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Autism Society
Swim Lessons

Drowning is by far the leading cause of death for children on the autism spectrum. The Y and the Autism Society - The Heartland have partnered together to offer a swim and safety program to reduce the risk of drowning among children on the autism spectrum.

FEES: $20

Our Y and the Autism Society - The Heartland have partnered together to offer a swim and safety program to reduce the risk of drowning among children on the autism spectrum. Through this program, participants are paired with a certified swim instructor for one-on-one lessons that focus on basic water safety and swimming skills. Lessons are tailored to meet the child's individual abilities and goals. 

Atchison Family YMCA

DAYS: Fridays
TIME: 6-6:45 p.m.
FEES: $20 per month

Platte County Community Center North

DAYS: Each session includes 8 lessons
FEES: $30 per session
  • Registrations for this location currently unavailable.

Challenger/Adaptive Swim Lessons

Swim lessons for children and young adults with special needs are also available through our YMCA Challenger program.