Venice 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 diving teams, and many kinds of adaptive swim programs for kids with special needs, so we can all safely enjoy the pleasures of an aquatic environment.

We offer:

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: 941.492.9622

Aquatic Fitness

Classes include Arthritis Plus, Deep Water aerobics, and Shallow Water aerobics. Download the Schedule Here!

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 Venice from10:15am-11am or 5:15pm - 6pm
All competitions are at the Venice YMCA at 6:30pm on June 12, 28, July 10 & 24

High School "Stay in Shape"  =  5:15 - 7:00 PM  (Tues / Thurs)

Swim training and instruction to keep high school swimmers in shape and to improve their technique and endurance.  This is NOT a "learn to swim" program, high school athletes must have knowledge of at least 2 competitive strokes to qualify for the group. A YMCA membership is not needed. $40 per month

Swim Team

Come And Train With The Best! 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! Membership in USA Swimming required by all swimmers. Find the swim team website here!

Masters Swim Team

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 Aquatics Director, Cory Kephart at or 941-492-9622 ext 160. 

Membership Requirements

U.S. Masters Swimming Membership for those wishing to compete

Coaching Fees

  • $25.00 a month
  • Walk-in fee $5.00/Practice

Practice Schedule

  • M/W/F        5:15am-6:45am / 6:45am-7:45am