At the Y, we believe the ability to swim is a critical life skill.
When you learn to swim, you gain confidence, acquire safety/rescue skills, and experience water activities you can enjoy for a lifetime. Throughout all stages, we teach students how to be safe and more comfortable in the water.
The YMCA has long been America’s favorite swimming instructor. Whether just learning how to swim, improving strokes, or taking water exercise classes, members are in safe hands with our certified swimming instructors and lifeguards.
Jump in to the pool during Open or Family Swim to enjoy our pool together, included in your membership. There is almost always a lap lane open during facility hours.
This instructional and fitness based swim program is for intermediate swimmers. It focuses on developing health, swimming skills, and overall fitness. Instruction consists of the fundamentals of six strokes, including stroke mechanics and turns.
Students will increase endurance and strength in an enjoyable and confidence building environment. Prerequisites: Participants must be able to front crawl for 50 yards and back crawl for 25 yards.
Mondays & Wednesdays 7-7:45 pm (8 lessons)
January 6-29 & February 3-26
Facility Member Fee: $47 / Program Member Fee: $67
Developmental Swim Team: Coming in March!
The swim team offers youth the opportunity to learn about swimming as a sport while having fun. We encourage sportsmanship as well as competition. Coaching includes the YMCA values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility while working on endurance training and stroke techniques. Requirements to be on the swim team are:
- Between 5-18 years old
- Able to swim at least 50 yards legally of three of the four competitive strokes
- Able to participate in a tryout
- Tryouts are on Tuesdays & Thursdays. You must arrive by 7:10 pm to check-in. Stop by the Welcome Center to pick up a brochure for more details.
Practices: Tuesdays & Thursday 6:30-7:20 pm
Season: Year Round
Meets: Swim meets will take place around the Snohomish/King County area and sometimes outside of this area. It is expected that all participants will participate in the majority if not all of the meets.
Facility Member Fee: $78 per month Y-USA Competitive Swimming requires all team members to be full facility members. Auto draft is available.
Swim Lessons are available for everyone 6 months and older. Whether you are increasing your comfortability around water or want to improve your stroke technique, group or private lessons your instructor will fit your needs & goals.
Current Session: Winter
January 6-March 1 – View Lesson Schedule & Details
Registration: November 30 (Facility Members) & December 7 (Program Members)
Upcoming Session: Spring
March 2-April 26 – View Lesson Schedule & Details
Registration: February 8 (Facility Members) & February 15 (Program Members) – Click here to register
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