Youth Development Programs

Youth Water Activities

The New Canaan YMCA Aquatics program offers a fun, safe, and instructive environment for children to become confident and comfortable in the water. Under the direction of our trained and certified staff, children ages 6 months and older learn swimming basics, stroke development, and water safety.

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Parent-Child Swim Classes

The New Canaan YMCA Aquatics program offers a fun, safe, and enjoyable experience for parents and young children. Learn more

Preschool Swim Classes

Preschool Swim Classes

The most important aspect of preschool swimming is getting the child comfortable in the water and ready to make the advancements to learn to swim independently. Learn more

school-age swim classes

School-Age Swim Classes

Children kindergarten and up may join this program for water adjustment, stroke development, water Aquatics Program. Learn more