What would the Y be without water? Water exercise, masters level swimming, and adult swim lessons (it’s NEVER too late) are just some of the water-based activities you’ll find at the Y.

Lap/Fitness Swim

All ages

Both the Downtown and Pleasant Street branches offer at least one lane for lap and fitness swimming during all hours the facilities are open. Check out our Schedules Page for pool schedules and lap lane availability.

Cost: Free to all members

Adult & Teen Swim Lessons – Beginner

Ages: 13 & older

You’re never too old to learn to swim! Designed for adults, these lessons will give you the skills and confidence you need to learn to swim or improve your swimming skills. Our beginner level increases comfort with underwater exploration and basic self-rescue skills. Introduces basic technique in front crawl and back crawl and reinforces water safety through treading water and elementary backstroke.

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Adult & Teen Swim Lessons – Advanced

Want to improve your swim technique or develop more efficient strokes? This class develops intermediate self-rescue skills performed at longer distances. Swimmers will refine front crawl and back crawl. Focus on proper rotary breathing, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, and side stroke.

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Masters Swim

Ages: 18 and older

Looking for a group to motivate you to swim more laps? Want to swim faster and more efficiently with less effort? Then join our Masters program! This dynamic group of individuals range from novice lap swimmers refining their skills to veteran swimmers looking for a challenging workout.

Each practice will focus on proper stroke technique in order to increase efficiency and endurance training to increase aerobic capacity. For more information, contact coach Kate Hewitt at khewitt@attleboroymca.org or Noreen Foley at (508) 409-0737.

Schedule: Practices now underway. Enrollment is ongoing. Practice as few or as many times a week as you like.
MON     7:00-8:00 p.m. at Pleasant Street
TUE      7:00-8:00 p.m. at Pleasant Street
THU      7:30-8:30 p.m. at Pleasant Street

Fee:  Members: Free / Non-Members: $30 per month or Drop-in Fee: $18 per day (day pass)

Lifeguard Certification Course

lifeguards2Ages: 16 and older

Earn your lifeguard, CPR/AED, First Aid, and Oxygen certifications in this 30-hour course of classroom work and in-the-water training.

To obtain certifications, participants must attend 100 percent of the classes, complete prerequisites (including a swim test and online trainings), and pass water and written tests. Participants must complete 10-12 hours of online trainings prior to the start of the class.

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CPR & First Aid Certification

Become a professional rescuer! The YMCA hosts regular First Aid and CPR certification programs.

Follow the link below for information about all of our upcoming trainings!

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