JKR -JKR Branch $63 / $46 / $15
    We 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM 1AQJEXB3 JKR -JKR Branch $72 / $52 / $15
    Sa 9:45 AM - 10:15 AM 1AQJEXB1 JKR -JKR Branch $72 / $52 / $15
    Su 9:45 AM - 10:15 AM 1AQJEXB4 JKR -JKR Branch $72 / $52 / $15

Swim Basics

Develops personal water safety and basic swimming skills in students of all ages. Swimmers develop a high level of comfort in the water by practicing safe water habits, engaging in underwater exploration, and learning how to swim to safety and exit if they fall into a body of water.

Collapse all | Expand all

1 - Water Acclimation

Increases comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue skills performed with assistance.

*Unsure of your swim level? We strongly recommend coming in for a swim evaluation. Please see the swim evaluation times listed above.
  • Acclimation A Ages 2.5-3
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Mo 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM 1AQJACA1 JKR -JKR Branch $69 / $49 / $15
    Mo 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM 1AQJACA2 JKR -JKR Branch $69 / $49 / $15
    Mo 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM 1AQJACA3 JKR -JKR Branch $69 / $49 / $15
    Tu 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM 1AQJACA15 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Tu 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM 1AQJACA4 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    We 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM 1AQJACA7 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    We 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM 1AQJACA8 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Th 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM 1AQJACA5 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Th 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM 1AQJACA9 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Th 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM 1SKJTACA JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Fr 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM 1AQJACA10 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Fr 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM 1AQJACA11 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Sa 9:45 AM - 10:30 AM 1AQJACA12 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Sa 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM 1AQJACA17 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Sa 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM 1AQJACA16 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Su 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM 1AQJACA13 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Su 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM 1AQJACA6 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Su 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM 1AQJACA14 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
  • Acclimation B Ages 4-5
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Mo 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM 1AQJACB1 JKR -JKR Branch $69 / $49 / $15
    Tu 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM 1AQJACB2 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Tu 7:15 PM - 8:00 PM 1AQJACB3 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    We 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM 1AQJACB4 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    We 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM 1AQJACB5 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    We 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM 1AQJACB6 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Fr 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM 1AQJACB7 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Fr 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM 1AQJACB8 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Sa 9:45 AM - 10:30 AM 1AQJACB9 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Sa 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM 1AQJACB11 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Su 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM 1AQJACB10 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Su 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM 1AQJACB12 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
  • Acclimation C Ages 6-9
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Tu 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM 1AQJACC2 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    We 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM 1AQJACC3 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Fr 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM 1AQJACC6 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Fr 7:15 PM - 8:00 PM 1AQJACC9 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
  • Acclimation D Ages 10-12
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    No records to display.

2 - Water Movement

Encourages forward movement in water and basic self-rescue skills performed independently.

*Unsure of your swim level? We strongly recommend coming in for a swim evaluation. Please see the swim evaluation times listed above.

  • Movement A Ages 2.5-3
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Mo 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM 1AQJMVA2 JKR -JKR Branch $69 / $49 / $15
    Tu 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM 1AQJMVA3 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Th 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM 1AQJMVA4 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Th 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM 1AQJMVA5 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Th 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM 1AQJMVA6 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Fr 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM 1AQJMVA7 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Sa 9:00 AM - 9:45 PM 1AQJMVA9 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Su 9:45 AM - 10:30 AM 1AQJMVA10 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
  • Movement B Ages 4-5
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Mo 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM 1AQJMVB1 JKR -JKR Branch $69 / $49 / $15
    Mo 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM 1AQJMVB2 JKR -JKR Branch $69 / $49 / $15
    Tu 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM 1AQJMVB4 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    We 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM 1AQJMVB5 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Th 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM 1AQJMVB6 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Sa 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM 1AQJMVB8 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Su 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM 1AQJMVB9 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
  • Movement C Ages 6-9
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    We 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM 1AQJMVC3 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Fr 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM 1AQJMVC5 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Fr 7:15 PM - 8:00 PM 1AQJMVC6 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Sa 9:45 AM - 10:30 AM 1AQJMVC7 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Su 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM 1AQJMVC9 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
  • Movement D Ages 10-12
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Mo 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM 1AQJMVD1 JKR -JKR Branch $69 / $49 / $15
    We 7:15 PM - 8:00 PM 1AQJMVD2 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Su 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM 1AQJMVD3 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15

3 - Water Stamina

Develops intermediate self-rescue skills performed at longer distances than in previous stages.

*Unsure of your swim level? We strongly recommend coming in for a swim evaluation. Please see the swim evaluation times listed above.
  • Stamina A Ages 3-5
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Mo 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM 1AQJSTA1 JKR -JKR Branch $69 / $49 / $15
    Tu 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM 1AQJSTA2 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Fr 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM 1AQJSTA3 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Sa 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM 1AQJSTA4 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Su 9:45 AM - 10:30 AM 1AQJSTA5 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
  • Stamina B Ages 6-9
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Mo 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM 1AQJSTB1 JKR -JKR Branch $69 / $49 / $15
    We 7:15 PM - 8:00 PM 1AQJSTB3 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Th 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM 1AQJSTB4 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Fr 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM 1AQJSTB5 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Sa 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM 1AQJSTB6 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
  • Stamina C Ages 10-12
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Fr 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM 1AQJSTC1 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15

Swim Strokes

Introduces and refines stroke technique in older students (school age, teens, and adults). Having mastered the fundamentals, students learn additional water safety skills and build stroke technique, developing skills that prevent chronic disease, increase social-emotional and cognitive well-being, and foster a lifetime of physical activity.

Collapse all | Expand all

4 - Stroke Introduction

Introduces basic stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and reinforces water safety through treading water and elementary backstroke.

*Unsure of your swim level? We strongly recommend coming in for a swim evaluation. Please see the swim evaluation times listed above.


  • Introduction A Ages 5-8
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Mo 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM 1AQJINA1 JKR -JKR Branch $69 / $49 / $15
    Tu 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM 1AQJINA2 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    We 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM 1AQJINA3 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Th 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM 1AQJINA4 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Fr 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM 1AQJINA5 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Sa 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM 1AQJINA6 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Su 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM 1AQJINA7 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
  • Introduction B Ages 9-12
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Mo 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM 1AQJINB1 JKR -JKR Branch $69 / $49 / $15
    Tu 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM 1AQJINB2 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Tu 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM 1AQJINB6 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Th 7:15 PM - 8:00 PM 1AQJINB4 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Fr 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM 1AQJINB5 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Fr 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM 1AQJINB9 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Sa 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM 1AQJINB7 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15

5 - Stroke Development

Introduces breaststroke and butterfly and reinforces water safety through treading water and sidestroke.

*Unsure of your swim level? We strongly recommend coming in for a swim evaluation. Please see the swim evaluation times listed above.

  • Development A Ages 5-8
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Mo 7:15 PM - 8:00 PM 1AQJDVA6 JKR -JKR Branch $69 / $49 / $15
    Th 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM 1AQJDVA2 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Sa 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM 1AQJDVA1 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Su 9:45 AM - 10:30 AM 1AQJDVA4 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
  • Development B Ages 9-12
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Tu 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM 1AQJDVB1 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Th 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM 1AQJDVB3 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Fr 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM 1AQJDVB5 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Su 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM 1AQJDVB4 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15

6 - Stroke Mechanics

Refines stroke technique on all major competitive strokes and encourages swimming as part of a healthy lifestyle.

*Unsure of your swim level? We strongly recommend coming in for a swim evaluation. Please see the swim evaluation times listed above.

  • Mechanics A Ages 5-8
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Mo 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM 1AQJMEA1 JKR -JKR Branch $69 / $49 / $15
    Fr 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM 1AQJMEA3 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Sa 9:45 AM - 10:30 AM 1AQJMEA6 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
  • Mechanics B Ages 9-12
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Mo 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM 1AQJMEB1 JKR -JKR Branch $69 / $49 / $15
    Tu 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM 1AQJMEB4 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Fr 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM 1AQJMEB3 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Su 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM 1AQJMEB6 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15

Pre-Teen/Teen Pathways

Collapse all | Expand all

Aquatic Conditioning (ages 8 - 12)

Aquatic Conditioning is one offering from the competitive pathway students can pursue following YMCA Swim Lessons.  The program focuses on continuing to build endurance and stroke technique on all major competitive strokes and encourages swimming as a part of a healthy lifestyle.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    We 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM 1AQJTAC2 JKR -JKR Branch $84 / $60 / $15
    Sa 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM 1AQJTAC3 JKR -JKR Branch $84 / $60 / $15

Endurance, Sports, Games (ages 8 - 12)

Endurance, Sports, and Games is one offering from the recreation pathway students can pursue following YMCA Swim Lessons. The program continues to build endurance on all major competitive strokes and encourages aquatic sports and games as a part of a healthy lifestyle.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    We 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM 1AQJTESG2 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15

High School Stroke Conditioning

High School Stroke Conditioning is designed to replicate the intensity of a high school swim team practice. Our experienced instructors have over 25 years of coaching experience with competitive swimming. Swimmers must be able to show competency in all four strokes, flip turns, and a minimum distance of 200 yards (8 laps). Instructors will design a weekly set to provide variety focusing on technique and endurance.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Mo 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1AQJTHSSC1 JKR -JKR Branch $147 / $105 / $15
    We 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1AQJTHSSC2 JKR -JKR Branch $168 / $120 / $15

Teen Beginner/Intermediate Lessons (ages 13 - 17)

Non-swimmers and beginners who have basic skills in the water will learn technique and build confidence through various activities. Instructors work on individual needs in a group setting.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Tu 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM 1AQJTBISL1 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Th 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM 1AQJTBISL2 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Sa 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM 1AQJTBISL3 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Su 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM 1AQJTBISL4 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15

Precompetitive (ages 9 - 17)

This course is for swimmers who can swim all four strokes and competitive swimmers who are not able to commit to a team.


  • Ages 9-12
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Tu 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM 1AQJPC2 JKR -JKR Branch $84 / $60 / $15
  • Ages 13-17
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Mo 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM 1AQJPC1 JKR -JKR Branch $74 / $53 / $15
    We 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM 1AQJPC4 JKR -JKR Branch $84 / $60 / $15
    Fr 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM 1AQJPC6 JKR -JKR Branch $84 / $60 / $15
    Su 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 1AQJPC5 JKR -JKR Branch $84 / $60 / $15

Private/Semi-private

Collapse all | Expand all

Private Lessons (ages 3+)

Class time: 30 minutes

These swim lessons are available for individuals who need help reaching a specific goal.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Mo 4:45 PM - 5:15 PM 1AQJP12 JKR -JKR Branch $203 / $158 / $158
    Mo 5:15 PM - 5:45 PM 1AQJP3 JKR -JKR Branch $203 / $158 / $158
    Mo 6:15 PM - 6:45 PM 1AQJP4 JKR -JKR Branch $203 / $158 / $158
    Tu 4:15 PM - 4:45 PM 1AQJP6 JKR -JKR Branch $232 / $180 / $180
    Tu 5:45 PM - 6:15 PM 1AQJP17 JKR -JKR Branch $232 / $180 / $180
    Tu 6:15 PM - 6:45 PM 1AQJP22 JKR -JKR Branch $232 / $180 / $180
    We 4:45 PM - 5:15 PM 1AQJP19 JKR -JKR Branch $232 / $180 / $180
    We 5:15 PM - 5:45 PM 1AQJP5 JKR -JKR Branch $232 / $180 / $180
    We 6:15 PM - 6:45 PM 1AQJP2 JKR -JKR Branch $232 / $180 / $180
    Th 4:15 PM - 4:45 PM 1AQJP8 JKR -JKR Branch $232 / $180 / $180
    Fr 4:45 PM - 5:15 PM 1AQJP20 JKR -JKR Branch $232 / $180 / $180
    Fr 5:15 PM - 5:45 PM 1AQJP18 JKR -JKR Branch $232 / $180 / $180
    Fr 6:15 PM - 6:45 PM 1AQJP14 JKR -JKR Branch $232 / $180 / $180
    Sa 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM 1AQJP13 JKR -JKR Branch $232 / $180 / $180
    Sa 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM 1AQJP15 JKR -JKR Branch $232 / $180 / $180
    Sa 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM 1AQJP21 JKR -JKR Branch $232 / $180 / $180
    Sa 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM 1AQJP16 JKR -JKR Branch $232 / $180 / $180
    Sa 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM 1AQJP7 JKR -JKR Branch $232 / $180 / $180
    Su 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM 1AQJP1 JKR -JKR Branch $232 / $180 / $180
    Su 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM 1AQJP23 JKR -JKR Branch $232 / $180 / $180

Semi-Private Lessons (ages 3+)

Class time: 30 minutes

Must have 2 to register. Semi-private classes allow a maximum of two participants; instructors will work to meet the individual needs of each swimmer. 

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Mo 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM 1AQJSP1 JKR -JKR Branch $117 / $91 / $91
    Mo 5:45 PM - 6:15 PM 1AQJSP8 JKR -JKR Branch $117 / $91 / $91
    Mo 6:45 PM - 7:15 PM 1AQJSP14 JKR -JKR Branch $117 / $91 / $91
    Tu 4:45 PM - 5:15 PM 1AQJSP3 JKR -JKR Branch $133 / $103 / $103
    Tu 5:15 PM - 5:45 PM 1AQJSP15 JKR -JKR Branch $133 / $103 / $103
    Tu 6:15 PM - 6:45 PM 1AQJSP6 JKR -JKR Branch $133 / $103 / $103
    We 4:15 PM - 4:45 PM 1AQJSP4 JKR -JKR Branch $133 / $103 / $103
    We 5:45 PM - 6:15 PM 1AQJSP2 JKR -JKR Branch $133 / $103 / $103
    Th 4:45 PM - 5:15 PM 1AQJSP11 JKR -JKR Branch $133 / $103 / $103
    Th 5:15 PM - 5:45 PM 1AQJSP5 JKR -JKR Branch $133 / $103 / $103
    Fr 4:15 PM - 4:45 PM 1AQJSP7 JKR -JKR Branch $133 / $103 / $103
    Fr 5:45 PM - 6:15 PM 1AQJSP9 JKR -JKR Branch $133 / $103 / $103
    Fr 6:45 PM - 7:15 PM 1AQJSP19 JKR -JKR Branch $133 / $103 / $103
    Sa 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM 1AQJSP10 JKR -JKR Branch $133 / $103 / $103
    Sa 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM 1AQJSP20 JKR -JKR Branch $133 / $103 / $103
    Sa 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM 1AQJSP18 JKR -JKR Branch $133 / $103 / $103
    Su 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM 1AQJSP13 JKR -JKR Branch $133 / $103 / $103
    Su 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM 1AQJSP12 JKR -JKR Branch $133 / $103 / $103
    Su 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM 1AQJSP21 JKR -JKR Branch $133 / $103 / $103
    Registration in person only.

Adult

Collapse all | Expand all

Adult Beginner Lessons (ages 18+)

Non-swimmers and beginners who have basic skills in the water will learn technique and build confidence through various activities. Instructors work on individual needs in a group setting.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Mo 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM 1AQJABSL5 JKR -JKR Branch $69 / $49 / $15
    Tu 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM 1AQJABSL2 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Th 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM 1AQJABSL4 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Sa 8:15 AM - 9:00 AM 1AQJABSL1 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Su 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM 1AQJABSL3 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15

Adult Intermediate Lessons (ages 18+)

Intermediate swimmers should have the basic technique of the strokes. Instructors will improve on the swimmers’ stroke effectiveness. Ideal for swimmers looking to get back into swimming!

Ai Chi (ages 18+)

Class time: 60 minutes

This shallow water class consists of traditional Ai Chi movements with water exercise. Ai Chi provides a great way to improve posture, balance, and flexibility.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Fr 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM 1AQJAC JKR -JKR Branch $63 / $47 / $15

Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program

Class time: 60 minutes

This non-aerobic exercise program includes exercises to increase flexibility and range of motion and decrease pain and stiffness.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Mo 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1AQJAF1 JKR -JKR Branch $56 / $42 / $15
    We 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1AQJAF2 JKR -JKR Branch $63 / $47 / $15

Active Older Adult

Collapse all | Expand all

AOA Grandparent & Tot Swim

Experience the joy of seeing your grandchild blow bubbles, kick and paddle in the water as you participate in the learning process through songs and games in the pool. For children ages six months to five years.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    We 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM 1AOAJGTS JKR -JKR Branch $72 / $52 / $15

AOA Intermediate Swim

This course is designed to improve physical fitness and increase endurance in the pool. Become more proficient in a variety of strokes and improve your deep-water skills.

AOA Novice Swim

It’s never too late to learn how to swim! Develop more confidence and an appreciation for all the health benefits that swimming has to offer.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Tu 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM 1AOAJNIS JKR -JKR Branch $84 / $60 / $15

SKOR (Special Needs) Swim Lessons

Collapse all | Expand all

Tadpole 1 - Acclimation

Increases comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue skills performed with assistance.

  • Acclimation A ages 3-6
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Th 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM 1SKJTACA JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Please contact the YMCA to register
  • Acclimation B ages 7-10
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Th 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM 1SKJTACB JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Please contact the YMCA to register

Tadpole 2 - Movement

Encourages forward movement in water and basic self-rescue skills performed independently.

  • Movement A Ages 3-6
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Th 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM 1SKJTMVA JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
  • Movement B Ages 7-10
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Th 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM 1SKJTMVB JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Please contact the YMCA to register

Tadpole 3 - Stamina

Develops intermediate self-rescue skills performed at longer distances than in previous stages.

  • Stamina B Ages 7-10
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Th 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM 1SKJTSTB JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Please contact the YMCA to register

Teen (ages 11 - 18)

Swimmers will learn the basics of swimming, how to be safe around water and how to enhance their abilities.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Th 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM 1SKJTT JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Please contact the YMCA to register

Homeschool Swim Lessons

Collapse all | Expand all

Homeschool Swim (ages 5 - 9)

School age swimmers will benefit from our morning lessons. Students will swim for 45 minutes and focus on stroke development and personal growth.

Boy Scout/Girl Scout Badge Swims

Collapse all | Expand all

Boy/Girl Scout Badge Swims

We offer scouts an opportunity to meet their water requirements for their badge or camp. A staff member will assist in organizing your swim/game. 

Fee: $5 per scout. For more information, contact Aquatic Director Nicole Bizuga at 609.581.9622 ext. 128 or nbizuga@hamiltonymca.org.