The Y offers both YMCA Swim Clinic and Tennessee Aquatics (TNAQ) Swim Clinic for swimmers ages 5-18 focusing on stroke development, starts, turns, and conditioning. All of our coaches have years of experience and have been chosen with attitude in mind. Coaches teach all four competitive swimming strokes including freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly. Swim clinics run 3 times each year from January-March, March-May, and September-November. Days and times vary by location. YMCA Swim Clinics are offered at the North Side Y.
Level 6: Basic Swim Clinic
This is a developmental group for swimmers ages 5-10. Level 6 is for kids who are eager to continue to improve their stroke technique or want to get ready to be on a swim team in the summer. Swimmers will benefit from our relaxed and supportive environment, have fun, and exercise while making new friends.
Level 7 & 8: Advanced Swim Clinic
Middle school Prep (for ages 11-14) and High School Prep (for ages 14-18) offers an opportunity for athletes to focus on advanced skills such as: air regulation, body position and propulsion through the water in all four strokes. This group focuses on quality with an introduction of aerobic training.
YMCA Swim Clinic
Minimum requirements to participate in YMCA Swim Clinic: Swimmer must have knowledge of at least freestyle and backstroke and be able to swim any swim stroke a 25-yard distance (one pool length) unassisted at least one time.
- 10 weeks $100 for Y Members; $150 for Non Members
- 8 weeks $80 for Y Members; $120 for Non Members
- 6 weeks $60 for Y Members; $90 for Non Members
TNAQ Swim Clinic
Minimum requirement to participate in TNAQ Swim Clinic: Swimmer must have knowledge of at least freestyle and backstroke and be able to swim any stroke a 25-yard distance (one pool length) unassisted; swimmer must also be able to swim at least 12 full lengths of freestyle and backstroke repeatedly during a practice session. TNAQ Swim Clinics are offered at the West Side Y.
- 8 Week Session: $90 for Y Members; $150 for Non-Members
- 6 Week Session: $68 for Y Members; $113 for Non-Members
- August 30th – October 27th, 2022: 8 week session; no class the week of Knox Co. Fall Break October 10th-14th
- January 11th – March 3rd, 2023: 8 week session
- March 22nd – May 12th, 2023: 8 week session