YMCA of Lincoln, Nebraska

YMCA of Lincoln, Nebraska




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.
The Cooper YMCA offers Family and Adult Y Members an outdoor pool during the summer.

The Fallbrook YMCA offers Family and Adult Y Members an outdoor pool during the summer.

Crocodiles Swim Team is a recreational swim team that competes during the summer months with the Lincoln Parks and Recreation League.

This year-round competitive swim team competes in the USA league and YMCA league.

Sting Ray Swim Club offers a non-competitive swimming environment for ages 6-18.

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.