Our Programs

  • Swim lessons for all ages (both group & private)
  • Water Aerobics
  • Masters & Swim Team

At the Y, we focus on these 5 components of swim lessons:

  1. Personal safety
  2. Personal growth
  3. Water sports & games
  4. Rescue
  5. Stroke development

2018 Pool Schedule


Belonging has benefits! Join now for NO joining fee and receive the member rate on programs.

Which stage is your child ready for?

Check out our Lesson Selector to find out!

Check out our new Swim Lesson Descriptions:


For more information please email swimlessons@ymcafw.org.

Masters Swim

Masters swim is designed to help all level swimmers improve their comfort and efficiency in the water. Competitive swimmers, triathletes and fitness swimmers all have a place in Masters swim. Masters is an age NOT an ability. 

Masters Practice:

  • Monday/Wednesday 6PM – 7PM
  • Tuesday/Thursday  5:30 AM  – 6:30 AM
  • Tuesday/Thursday 11:45 AM  –  12:45 PM (Starting in April)


  • $50/month Members
  • $100/month Non-Members


Coach Tracy Schultz

  • USMS Level 3 Certified Coach
  • Ironman Certified Coach
  • USAT Level 1 Certified Coach
  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • Multiple Ironman Finisher

Coach Jerry Kochman

  • ASCA Level 2 Certified Coach
  • USAT Certified Coach
  • Multiple Ironman Finisher


For more information please email masters@ymcafw.org.

Tiger Sharks Swim Team

Have a child who loves the water and is interested in swimming?  Then a spot on the Downtown YMCA’s Tiger Sharks Swim Team may be perfect for them! 

Our Tiger Sharks Swim Team fosters a friendly and social atmosphere where kids can be kids and have fun while swimming while also a sense of teamwork and camaraderie.

Tiger Sharks Practice:

  • Tuesday/Thursday  5:30 PM  – 6:30 PM


  • $50/month Members
  • $100/month Non-Members


For more information please contact Jerry Kochman by email at jkochman@ymcafw.org or call 817-332-3281.