Please note that between December 1 - 8 YMCA branches will each have an early closure to give all our YMCA teams an opportunity to celebrate the holidays. Thank you for your understanding. Click here to see the dates and times.
Help Your Little One Learn to Swim at the YMCA HBB
Knowing how to swim can save your life — or even someone else's.
Taught by certified YMCA instructors, our swimming lessons develop lifelong skills that help your child to be safe in and around the water.
Start Your Little One's Swim Lessons at the YMCA HBB You're never too young to enjoy the water! For children between 6 months and 5 years old, the YMCA L'il Dippers program will introduce your baby, toddler, or preschooler to the basics of swimming. We have developed each level in L'il Dippers with your child's natural growth and development in mind. We know each child is...
You're never too young to enjoy the water! For children between 6 months and 5 years old, the YMCA L'il Dippers swim lessons are developed with your child's natural growth and development in mind. There are eight levels in the YMCA L'il Dipper program: Splashers, Bubblers, Bobbers, Floaters, Gliders, Divers, Surfers, and Dippers. We'll ensure that we find the right level for...
Join Your Child's Swim Lessons at the YMCA HBB Register for one of our parented swim lessons with your toddler aged 18 - 36 months old. Enjoy leader-guided water activity in a fun safe atmosphere. As a parent, youget in on the fun by participating with your child. Splashers: 3-18 Months As the first level of our YMCA L'il Dipper program, Splashers is a great way to introduce babies to the...
Learn to Swim at the YMCA HBB It's never too late to learn to swim or improve your stroke technique. The YMCA can help you achieve your goals and feel confident in the water. Registration is required. You can register at anytime at your YMCA Health, Fitness and Aquatics membership centre.
Swim Lessons in Smaller Groups at the YMCA HBB It's never too late to learn to swim or improve your stroke technique in YMCA private or semi-private swim lessons. The YMCA can help you achieve your goals and feel confident in the water at any age. Private and semi-private swim lessons are 30 minutes in length and are for members only. Please call your branch for rates and to register.
Keep Informed on Your Child's Aquatics Progress Parents -- Get your child'sAquatics Progress Reports for continuous feedback on your child's progress and participation while registered in L'il Dippers and Family Swim Lessons. Simplyenter the 10-digit number found on the back of your child's membership card. Printed copies are available upon request. Every child will receive an...
L'il Sharks is for young swimmers age 3+ with special needs. The YMCA can provide one-on-one swim lessons to help your child develop and improve their swim skills. An assessment is required prior to registration. Please contact your Membership Branch.
Drop-In Swimming Class With Trained Coaches Work with a trained swim coach to strengthen and improve through stroke correction, technique tips, skills and drills. This drop-in class is suitable for intermediate recreational swimmers through to competitive level swimmers/triathletes.
*We will not be offering Swim to Survive for the 2018-2019 school year* Swim to Survive®is delivered to local Grade 3 students to provide them with basic skills to survive a fall into deep water.The YMCA is a partner with the Lifesaving Society's Canadian Swim-to-Survive program. Each year hundreds of area school children learn this basic survival skill at the YMCA. Swim to Survive...
Learn the fundamentals of speed swimming, including flips turns, speed and strength strokes and competition standards. Registration required.
If you are already registered into a swimming lesson and cannot attend , please email the appropriate absent line to notify the instructors of your absence. If you are unable to access the email address, please call the branch you are registered with and the front desk staff can assist you.
Please leave your childs name, the day and time of their swim lesson and the aquatics staff will be able to mark them as absent.