Youth Swimming - Aquatics

Philosophy - To provide supervised play to members' children in a safe, clean, and wholesome area.

The Hardin County Family YMCA Sea Dragons and swim programs offer swimmers of all levels a chance to compete with local area swim programs. For more information see below.

Pre-School Swim Lessons

For children 3 - 5 years old. This is an introduction to swimming. Early lesson will focus on floating and developing swimming skills including strong kicks.

Schedule: Monday & Friday 10:45am -OR- Monday & Wednesday: 5:00pm or 5:30pm

Cost: $25/$50 (twice per week)


Winter Months (November-March only) Schedule - Sunday 2:30pm

Cost: $12.50/$25.00 (Once per week)

Y Progressive Swim Lessons

Swim lessons are available for youth from pre-school and up. Lessons meet twice a week over a four-week period. Children are expected to progress at their own rate.

Schedule: Monday & Wednesday: 5:30pm to 6:00pm

Cost: $25/$50 (twice per week)


Winter Months (November-March only) Schedule - Sunday 3:00pm

Cost: $12.50/$25.00 (Once per week)

Advanced Swim Lessons

This is for swimmers who have passed Minnow or the equivalent. The lessons are designed to teach advanced swimming techniques, including breast and butterfly strokes, competitive turns, and competition dives/ starts. Please check with the Aquatics Director for further details.

*** Class size is limited to 5 children. Please contact the YMCA for availability of classes.

Classes are offered monthly, sign up during YMCA hours at the front desk. Class prices may vary.


Sea Dragons Swim Team

The Hardin Co. Family YMCA Swim Team is for youth that are interested in competitive swimming or learning about competitive swimming. Many qualities are developed through competitive swimming, such as physical conditioning, self-confidence, sportsmanship, character building, and self-discipline.

Registration is in September. The season runs September through March. Fees listed below may be subject to change next season.

Short season runs September through November.

Short Season Fee: $120.00 for first swimmer, additional swimmer in same family is $75.00. (Early bird pricing available!)

Full Season Fee: $245.00 for first swimmer, second swimmer in same family $215.00, each additional swimmer in family is $165.00. (Early bird pricing available!)

NOTE: If a child is on the Kenton City Schools swim team, it is half price for the full season only.

Learn more about the 2017-2018 Sea Dragons Program