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YMCA offers swim lessons

SPRINGFIELD The YMCA is nationally known for quality swim lessons based on technique, safelty and fun! This year the YMCA celebrates 100 years of swim lessons in the USA. Locally, the Scantic Valley YMCA offers swim lessons for those from 6 months old adults.

The parent/child class focuses on a secure introduction to water safety and swim instruction for the parent and child in a warm water pool. The youth swim lessons concentrate on developing stroke techniques, water safety and enjoyment. Adult lessons are for those who have fear of water and wish to begin to swim, all the way to advanced swimmers who would like help with their strokes.

The Scantic Valley YMCA also offers swim lessons in your home pool over the summer from our certified instructors. More information on the swim lessons and aquatics programs are available on line at You may register on line or over the phone by calling 596-2749, ext. 2.