Whether it's just for recreation or serious competition, the Y offers safe, healthy water sports, swim lessons, and fitness classes for every age and every skill level. We are also a "safety hub" where students can learn the life-saving skills of lifeguarding, CPR, First Aid, and more!

CPR, First Aid, & Certification Trainings

The Y's skills-based trainings help students develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence to respond in a medical emergency. Our certified instructors are very knowledgeable and strive to improve the health and safety of our community.


These programs provides the perfect opportunity for adults and children to try kayaking for the first time or hone existing skills. It's a perfect activity for the offseason.


The YMCA has the most comprehensive lifeguarding program in the country. Its curriculum includes Lifeguarding certification, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED Essentials, First Aid and Emergency Oxygen Administration, and more!


SUP is one of the fastest growing recreational activities in the area, and now that the Y offers it at the West Y pool, people can enjoy this activity year-round. ACA certified instructors focus on teaching proper stance, basic paddle strokes, and paddle techniques.

Sawtooth Masters at the YMCA

This group is for those individuals wanting to take their swimming to the next level. In this nationally sanctioned program, US Masters Swimming offers competitive swimmers one-on-one coaching, dry-land training, and underwater filming weekly for stroke improvement.

Swim Instructor-Classes

Swim Instructors do so much more than teach swim lessons - they inspire confidence in others of all ages. At the Y, swim instructor classes are the best in the area and help people become skilled in a rewarding and life-saving trade.

Swim Lessons

One of the most effective ways to instill confidence in people and create a healthier community is to teach youth, teens, and adults to swim, so they can staysafe around water and learn the skills they need to make swimming a lifelong pursuit for staying healthy.

Water Fitness Classes

Join our certified instructors in the pool for a fun and challenging workout. Work at your own ability level during a variety of water exercise classes with the encouragement from friendly, welcoming classmates.

Water Polo

Water Polo provides players of all abilities the opportunity to learn the game, improve their skills, compete in tournament and most importantly, be active with a fun and diverse group of people.