Learn to Swim at the Y

The Greater Wichita YMCA provides a safe, fun, encouraging environment to help all swimmers feel comfortable learning in the water. Y swim lessons participants can expect:

  • LOCATION Choose any one of our 9 pool branch locations in Andover, El Dorado, Newton and throughout Wichita, KS.
  • OPTIONS Private (1:1), Small Group, and Medium-Sized Classes available. 1-time, 2-week, monthly, and on-going enrollment.
  • QUALITY STAFF Our swim instructors are CPR, AED, first aid, oxygen certified and hold YMCA swim lesson certifications. Many have additional accreditation and training to their credit.
  • GREAT PRICES To ensure access to all swimmers we offer low rates, member discounts, and income-based pricing, too.
The Greater Wichita YMCA, as a part of the YMCA of USA, approaches swim lessons as a part of a life-long process of learning and enjoying swimming. We offer:

Members save on SWIM LESSONS

By joining TODAY you'll enjoy benefits including:

  • Unlimited use of 850+ weekly Group Exercise Classes
  • Discounted rates on all other programs and activities
  • Full access to all Greater Wichita YMCA locations and access to 2,000+ YMCA locations nationally

Spend less and do more as a YMCA member.

Swim Teams

Ages 6-18, can compete at local, state and national levels as they train year-round on stroke development, swim skills and team building. Contact the Andover or Northwest YMCA for more information. 

Private Lessons

The YMCA offers 30 minute private and semi-private lessons tailored to each swimmer's needs and abilities. Register at your YMCA's Membership Desk to get started.