Private Swim Lessons

Private and semi-private lesson packages available at 30 or 45 minute increments for members and the public. Registration begins the process for instructor matching, you will be e-mailed once registration is complete. For questions contact Keegan O’Reilly at koreilly@springfieldymca.org or 217-280-5190

Prices Vary

Swim Class Assistants

Once your child has completed breaststroke and/or butterfly, they have the opportunity to be an assistant or gain volunteer experience! If you have questions about volunteering, contact Arthur Steiner at asteiner@springfieldymca.org

Swim Starters (Ages 6 months-3 years old)

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.

Water Exploration

Parent and child introduction to safety around water through songs and games. Emphasis is on parent education, parent/child bonding, and acclimating your child to an aquatic environment. For ages 6-18 months.

Member - $42 Public - $84

Water Independence

The continuation of Water Exploration with an emphasis on transitioning to a preschool swim class. Children will work more one-on-one with instructors and learn how to take turns in a class setting. The goal is a smooth transition when they age out of the parent/child lessons. For ages 18 months - 3 years.

Member - $42 Public - $84

Swim Basics (Ages 3-5 years old)

Students will learn personal water safety and achieve basic swimming competency by learning important water safety skills. Introduction and mastery of freestyle and backstroke will be a focus.

Water Acclimation

Learn basic self-rescue and swim strokes. This class is for beginners and those who are nervous in water.

Member - $52 Public - $104

Water Movement

Encouraging independent swimming. Freestyle and backstroke skills introduced.

Member - $52 Public - $104

Water Stamina

For those who can swim half the length of the pool. Perfecting freestyle and backstroke.

Member - $52 Public - $104

Swim Basics (Ages 6-12 years old)

Students will learn personal water safety and achieve basic swimming competency by learning important water safety skills. Introduction and mastery of freestyle and backstroke will be a focus.

Water Acclimation

Learn basic self-rescue and swim strokes. This class is for beginners and those who are nervous in water.

Member - $52 Public - $104

Water Movement

Encouraging independent swimming. Freestyle and backstroke skills introduced.

Member - $52 Public - $104

Water Stamina

For those who can swim half the length of the pool. Perfecting freestyle and backstroke.

Member - $52 Public - $104

Swim Strokes (Ages 6-12 years old)

Having mastered the fundamentals, students will focus on stroke development in breaststroke and butterfly and will review freestyle and backstroke. These skills help prevent chronic disease, increase social-emotional and cognitive well-being, and foster a lifetime of physical activity.

Stroke Introduction: Breaststroke

Begin competitive focus. For those who can swim 50 yards of freestyle and backstroke with flip turn.

Member - $52 Public - $104

Stroke Development: Butterfly

Focus on stroke perfection for butterfly with review of freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke.

Member - $52 Public - $104

Jr. SPY (Ages 6-12 years old)

Designed to help swimmers transition to swim team. This class will give participants an idea of what it would be like to swim for SPY. Jr. SPY is for swimmers who are proficient in all four competitive strokes and are interested in eventually swimming competitively but not quite ready for a full commitment of a year-round team experience. Jr. SPY swimmers who are members can also participate in home meets.

Jr. SPY Downtown

Lessons offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

Member - $156 Public - $312

Jr. SPY Kerasotes

Lessons offered Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

Member - $156 Public - $312