Lap swim is held in the six-lane pool at various times during the week for adults only. Check the six lane pool schedule to plan your workouts in the pool.
Kick Start your motivation with a swimming challenge! Whether you’ve been trying to get back in the water or want to beat your personal best, this is your chance. Set your own goal and try to complete it over the course of one month. Achieve your goal within the timeframe and we will reward you with a prize.
Adult Swimming Lessons
It’s never too late to learn to swim, or to improve upon the swimming skills you already have. At the Y, we offer a variety of ways to do just that. Adults aged 13 and up can join our group swimming lessons. Whether you want to learn how to swim, become more comfortable and confident in the water, or want to learn a different stroke, you can do it all here!
For Private Lessons, please complete the private lesson registration form and submit it to the member relations office.
|Lesson Package||Member Fee||Non-Member Fee|
|One 30-minute lesson||$40||$60|
|Five 30-minute lessons||$170||$270|
You can determine your level by using the chart below.
- Beginner – Non-swimmers learn fundamental water skills in the shallow end of the pool.
- Advanced Beginner – Develop confidence and efficiency with the front crawl and back stroke in all areas of the pool. Participants also begin to learn the basics of breaststroke.
- Intermediate – Build your stamina and technique for longer swims with the front crawl, back stroke, and breast stroke in addition to skill instruction for flip turns and dives.
For more information about swimming lessons, contact Meaghan Hilton by email or call at 847-475-7400 x219.
Masters Swimming is our swim group for people who are 18 and older. Participants receive coached swimming workouts that help them maintain or improve their swimming fitness level.
This group welcomes adults of all skill levels, from adult lap swimmers, to adults interested in competitive swimming, as well as triathletes.
For more information about competitive swimming, triathletes or information on Masters Swimming, contact Michael Fleming at MichaelF@mcgawymca.org or at 847-475-7400 x296.