Learn to swim with us and win a family winter escape

Book for a whole term and go in the draw to win a family winter escape. Terms and Conditions Apply

  • Programme based around water safety skills to enable a lifelong love of water
  • Lessons designed for your child’s age, confidence, and ability
  • Warm, dedicated learning pools for a comfortable experience

Book now and be in to win! Valid for a limited time only.

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YMCA Swim School Onehunga

Term 4 commences 12th October

Phone (09) 634 3748 or email swim.onehunga@ymcaauckland.org.nz to get a free assessment

If you've been putting off getting your children swimming or learning yourself, there's no time like the present to take the plunge! No matter your age, there will be a swim school class suited to teach you and your family swimming and water safety skills.

Baby swim classes

Classes focus on water awareness and water safety teaching critical skills such as unaided back float and front to back rotations. YMCA’s baby and Preschool programme, starting from 3-months old, ensures that your child receives tuition which best meets their needs and skill level.

Your water baby will learn skills beyond being in the water - learning to swim also helps balance and stability development, improved spatial awareness, and language to name a few.

Our baby classes, starting from 3-months old, ensures that your child receives tuition that best meets their needs and skill level.

  • Only $190 per 10 week term term ($19.00 per lesson)

Offpeak lessons (Monday - Friday) - $117 per 10 week term ($11.70 per lesson)

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Preschool swim classes

Preschool swim classes are the ideal way to get your little one safe and confident in the water. They gain water confidence and both parents and children learn important water safety behaviors. Preschool swimming lessons specialise in contributing directly to the physical, emotional, social and intellectual development of your child.

  • Only $195 per 10 week term ($19.50 per lesson)

Offpeak lessons (Monday - Friday) - $117 per term ($11.70 per lesson)

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School age swim classes

School age swimming lessons are carefully organized in both age and ability. Lessons are structured and provide a clear path to gain new skills and progress, while being fun and supportive.

We focus on teaching both swimming and safety skills to develop confidence and a love for water which will stay with them for life.

Swimmers will work their way through learning all strokes as well as key water safety skills – developing good technique and great cardiovascular fitness as they do it.

  • Only $195 per 10 week term ($19.50 per lesson)

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Adult swim classes

Learning to swim as an adult can be a daunting prospect – so it’s a brave decision to make! It’s never too late to learn, and having a good understanding of swimming technique and safety around water means that you’ll not only be better equipped to stay safe yourself, but you’ll be able to make sure that your whanau stays safe too.

We're here to help - our instructors are friendly and approachable, and united in their goal to develop your competence and confidence in the water. It's not about the perfect swan dive, it's about equipping you with swimming skills and water safety knowledge so you can join in with the fun and thrive in the water.

  • Only $195 per 10 week term ($19.50 per lesson)

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Safeguarding children, young people, families and staff

YMCA North is Aotearoa’s first and only accredited organisation through the Australian Childhood Foundation (ACF).

Safeguarding is a fundamental part of our culture and a culture shared with all of our staff, customers and members. To support this we have:

  • Designated Safeguarding Staff
  • Clear policies and protocols promoting safe and best practice for our customers and staff including safe recruitment practices.
  • Compulsory safeguarding induction and ongoing training requirements for all staff
  • YMCA North Safeguarding Code of Conduct provides staff clear guidance and guidelines