Swimming at the Y helps people thrive—in and out of the water. Swim lessons provide kids and teens with the opportunity to set goals and achieve success, learn water safety and enjoy swimming as a form of exercise. Through swimming lessons, swim team, lap swimming and more, the Y provides a safe environment for swimmers of all ages and abilities.
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This sport will help improve balance, agility, core strength and concentration - all while having fun!
All aquatic fitness classes are offered at the YMCA at Pabst Farms and are FREE for Y members!
We are proud to offer American Red Cross swimming lessons at our YMCA at Pabst Farms branch. The American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program stresses water safety skills and knowledge alongside swimming skills at every level. We offer two levels of Parent/ Child, three levels of Preschool, and five levels of Learn-to-Swim, Teen and Adult Lessons.
The adult early morning program is coached by Fred Russell. The group of 25-30 swimmers is divided to emphasize the swimming for tri-athletes and the swimming for competitive Master swimmers. The program is available for participants 18 years and older with a wide range of abilities. Swimmers must be YMCA members. (2 week trial available)
Want to swim competitively in a fun and positive environment? Join the team! The YMCA at Pabst Farms Swim Team is a year-round competitive program that serves swimmers, ranging from those with no competitive experience through Y National and USAS National qualifiers. We participate in both YMCA and USAS sanctioned competitions.