As of Tuesday, May 26, 2020 the YMCA will open with limited access, under direction received from OH Governor Mike DeWine.


The Hardin County YMCA is excited to be able to once again open our doors for our members. However, as you can expect, there will be significant changes to operating procedures and continuous monitoring of best practices to ensure the health and safety of our members. Please read the letter from CEO Jared Lehman linked above. Thank you!

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.

Swim Starters

For children just getting started in the water. Children must have adult in water with them. Promotes fall-in safety and just helps child to be less afraid of the water. Makes learning a fun experience and they feel safe because someone they trust is with them. Work on flipping over in water, floating on back, and crawling out of pool. A parent/ault needs to be in the water with the child for this class.

Schedule: Monday from 11:30am-12:00pm

Cost: $15/member / $30/non-member

Swim Basics

This class is for the beginning swimmer that is just beginning to learn to swim.

Schedule: tba

Swim Strokes

Swim Strokes is an advanced swim class for swimmers who have advanced beyond Swim Basics class.

Schedule: tba

Private Swim Lessons

One-on-one lessons for children and adults.

Cost: $10/member for 30 minute lesson / $20/non-member for 30 minute lesson

 Updated 07/16/2019


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 following the Hardin County Fair. The season runs late-September through March. Fees listed below may be subject to change next season.

Season information and more details will be provided closer to September and registration period.