PRIVATE & SEMI-PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS

We are now offering private and semi-private swim lessons!

Lessons will be offered during operational hours. Private swim lessons are 30 minutes and semi-private swim lessons are 45 minutes. Please contact Aquatics Director prior to purchasing. 

For your health and safety please review our outlined protocol and Standard Operating Procedures.

For Metuchen, please send completed swim lesson request form and aquatics waiver to Alexis Brown at alexis.brown@ymcaofmewsa.org.  Both forms can be found to the right.

For South Amboy, please send completed swim lesson request form and aquatics waiver to Scott Reiners at scott.reiners@ymcaofmewsa.org.  Both forms can be found to the right.

For Edison, please call the branch at 732-494-3232.

Metuchen YMCA

Private/Semi-Private Swim lessons

Please contact Alexis Brown for availability 
Email: Alexis.brown@ymcaofmewsa.org

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  • 1 Private lesson

    Available in 30 or 45 min sessions
  • 4 Private lessons

    Available in 30 or 45 min sessions
  • 8 Private Lessons

    Available in 30 or 45 min sessions
  • 12 Private Lessons

    Available in 30 or 45 min sessions
June Swim Lessons
  • Preschool Swim Basics-Level 2
  • Pre-School Swim Basics Level 1
  • Lower Body Sculpting (Ages 16+)
  • Outdoor Boot Camp (Ages 16+)
  • Cycle Interval Challenge (Ages 18+)
  • Pre-School Swim Starters
  • Women on Weights
  • BOSU Strength & Stability
  • BOXING BASICS
  • Teen Strength (Ages 12-17)
  • Basketball Clinics (Grades 6-8)
  • Basketball Clinics (Grades 3-5)
  • Basketball Clinics (Grades 1-2)
  • School Age Childcare
  • 8 Private Lessons
  • 4 Private Lessons
  • 1 Private Lesson
  • 12 Private Lessons
  • 8 Private Lessons
  • 4 Private lessons

South Amboy YMCA

Private Swim Lessons
Please contact Scott Reiners for availability 
Email: scott.reiners@ymcaofmewsa.org
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  • 1 Private Lesson

    Available in 30 or 45 min sessions
  • 4 Private Lessons

    Available in 30 or 45 min sessions
  • 8 Private Lessons

    Available in 30 or 45 min sessions

Edison YMCA

Swim Starters Parent/Child Swim Lessons (Ages 6 months to 5 years)
Accompanied by a parent or guardian, infants, toddlers and preschoolers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills through fun and confidence-building experiences, while parents learn about water safety, drowning prevention, and the importance of supervision.
  • Water Discovery (Ages 6 months- 3 years)

    Introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment.
Swim Basics Swim Lessons (Ages 3-12 years)
Students will learn benchmark skills: swim, float, swim-sequencing front glide, roll, back float, roll, front glide, and exit- and jump push, turn, grab.

Students are taught the recommended skills to have around water including safe water habits, underwater exploration and how to swim to safety and exit in the event of falling into a body of water,  Activities, games, and drills, geared to reinforce learning are utilized heavily as students progress in this skill-based approach to swimming.
  • Beginner: Water Acclimation & Movement (Ages 3-5 years)

    Begins by increasing comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue performed with assistance. Progressively encourages forward movement in water and basic self-rescue skills performed independently. 
  • Beginner: Water Acclimation & Movement (Ages 6-12 years)

    Begins by increasing comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue performed with assistance. Progressively encourages forward movement in water and basic self-rescue skills performed independently. 
  • Intermediate: Water Stamina & Stroke Introduction (Ages 6-12 years)

    Develops intermediate self-rescue skills performed at longer distances than in previous stages. Introduces basic stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and reinforces water safety through treading water and elementary backstroke.
Swim Basics Swim Lessons (Ages 13+ years)
Students will learn benchmark skills: swim, float, swim-sequencing front glide, roll, back float, roll, front glide, and exit- and jump push, turn, grab.

Students are taught the recommended skills to have around water including safe water habits, underwater exploration and how to swim to safety and exit in the event of falling into a body of water,  Activities, games, and drills, geared to reinforce learning are utilized heavily as students progress in this skill-based approach to swimming.
  • Beginner: Water Acclimation (Ages 13+ years)

    Increases comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue skills performed with assistance. 
Swim Strokes Swim Lessons (Ages 3-12 years)
Having mastered the fundamentals, students learn additional water safety skills and build stroke technique, developing skills that prevent chronic disease, increase social-emotional and cognitive well-being, and foster a lifetime of physical activity. 

In Stroke Introduction, Stroke Development and Stroke Mechanics, swimmers are introduced to the four competitive swimming strokes  as well as rescue skills and healthy lifestyle habits. 
  • Advanced: Water Stamina & Stroke Introduction (Ages 3-5 years)

    Develops intermediate self-rescue skills performed at longer distances than in previous stages. Introduces basic stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and reinforces water safety through treading water and elementary backstroke.
  • Advanced: Stroke Development & Mechanics (Ages 6-12 years)

    Introduces breast-stroke and butterfly and reinforces water safety through treading water and sidestroke. Refines stroke technique on all major competitive strokes and encourages swimming as part of a healthy lifestyle.