Water Fitness | Swimming & Aquatics | Programs & Activities | Lakeland Hills Family YMCA

Adult Aquatics

The unique properties of water make it the ideal environment for exercise, which is why the Y offers a variety of Water Fitness programs to improve your skills.

The unique properties of water make it the ideal environment for exercise – and our 25-yard, 6-lane pool provides a great venue to meet your exercise needs. Almost anything you can do on land can be done in the water – aerobic conditioning, strength training, weight loss, and increased flexibility.

Swimming is good for your heart and is low impact, no stress or strain on your joints. Plus, using all of your body’s muscle sets, a good workout can be done in less than thirty minutes. All abilities can benefit from water exercise, whatever age or fitness level because you are in control of your movements. We have many programs available to teach or improve your swimming and fitness skills in the water.

Learning, Training & Competing

Adult Swim Lessons

Want to learn to swim with your face in the water or just improve your form? Each participant sets goals and works with instructors to achieve them. Students are grouped according to their abilities on the first day of lessons. It’s never too late to learn!

Swim Workouts

If you know how to swim but want advice on how to create a “swim workout”, try this 45-minute class to learn drills for cross training and a new type of fitness routine.

*Season Fees through June 2019


Trying to improve the swim portion of your triathlon? Whether sprint or Ironman distances, our swim coaches will help provide you with the drills, stroke technique and confidence to improve the first leg of your race.

*Should be able to swim 200 yards.
**Season Fees through June 2019

Masters Swimming

Improve your swimming technique, increase your endurance, and enjoy the friendship of fellow swimmers. Coaching tips and suggestions to make your workout more productive and fun will be offered. The opportunity to compete is available but it is not required.

*Season Fees through June 2019

Aqua Exercise


This beginning-level water exercise class concentrates on range of motion and basic cardiovascular conditioning. Recommended for beginners, people with mild arthritis and those returning from back or joint injuries. Class is free for members, no registration, just come!

Arthritis Water Exercise

This class is designed for people with arthritis or those with limited range of motion. Our trained instructor guides participants through gentle actions in the water that can help decrease pain and stiffness. Class is free for members but registration is necessary.

Water Exercise

Exercises done in the pool puts less stress on your joints. This enjoyable and fun class works in both shallow and deep ends but you do not need to know how to swim to participate. Flotation devices are provided. Class is free for members, no registration, just come!


Discover a whole new way to use water! This high intensity weight-resistance workout focuses on toning and sculpting the major muscle groups to benefit overall health. Class is free for members, no registration, just come!