Teaching people to swim is a priority at the Y. We offer swim lessons
for all levels beginning at 6 months through adult.
Learn to swim – it’s a critical life skill.
Competitive Swimming Programs
Click Competitive Swim Instruction link on left
Spring registration procedures:
If you are currently in swim lessons, read the back of your child's progress report for specific registration dates. If you are not changing classes nor the date nor the time, you may re-register at the front desk by Saturday 3/8 1:00 pm. If you were eligible for this priority registration and you miss it, you can register Sunday 3/9 beginning at 9:00 (numbers handed out at 8:00 am) BUT your spot will no longer be guaranteed in the class.
Stop by the front desk prior to registration and have your (your child's) membership status form printed out. Bring it with you the day of your registration.
Step 2 - Choose the appropriate date below to register at the Y:
Sunday, March 9
9:00 to 11:00 am
Priority registration- only for participants in our Winter swim lessons who are changing their day or time or class. Numbers will be given out beginning at 8:00 am. You must bring your child's fall swim progress report (the progress report was handed to you before the end of class).
Monday- Thursday March 10-March 14
9:00 to 6:00 pm
Registration continues for current and previous participants of our YMCA swim lessons. Child must be tested prior to registration date for proper placement if they have not participated in swim lessons in the Fall. Bring your child's swim progress report from the evaluation if your child did participate in our fall lessons.
Saturday, March 15
9:00 to 11:00 am
Open Registration for those new to our program or those who have previously been in our program. Please make sure your child has been tested prior to this registration period for proper placement. Spots are filled on a first come, first serve basis. Bring your child's swim evaluation with you. You received it when your child was tested.
Registration will continue*:
Monday-Thursday 9 am-7 pm Saturday 9 am-12:30 pm
You will not be allowed to register any other time.
*Skips I, II, Pikes and Polliwog I are entry-level classes. You may register for these classes at any time we are open, but you must adhere to the above registration priority dates.
You do not have to have your child tested if you are registering for Skips I, Skips II, Pikes or Polliwog I.
Monday 3/3 5:30-6:30 pm
Saturday 3/8 1:00 - 2:00 pm
It is not necessary to make an appointment for either date.
Your child should come prepared to go in the water. You only need to attend 1 testing date.
Questions? Call Karen x26.
We reserve the right to either change or remove your child from their registered swim class if we find they have been enrolled in the incorrect level.
Important Information Regarding Registration
- You can only register for swim classes with the Aquatics Staff. Once registered, those wishing to switch classes may do so beginning 3/17 and with Aquatic Director’s approval. Monday-Thursday 9 am-7 pm Saturday 9 am-12:30 pm
You will not be allowed to make changes at any other time.
- There is a $15 administrative fee for each change.
- Previous swimmers - you must bring your child's swim report card with you to registration.
- If you have lost your report card, please stop in, or call Karen or Alana (973 267-0704 x26 or x 15) and request a report card search. We will accept report search requests up until 1:30 pm Saturday March 8. We will no longer be able to conduct report card searches during registration. Bring your membership form with you from Step 1.
As part of our commitment to safety, we are offering a 4 day swim program for our friends and neighbors in the community.
We will introduce basic learn-to-swim skills, increase water safety awareness and try to make everyone feel safe and comfortable.
Who is eligible:
- Members & non-members
- All ages including adults
- First time swimmers with little or no ability
Registration begins Monday, March 4 9:00 am
Monday, March 24, 25,26,& 27. The class meets 4 consecutive nights
Ages 3 to 6
Monday - Thursday 5:00 – 5:30 pm
Ages 6 & Over
Monday - Thursday 5:30 – 6:00 pm
Click on links on left for appropriate schedules and descriptions.
Please call if you have questions about classes or space availability
after the registration time.
Karen 973 267-0704 x26
Summer 2014 Swim Lessons
Summer is a great time to take swim lessons in our indoor pool where the water temperature is always the same. We know long commitments are tough in the summer so Lessons are twice a week for only 4 weeks .
We offer 2 sessions:
June 23-July 17
July 21-August 14
Lessons are Mon/Wed or Tues/ Thurs
Registration for both sessions begins:
Monday June 3- June 6, 9:00 am for those currently enrolled in Spring swim lessons.
Wednesday June 4, 9:00 am previously enrolled in our swim lessons
Saturday June 7, 9:00 am open to all - be sure your child is pre-tested prior to registration. Testing dates: Sat. May 17 1:00-2:00 pm, Wed May 21 5:30-6:30 pm. No appointment necessary. Your child should come ready to go in the water.
Summer Lesson Schedule and Information
At the Greater Morristown YMCA, learning to swim is a top priority!