No matter your age or ability, you can learn to swim at the Ambler Y. Our YMCA trained and certified instructors cover swimming skills, stroke technique and water safety in a friendly and encouraging environment. With a small instructor to student ratio, our swim lessons provide personal instruction in a fun atmosphere.

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Please note that children must have a YMCA membership to participate in swimming lessons at the Ambler Y. Join HERE or contact the Welcome Center at 215-628-9950 for more information.


Updated Aquatic Safety Policies

At the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA, the safety of our members is a top priority. We have implemented procedures to help keep your child safe while in our pools. On Saturday, April 27th, the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA will launch new Aquatic Safety Policies for all 15 of our branches.

These new standards will impact supervision, Personal Floatation Device (PFD) and swim test policies for indoor and outdoor aquatic facilities. Detailed information can be found in our Aquatic Safety Policies brochure. Pick up a copy of the brochure in the Aquatics department, at the Welcome Center, or download it HERE. Additional aquatic guidelines and pool rules can be found in the pool area.

If you have questions about these new policies and how they may impact your family, please contact Erica Pfaff, Advanced Aquatics Director at

Aquatic Safety Policies

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Thunder/Lightning Policies & Procedures

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