For all lessons listed below, please contact the Aquatic Director before registering and paying for lessons.


Private swim lessons are available at both locations for children and adults who would like individual instruction to further their swimming ability and/or for those who cannot fit in to our regularly scheduled lessons. Instruction is based on the student's ability. Each private lesson is 45 minutes in length. Participants can set up times that are convenient for them. 

Note: Our private lessons have no limit. You can buy 1 lesson or you can buy them continuously.

FEE: Members $20/Activity Members $25 per lesson. You can also reserve a 6 week session for Members $120/Activity Members $150. 



For individuals with physical and cognitive disabilities. The goal of the program is to provide all ability levels an opportunity to learn new things or improve existing aquatic skills. Depending on the nature and severity of the disability, the instructor ratio will be 1:1 up to 1:3. Slots are limited. Held at the Downtown Y. 


  • February 6, 13, 20 & 27
  • March 6 & 13
  • April 3, 10, 17 & 24

FEE: $40 


For individuals with special needs. Our trained instructors will work at your child's level to teach water skills and safety. We offer individual lessons to give your child the most attention. 


Adult swim lessons are available at both locations for swimmers age 14 and up looking for individual attention. Our instructors will work on skills specific to each participant’s ability. These lessons run within the same session dates as our Preschool and Youth levels, please see session dates listed on our Group Swim Lessons page. You will receive seven 40-minute lessons, and they will run once a week for seven weeks.

FEE: Members $30/Activity Member $55 per 7-lesson package.

To schedule your lesson(s) contact:

Lisa at (20th Avenue YMCA)
Dan at (Downtown YMCA