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Private Swim Lessons are a great supplement or alternative to our Group Swim Lessons.


Confident Kids, Strong Swimmers

We offer one on one instruction that lasts for 30 mins and is completely based on the individual’s needs and goals. It’s for everyone from non-swimmer to expert to someone with special needs. Lessons are offered all times of the day and 7 days of the week.

Please Note: In some cases, an adult parent/guardian may be required to be in the water with Child. Please contact the YMCA location you wish to attend for more information. 

Private Lesson Pricing:

30 Minute Session (Per Lesson): $50/Members, $65/Non-Members

Designed for Ages 6 Months - Adult

Meet Our Instructors:

We've got a great team of instructors at each of our Branches ready to help you or your child progress in their swimming skills!

Chino: Alyssa Schemel 

Skill Expertise: Hello, I work with all kids aging from 3 to 15 years old. I mainly specialize in teaching free style, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly. But I can confidently teach children how to begin to swim all the way into rules for competitive swim team. I look forward to working with you and your children. 

Chino: Senna Forkner

Skill Expertise: Hello, I hear your looking for a swim instructor. Look no further. I am the one. I am experienced with 3-years of teaching from ages of four and up and have experience with water polo. I played college Water Polo for two years at Mt. SAC. I am enthusiastic but stern. Safety is my fist concern but a swimmer is not going to learn without a little bit of fun and encouragement. Hope to see you soon!

Upland: Thomas Llamas

Skill Expertise: Hello! I have been teaching swim lessons with the Y for 3 years and I have some experience with day care also. I work well with kids and will spend the time to ensure kids are water safe, confident, and successful in the water. All ages are welcome! 

Upland: Reagen Boggs

Skill Expertise: Hello! I work with both children and adults! I enjoy teaching safety on the water and helping develop swimmers of any age! I will help advance your stamina and technique! I look toward to working with you.

Upland: Isabella Razo

Skill Expertise: Hi! I work with all ages, specializing in stroke technique, as well as improving overall swim performance and confidence. I also incorporate a variety of techniques into my lessons, such as treading, head up swimming, and much more. I am excited to work with you and your family!

Upland: Darby Potter

Skill Expertise: Hi everyone! My name is Darby. I have been swimming competitively since I was 9 years old, and I've loved the water for even longer. I enjoy teaching every skill level from infant to adult. I am also knowledgeable about techniques to improve the way you swim and emphasize water safety during lessons.  

Upland: Kaylee Cassaro

Skill Expertise: Hi! I work with kids ages 3 to adults teaching them to be safe, comfortable, and efficient in the pool. My skills include freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, and treading as well as water safety and introduction. I can confidently teach children how to swim competitively or help themselves in cases of emergency. Thank you and I look forward to working with you!

Upland: Morgan Bowen

Skill Expertise: My name is Morgan, and I’ve been working at the Y as a swim instructor and Coach for about 3 years. I have experience teaching all levels and am more than excited to teach students of any age or experience level. I hope to help you grow your skills, as well as your confidence in the water!

Upland: Nathanial Lim

Skill Expertise: My name is Nathanial. I enjoy helping others become comfortable and to have fun in the water. All ages welcome.


If it is 48 hours BEFORE your scheduled start time, please contact our membership staff ‪(909) 946-6120‬ or come into our membership sales office and our membership staff can help you cancel your lesson. A refund will be issued for that class, ONLY. 

If you would prefer to reschedule your lesson, please contact the instructor directly to set up a make-up date.

If you CANNOT give 48 hours notice, no refunds will be given and no makeups will be provided. In case of illness or emergency, however, a refund for the class will be issued ONLY with a doctors note.


We do not offer financial assistance on our on-on-one lessons. We do, however, provide financial aid for our group lessons. Please contact the front desk for more information.


We will do our best to reach out to our students and notify them should our facility unexpectedly close before your scheduled lesson. If the pool needs to be closed for any reason BEFORE your scheduled class time, you will be refunded for the amount of that class ONLY. If the pool needs to be closed DURING your scheduled lesson, a refund will not be issued, and a makeup will not be provided.


On holidays where any of our facilities are closed or have abbreviated hours, we do not have swim lessons. Please visit our facility hours on our website for a list of all holiday closures.