Knowing how to swim can save your life — or even someone else's. Taught by certified YMCA instructors, our swimming lessons will give you lifelong skills to help you be safe in and around the water.

But there's more to YMCA swim lessons than just learning to swim. We want children to build confidence in the water, meet new people, and hopefully develop a lifelong passion for swimming!

We have taught thousands of children to swim through our nationally-accredited swim programs. YMCA swim lessons build self-confidence and show children they can achieve their goals with a little hard work and support from others. When children believe in themselves and in one other, there's no limit to their potential!

Explore the YMCA of Greater Vancouver's swimming lessons to find the program that's right for you or your child.