Adults_swimming
Home / Programs / Adults / Swimming & Aquatics
Group swim lessons are temporarily suspended but will return soon! Private swim lessons will be available, please contact the appropriate director listed below. ​

Adult Swimming Lessons in Bucks County

A variety of aquatics programs at the Y are offered for older teens and adults. Aquatics programs are offered for adults at a variety of levels, from low-impact Arthritis Aquatics to Masters Level Swim Club. Check our program brochure or at the link below for a full list of offerings.

GET STARTED

swimmer dark blue

Swim Lesson Selector

This quick guide will help you choose the swim stage that is appropriate for you or your child.


swim basics R

SWIM BASICS >

Students learn personal water safety and achieve basic swimming competency by learning benchmark skills.

1/WATER ACCLIMATION Students develop comfort with underwater exploration and learn to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water. This stage lays the foundation that allows for a student's future progress in swimming. Stage 1 is offered to children aged 3-5 years, 5-8 years and 8-12 years, teens 12-17 years, and adults age 18 and up.

2/WATER MOVEMENT In stage 2, students focus on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water, while also continuing to practice how to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water. Stage 2 is offered to children aged 3-5 years, 5-8 years and 8-12 years, teens 12-17 years, and adults age 18 and up.

3/WATER STAMINA In stage 3, students learn how to swim to safety from a longer distance than in previous stages in the event of falling into a body of water. This stage also introduces rhythmic breathing and integrated arm and leg action. Stage 3 is offered to children aged 3-5 years, 5-8 years and 8-12 years, teens 12-17 years, and adults age 18 and up.


swim strokesR

SWIM STROKES >

Having mastered the fundamentals, students learn additional water safety skills and build stroke development.

4/STROKE INTRODUCTION Students in stage 4 develop stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl, and learn the breaststroke kick and butterfly kick. Water safety is reinforced through treading water and elementary backstroke. Stage 4 is offered to children aged 3-5 years, 5-8 years and 8-12 years, teens 12-17 years, and adults age 18 and up.

5/STROKE DEVELOPMENT Students in stage 5 work on stroke technique and learn all major competitive strokes. The emphasis on water safety continues through treading water and sidestroke. Stage 5 is offered to children aged 5-8 years and 8-12 years, teens 12-17 years, and adults age 18 and up.

6/STROKE MECHANICS | STROKE & TURN Students learn butterfly while continuing to develop endurance while refining breaststroke, back and front crawl and diving. Flip turns and diving from the block are introduced and learn about competitive swimming. Swimmers should successfully complete Stage 5 / for ages 6-12.

Master's Swim Club

Age 16+ | It's like swim team for adults! As a sanctioned USMS team, all participants have the opportunity to individually enter into Master's meets. Meets are optional. Free to members.

SWIM CLASSES FOR ADULTS IN DOYLESTOWN

Collapse all | Expand all

Aquatics Group Exercise
Arthritis Foundation Aquatics Classes
Designed for people of all ages with Arthritis, Fibromyalgia and other rheumatic related conditions. Free for members.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Aquatics Group Exercise
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Masters Swim Team
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Swim Lessons -Private/Semi-Private
Private Swim Lessons (3 yrs to adult)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Semi-Private Swim Lessons (3 yrs to adult)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Swim Lessons - Adult/Teen
Adult & Teen Swim Lessons
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Masters Swim (18 yrs+)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Swim Clinics
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Aquatics Group Exercise Classes
Programs are free to members. This price is for nonmembers wishing to participate in a 8-week class. Price is per session not per class.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

ADULT SWIM CLASSES IN FAIRLESS HILLS

Collapse all | Expand all

Swim Lessons - Adult/Teen
Adult & Teen Swim Lessons
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Swim Lessons - Private/Semi-Private
Private Swim Lessons
1:1 Ratio Student / Instructor
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Semi-Private Swim Lessons
2:1 Ratio Student / Instructor
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

SWIMMING FOR ADULTS IN NEWTOWN

Collapse all | Expand all

Swim Lessons - Private/Semi-Private Lessons
Private Swim Lesson (3+ yrs)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Semi-Private Swim Lessons (3+ yrs)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Aquatic Group Exercise
Newtown Open Swim
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

ADULT SWIMMING CLASSES IN QUAKERTOWN

Collapse all | Expand all

Swim Lessons - Adult/Teen
Adult & Teen Swim Lessons
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Adult Swim Conditioning (12 yrs+)
Taught by an experienced swim coach, this class refines stroke technique on all major competitive strokes and encourages swimming as part of a healthy lifestyle. Get a great workout while swimming laps, building endurance and increasing strength. Participants must be able to swim 100 continuous yards of freestyle.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Aquatics Group Exercise Classes
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Swim Lessons - Private/Semi-Private
Private Swim Lessons (3 yrs to Adult)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Semi Private Swim Lessons (3 yrs to Adult)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

Contact:

Quakertown 

Becky  Musselman
Director of Aquatics

215-536-9622, x126

Doylestown 

Anahita Mir
Associate Director of Aquatic Operations

215.348.8131 x1183