Swim Lessons at O'Neil Pool

We offer two-week swim lessons with American Red Cross curriculum. Below are the available sessions this summer. All sessions are held MONDAY-FRIDAY. If you have questions about where your child may fall, see our Swimming Lesson Selector below or email our Aquatics Director.


Did you know that you can take swim lessons all year long at the Red Wing YMCA? Check out our swim lesson information tab!

New this year-Swim Pathways!

What is Swim Pathways?

Swim Pathways is a program offering two unique pathways: competition & employment.

Competition Pathway: Aquatic Conditioning

This pathway focuses on continuing to build endurance and stroke technique on all major competitive strokes and encourages swimming as part of a healthy lifestyle. This program is available to ages 11+ and must have passed level 5.


Employment Pathway: Junior Lifeguarding

This pathway focuses on building a strong foundation of knowledge, attitudes and skills for aspiring lifeguards. This program is available to ages 11-14.


Private Swim Lessons

Are you struggling to find a time that works just perfect for you and your family to take swim lessons? Private swim lessons are a great way to not only, tailor your lessons to your unique schedule, but it also provides one-on-one attention for the individual taking the lesson! Private lessons also provide more individualized attention to help your swimmer master their skills at any age or ability!

Rates for Private Lessons

$80 for a pack of 10 Lessons 
All lessons are one-on-one swim lessons with a certified swim instructor. 


Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I register for private lessons?

Email our Aquatics Director to get started! Please let us know what you are looking for and availability. You may register online as well.

What time are lessons?

Lessons are scheduled at times convenient for both you and the instructor. Some times are pre-scheduled that you can register for.

When do I pay for the lessons?

You can pay for your lessons when your first lesson is scheduled. We prefer payment be taken care of, no later than the first day of your private lessons.