Swim Lessons & Aquatics

The Rochester YMCA offers swimming lessons and group classes for kids and adults of all levels. Enjoy year-round access to our indoor lap pool, leisure pool, whirlpool, water slide and other features. Outside of lessons, YMCA members can participate in open swim, lap swim, swim team and group water aerobics. Join today!



Make reservations for open/recreational swim, lap swim or other swim reservations.

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Certifications and training

Gain the skills and knowledge you need to provide care and act in an emergency through lifeguard training, CPR training, first aid training or babysitting safety training.

Group Exercise classes in the pool

Members can attend a variety of free fitness classes, including water exercise. There’s no need to register—you’re welcome to drop in at any time. See class schedule.

Open and lap swim

See pool schedule. Before enjoying the pools and water features in the aquatic center, please review our swim test policy and pool guidelines.