Youth Swim Lessons


The Y was the first organization to offer group swim lessons (Detroit, 1909), and is currently the starting point for many youth to learn about becoming and staying active, and developing healthy habits that they will carry with them throughout their lives.

The benefits of participating in our swim lessons program are far greater than just physical health. At our Y, the focus is on building the whole child, from the inside out, so kids will learn about the rewards of persistence and courage, as well as mastering their swimming strokes. We provide instruction for infants to adults so that everyone can learn this essential life-saving skill. With two indoor pools, private, semi-private and group lessons as well as a competitive team, we have a place for everyone in the pool. We offer lessons for infants as young as 6 months to adults of any age, as well as Life Guard/CPR/First Aid training for ages 16 and up.  For questions regarding any Y swim program, please contact Christina Carter at or 734.661.8050.

Click on the hot-linked appropriate age-group link below for more information.

Infant and Parent/Tot and Swim Lessons

Preschool Swim Lessons  (ages 3-5)

School Age Swim Lessons (ages 6-16)

Barracuda Swim Team

Synchronized SwimmingSynchronized swimming improves swimmers strength, flexibility, and breath support; while learning routine?s and incorporating music! The synchronized swimming class will be for swimmers ages 7-18yrs old. The class will run on Friday evenings from 6:30-8:30pm (using 3 lanes of the pool). Dry land practice is from 6:30-7:30 and pool time will be 7:30-8:30pm.

Young Adult and Teen Swim Lessons (ages 16 and up)

Lifeguard and CPR Training Classes (ages 16 and up)

Private Swim Lessons/Semi-Private Swim Lessons

Click here for the Y's Response to Concussion Legislation

Click here for the Y's Open Swim  Policy