Swim Lessons Baton Rouge


At the Y, we teach youth, teens, and adults to swim, so they can stay safe around water and learn the skills they need to make swimming a lifelong pursuit for staying healthy.Y swim instructors are nationally certified in CPR, AED, First Aid, and Oxygen Administration. Swim lessons provide important life skills that could save a life and will benefit students for a lifetime.

Swimming Lessons

Learn to swim with the organization that started group swimming lessons...the Y! The Y offers swimming lessons for anyone ages 6 months of age and older. The YMCA Swim Lessons Curriculum is a core group of swimming skills every person needs to learn how to swim.  

There are several different categories of Y Swim Lessons:


Accompanied by a parent, infants and toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills through fun and confidence-building experiences, while parents learn about water safety, drowning prevention and the importance of supervision.

Lessons include: 
Introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment.

Focuses on exploring body positions, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills.


In Swim Basics, students are taught the recommended skills for all to have around water including safe water habits, underwater exploration and how to swim to safety and exit in the event of falling into a body of water.  

Lessons include: 
Children develop comfort with being underwater and learn how to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water.

Children are taught skills that focus on buoyancy and movement in the water while also learning how to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water. 

Children focus on swimming longer distances. In the event of falling into a body of water, children learn how to swim to safety.


In Swim Strokes, swimmers are introduced to the four competitive swimming strokes, as well as rescue skills and healthy lifestyle habits. 

Lessons include:
In this class, children are introduced to basic swimming strokes.

Children continue to work on their swimming stroke technique and all major competitive strokes are introduced.


Private Swimming Lessons (3 & Up)
Private swimming lessons are 30 minutes in length. Private lessons are taught one on one with the instructor.  

Program Fee:

Group Swimming Lessons:

8 Lessons:
Members: $80
Program Member: $145

4 Lessons:
Members: $40
Program Member: $75

Private Swimming Lessons (One on One):
4 Lessons:
Members: $110
Program Member: $160

8 Lessons:
Members: $200
Program Member: $280

12 Lessons:
Members: $290
Program Member: $420 


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