Confident Kids, Strong Swimmers

We offer one on one instruction that lasts for 30 mins and is completely based on the individual’s needs and goals. It’s for everyone from non-swimmer to expert to someone with special needs. Lessons are offered all times of the day and 7 days of the week.

Private Lesson Pricing:

30 Minute Session: $38/Members, $57/Non-Members

Designed for Ages 6 Months - Adult

Meet Our Instructors:

We've got a great team of instructors at each of our Branches ready to help you or your child progress in their swimming skills!

Upland: Amanda Maldonado

Skill Expertise: All age groups and different skill levels. Specialty also varies from water safety, basic swim skills to learning competitive strokes and building endurance to becoming a better swimmer whether it be for safety, recreation, workout or joining a swim team. With time and effort your goals can be achieved! (Those afraid of the water and/or special needs are especially encouraged because you can never be too safe when it comes to swimming!) 

Upland: Alexis Perez

Skill Expertise: Child and adult water safety and prevention. Special needs water safety and prevention. Technique and endurance in all strokes. Drills to focus on mechanics and technique to improve overall performance. Emphasis on building confidence in the pool and creating a safe and positive environment for everyone!

Upland: Jamie Camarena

Skill Expertise: All ages welcome! As a swim instructor here at the YMCA, I teach a variety of strokes. My main goal is for children and adults to become comfortable and safe in any type of water environment and to work on building that confidence in the water! I emphasize on stroke technique and water safety! Remember, Confidence is Key!

Upland: Kailyn Matheson

Skill Expertise: Water safety skills, full knowledge of all 4 strokes, all ages welcome! I want all my students to have fun while learning in a safe environment that we create with water safety rules in place to promote drowning prevention at the core all of lessons. My goal is to make sure all my students excel in water safety skills to become as water safe as they can be!

Upland: Kira Stout

​Skill Expertise: With several years of experience in competitive swim, I strive to help my students not only master the individual strokes and fundamentals/techniques needed for lifelong swim skills but I also work to instill a sense confidence that can only come from being properly educated in all things water safety. With experience in all age groups, I believe in working at your pace so that you or your child feels comfortable before being challenged further. A UCR college student and big sister to 2, I have the patience, knowledge and dedication necessary to ensure you leave the YMCA an avid swimmer with a strong foundation to grow on.

Chino: Alyssa Schemel 

Skill Expertise: Hello, I work with all kids aging from 3 to 15 years old. I mainly specialize in teaching free style, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly. But I can confidently teach children how to begin to swim all the way into rules for competitive swim team. I look forward to working with you and your children. 

Chino: Brianna Contreras

Skill Expertise: I have been swimming for many years and am currently swimming at a collegiate level. I find that learning basic skills, focusing on technique, and building endurance are important to enjoy swimming and to become a more powerful swimmer in the water. With hard work and dedication your goals; whether it be to strengthen your skills as a swimmer or recreation can be accomplished!”

Chino: Victoria Garibay

Skill Expertise: Skill Expertise: Water safety, swim technique of all strokes, training in endurance and speed, all age groups, special needs students, students with fear of water.  Making sure that students have confidence in themselves and giving them the mindset that they can accomplish anything as long as they try!

Chino: Zach Harrison

Skill Expertise: Coming from a background of over six years in competitive swimming and three years working as a swim instructor to students of various age levels and abilities, I can confidently say that I will be able to bring an improvement to your swim expertise whether you are just starting off in the water or are looking to further improve your swimming technique.

How do I cancel or reschedule my swim lesson?

If it is 48 hours BEFORE your scheduled start time, please contact our membership staff ‪(909) 946-6120‬ or come into our membership sales office and our membership staff can help you cancel your lesson. A refund will be issued for that class, ONLY. 

If you would prefer to reschedule your lesson, please contact the instructor directly to set up a make-up date.

If you CANNOT give 48 hours notice, no refunds will be given and no makeups will be provided. In case of illness or emergency, however, a refund for the class will be issued ONLY with a doctors note.

Can I have both my children attend the same swim lesson?

Unfortunately, we do not offer semi-individual lessons. Our lessons are strictly one-on-one so that our teachers are able to focus solely on their student and his/her goals. 

Do you offer financial assistance for one-on-one lessons?

We do not offer financial assistance on our on-on-one lessons. We do, however, provide financial aid for our group lessons. Please contact the front desk for more information.

What happens in the case of a pool closure?

We will do our best to reach out to our students and notify them should our facility unexpectedly close before your scheduled lesson. If the pool needs to be closed for any reason BEFORE your scheduled class time, you will be refunded for the amount of that class ONLY. If the pool needs to be closed DURING your scheduled lesson, a refund will not be issued, and a makeup will not be provided.

Will there be swim class on holidays?

On holidays where any of our facilities are closed or have abbreviated hours, we do not have swim lessons. Please visit our facility hours on our website for a list of all holiday closures.