The YMCA has long been America’s favorite swimming instructor. Whether just learning how to swim, improving strokes, or taking water exercise classes, members are in safe hands with our certified swimming instructors and lifeguards.
The aquatics programs at the Y are about more than just the techniques and skills; they are about building friendships, developing self-esteem, and creating positive experiences that will last a lifetime.
Learn To Swim
Swimming is a life skill that allows you to safely enjoy the pleasures of an aquatic environment. Private & Group Swim Lessons for children beginning at 6 months old.
Swim Lesson Finder
Answer the questions below to find the swim lesson that fits.
Group Exercise Classes In The Pool
Water Aerobics, Aqua Dance, Paddle Board Yoga, Core On The Board
Youth Swim Team (6-18yrs)
Red River Aquatic Club of the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana is a Competitive, USA Swimming and National YMCA registered age group swim team. We are now evaluating youth swimmers to join the swim team. Coaches must evaluate potential team members. Visit the swim team website for more information and recent news: www.RedRiverAquaticClub.com
U.S. Masters Swim Team (18yrs +)
Swim team for individuals over the age of 18 who are looking to improve their swim fitness. All practices have a coach on deck and workouts incorporate drills and work sets to develop and refine your swimming skills and endurance. We strive to give each swimmer a workout catered to their particular ability level.
Masters Team Workouts: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays – 5:30am, Mondays & Wednesdays – Noon, Tuesdays & Thursdays – 6:00am & 6:30pm, Saturdays 7:00am
Must register in person at the Y. Must be a Y member. Additional cost is $10 per month and you must have a U.S. Masters Swimming Membership – Register Here for U.S. Masters Swimming Membership
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Executive Director, BHP Billiton YMCA