Riverdale YM-YWHA

Learn to Swim



Now is the perfect time to join the Y! — or make the most of your membership and come to the pool!  

Find your swim level and the program that's right for you:

Infant and Toddler Swimming (6 mos-3 yrs)

Click here for our full list of classes for you and your little one.

Preschool Swim: 3 & 4 year olds (drop-off class)

Click here for our full list of classes for your independent preschooler.

Afterschool-Age Swimming (5-14 yrs)

Learn by level. Click here for our full Learn-to-Swim curriculum.

Adult Swim (18 yrs +)

It's never too late to learn or to improve in this sport. Click here to learn about our adult swim program.

Private and semi-private swim lessons

For children (starting at 3 yrs old) and adults. Learn 1:1 (private lessons) or 2:1 (semi-private/buddy lesson). These focused and specialized swim lessons are catered to each individual’s swim needs.

Try out for one of our Swim Teams!

Riverdale Rapids Swim Team — ages 6-17.
Master's Swim — for competitive adults.

Free classes for members

Aqua Zumba, Aqua Aerobics for Seniors, Swim-a-thons, Approach the Coach…we're always developing new programs where you can make the most of the aquatics program that's part of your Y! Membership.
Learn more about our group aquatics fitness classes included in your Y! membership here.

Swimming and water exercise are essential to a complete body, mind and overall well-being; and the Riverdale Y!'s state-of-the-art saline system pool is healthy to the skin and immune system, and non-irritating to your swimming enjoyment.

Our aquatics programs and pool community are as diverse as the Riverdale neighborhood. There are opportunities for every level, so come on in!

A swim cap is required for every swimmer regardless of age or gender.

Program Contact

Felicha Bennett, 
Aquatics Director

 Click Here for
Pool Schedule

 Click here to register: children

 Click here to register: adult

 Click Here for American Red Cross Courses


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Riverdale, NY 10471
(718) 548-8200

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