Countryside YMCA’s specialty and private swim lessons are an opportunity for you or your family to receive the training you need to be comfortable and confident in the water. We offer multiple lesson options, listed below, that are designed to meet the needs of families, individuals, group and special needs swimmers.


These private swim lessons are specifically for families and up to 3 family members can come to each lesson. These thirty-minute private swim lessons allow families to work at  personalized levels to achieve swim goals. Private swim lessons are also a good way to help swimmers focus on a particular swim skill, or to help overcome a fear of the water. 

Swim lessons at Countryside YMCA help children and adults learn basic water skills, improve swimming skills, practice water safety and learn water rescue skills. Of course, we have fun in the process. Swim lessons are progressive and class sizes are small so children and adults get the personalized swim instruction they need to build vital skills and prepare for the next program level. Hulafrog.com named us Most Loved Swim Lesson for 2019. 

These thirty-minute private swim lessons allow the participant to work at a personalized level to achieve swim goals. Private swim lessons are a good way to help swimmers focus on a particular swim skill, or to help overcome a fear of the water. Private swim lessons are available by appointment only.

This series of four private swim lessons allows the participant to work at a personalized level to achieve swim goals. Block private swim lessons are thirty minutes each. Participants pay for three classes and the fourth class is free. You cannot make up any missed block swim lessons. These swim lessons are a good way to help swimmers focus on a particular swim skill, or to help overcome a fear of the water. After registration, the Swim Lessons Coordinator will contact you via the phone number listed on your membership to schedule your instructor and time slot. 

This series of four private swim lessons allows the participant to work at a personalized level to achieve swim goals. Block private swim lessons are thirty minutes each. Participants pay for three classes and the fourth class is free. You cannot make up any missed block swim lessons. These swim lessons are a good way to help swimmers focus on a particular swim skill, or to help overcome a fear of the water. After registration, the Swim Lessons Coordinator will contact you via the phone number listed on your membership to schedule your instructor and time slot. 

Sea Turtles is the name of our unique swim lesson program designed for swimmers with special needs. One certified swim instructor will work with small groups of two or three special needs swimmers during a 30-minute semi-private lesson. These private swim lessons are a good way to help special needs swimmers focus on a particular swim skill, or to help them overcome a fear of the water. All Sea Turtle swim lessons are held on Sundays between 12:15p and 5:00p. After registration, the Swim Lessons Coordinator will contact you via the phone number listed on your membership to schedule your time slot.

Who Can Benefit from Private Swim Lessons?

If you're looking for a way to improve your swimming, private swimming lessons can be a great way to get the personal attention you need. You'll be able to work with a professional swim coach who can:

  • Customize lessons to your unique needs

  • Help you overcome your challenges

Private swim lessons aren't just for kids; adults can also benefit from private swim lessons. So whether you're an adult or a child, private swim lessons can help you improve your swimming. Here's a look at ways you can benefit from private swim lessons.

Adults

Private swim lessons are a great way to overcome your fear if you fear the water. With a professional swim instructor or coach, you'll be able to work at your own pace and learn how to relax in the water without fear or anxiety, causing you to become even more afraid of the water. In addition, adults who never learned to swim can learn to swim as adults. Swimming is a great exercise and is easy on the joints. So no matter where you are in life or if you have just never had the chance to learn, now is a great time to take advantage of the fantastic benefits of swimming as an adult.

Kids

Private sswimminglessons can be a great way to help kids improve their swimming skills. Instead of being in a class with other kids, a private swimming lesson can be a great way to get personalized attention to learn or improve critical swimming skills.

Pain or Disability

If you have a disability that makes it hard to move around in the water, a private swim lesson can help you learn how to move your arms and legs in a way that makes you more efficient in the water. Swimming lessons are an excellent option for people of all skill levels and ages.