SWIMMING - FAIRFIELD

YMCA swim programs include infant-parent classes, preschool classes, youth classes, classes for people with disabilities and classes for teens and adults. We also offer private and semi-private swim lessons, a competitive swim team program, and water aerobics classes.

Progressive Group Swim Lessons Private Swim Lessons
Swim Team Aqua Aerobics
Member Lap & Open Swim Pool Party Rentals

GROUP SWIMMING LESSONS

All ages—from infants to seniors—can learn to swim. See our new class offerings below to find one that fits your family’s busy schedule.

Swim sign ups are by age group

Parent/Child, 6 months - 3 years

Water Discovery and Exploration: Level A
Introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment. Parents will work with their children to learn fundamental safety and aquatic skills.
1 instructor : 12 swimmers

To register in person, please download, complete and bring in the Registration and Liability Release Forms

If registering online, please download, sign and bring in the Liability Release Form only

Registration Form Liability Release Parent Handbook

Preschool, 3-5 years old

Water Acclimation & Movement for Beginners: Level 1
Students develop comfort with under water exploration and learn to safely enter and exit the pool. Students will also focus on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water.
1 instructor : 4 swimmers
Please download, sign and bring in the Liability Release form

To register in person, please download, complete and bring in the Registration and Liability Release Forms

If registering online, please download, sign and bring in the Liability Release Form only

Registration Form Liability Release Parent Handbook

Water Stamina & Stroke Introduction for Intermediate: Level 2
Students will learn how to swim to safety from a longer distance. Rhythmic breathing and integrated arm and leg action are introduced. Students will also develop stroke technique in front and back crawl and will learn the breaststroke and butterfly kick.
1 instructor : 4 swimmers

To register in person, please download, complete and bring in the Registration and Liability Release Forms

If registering online, please download, sign and bring in the Liability Release Form only

Registration Form Liability Release Parent Handbook

To register in person, please download, complete and bring in the Registration and Liability Release Forms

If registering online, please download, sign and bring in the Liability Release Form only

Stroke Development & Stroke mechanics for Advanced: Level 3
Students will work on stroke technique and will learn all major competitive strokes as well as flip/open turns and dives. We will also incorporate swimming for a healthy lifestyle, and refine strokes to be more water efficient.
1 instructor : 5 swimmers
Registration Form Liability Release Parent Handbook

Youth, 6-12 years old

Water Acclimation & Movement for Beginners: Level 1
Students develop comfort with under water exploration and learn to safely enter and exit the pool. Students will also focus on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water.
1 instructor : 6 swimmers

To register in person, please download, complete and bring in the Registration and Liability Release Forms

If registering online, please download, sign and bring in the Liability Release Form only

Registration Form Liability Release Parent Handbook

Water Stamina & Stroke Introduction for Intermediate: Level 2
Students will learn how to swim to safety from a longer distance. Rhythmic breathing and integrated arm and leg action are introduced. Students will also develop stroke technique in front and back crawl and will learn the breaststroke and butterfly kick.
1 instructor : 6 swimmers

To register in person, please download, complete and bring in the Registration and Liability Release Forms

If registering online, please download, sign and bring in the Liability Release Form only

Registration Form Liability Release Parent Handbook

Stroke Development & Stroke mechanics for Advanced: Level 3
Students will work on stroke technique and will learn all major competitive strokes as well as flip/open turns and dives. We will also incorporate swimming for a healthy lifestyle, and refine strokes to be more water efficient.
1 instructor : 7 swimmers

To register in person, please download, complete and bring in the Registration and Liability Release Forms

If registering online, please download, sign and bring in the Liability Release Form only

Registration Form Liability Release Parent Handbook

Teen/Adult 13+ years old

Water Acclimation & Movement for Beginners: Level 1
For teen or adults (13+ years old) who want to progress with their swimming abilities. These classes are based on what the participant would like to work on with inclusion of learning how to swim front crawl, backstroke, and float. Advanced swimmers work on technique and endurance to swim for longer periods of time. Its never to late to learn something new!
1 instructor : 8 swimmers

To register in person, please download, complete and bring in the Registration and Liability Release Forms

If registering online, please download, sign and bring in the Liability Release Form only

Registration Form Liability Release Parent Handbook

Special Needs

Discovery – Beginning  Swimmers with Accommodating Needs
These group lesson offer the our lowest instructor to student ratio with 1 instructor for   every three swimmers.  The lower ratio will help to increase the level of repetitiveness as they focus on basic techniques such as kicking, bubbles and introduction to freestyle. This class is designed to ease children with accommodating needs into swimming and better prepare them for aquatic competition, recreation, and leadership.
1 instructor : 3 swimmers

To register in person, please download, complete and bring in the Registration and Liability Release Forms

If registering online, please download, sign and bring in the Liability Release Form only

Registration Form Liability Release Parent Handbook

PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS

Private swim lessons are perfect for children with special needs, adults training for an upcoming event, or for anyone looking for one-on-one attention. Each session is either 30 minutes or 1 hour long, and includes only the instructor and participant. 

The day and time of the lesson is determined after paperwork is submitted and payment is made. Your preferred day and time will be specified on the sign-up sheet, and any instructors available at this time will call you to set up the lessons.

(8) 30/minute or (4) 1/hour Sessions  Y Member Non-Member
1 Instructor per student (Private) $125/person $175/person

Please contact the front desk to schedule or check availability 562-423-0491. 


SWIM TEAM 

While participating in Swim Team, your children will build confidence, refine their swimming techniques, improve endurance, and learn the competitive components of swimming. They will experience an environment of camaraderie through practices, team building activities and competing in monthly swim meets. This will prepare them for high school swim competitions and cultivate their awareness of healthy living.

Swim Team is available from 6PM-7PM or 6PM-8PM on Mondays & Wednesdays & Fridays

Option 1: This option is for advanced swimmers who are ready to competitively swim and work on strength and conditioning. On Wednesday’s this group meets from 6p-7p to practice with weights, the gym machines, and practice core exercises to build and tone their muscles. Option 2: This option is a great alternative for swimmers who would like to focus more on their skills and perfecting their strokes. Option 2 will practice in the pool and is based for beginner swimmers who have a goal to compete or swim for longer distances.

Requirements

This program is for advanced / intermediate swimmers only. If you have not taken swim lessons through the YMCA a swim evaluation will be required before you can sign up. 

Ages:  6-17 years

Try Out Days & Times: Friday, 6pm

Y Member Non-Member
$60 / $74.00 $85 / $100.00

 


AQUA AEROBICS

Stay cool and have fun with a complete body workout in the water. Tones and strengthen your muscles without stress to bones and muscles experienced on dry land. 

Aqua Aerobics is FREE for members and is $48 for non-members who purchase a 16 visit Punch Card (only valid per 8 week session).  


MEMBER LAP & OPEN SWIM

Lap Swim: This is non-stop swimming for YMCA Members who are 13 years of age and older. Children under 13 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Open Swim:The pool is reserved for members who wish to participate in non-lap swim activities, as well as to relax and enjoy our pool. It is a great time to workout independently or have family time to play together in the pool. View schedule for times and other important information.

POOL PARTY RENTALS

What better way to celebrate your special event than with a pool party? We offer exclusive use of our pool during non-operating hours. All parties will be staffed with certified lifeguards to ensure your safety during your occasion! 

Included is our patio area, locker rooms, and pool toys.  Pool Party rental policies and forms are available at the member service desk!

If you have any questions regarding our Aquatic Programs, please call the Y at 562.423.0491.