YMCA Swim Lessons are a progressive series of classes to continuously enhance the swimming ability of children and adults.  Whether you are looking for a group setting or private lessons, we can help.  Look below for a complete list of all swim lessons and their descriptions.  If you need help determining which lessons are the right fit for you, email the Aquatics Director for more information.

Parent & Child Water Discovery Class (6 Months-36 Months)
Class Ratio 1:8
Members- $30   Non-Members- $60
Members- $20  Non-Members- $35

Skip: Focuses on introducing children to the water in a fun and inviting atmosphere with lots of toys and songs.
Monday & Wednesday   5:00-5:30pm   Prevention Park
Saturday                    10:00-10:30am Prevention Park

Preschool Lessons (Ages 3-5 Years)
Class Ratio 1:4
Members- $30   Non-Members- $60
Members- $20    Non-Members- $35

Pike: Designed to help children feel more comfortable and confident in the water on their own. Classes emphasize water safety, kicking, submerged bubble blowing, and floating with and without assistance.
Monday & Wednesday 5:00-5:30pm Prevention Park
Monday & Wednesday 6:00-6:30pm   Prevention Park
Tuesday & Thursday 5:00-5:30pm Downtown
Tuesday   6:00-6:30pm   Downtown
Thursday   6:00-6:30pm   Downtown
Saturday 10:30-11:00am Prevention Park

Eel: Eel swimmers are comfortable swimming with their face in the water for short distances on their own. Children will practice streamlines, front crawl, elementary backstroke, and backstroke.
Monday & Wednesday 5:30-6:00pm   Prevention Park
Tuesday & Thursday 5:30-6:00pm Downtown
Tuesday   6:30-7:00pm   Downtown
Thursday   6:30-7:00pm   Downtown
Saturday  11:00-11:30am Prevention Park

Ray: Rays are children who are comfortable and confident in the water. This class focuses on teaching children rotary breathing, treading water, and components of breaststroke.
Monday & Wednesday 6:30-7:00pm   Prevention Park
Tuesday   7:00-7:30pm   Downtown
Thursday   7:00-7:30pm   Downtown

Youth Lessons (Ages 6-13 Years)
Class Ratio 1:6
Members- $40   Non-Members- $75
Members- $28   Non-Members- $50

Polliwog: Polliwogs are beginning swimmers. Class emphasizes water adjustment, floating, kicking, streamlines, and water safety.
Monday & Wednesday  5:30-6:15pm     Prevention Park
Tuesday 6:00-6:45pm Downtown
Thursday 6:00-6:45pm Downtown
Saturday   11:30am-12:15pm   Prevention Park

Guppy: Children in the guppy level are comfortable in the water and can swim short distances independently. Guppies are introduced to rotary breathing (breathing to the side) during the front crawl, back crawl, and breaststroke.
Monday & Wednesday  6:15-7:00pm  Prevention Park
Tuesday   6:00-6:45pm   Downtown
Thursday  6:00-6:45pm   Downtown

Minnow: Designed to refine basic skills like rotary breathing for front crawl and breaststroke kick while also building endurance.
Tuesday   6:45-7:30pm   Downtown
Thursday   6:45-7:30pm   Downtown

Flying Fish: Flying Fish swimmers have a good base knowledge and ability in the different types of strokes. They are introduced to butterfly, sidestroke, flip turns and some rescue skills.
Tuesday   6:45-7:30pm   Downtown
Thursday   6:45-7:30pm   Downtown

Adult Swim Lessons (Ages 14+)
Members- $35  Non-Members- $65

Beginner: Designed to introduce participants with little to no formal training to water and basic swimming techniques.  This is a great class to help overcome fear of water.
Saturday  12:15-1:00pm  Prevention Park

Intermediate: Participants will build endurance and work on stroke techniques.  Swimmers will also refine rotary breathing for the front crawl.
Saturday  12:15-1:00pm  Prevention Park

Private Swim Lessons
Members- $50  Non-Members- $100

Semi Private Lessons
Two or More Kids $25 for each additional child
Private Swim Lessons are scheduled on an individual basis and are offered for all ages and ability levels. Private lessons include (4) 30 minute lessons. Contact Sabrina James to schedule lessons.

The Frankfort YMCA is a proud partnering agency of the United Way of Franklin County