The YMCA SF Chinatown has long been at the forefront of providing quality, low-cost programming for youth. Our programs are run by caring, experienced staff with a focus on youth development principles: safety, relationship building, skill building, community involvement, and meaningful youth participation.
YMCA SF Chinatown Aquatics is about water safety, skill development and fun for everyone. Our programs are about more than just technique and skill; they are about creating positive experiences, developing self-esteem and building friendships that will last a lifetime.
We divide students up by both level and age. These classes are designed to teach the basics water safety and survival, water acclimation, swimming techniques, build confidence in the water, while creating a fun and nurturing environment learning to swim properly.