YMCA swim lessons teach more than how to swim. They're also about building confidence, developing skills, and having fun. Your child will learn water safety, stroke technique, and teamwork from certified instructors who care. We also offer swim lessons for adults. Find out more here.
The YMCA's Safety Around Water program teaches kids essential water safety skills that can prevent drowning and save lives. Kids learn how to jump, push, turn, grab and swim, float, swim in and around water. We offer this free program through elementary schools. Click here to learn more.
Take the first step into your next job as a lifeguard. When you get certified at the Y, you'll receive the Red Cross Lifeguard Blended Training Certification. This certification will enable you to be a lifeguard anywhere, including the YMCA. Click here for details.
Piranhas Swim Team
Our year-round competitive swim team offers expert coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities. Each swim team member, from novice to international competitor, gets the opportunity to improve swimming skills and achieve success. Click to learn more.
Buncombe County Schools Aquatics Center
The Y partners with Buncombe County Schools to manage the BCS Aquatics Center at T.C. Roberson High School in south Asheville. The facility features a 10-lane, 400,000-gallon, climate-controlled pool. Daily passes and group rentals are available. Click here to learn more.