Swim Lesson Classes

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Parent/Child Class

For ages 6 months to 3.5 years

To familiarize young children to the water and prepare them to learn to swim in the Preschool Aquatics or Learn-to-Swim courses. Exploration of water through sing and skill introduction.

Class Times:

Tuesday & Thursday 5:15 – Members $45/Non-Members $52

Saturday 10:00am – Members $23/Non-Members $28

Pre-School Swim Lessons

Members $45/Non-Members $52

For Ages 3 1/2 to 5 years

To orient preschool-age children to the aquatic environment and to help them acquire rudimentary levels of basic swimming skills


Tadpole: Pre Level 1

Ray: Pre Level 2

Starfish: Pre Level 3

Youth Swim Lessons

For Ages 5 years and older

Members $45/Non-Members $52

To introduce the fundamentals of swimming and continue the development, improvement and refinement of different swimming strokes.


Pollywog: Level 1

Guppy: Level 2

Minnow: Level 3

Fish: Level 4

Flying Fish: Level 5

Shark: Level 6


Please Note: Pre-registration is required Friday before start date.

Swim Lesson Dates:

4 Week Session Dates 

January 14 – February 6

February 11 – March 6

March 11 – April 10 (No lessons March 18 & 20)

April 15 – May 8

Tuesday & Thursday

3:45, 4:30, 5:15, 7:00

Summer Swim Lesson:

2 Week Session Dates

Dates TBD

3:30-4:10 pm
4:15-4:55 pm
5:00-5:40 pm
5:45-6:25 pm

4 Week Session Dates

Dates TBD

Tuesday & Thursday
7:30-8:10 pm only

Private Swimming Lessons/Aquatic Fitness Training

One-on-one swim instruction tailored to fit your individual needs and goals. One hour session are scheduled at your convenience.

Single Private Lesson (1 person) $20 Members, $30 Non-Members

Single Semi Private Lesson (2 person only) $25 Members, $35 Non-Members

6 Private Swim Lessons (1 person) $95

6 Semi Private Lessons (2 person only) $140 ($70 per person)

Adaptive Swimming Lessons

Through cooperation with Grand Forks Public School and East Grand Forks Public School Districts. We are able to provide opportunities for children with special needs to participant in basic swimming skills, fitness activities and games, pool entries/exits and water adjustment. Check with your child’s school for availability during school hours.

Class Times:

Saturdays  10:30 am & 11:00 am

Competitive Swim Team – Red River Valley Y Wahoos

Interested in taking your swimming skills to a higher and more competitive level? The Y sponsors a USS year round competitive swim team, which offers high quality professional coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities. The goal of the team is to provide every participant an opportunity to improve swimming skills and achieve success at his or her level of ability, from novice to international competitor. Click here for more detailed Swim Team information

Inner Tube Water Polo

Inner Tube Water Polo is a variation of the sport water polo with the important difference that players, are required to float in inflatable inner tubes.  Players experience less contact and expend less energy while having a blast. Family Leagues with children between 4th-8th grade are available. All players must pass a swim test to be in deep end of pool.  Please contact the Y for more information.

Inner Tube Water Polo Rules