Find Youth Swim Lessons Programs

One of the most effective ways to instill confidence in children is through swim lessons. They can stay safe around water and learn skills needed to make swimming a lifelong pursuit for staying healthy.

Homeschool Swim Lessons

$43 $82 3-18

Tue, Thu
Jan 6-30 | Feb 3-27 | Mar 2-19 | Mar 30-Apr 23

Homeschool students have the opportunity to take swim lessons and enjoy free swim time. Included in the program are four 40-minute lessons with open swim time between 1pm and 3pm.

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Aquatics Conditioning

$63.25 $95 6+

Downtown Boise Y:
Mon, Wed, 5:45–6:25pm
Mon, Wed, 6:30–7:10pm
Tue, Thu, 5:45–6:25pm
Tue, Thu, 6:30–7:10pm
Sat, 8:45–9:25pm

West Boise Y:

Mon-Thu, 6:45–7:25pm

Aquatics conditioning is a competitive pathway for students following swim lessons. This program focuses on continuing to build endurance and stroke technique on all major competitive strokes and encourages swimming as part of a healthy lifestyle.

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Teen/Adult Swim Clinics

$5 $6.50 14+

11-11:45am
2nd Saturday of each month

Participants of all levels are welcome to come and work with a swim instructor on basic safety techniques, stroke mechanics, and strengthening and conditioning in addition to learning more about current aquatics programming.

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Semi-Private Swim Lessons

$37.50-$150 ($75 for additional child) $56.25-$225 ($112.50 for additional child)

Two to three friends can get together during a time that works best. These are small group lessons with professional instructors.

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Adapted Aquatic Swim Program

$45-$150 $65-$225

This is a monthly swim lesson program for children with special needs. In order to build a strong, trusting relationship to teach water safety, the instructor-to-student ratio is one to one.

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Build Your Own Swim Class

$43-$48 $82-$85

Four to five children who are at the same swimming level can be combined in a class during a convenient, unique time. Subject to instructor availability.

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Private Swim Lessons

$45-$150 $65-$225

Private individual instruction is open for any and all skill levels to help meet your particular skill and scheduling needs.

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Teen and Adult Swim Lessons

$39.25-$68 $79.75-$95 14+

For more information, please visit the front desk at your YMCA.
Year-round program.

The Y offers swim instruction for teen and adult swimmers of any level to help them improve abilities and confidence in the water.

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Parent & Child Swim Lessons (6-36 months)

$43-$48 $82-$85 6 months-3 years

Year-round

Accompanied by a parent, infants and toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills through fun and confidence-building experiences, while parents learn about water safety, drowning prevention, and the importance of supervision.

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Preschool Age Swim Lessons (3-5 years)

$43-$48 $82-$85 3-5

Students are taught the recommended skills for all to have around water including safe water habits, underwater exploration, and how to swim to safety and exit in the event of falling into a body of water. Activities, games, and drills, geared to reinforce learning, are utilized heavily as students progress in this skill-based approach to swimming.

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