Swimming is a life skill as well as great exercise and a challenging sport. Ys offer swim lessons (for all ages), family swim, lap swim, water aerobics, developmental swim leagues and many kinds of adaptive swim programs for kids with special needs, so we can all safely enjoy the pleasures of an aquatic environment.

Water Fitness

Visit our interactive class schedule to see what water fitness classes we offer.

Pool Schedule

For our complete pool schedule, visit our interactive class schedule.

Swim Lessons


Ages 6 months-3 years


Ages 3-5 years


Ages 6- 12 years

Download our Fall Swim Lesson Schedule or visit the interactive class schedule for more information.

Learn more about Swim Lessons offered at the Y

Sign up for Swim Lessons

View the Swim Lesson Orientation Video

Youth Developmental Swim League

The Youth Developmental Swim League helps swimmers improve their stroke technique, gain endurance, and improve their own fitness level. Swimmers will have the opportunity to participate in swim meets once a month. This allows swimmer to set individual goals and see individual improvement throughout the session.

Ages & Requirements

Participants between the ages of 6‐14 years. Should be able to swim a minimum 50 yards using front crawl and backstroke.

Download additional Youth Developmental Swim League Information.

Everybody in the Pool

In partnership with the Oklahoma City Public Schools, we provide 2nd grade students with FREE, QUALITY water safety and swim instruction. Certified aquatic instructors teach this program that includes vital water safety principles and skills that save young lives and prevent tragic accidents.

Pool Specifications

The NORTH SIDE YMCA pool is 25 yards in length ranging from 3.5 feet-9.5 feet deep. It is four lanes wide. The pool is equipped with a handicap access lift chair. The pool is heated and maintained between 85 and 86 degrees Fahrenheit.

Pool Rental

Our pool is available for rental on Saturday’s from 2:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. for non-private parties and Saturdays from  4:45 p.m.- 6:45 p.m. for private parties. All parties must be booked two weeks in advance and require a $25 non-refundable deposit. The swimming pool will be available for the first hour of your party and the lobby will be made available for the full two hours of your party.

For more information about the NORTH SIDE YMCA aquatics program, contact the Aquatics department at 405 290 5041.