The Copple Family YMCA will be making Indoor Pool/Whirlpool modifications to improve the Y member experience. During this time, this area will be closed. As more information related to schedule and timeline becomes available, we will update our website. As a courtesy reminder, upcoming Swimming Lesson sessions at Copple Family YMCA will be held in the Outdoor Pool, as noted on the online program registration. We apologize for this temporary inconvenience and thank you for your patience.




Whether you're looking to get in shape, help save lives or simply keep cool, YMCA Aquatics is for you! We offer swim lessons for both youth and adults, Float for Life programs, competitive and recreational swim teams, water fitness classes, lifeguarding and so much more.

The names and structure of the youth classes updated in January 2017, so please read our descriptions and view our chart to learn how to choose a class for your child. 

We offer a variety of options for youth swimming lessons.

Classes are designed to teach children ages one to three years old life-saving techniques.

Adult swim lessons and a masters swim program provide aquatics activities for adults at all skill levels.

All ages are welcome for private 30-minute swimming instructions.
Swim lessons are available to local daycare centers.
The Y offers various personal training and group exercise classes to help you discover the power of aquatic exercise.
Lifeguard certification and recertification classes are designed to teach and reinforce the fundamentals of lifeguarding.
Enjoy our gyms, take a swim in our indoor and outdoor pools or play Pickleball during our gym hours.

For ages 6-18 years. Competitive Summer Swim Teams focus on stroke development, endurance and self-confidence. These teams compete in the Lincoln Parks and Recreation Swim League. Prerequisites: Must be able to swim one pool length (25 yards) of front crawl, back crawl and breaststroke continuously, and demonstrate butterfly. 

This class is designed for capable swimmers who would like to improve their performance for triathlon swimming or distance/fitness swimming. The instructor will critique strokes and offer tips and advice to improve performance in swimming.
This top-notch Master Swimming and Fitness Program benefits adults who swim for fun, fitness or competition.

Contact the YMCA Aquatics Staff for more information on programs and schedules.