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Youth Swim Lessons

Year-round swim lessons are offered at our Centennial Hills and SkyView Y locations. Summer swim lessons are offered at each of our four branches beginning in June and continuing into September. The Y’s four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility are incorporated into every program.

For a schedule, please select a location below. To register online, click here.

SkyView Y

Indoor Schedule

Bill & Lillie Heinrich Y

Outdoor Schedule

Centennial Hills Y

Indoor Schedule 

Outdoor Schedule

Durango Hills Y

Outdoor Schedule


Swim lesson descriptions are listed below.

Parent/Child Swim Lessons

The Y is excited to offer an amazing deal on our Parent/Child Swim Lessons! For just $25 per month, parents and their littles ones are invited to come enjoy this positive bonding experience in the water. This class is geared towards introducing ages 6 months to 3 years to the aquatic environment – focusing on water safety, positive interaction and more…while also having tons of fun! Year-round classes are offered at both our Centennial Hills Y and SkyView Y. The Heinrich Y and Durango Hills Y will offer Parent/Child Swim Lessons seasonally once the pools open. For more info and to register for the next session, please click the button below.

Register for Lessons

We're Hiring!

We’re also hiring Parent/Child Swim Instructors! If you’re a parent or guardian who loves the water and loves interacting with other parents and their children, this may be the perfect job for you! For more info on openings, please contact Amanda at (Centennial Hills Y) or Nayeli at (SkyView Y.)

Swim Lesson Pricing

Group Lessons

$109 for 8 lessons (1 session)


Preschool (3 – 5 years) – 30 minutes
Youth (6 – 12 years) – 45 minutes
Teen/Adult (13+ years) – 45 minutes

Parent/Child Lessons
$25 for 4 lessons (1 session)

Length: 30 minutes

Private Lessons
Three lessons – $104
Six lessons – $185

Length: 30 minutes

Semi-Private Lessons
Cost (2 People):
Three lessons – $156
Six lessons – $278

Length: 45 minutes

Swim Lesson Descriptions

Please register your child for the class you feel is most suitable based on the description below.

On the first day, our instructors will assess your child’s swim level during the lesson and recommend a switch if needed. This typically won’t disrupt your schedule  – your child will likely just join a class on the other side of the pool!

Have more questions? Our front-desk staff is available to answer any questions about the swim lessons program.

Swim Team & Pre-Swim Team

Come be part of a great aquatics experience! The Y Swim Team is a developmental swim program run by trained coaches to improve swimmers’ competitive skills and endurance through progression rather than intense competition.  The Y swim team promotes healthy lifestyles while embracing the four core values of respect, responsibility, honesty and caring.

Year-Round Swim Team

Come be a part of a great aquatics experience! The Y Swim Team is a developmental swim program run by trained coaches to improve swimmers’ competitive skills and endurance through progression rather than intense competition.  The Y swim team promotes healthy lifestyles while embracing the four core values of respect, responsibility, honesty and caring. Tryouts are required before registration.

Centennial Hills & SkyView

Practice: Varies by level and location

Beginner (Seals): 2 hours per week ($65 per month) CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Intermediate (Rays): 3 hours per week ($85 per month) CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Advanced (Sharks): 5 hours per week ($100 per month) CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Centennial Hills Contact Emily Giza at or 702.476.6743 for more info

Skyview Contact Nayeli Martinez at or 702.998.9104 for more info

Practice: Monday – Thursday

Beginner: 5PM – 5:30 PM ($55 per month) CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Intermediate: 6PM – 7PM ($65 per month) CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Contact Nayeli Martinez at or 702.998.9104 for more info.


Aqua Classes

Join us in the water, and enjoy a zero-low workout. FREE fitness classes are another value of Y membership. Classes vary by location. Check out the schedules page for the branch near you.

Arthritic Splash

If you’re an ambulatory individual with arthritis, get a zero-impact workout while focusing on sustaining and/or improving muscle and joint mobility while improving overall fitness. This class eases aches, pains and gets you moving.


Experience a low-impact workout focused on cardiovascular conditioning, strength training and flexibility. It gets your heart pumping and burns calories. Class is held in deep and shallow water and uses a variety of equipment.

*Water shoes recommended.

Power Aqua Fitness*

This power/strength class offers higher impact circuit training using Speedo equipment. Your endurance/flexibility in deep/shallow water measures your heart rate. The combo class merges power and endurance.

*Water shoes recommended.

Aqua Zumba

Make a splash! Bring the party to the pool! This program gives new meaning to an “invigorating workout!” Splashing, stretching, twisting, shouting, laughing, hooting and hollering…that’s what you’ll hear in Aqua Zumba. Integrating Zumba blends it all together in a safe, challenging, water-based workout that’s cardio-conditioning, body-toning and exhilarating beyond belief.

Masters Swim

Centennial Hills

Join our adult swimmers for workouts, practice, and fun. Must be 18 years and older. Great for triathletes, Masters competitors, and lap swimmers looking to improve their workout. Prior swimming experience recommended. Practices on Tuesday/Thursday from 7 pm – 8pm. Participants may come to as many practices as they wish.

T/TH 7 pm – 8pm

$25 per month

Lifeguard Certification

Learn how to save a life! It’s as easy as 1-2-3!


Step 1: Come to a pre-test! No need to sign-up in advance, but be sure to be here 30 minutes early if it’s your first time at the Y. Bring a parent or guardian if you are under 18 years. Please check the front desk for current pre-test schedule.

Pre-test are the Friday prior to the course from 6pm-7pm, please reach out to your local front desk for Class dates

The pre-test includes:

  • 300 yard swim of front crawl and/or breaststroke
  • Retrieve a 10lb brick from 8 feet deep and swim 20 yards on your back using only your legs
  • tread water for 2 minutes using only your legs

Step 2: After passing the pre-test, visit the front desk to register for your course! Remember it’s first come-first serve and spots fill up quickly.

Step 3: The Y is hiring at all locations! Submit an application on our website to be invited in for a group interview!

Lifeguard Certification Location

SkyView Y, 3050 E Centennial Pkwy, North Las Vegas

Lifeguard Certification Questions?

Call 702.522.7500 or email


Click Here For Upcoming Dates!

Cost: $75

SkyView Y or Centennial Hills Y (alternates monthly)

Note: This is a blending learning class, meaning part of the course is online. The online portion MUST be completed before the physical class.



Contact Nayeli Martinez at 702.998.9104 or for information on the Y’s CPR / AED / First Aid Classes.

To request more information about our aquatics programs or to ask a specific question

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