YMCA Swim Lessons

The YMCA has been providing swim lessons since 1910, and it’s our mission that children learn to be safe around water and enjoy the benefits that come with learning to swim.

Register for Swim Lessons

City Center YMCA Swim Lesson Schedule
Lampeter-Strasburg YMCA Swim Lesson Schedule
YMCA at New Holland Swim Lesson Schedule

Financial Scholarship is provided to those who qualify.
Applications are available at the Welcome Desk.

Registration Dates
Registration for YMCA group swim lessons opens one month prior to the start of the next session.
Members: Begins the 10th of the month
Non-Members: Begins the 20th of the month

Youth Swim Lesson Options

Choosing the right swim lesson for your child

Private/Semi-Private Swim Lessons

Available for youth and adults by appointment.

Swim Test Policy


Make a Splash

Our City Center Y is a member of the USA Swimming Foundation’s water safety initiative, Make a Splash. The USA Swimming Foundation’s Make a Splash initiative is a national child-focused water safety campaign, which aims to provide the opportunity for every child in America to learn to swim.

Learn more about the USA Swimming Foundation’s Make a Splash initiative at www.usaswimmingfoundation.org/makeasplash.


For more information, please contact:

City Center Y Aquatics:
Contact Amanda McFerren –  717-393-9622, ext. 1102

Lampeter-Strasburg Y Aquatics Director:
Alicia Campbell –  717-464-4000, ext. 1243

YMCA at New Holland Aquatics
Contact Laura Kornacki – 717-354-4747, ext. 105