Frequently Asked Questions:

When does registration for swim lessons open for next month?
For Swim Lessons at our Southeast Y: registration for Y members opens six (6) days before the first Tuesday lesson. Registration for non-members opens two (2) days prior to the first Tuesday lesson. This is for every month except January, June, and September. Once member registration opens, it remains open throughout non-member registration.

For Swim Lessons at our Northwest Y: registration for Y members opens six (6) days before the first Saturday lesson. Registration for non-members opens two (2) days prior to the first Saturday lesson. This is for every month except January, April, July, and October. Once member registration opens, it remains open throughout non-member registration.

Can I be in the pool with my child during lessons?
The Swim Starters group lessons are the only lessons with a parent or guardian in the water with the child. The Swim Starters classes are available only at our Northwest Y.

How do I know which level my child is ready for?
Our programs are set up by age and skills. However, that does not mean your child automatically should be enrolled in the designated level. We understand there are advanced or beginners in every age group!

We encourage you to review our "Swim Program Levels Breakdown" (below) to see which skills are taught in each group. In the "Program Overview" and "Stages of Learning" listed in the document (below), the skills listed under each level are what your child will be learning; your child doesn’t need those skills in order to join to that level. If you’re still unsure, our aquatics team is happy to help place your child in the appropriate program! You can contact us below if you need assistance.

Swim Program Levels Breakdown

Questions?
Grace Haskett
Aquatics Director
(812) 961-2178
info@MonroeCountyYMCA.org


Swim Lessons Levels:

Swim Starters

Swim Basics

Swim Strokes

Private and Semi-Private Swim Lessons