6 Reasons Every Kid Should Take YMCA Swim Lessons

Whether just learning how to swim, improving strokes, or swimming competitively, kids are in safe hands with our certified swimming instructors and lifeguards. Swim lessons provide important life skills that could save a life and will benefit students for a lifetime. Check out the six reasons why we think every kid should take Y Swim Lessons.

FOR SAFETY
Kids learn how to be safe in & around the water.

FOR RESCUE SKILLS
As kids progress through the swim levels, they learn how to safely assist others in emergency situations.

FOR CONFIDENCE
Kids build confidence when they overcome challenges, from their first kicks across the pool to swimming laps.

FOR HEALTH
Kids get exercise while developing skills, coordination and endurance.

FOR FUN
Kids love the water, and there is nothing more fun than playing games, sports and making new friends in the pool.

FOR LIFE
Kids develop a lifelong love of swimming, an activity that brings enjoyment and health benefits long after they complete their last swim lesson.

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Check out this story to learn how Daniel, a teen and competitive athlete with disability found success through swimming.