Adult Swim Programs at the Y

Whether you're learning to swim or looking for a unique fitness class, the YMCA has an aquatics program that will help improve your fitness and swimming abilities. Get ready to dive right in to a fun new workout in the water.


Stretch, tone, and strengthen muscles by using water resistance. This program consists of exercises that increase the range of motion in the shoulders, wrists, hips, knees, lower extremities, and abdominal areas.


Join the community of local swimmers! Whether you are a novice or an elite swimmer, the Y’s Masters Swim program can improve your swimming skills. It is the perfect place to rekindle your competitive spirit, try a new sport or simply stay fit while honing a new skill. All practices are conducted like a swim team practice and have an attentive coach overseeing them; offering fitness and technical components.

STAGE 1 - Water Acclimation

Students develop comfort with underwater exploration and learn to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water in Stage 1. This stage lays the foundation that allows for a students"s future progress in swimming.

STAGE 2 - Water Stamina

Students focus on body position and control, directional change and forward movement in the water while also continuing to practice how to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water.

STAGE 3 - Water Stamina

Students learn how to swim to safety from a longer distance than in the precious stages in the event of falling into a body of water. This stage also introduces rhythmic breathing and integrated arm and leg action.

STAGE 4 - Stroke Introduction

Students develop stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and learn the breaststroke kick and butterfly kick. Water safety is reinforced through reading water and elementary backstroke.