Kids Club & Recreation Room

For complete information on Kid’s Club at the Yakima Athletic Club, see Kid's Club. The Kid’s Club Recreation Room is a separate, quiet, room off of the Kid’s Club. This room is designed for children ages 6 to 14. We have air hockey,television, homework table and board games.  Children ages 6-14 may use the Recreation Room free of charge if on a family membership, otherwise see the Kid’s Club rates.

Youth Group Swim Lessons

Registration for 2017 Fall Swim Lessons opens August 21st both ONLINE (for members only) and onsite! 

Tuesday-Thursday Evening Sessions beginning at 5:45pm - August 29th - September 21st

The Yakima Athletic Club’s swim lesson program runs year round with evening classes offered during the fall and winter. All of our instructors are certified Red Cross Water Safety Instructors (WSI). We use the Red Cross levels in all our classes from preschool ages on up (3-14). Payment is due at registration.

Swimming Lessons


Parent, Infant, Child Lessons

Parent Tot swim class is a chance for the parent and child (4 months up to 3 years) to get into the water together in a group setting. This group lesson introduces the child to floating, kicking and becoming familiar with the water in a fun and comfortable environment.

Cost for Parent/Infant/Child Lessons:

YAC Member: $59 + tax

YAC Fitness Member: $64 + tax

Non Member: $69 + tax

 Swimming Lesson Backfloat
Pre-school Classes 1 - 4

For children ages 3-5 who are ready for formal instruction in a class atmosphere. Pre-school classes have no more than 4 students per instructor. Children must be at least 3 and not older than 5.

Level 1 - 5 

Instruction for children (ages 6-14), using Red Cross lesson format (Levels 1-5). Level classes with no more than 5 students per instructor.


YAC Member: $59.00 + tax

YAC Fitness Member: $64.00 + tax

Non Member: $69.00 + tax

*Summer Morning swim lesson formats for Preschool are 30 minute lessons - please check the summer flyer link above for specific price information.

Competitive Stroke (Ages 5-18) - Available during the school year only.

This class focuses on technique and endurance in the four competitive strokes: butterfly, breaststroke, backstroke, freestyle. Students must have previous experience in all four strokes and be able to swim 25 yards in each stroke to take the class. This class will be 45 minutes for 6 sessions. Class is taught by an instructor with competitive swimming and coaching experience. For more information contact Aimee Ozanich, Aquatics Director 453-6521 ext. 262.