Special Needs Aquatics

The Darien YMCA is committed to serving all members of the community. We do our best to accommodate all individuals with special needs into our programs. If you or a member of your family requires additional assistance or has a special circumstance, please let us know. For more information, contact Suzanne Richards, Director of Youth Development and Special Needs Programs at 203 655-8228 ext. 1331 or srichards@darien-ymca.org. For all swim classes below, please call Amy D’Andrea at 65-8228 ext 1307 prior to registering so that we can discuss your child’s special needs and swimming experience.
All participants must register online or at the front desk. Many of our classes have maximums and we want to make sure we stay within our ratios.

Special Needs Swim Lessons • Ages 3 - 12 years 

The Y’s learn-to-swim program for pre-school children with developmental disabilities. Please call Amy D’Andrea prior to registering so that we can learn about your child’s special needs and find a day and time convenient for you.

Fees: Member: $300, Non-Member: $432