Swimming

Swim Lessons

We don’t just teach people how to swim. We teach children and adults how to stay safe in and around the water, whether you’re in the pool, by the lake or at the beach. And we’ve been doing it for 130 years.

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Swim Teams

For some athletes, swimming isn’t a hobby: it’s a sport. Want to challenge yourself to swim longer, faster and smoother? We’ve got a swim team for you. Want to make the next U.S. Olympic Team? We can help.

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Water Fitness

You’ll be surprised at how much fun you can have in the pool. Whether you’re training for a run, recovering from an injury or prone to injuries, water fitness classes like Deep Water Cadence Running are an impact-free way to engage your entire body.

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Enroll in a YMCA Aquatics or Swim Lesson Today!

Whether you are looking to learn how to swim, improve your stroke, compete or get fit we have the class for you. Our structured classes are divided by age and skill level and taught by certified instructors who guide with praise and encouragement. 

The following YMCA of Metro Chicago centers are offering Swim classes:

YMCA Center Address View Schedule
Buehler 1400 West Northwest Highway, Palatine, IL 60067 click here
Elmhurst 211 W. First St., Elmhurst, IL 60126 click here
Foglia 1025 N. Old McHenry Rd., Lake Zurich, IL 60047 click here
Fry 2120 W. 95th St., Naperville, IL 60564 click here
Greater LaGrange 1100 E. 31st St., LaGrange Park, IL 60526 click here
Hastings Lake 1995 Grass Lake Rd., Lindenhurst, IL 60046 click here
High Ridge 2424 W. Touhy Ave., Chicago, IL 60645 click here
Indian Boundary 711 59th St., Downers Grove, IL 60516 click here
Irving Park 4251 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago, IL 60641 click here
Kroehler Family 34 S. Washington St., Naperville, IL 60540 click here
Lake View 3333 N. Marshfield, Chicago, IL 60657 click here
Lattof 300 E. Northwest Highway, Des Plaines, IL 60016 click here
Leaning Tower 6300 W. Touhy Ave., Niles, IL 60714 click here
Sage 701 Manor Rd., Crystal Lake, IL 60014 click here
South Chicago 3039 E. 91st St., Chicago, IL 60617 click here
South Side 6330 S. Stony Island, Chicago, IL 60637 click here
West Communities 6235 S. Homan Ave., Chicago, IL 60629 click here

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