Private Swim Lessons-Request Application

Private Swim Lessons-Request Application

This is an interest-only application. After completion, the aquatics director at your branch will contact you regarding scheduling and payment information. Please allow up to three weeks minimum for the start time of private lessons. Please be aware summer months are more difficult to schedule private lessons due to high demand for group lessons.

Lessons are taught by certified swim instructors. You may request the instructor of your choice. We will try our best to honor requests, but cannot make guarantees.

Payment must be made prior to the start of the first lesson.

Cancellation Policy: Participants must notify the instructor via phone at least 24 hours in advance of a scheduled class. If the instructor cannot be reached, please leave a message with your branch’s front desk. If notice is not given to the instructor before the cancellation, the lesson will not be made up.

Charlotte Avenue

Charlotte Avenue YMCA
1/1/24 - 12/30/24

Due to the high volume of activities in the pool, we have limited availability to schedule private swim lessons. Payment will be made when lessons are scheduled with instructor.

We will contact you regarding Private Lessons via email, please make sure you have the correct email address on file. Once contact has been made, we will add your participant to the waiting list. Due to instructor availability and high demand, the waiting list for private swim lessons is extensive. Please check the group lesson schedule for quicker access to swim lessons. 

Private (1:1) Lessons

  • 4 Sessions – Members $90 | Non-members $120

Small Group Lessons (price per swimmer)

  • 4 Sessions – Members $80 | Non-members $100

Available Sessions

01/01/24 - 12/30/24

Fort Mill Complex

Fort Mill YMCA at the Complex
1/1/24 - 12/31/24

Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
9/20/23 12/31/24 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 0.00

Available Sessions

01/01/24 - 12/31/24

Gregory Family

Gregory Family YMCA
1/2/23 - 12/31/25

Private lessons will be available to YMCA of Upper Palmetto members and non-members. Payment will be made prior to the first lesson scheduled with the instructor.

Due to the high volume of activities in the pool, we have limited availability to schedule private swim lessons. Private Lessons are available for ages 3 and up.

This is a request, we will contact you regarding Private Lessons via email, please make sure you have the correct email address on file. It could take us anywhere from 2-12 weeks to schedule based on the waitlist.

Individual Lessons

  • 4 Sessions – Members $70, Non-Members $90
  • 8 Sessions – Members $120, Non-Members $160

Available Sessions

01/02/23 - 12/31/25


Angie Smith

Angie Smith, is a gifted writer, encourager and loving mother of four. Together with her husband, former NFL player Steve Smith, they established The Steve Smith Family Foundation, which is dedicated to providing hope and inspiration to those in need while advancing causes  close to the family’s heart – Promoting family health & wellness as well as the awareness and prevention of domestic violence.

In 2022, The Steve Smith Foundation and Mecklenburg County partnered to create Charlotte’s first behavioral health urgent care, a 24/7, 365 urgent care facility dedicated to mental health and substance abuse needs.

Angie’s commitment to her family, transparency and unselfishness, by putting other’s needs before her own, is an inspiration to all of us!

Alan Tyson

Alan Tyson is the President Architech Sports and Physical Therapy. He was the former Vice President of Sports Performance and Rehabilitation for OrthoCarolina. He is a physical therapist board certified as a sports clinical specialist, a certified athletic trainer and certified strength and conditioning specialist. He has worked with the Charlotte Knights (AAA affiliate of the Chicago White Sox) and continues to serve as a consultant to the team. Alan is also a consultant with the Carolina Panthers and Charlotte Eagles.

Alan has spoken regionally and nationally on various training topics including the foot and ankle, spine care, hip and knee rehabilitation, and he has developed two continuing education courses on the shoulder. He has written 3 books and developed specific training programs for the female athlete, the baseball pitcher, and for football players preparing for the NFL combines. Alan is also an associate editor of the National Strength and Conditioning Journal. He co-hosted a weekly radio show “Health Headlines” on 1110AM WBT with Stacey Sims and Dr. Russ Greenfield for 3 years.

Antoinette Johnson

Meet Antoinette Johnson, the inspiring culinary star of “America’s Test Kitchen: The Next Generation” Hailing from Lexington, KY, she transforms simple, humble ingredients into extraordinary dishes, all while championing the use of fresh, locally-sourced produce. Through her triumph on “America’s Test Kitchen: The Next Generation,” Antoinette’s unwavering perseverance catapulted her career, proving that with passion and determination, anything is possible. With a heart dedicated to community and a love for supporting local farmers, Antoinette’s journey is a testament to embracing change, fostering growth, and inspiring others to follow their culinary dreams.

Beyond her culinary triumphs, Antoinette is a firm believer in the power of evolution and perseverance. She stands as a shining example of how one can constantly evolve, change, and grow on their journey to success. Antoinette’s story is one of resilience and determination, inspiring others to follow their passions despite any challenges they may encounter.

Now, with a cookbook deal and cash grand prize, Antoinette is forging ahead on her culinary adventure, driven by the desire to prove herself and inspire her daughter.