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Aquatics

Come to a YMCA swimming pool to cool off, to get fit, to compete at elite level or just be alone with your thoughts.

There is always something to do at YMCA pools all year round. Cool off during a long hot summer and enjoy the benefits of swimming indoors during winter.

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YMCA Swimming Lessons

YMCA Swimming Lessons

Swimming and water safety skills are just part of what your child will gain with YMCA Swimming Lessons.
Swimming strokes such as freestyle and backstroke are an important part of swimming. It’s vital for your children to learn personal survival skills, not for just the pool, but for rivers, lakes and the ocean. With YMCA Swimming Lessons, your child will learn these lifesaving skills. They’ll also have access to the pool outside of lesson times, and there’s no re-enrolment process. Our nationally accredited teachers give you regular feedback on progress, and a certificate after your child completes each level.
Drowning is the leading cause of death for under-fives. We believe that all Australians need skills to keep them safe on our waterways.

YMCA Adult Swimming Lessons

Adult Swimming Lessons

It’s never too late to learn to swim!  Our programs offer a comprehensive and supportive learning environment where skills are taught in a simple step-by-step manner. Our experienced teachers cater to individual needs.

YMCA Swim Squads

YMCA Swim Squads

Whether you’re a competitive or recreational swimmer, the Y has a swim squad that’s just right for you. Drills, stroke correction and advice on technique from professional coaches will help you get the most from your program, reach your goals, get fit and have fun in the process.

YMCa Aqua

YMCA Aqua

With this unique, sociable workout, you get fit while the water takes the weight, eliminating much of the impact and gravitational stress of land-based exercise programs. As a result, YMCA Aqua is ideal as part of an injury rehab program, as well as for general fitness, strength and endurance training.

YMCA Recreational Swimming

Recreational Swimming

Cool off during a long hot summer and enjoy the benefits of swimming indoors during winter. YMCA swimming pools offer members and visitors the opportunity to enjoy the water.

YMCA SwimAbility

YMCA SwimAbility

Everyone should have access to potentially life-saving swimming lessons. Our SwimAbility program helps to develop aquatic fitness and water safety skills for people of all ages with physical and intellectual disabilities. This program also builds confidence and empowers participants to achieve their best. Our experienced instructors help you to learn and have fun in a safe environment.