Adult Lessons

Adult Lessons

Whether you are terrified of swimming or you want to learn how to swim laps for wellness, we have a class for you. These lessons are progressive and will focus on developing swim skills and comfort in the water.  

Locations, Registration Information and Session Dates:

Cooper YMCA
Copple Family YMCA
Downtown YMCA
Fallbrook YMCA
Northeast YMCA

Adult 1 / Water Movement

This class is designed for beginning swimmers. It encourages forward movement in water and basic self-rescue skills performed independently. (No or limited previous experience.)

Adult 2 / Stroke Development

Introduces breaststroke and butterfly and reinforces water safety through treading water and sidestroke.


Sport Swimming and Stroke Refinement

Downtown YMCA
Northeast YMCA

This workshop is designed for capable swimmers who would like to improve their performance for triathlon swimming or distance/fitness swimming. Click here for more information.


Masters Swim Program

Locations, Registration Information and Session Dates:

Downtown YMCA
Northeast YMCA

Interested in improving your swimming skills and having fun at the same time? The Lincoln Downtown YMCA offers a Masters Swimming and Fitness Program for individuals 18 and older. This exciting group meets twice a week for tailored workouts based on participants' needs. Coached by Elizabeth Hefley, a certified Level II US Master Swim Coach, this group focuses on swimming for competition, open-water and triathlon.