Englewood YMCA


Swimming is a life skill as well as great exercise and a challenging sport. Ys offer swim lessons (for all ages), family swim, competitive swimming, and many kinds of adaptive swim programs for kids with special needs, so we can all safely enjoy the pleasures of an aquatic environment. Click here for the pool schedule. 

We offer:
Swim Lessons
Aquatic Fitness
Swim Team
Lifeguard/CPR Classes

Swim Lessons

Swim students take part in a progression-based 30-minute lesson during a three-week session. Students are grouped by age and current skill level. All lessons include basic water safety and rescue, fundamentals of swimming, and progressive skill development. We maintain low instructor to student ratios for quality instruction. Private swim lessons are available.

Ages: 3+ years

Weeks: Session I- June 4th-22nd
             Session II- June 25th-July 13th 
             Session III- July 16th-August 3rd

Times: Mon/Wed or Tues/Thurs; 4:00pm-6:00pm     Cost: Members - $35      Non Members - $50

Contact: 941.475.1234

Aquatic Fitness 

Aquatic fitness is a great way to work your muscles and build cardio endurance without putting tons of pressure on your joints. Classes include the following:

  • Water Wake Up
  • Water Warriors
  • Turbo Pump
  • Arthritis Aqua Experience
  • H2O Blast!
  • Cardio Splash
  • Splashing to the Oldies
Swim Team

Come And Train With The Best! We have training/instruction locations at both the Venice and the Englewood YMCAs. All athletes, ages 6 to 21, from novice to national-level competitors, are invited to open tryouts. For more information contact the Venice YMCA 941-492-9622, for Cory Kephart -ext 160

Tryouts occur year-round for all groups. Please come in during regular practice hours from 3pm-7pm for a tryout at our Venice branch! Find the swim team website here!

Membership in USA Swimming required by all swimmers and Escrow fees will be charged for meet event entries.

Summer Swim Team Swimmers or all levels and ages are welcome to come and learn the fundamentals of what it's like to be on a swim team. Swimmers will learn all four competitive strokes of swimming while building self-confidence, discipline and of course, having fun while competing in 4 exciting swim meets.

May 28 - July 24th, 2019
Monday - Thursday in Englewood from 6:15pm - 7:15pm
All competitions are at the Venice YMCA at 6:30pm on June 12, 28, July 10 & 24


Masters Swimming is an organized program for adults 18 years and older with workouts designed to accommodate all levels. This program allows swimmers to prepare for Masters swim meets or just stay in shape.  *Please note this is not a learn to swim program.  For more information contact Head Coach, Cory Kephart at ckephart@veniceymca.org, or 941-492-6922 x 160

Master's Swim Team meets Tues., Thurs., Fri. from 5:30 to 7 a.m. with Coach Lori. Coaching fees are $25/month or a drop-in fee of $5/practice.