Swim Lessons

Fall I Session
September 11-October 12
Schedule out August 31
Members register September 5
Community Members register September 7

Fall II Session
November 8 – December 16
Schedule out October 26
Members register October 31
Community Members register November 2

Fall 2 Swim Lessons

Preschool Lessons:        YMCA Members $36      Community Members $64
Progressive Lessons:     YMCA Members $39      Community Members $75

Preschool Levels (Ages 3- up to 6th Birthday)
Parent/Child (Ages 6 months- 3 years)
Parent/adult must accompany each child in the water

Water Readiness, Pint, Tot 1, Tot 2, Tot 3 (Each lesson is 30 minutes)

Progressive Levels (Ages 6+)
Polliwog I, Polliwog II, Guppy, Minnow, Fish, Flying Fish I, Flying Fish II, Shark, Sea lion, Teen beginner, Teen advanced, Adult beginner  (Each lesson is 45 minutes)

Class you want is full?
We offer waitlists for every swim lesson course! Take advantage by putting your child’s name on the waitlist for the class at no cost to you. Calls* will be made up to the day before classes start if there is an opening or an additional class being added. We do our best to accommodate each student on the waitlists. * Be sure to have an updated phone number on file

Register on-line at midnight or in person at the YMCA at 6:00 a.m.

Not sure what level to register for?
Take a look at our swim lesson curriculum, or contact Megan for a free swim assessment

Contact Megan to schedule private swim lessons (218) 454- 2562

Member rate – 1 Lesson $20, 3 lessons $55, 7 lessons, $105
Community Member – 1 lesson $30, 3 lessons $85, 7 lessons $175


Member rate – 1 Lesson $15/student, 3 lessons $40/student, 7 lessons, $70/student
Community Member – 1 lesson $25/student, 3 lessons $70/student, 7 lessons $140/student

Family/Special Needs Locker Room Guidelines

For adults with small children of the opposite gender, (father/ daughter, mother/son), children enrolled in Childcare, people with disabilities and/or needing special accommodations. This locker room is co-ed and nudity is not allowed in showers or public part of the locker room. Shower usage is restricted to one adult with or without children. We provide private showers, changing rooms, bathrooms, special needs accessible shower, changing area and bathroom. An infant changing station and vanity area is also available. Cell phone and camera usage is prohibited.

General Statement
Please inform the Y during the enrollment process if you or a family member requires any special accommodation. This information enables the Y to better meet your needs within available resources and to the extent reasonable.

602 Oak Street, Brainerd

218.829.47 67

Summer Hours
(begin Tuesday after Memorial Day)

Monday-Friday 5:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday - 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday - Closed

Fall/Winter/Spring Hours
(begin Tuesday after Labor Day)
Monday-Friday 5:30 a.m. - 9:45 p.m.
Saturday 7a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.