Learn to Swim (6 to 12 yrs)2021-06-02T09:52:57+00:00

Otter LEVEL 1

The first of four levels in our national YMCA Learn to Swim program, Otter teaches your child how to stay safe in the water and to develop their swimming skills. Otter will teach your child the basics of pool safety, going underwater, and gliding on their front and back. 

Seal LEVEL 2

The second of four levels in our national YMCA Learn to Swim program, Seal teaches your child how to stay safe in the water and to develop their swimming skills. In this level they will further develop the skills of gliding, kicking, and submerging. 

Dolphin LEVEL 3 

The third of four levels in our national YMCA Learn to Swim program, Dolphin teaches kids how to stay safe in the water and to develop their swimming skills. Your child will be introduced to swimming on their front, back, and underwater.

Swimmer LEVEL 4

The last level in our national YMCA Learn to Swim program, Swimmer teaches children how to stay safe in the water and to develop their swimming skills. In this class, kids will learn front and back crawl, and how to tread water. Children at this level will have achieved a solid foundation of swimming skills and be able to front swim for a distance of 25 metres. 

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

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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]