Swim Lessons

Learn to swim at any age at the YWCA!

Young, old, or somewhere in between.

Now is the time to learn.

Learn to Swim at the YWCA


The YWCA Gettysburg’s youth swimming program is sure to include the perfect course for virtually anyone between the ages of 6 months – 100 years!

Registration for all swimming lessons in this session is now closed.

The next session of swimming lessons will begin on Sunday, November 12, 2023.

If you are interested in becoming a YWCA member, please click here!


Sundays, September 17, 24, October 8, 15, 22, and 29, 2023.  No classes on Sunday, October 1, 2023.

10-10:40 a.m. – T.O.P.S. Levels:  Porpoise, Seal, and Shark

10:15-10:45 a.m. – Aqua Babies & Aqua Tots

11-11:40 a.m. – T.O.P.S. Levels:  Tadpole One, Tadpole Two, and Otter

11:50 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Swim School Levels:  Beginner One, Beginner Two, Intermediate One, and Intermediate

Register for Aqua Babies & Aqua Tots  (6-36 months)

Register for T.O.P.S.S. (age 3-1st grade)

Register for Swim School  (2nd grade to age 14)


YWCA Staff:  $50
YWCA Members:  $60
Non-Members and Insurance Members:  $90

Questions? Email Beth

Benefits of Swimming Lessons


  • Teaches safety in and around the water
  • Builds muscle tone and aids with cardiovascular health
  • Improves coordination and motor skills
  • Provides everyone with skills that last a lifetime

Financial Aid

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. 

We are currently revising our financial aid guidelines.  

If you are interested in applying for financial aid, please email the Aquatic Director, Beth Raub.

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