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!

Chapel Hill – Carrboro YMCA Summer Swim Lessons

May 18 for Members
May 24 for Program Participants

Meadowmont YMCA Summer Swim Lessons

May 4 for Members
May 11 for Program Participants

Meadowmont YMCA Summer Swim Lesson Registration Information
Chapel Hill – Carrboro YMCA Summer Swim Lesson Information

Fee: Varies


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.

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: March 29

Private Swim Lesson Registration Form


Red Cross Lifeguard Certification

Red Cross Lifeguard Certification

The Y offers Lifeguard Certification by the American Red Cross.  Once participants successfully complete this training, they will be certified as Lifeguards and be ready to perform those duties.

Ages: 15 & up
Members – $250
Non-Members – $275

Registration: Opens February 18

Session 1 – Saturdays & Sundays, March 21 – 29
Session 2 – Saturdays and Sundays, April 11 – 19

Downloads: Lifeguard Class Information

Lifeguard Recertification Course

The purpose of this course is to help participants achieve recertification in Lifeguard Training without having to take the full content course. This review course includes First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer.

Ages: 15 & up
Fees: $150

Registration: Opens February 18

Session 1 – March 14 and 15
Session 2 – April 25 and 26



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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