Swim Lessons

YWCA Central Massachusetts offers swimming and aquatics training for all ages. No matter what the swim level, we have a Red Cross-certified instructor who can help you or your child achieve greater confidence and skill in the water.

Swimming Lessons:

Private Swimming Lessons

Private swim lessons allow individuals to have one-on-one training in the pool with a qualified instructor, at their own pace, fitting their own schedule needs. There is no better aquatic instructive experience than personal and small-group private sessions.

Private Swim Lessons
(one instructor and one student)



Half Hour Session



5 Half Hour Sessions Package



Semi-Private Lessons
(one instructor and two
students of same skill level)

Half Hour Session



5 Half Hour Sessions



To register for private swimming lessons, call 508-767-2505 or stop by our front desk.

Group Swim Lessons

Infants, children and adults can learn to swim from our instructors through Red Cross Learn-to-Swim group swim lessons.

Due to COIVD-restrictions and small classes sizes, we  currently have a waitlist for our group lessons. Please fill out the form below to reserve your spot now!

Join the Waitlist!

Please select an age category:

Lap Swim and Drop-in Aquatic Fitness Classes:

YWCA offers a wide variety of free drop-in aquatic fitness classes to fitness members. Lap swim is also available free of charge to current fitness members. Please refer to our current schedule for lap lane availability.

YWCA’s heated, 5-lane indoor swimming pool is the perfect place to improve your physical fitness, brush up on swimming skills, or just splash around! Your fitness membership gives you unlimited access to open swim and drop-in classes, and discounts on learn-to-swim and skills-building classes.

Drop-in Aquatics:

  • Lap swim
  • Family swim
  • Aquatic aerobic group fitness

Youth & Adult Aquatics Classes

Pre-registration required 

  • Learn-to-swim
  • Youth swim team
  • Synchronized swimming
  • Private swim lessons

Safety Certification Classes:

Safety training classes help establish a safety culture in which individuals have adequate training to prepare themselves for real life emergencies that may arise. Our American Red Cross certified instructors will provide participants with the skills and knowledge to act professionally in an emergency until advance medical personnel arrive. Classes include lifeguard training, water safety instructor training, and more.