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Swimming Lessons Registration Info

Winter 2023 Swim Lessons & Courses 

Group Lessons

Group swim lessons will be offered once a week for 10 weeks throughout the Winter. Sessions will be offered on Sunday’s from January 8 – March 12 and Thursday’s from January 5 – March 9, 2023.

Days &  Times: Lessons will be offered Sunday or Thursday with a 30 minute timeslot. Sunday will run between 10 – 1, and Thursday will run between 4 – 7.  Specific times are assigned at registration and based on swim level. 

Cost: $100 for Y Members, $210 for non-members.

Registration will be available for members starting December 12. Registration for non-members will be open December 19 both online and in person.

*Swim levels are assigned during the registration process. For more information on swim levels, click here.

To register after the update dates, or for more information, contact


Private  Swim Lessons

Private swim lessons will be offered over a six-week session. The next session will be offered the following day's


Sunday's January 22 to March 5 2023

Monday's January 23 to March 3 2023

Tuesday's January 24 to February 28 2023

Wednesday's January 25 to March 1 2023

Thursday's January 26 to March 2 2023

Friday's January 27 to March 3 2023

Cost: $120 for YMCA members or $180 for non members.

Registration for the next session will be available to YMCA Members Thursday January 12 at the front desk. Registration for everyone will open online and in person Monday January 15. 

For more information, contact


Bronze Star: The first of the bronze program. Only required for candidates 12 years or younger who wish to take their Bronze Medallion, however anyone is welcome to take their Bronze Star, as it can be good practice for more advanced courses. It is recommended that most swim lessons levels have been completed, as a prerequisite. The course will run October 11, 18 and 25 from 4:30-7:30 p.m.


Bronze Medallion: Candidates acquire the assessment and problem-solving skills needed to make good decisions in, on, and around the water. Bronze Medallion is a prerequisite for assistant lifeguard training in Bronze Cross. Participants of this course must have their Bronze Star OR be at least 13 years old. Dates: October 28, 29 and 30.  Registration available starting October 17. 


Bronze Cross: The last of the bronze courses. In order to take Bronze Cross candidates must have their Bronze Medallion completed. This course is a prerequisite to taking the National Lifesaving Course (NLS) and becoming a full lifeguard. At age 14 some facilities (Like the YMCA of Cumberland) can hire candidates as Assistant Lifeguards upon completion of their bronze cross. Dates: November 12, 13, 19 and 20.  Registration opens October 31st.


Intro to Comp: An introductory program to competitive swimming, for those enrolled in have completed the star level swimming lessons. This program will be offered on Monday and Wednesday starting Oct. 12 until Dec. 19. Registration is available now.


Click here to register for these programs. For more information, email or call


# Lessons
Program Fee
Membership Fee

(Tax is included in prices. Each lesson is 30 minutes long)

Please contact the YMCA to register. 

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