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Summer Session Swim Lessons

Two-Week Sessions
June 24 – July 3 • July 8 – 18
July 22 – August 1 • August 5 – 15

Four-Week Sessions
June 24 – July 18* • July 22 – August 15

Eight-Week Sessions
June 28 – August 17

Fees: $45 Facility Membership, $90 Program Membership

Swim Lessons at Santa Paula High School 
Lessons begin July 1 – August 9
Registration is available online and at Santa Paula High School on the following dates:
Saturday, May 25 at 2-4pm
Saturday, June 1 at 4-6pm
Saturday, June15at10am-12pm

Click here to learn more

Other Swim Lesson Options

Private Swim Lessons
Private lessons are available for all levels and ages and are scheduled to accommodate your busy lifestyle. You may register for private lessons at any time at the Welcome Center. Private lessons are sold in a set of three 30-minute sessions. For more information on our private and semi-private swim lessons click here. 

More Ways to Swim at the Y 

Parent and Child Swim
Swim Team
Splash Ball
Adult Group Swim Lessons 

Swim Lessons at the Ventura Family YMCA

The YMCA has been America’s leading swim instructor for more than 100 years and is the most accessible community resource for swimming lessons and water safety. The Y is committed to making sure everyone has the opportunity to develop life-saving skills needed to be safe in and around the water. Our water safety programs and partnerships make water safety exciting, fun and accessible.

Swim Lessons at the Y

Learn how to swim with us! YMCA swimming lessons is a progressive program teaching swimming skills, stroke technique and water safety skills such as floating, treading water and safety entering and exiting a pool. Swim lessons are available for all ages, from infants to adults. Swimmers who develop a love of the water and want further instruction can progress to our competitive swim teams.

Our swimming programs are led by trained instructors who are certified in CPR and First Aid in addition to their formal swim instructor training. Private and semi-private swim lessons are also available. 

Which Swim Lesson is Right for Me?

We offer swimming lessons for all ages and levels – from infants and toddlers to teens and adults. Our progressive swimming lessons teach kids how to swim through fun activities that teach swim skills, strokes and technique. Adults interested in learning to swim are encouraged to take private or semi-private swimming lessons.

Not sure which swim class to enroll in? Click here to learn more about our swim lesson levels. 


Swim FAQs

For swim lessons, please meet the instructor on the pool deck.

All swimmers will receive a report card with the appropriate level to register for the next session.

All swimmers not potty-trained must wear an approved swim diaper.

Register online or at the Welcome Center until the session’s corresponding deadline.

For more information, contact Amber Stevens at

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