The YMCA's Aquatics program has something for all ages from water walking for fitness to the SPLASH drowning prevention program for young children or swimming lanes for regular lap swimming.  Whatever your interest, you can find a program that fits your needs and schedule. For more information about the aquatics program or if you are interested in becoming a lifeguard or learning more about the Aquatics Program, contact Hannah Taber, Aquatics Director, at 737-5500.


Private Swim Lessons:

Members: $70 per 4  30 minute lessons

Non-members: $90 per 4 30 minute lessons


Family Group Lessons: (Family only at this time)

Members: $40 per swimmer for 4, 30 minute lessons

Non-members: $50 per swimmer for 4, 30 minute lessons


Age for lessons: We accept all ages 6 months and up

-Private or group lessons include special needs, adults, pregnant mother, etc.

-6 months- 3 years old: Must have parent in or beside pool assisting


**Due to COVID-19, parent assistance is encouraged for all lessons

CPR Training Date:

Feb. 11th, 4:30-6:00 PM

April 8th, 4:00-5:30 PM

June 10th, 4:00-5:30 PM

To Register or for more information contact Hannah Taber

Lifeguard Training Date:

November 5th-6th

To register or for more information contact Hannah Taber at 737-5500

Need a New Suit?

Schedules & Forms


Pool Guidelines

Little Dolfin Suit Catalogue (40% off)

Aquashape Suite Catalogue (40% off)

The Williams YMCA of Avery County has teamed-up with Dolphin Swim Supply so people can now order bathing suits online with us and 30% of all sales goes to the Aquatics department!  You can choose from a wide variety of styles and colors.  Check out the catalogue HERE

Once you decide the suits, size, and colors you want, call or email Hannah Taber at 737-5500 x317 with the information and she will order the suit for you.



© Williams YMCA of Avery County  |  436 Hospital Drive, PO Box 707 Linville, NC 28646  |  Phone: 828.737.5500  |  Fax: 828.737.5504|