Chapel Hill-Carrboro


The YMCA Aquatics department is dedicated to providing the best and most comprehensive aquatics programs available in our community. Whether you are a lap swimmer looking for fitness or someone in need of swimming lessons, we have programs and facilities to for you. Be sure to browse through our program offerings to find out the latest availability.

We’re excited to announce the addition of SwimGen Progress Reports to our swim lesson program.  No more keeping up with soggy report cards.  To view your child’s swimming report card, click on the link above and enter your child’s Y member ID.  If you don’t have your child’s member ID, you can log on to get it or give the Y a call!

Swim Lessons

Swim Lessons

Ages: 6 months – Adult

At the Y, we believe the ability to swim is a critical life skill for everyone. In swim lessons, we use a variety of fun methods to help kids overcome fears, build confidence in the water and develop skills that last a lifetime. Qualified instructors meet swimmers at their own level and celebrate all successes. By educating and partnering with swimmers, we’re determined to prevent drowning in our community.

Not sure what session to sign up for? Check the descriptions on the forms below or give us a call!

 Winter Adult & Youth Swim Lesson Form
 Winter Preschool Swim lesson Form
 Winter Parent & Child Swim Lesson Form
 Winter After School Swim Lesson Form

Fees: Varies


Members: December 8
Program Participants: December 22


Private Swim Lessons

Private Swim Lessons

If you or your child are in need of some extra practice, or simply need an environment where the instructor can focus solely on your needs to better develop your swimming skills you may be interested in private lessons. These lessons are geared towards individual goals and do not follow our traditional Y Swim Lessons program curriculum. Private swim and semi private swim lessons are available on a first come, first served basis. Please fill out the request form and drop it off at our main branch. We will follow up with you via email as soon as we locate the right instructor for you.

Ages: Ranges
Members: $68 for 3 private lessons, $95 for 3 semi-private lessons
Program Participants: $98 for 3 private lessons, $125 for 3 semi-private lessons
Registration: Year-round
Season: Year-round beginning September 1, 2014

Click the link below to request a private lesson. You will contacted within 2 business days by a member of the aquatics staff to schedule your private lesson.


Novice Fitness Swimmer Class

Novice Fitness Swimmer Class

Comfortable with your swimming then wet your workout – Novice Fitness Swimmer is designed for people who enjoy the fellowship with a group while swimming laps. A coach on deck will plan your workouts, including tips, technical skills, stroke improvement, endurance and fitness. This group is for swimmers who are comfortable swimming distance 300 yards or more during a workout.

Ages: 13+
Members: $80
Program Participants: $150
Registration: Now Open
Season: Sundays, September 22 – November 24, 5:45 – 6:45 PM
Register online today!

Chapel Hill Y Swim Club

Our swim club emphasizes the enjoyment of swimming and the satisfaction that comes from doing your best. Improvement in stroke mechanics, sportsmanship and character are stressed as the most meaningful victories. Each swimmer is provided with the best program, in an effort to help the swimmer strive to reach their full potential.

To learn more information about the Chapel Hill YMCA Swim Team please visit the swim team website by CLICKING HERE.

Swim Team Brochure
 Swim Team Registration Form
 Summer Long Course A & B Registration Form

Contact Us

Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA

980 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

P. 919.442.9622
F. 919.942.0256

Hours of Operation

Mon – Fri: 5:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sat: 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sun: 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

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