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Click here for a link to 2018 Aquatics Program Guide.
YOUTH SWIM LESSONS
We offer swim classes for infants, toddlers, school-age youths, and teens in classes that are suited to their skill level because at the Y, we believe kids of all ages should have the opportunity to learn how to swim.
ADULT/TEEN SWIM LESSONS
These classes are for adult and teen participants of all levels looking to overcome a fear of water, improve their stroke, or train for an event. Basic stroke techniques will be covered. For more information about adult and teen swim lessons, contact your local branch.
PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS
If you prefer to work one on one with an instructor or are looking to focus on a specific aspect of swimming, private lessons are an option. One session consists of four 30 minute lessons; these 4 week session dates will run in conjunction with the group swim lesson dates. New changes to the process allow you to register online, on our mobile app, and at the membership desk. Additionally, at the time of registration you can view availability of instructors and sign-up directly with the instructor of your choice.
Semi-private lessons are also available for two students to work with one instructor. This is a great option for siblings!
Contact your local branch for more information about private lessons and the new registration process.
Whether you are looking for a great summer job or career as a professional lifeguard, the South Sound YMCA lifeguard program is the place to begin! Through classroom activities, group discussion, online e-learning, and hands-on practice, you’ll learn the skills you need to work as a lifeguard. Participants who successfully complete this course will obtain a Y-USA Lifeguarding Certification and ASHI CPRPro, Basic First Aid, and Oxygen Administration certifications.
The pool is reserved for members who wish to participate in water activities, as well as to relax and enjoy our pool. It is a great time to work out independently or have family time to play together in the pool.
Welcome to the great world of competitive swimming! The South Sound YMCA swim team program is focused on offering an enjoyable and rewarding challenge for your children. We are dedicated to providing a quality, competitive activity founded on the full development of each athlete.
Synchronized swimming challenges the creativity of swimmers by combining the movements of dance with swimming skills. Students work to improve stroke, form, and endurance while gaining confidence and poise. Swimmers may participate in performances and competitions, and must be able to swim at a Minnow level or higher.
Synchro Swimming Lessons
Looking for a fun, challenging, new way to move in the water? Do you love to swim, dance, and perform? Try the sport of synchronized swimming! The Y offers beginning, synchronized swimming lessons for all ages. Come join the fun, and make new friends while learning synchro.
The Olympia Synchro Club (OSC) was founded in 1990 and competes at the national level. The club is open to Facility Members only and by invitation. Contact a coach to learn more.