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The Lock Haven Area YMCA offers a wide range of swimming lessons, classes, and aquatics programs for all ages.  Membership at the YMCA includes use of the pool during open swimming and lap swimming times at no additional cost.  


Our goal is to serve the community as a resource in aquatics education and water safety through student-centered swim instruction. Students learn and practice new swim skills that last a lifetime.  Group swim lessons are offered on a seasonal basis.  Private lessons may be scheduled by contacting Aquatics Director, Mandy Wadsworth, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Not sure which level to choose? Click here for the Swim Lesson Selector

To learn more about how our program works, see our Program Overview Guide

Winter/Spring 2017 Swim Lessons

Winter/Spring 2017 Swim Lesson Registration Form

Private/Semi Private Swim Lessons Rates and Registration Form


We offer a variety of classes to accommodate your fitness needs, from easing arthritis and fibromyalgia pain to full-body workouts. 

Hydro MixT/Th 2 p.m.

A great head-to-toe pool class that will challenge all fitness levels while being easy on the joints.  Resistance equipment is used to increase intensity.  No swimming ability is required.  

AquasizeM/W 7 p.m.

This high-intensity class combines a cardiovascular and muscle workout using water resistance to build strength and tone muscles. Participants will burn major calories with this challenging workout.

Twinges in the Hinges (traditional)M/T/Th 9 a.m.

If you  are looking for a gentle, low-impact workout or you suffer from     arthritis pain, an injury, or soreness from fibromyalgia, this class is for you!  These pool workouts are developed to help you build cardiovascular and muscle endurance while stretching the muscles and working the joints. 

Twinges in the Hinges (dynamic)M/W/F 1 p.m.

This class applies the same principles as the traditional Twinges class but with a workout that changes in nearly every class.  The dynamic class is higher in   intensity than the traditional class but will feel like a lower intensity water aerobics class.



Red Cross lifeguarding classes are designed to give paritcipants the skills and knowledge needed to be lifeguards in pools and aquatic enviornments. For more information on our certification course and recertification class, click here!

Lifeguard Certification Registration Form



Smooth Strokes Spring Training - Don't lose what you've gained from winter season. Keep moving forward by staying in shape with advanced swim training! April 10th-June 2nd. For more information, click here!

Smooth Strokes Spring Training Registration Form

Indoor Kayak Roll Sessions - Improve your technique in our indoor pool! For more information, click here!