Swim Lessons

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Group Swim Lessons

The YMCA of East Tennessee is the leading provider of swim lessons in our community, giving swimmers confidence in the water and building skills that last a lifetime. Our certified swim instructors teach life-saving skills through more than 6,000 swim lessons every year for swimmers of all ages and all ability levels. New sessions of group swim lessons are offered each month, and private lessons are offered year-round to fit your busy schedule.


Private Swim Lessons

Session Information

  • Group Swim Lessons include up to 4 participants per class; each class requires a minimum of 2 registered participants for a class to be held
  • Group classes are 30 minutes long and run for a 4-week session
  • Classes are offered Monday-Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings and afternoons
  • Each summer, the Y offers accelerated sessions that meet daily Monday-Thursday for 2 weeks (8 total lessons) with the option of AM or PM times
  • Session days and times vary by location. Please check registration options below or contact your local Y.

Registration Dates

  • Group Lesson registration runs monthly and opens on the 12th of each month for Y Members and the 15th of the month for Non-Members in the month prior to the desired session.  Example:  February Group Swim Lessons registration opens on January 12th for Y Members and January 15th for Non-Members.
  • Group Lessons are offered every month except August and December.  Private Lessons are offered year-round.

Group Swim Lesson Prices:

Y Members:
$35 for 4 lessons (1 day per week)
$70 for 8 lessons (2 days per week)

Non Members:
$70 for 4 lessons (1 day per week)
$140 for 8 lessons (2 days per week)

Join the Y online for Member Pricing on swim lessons and other Y programs!

Adult Swim


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