Swim Programs

Stroke Clinics

Stroke development builds self-esteem and confidence as participants learn new skills. Perfecting a competitive stroke will enhance your motivation to learn more. For swimmers 6-18 years old. Week 1: Free Style. Week 2: Back Stroke. Week 3: Breast Stroke. Week 4: Butterfly Continue reading

Master Swim Club

Our Master Swim Club is an adult group meeting to swim laps together. The club includes workouts targeted to increase motivation, encourage stroke refinement and physical activity. Master Swim participants are provided reserved lanes during scheduled times.¬†Swim meets are available for participation. When coaching is unavailable, set workouts will be defined and led by a … Continue reading

Free Adult Swim Lessons

The Pittsfield Family YMCA offers FREE adult swim lessons for those at least 19 years old. This program is made possible through the New England Local Masters Swimming Committee (LMSC) which has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the U.S. Masters Swimming (USMS) Swimming¬†Saves Lives Foundation. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 37% of … Continue reading


Aquafit is a shallow water low-impact workout. Aerobic conditioning utilizes the resistance of the water to build muscle, increase cardiovascular endurance, lose weight and improve your heart rate.

Deep Water Circuit Training (FOR ADULTS & SENIORS!)

DWCT is a high impact deep-water cardio aerobic workout that focuses on all parts of the body, helping you to get into shape without placing stress on your joints. DWCT requires no swimming skills and combines jogging with exercise to strengthen heart, legs, back and abdominals.

First Aid/CPR

Learn Red Cross First Aid and CPR at the Pittsfield Family YMCA! Learn how to recognize an emergency and what to do to help others or even yourself. Red Cross certification awarded upon completed course and skills. Call for times and dates.

Kayak Play

Practice your paddling skills and learn new ones in a safe and warm environment! Continue reading

2013 Best of the Berkshires: Best Swimming!

The Pittsfield Family YMCA was voted the best for swimming by local residents in The Berkshire Eagle’s Best of the Berkshires for 2013! Thank you to our supporters!