Adult Swim

Ages 18+

This class is designed for beginner through advanced swimmers. Focus on proper stroke technique and endurance.

Geared for youth at a beginner level to advance their skills and feel confident in the water which will include breathing and stroke technique development.

 

 

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Private Swim Lessons

Any Age

These one-on-one lessons offer individuals of any age the chance to learn to improve swimming skills in a private, respectful and safe atmosphere.

By Appointment

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Recreational Swimming

Ages 6 - 12

This six-stage swimming program teaches both beginning and advanced techniques to students.

Time Varies by Location

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Semi-Private Swim Lessons

Any Age

These small group lessons offer individuals of any age the chance to learn to improve swimming skills in a private, respectful and safe atmosphere.

Available at Southern and York branches.

By Appointment Only

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Swimming at the Graham Aquatic Center

Ages 5 - 18

This class will introduce swimmers ages 5 and up, novice to expert, to the team sport of swimming. Swimming will be taught in a healthy, competitive environment with great coaching and instruction.

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Teen Swim

Ages 13 - 17

Geared for youth at a beginner level to advance their skills and feel confident in the water which will include breathing and stroke technique development.

Time Varies by Location

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Tidal Waves Swim Team

Ages 12 - 18

The York YMCA’s Tidal Waves Swim Team is open to youth of all levels & abilities. It is the perfect program for those who love to swim but have never competed on a team It is ideally for those who enjoy competitive swimming but enjoy a low pressure, relaxed atmosphere. It is especially beneficial for high school swimmers wishing to stay in shape during the off-season. Swimmers compete in local swim meets that give them friendly competition and teach them sportsmanship and teamwork. Practice is held at two locations, the Graham Aquatic Center, located at 543 N. Newberry Street in York, and the York YMCA Southern Branch, located at 100 Constitution Ave in Shrewsbury.

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Water Discovery

Ages 6 mo - 18 mo

Parents accompany children in stage A, which introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment through exploration and encourages them to enjoy themselves while learning about the water.

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Water Exploration

Ages 19 mo - 36 mo

In stage B, the parents work with their children to explore body positions, floating, blowing bubbles and fundamental safety and aquatic skills.

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