Learn to swim in a friendly, caring environment at the Akron Area YMCA, where we have been teaching our community how to swim for more than 150 years. At the YMCA, our swim programs teach safety, skill and how to enjoy water activities for a lifetime. 


Swim Lessons

YMCA swim lessons emphasize water safety, skill, and stroke development.

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Swim Teams

Akron Area YMCA Swim Teams are competitive programs that focus on the development of all ages and abilities.

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100-Mile Swim Club

Our lap swimming challenge is just the thing to keep you motivated! Swim at your own pace at one of our five Akron Area YMCA pools. Do you accept our challenge?

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Safety Around Water

By learning how to perform a sequenced set of skills over eight lessons, children gain confidence in knowing what to do in and around water. Safety Around Water is truly life-sa

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