Irvin Deutscher Family YMCA Swimming Programs

The YMCA of the East Bay Area offers swim lessons for all ages so that everyone can safely enjoy the pleasures of an aquatic environment. Swimming is a life skill, as well as great exercise and a challenging sport.


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Infant & Toddler Swim Lessons

(Ages 6 months - 3 years) Introduce your little one to the pool with fun lessons that will acclimate them to the water.

children and an instructor make a circle in a pool

Preschool Swim Lessons

(Ages 3 - 5 years) Kids gain a tremendous sense of self-worth when they learn to swim and improve aquatic skills, all while having fun in the water!

a girl and her sibling in a pool

School Age Swim Lessons

(Ages 6 - 12 years) Kids learn basic stroke, pool safety, water sports and games in a friendly environment with peers.

a swimming girl

Teen Swim Lessons

(Ages 13 - 17 years) Teens focus on stroke development, personal growth, personal safety, and water sports.

Woman teaching child how to swim

Adult Swim Lessons

(Ages 18+ years) It’s never too late to improve upon your swimming skills and gain confidence in the water.