Swim Lessons

Swim Lessons 2023

Help your child develop one of the most important safety skills they can learn! Our swim lessons teach water safety while kids have fun in the pool.

With progressive levels to meet your child’s needs, YMCA swim lessons will equip them with swimming and safety skills to last a lifetime.

Group Lessons are for ages 4 and up. Private lessons start as early as age 3.


 Registrations Available In-Person Only at the Joplin Family Y

Level 1:

  • How to Swim on Own
  • T/Th 4:00 pm


Level 2:

  • Basic Stroke Development
  • T/Th  6:30 pm




Session Dates: March 21-April 13

Registration Dates: March 7-March 20

Each session includes eight 45-minute group lessons. The cost is $45 for members and $75 for nonmembers.

Private Lessons

Get one-on-one instructions with a certified instructor. Swimmers of every skill level will grow and develop their skills in this encouraging, family-friendly environment. A four-week session includes four 45-minute private lessons. The cost is $80 for members and $105 for non-members.