Child & Youth Aquatics Programming2021-06-02T09:52:56+00:00

Jr. Lifesaving Sport – Stroke:

Increase your endurance and increase your swimming speed by joining the Jr. Lifesaving Sport – Strokes!  Here you will work on developing the swimming skills needed to be successful in as a lifesaving sport athlete!

Jr. Lifesaving Sport – Skills & Drills:

What to try something different? Join our Jr. Lifesaving Sport – Skills & Drills program!  Here you will learn all of the different aspects of being a lifesaving sport athlete: teamwork, leadership, and lifesaving skills.  All of these are developed while having fun learning and perfecting the different events: Obstacle Swim, Manikin Tow, Line Throw, and much, much more!

Stroke Improvement:

Perfect your swimming strokes: Front Crawl, Back Crawl, Elementary Backstroke, Breaststroke, Sidestroke, Butterfly.

Planning on missing a swimming class?  Let us know by emailing us at [email protected].


Swim Lessons Registration NOW OPEN!

Swimming Lessons - Registration NOW OPEN! Free swimming lessons for all ages is included with every membership. Sign up in-person at the John W. Lindsay YMCA or online. How do I sign up online? Step 1: Sign up for a YMCA Membership: CLICK HERE We are waiving the $50 Joiner fee! (Offer ends October 15) Step 2: Register for your first swim lesson: CLICK HERE L'IL DIPPERS PROGRAM (6 mos to 5 yrs) Sign up LEARN TO SWIM (6 to 12 yrs) Sign up STAR PROGRAM (6 to 12 yrs) Sign up ADULT & TEEN SWIM LESSONS [...]

John W. Lindsay YMCA

5640 Sackville Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1L2

Phone: 902-423-9622

Hours of Operation

  • Monday: 5:45am to 8pm
  • Tuesday: 5:45am to 8pm
  • Wednesday: 5:45am to 8pm
  • Thursday: 5:45am to 8pm
  • Friday: 5:45amto 8pm
  • Saturday: 7:45am to 7pm
  • Sunday: 7:45am to 7pm

Contact us

(902) 423-9622 ext 0 [email protected]