Private Swim Lessons

Private swim lesson packages are available in 30 or 45 minute increments for members ONLY. 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

Aquatic Academy

Aquatic academy is offered free of charge at both branch locations and is overseen by the full time aquatic staff. Academy participants assist in our swim lesson program as a volunteer and provide an extra set of hands and eyes for our most basic swimmers.

Parent/Child Class (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.

Parent/Child

Swim lessons at the YMCA are progressive lessons designed to make children and adults safer in and around the water. It also assists participants in furthering their goals in fitness, competition, leadership or recreation! Parents are in the water learning how to aid their child in being comfortable in an aquatic environment. Using repetition and progressions, basic skills such as kicking, reaching/paddling, back floats, dolphin dips, and surface safety skills be taught.

Member - FREE Public - $154

Swim Basics (Ages 2-12 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

Water Acclimation increases comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue skills, and basic swim strokes, performed with assistance by the instructors.

Member - $77 Public - $154

Water Movement

Encouraging independent swimming. Freestyle and backstroke skills introduced.

Member - $77 Public - $154

Water Stamina

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

Member - $77 Public - $154

Jr. High (Ages 11-14 years old)

Swim lessons at the YMCA are progressive lessons designed to make children and adults safer in and around the water. It also assists participants in furthering their goals in fitness, competition, leadership or recreation! Jr High program will be focusing on teaching our students about water safety and how to keep yourself safe in and around the aquatic environment, while building confidence and everlasting relationships with friends.

Jr. High - Mondays, 6:00 PM

Lessons offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

Member - $77 Public - $154

Jr. High - Wednesdays, 6:00 PM

Lessons offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

Member - $77 Public - $154

Jr. High - Saturdays, 9:00 AM

Lessons offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

Member - $77 Public - $154

Jr. SPY (Ages 6-13 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 - Tues/Thurs 5:30PM Sat 11:15AM

Lessons offered Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

Member - $220 Public - $440

Jr. SPY - Tues/Thurs 6:40PM, Sat 11:15AM

Lessons offered Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

Member - $220 Public - $440