Adaptive Programs provide children and adults with physical limitations and other special needs the chance to play sports and participate in learning opportunities in a fun atmosphere.

FALL 2020

September 26 – December 18

  • Member Registration: September 8
  • Non-Member Registration: September 14
  • NO CLASSES: Thanksgiving Weekend, Wednesday, November 25 – Sunday, November 29, classes resume Monday, November 30


Registering for our programs is fast and easy!

  • Register Online. Visit our Online Registration Portal
  • Register In-Person. Our Member Services Team is also available to assist you in signing up for classes and programs.
  • Participants may only attend classes for which they are registered.
  • NOTE: When you register for the Fall session, you will be reserving a spot for the entire duration of the Fall session (12 weeks), though we are only billing for four weeks out at a time. If you would like to cancel, you must send in a cancelation request at least five days prior to billing, which will happen on the first of each month. Failure to provide a cancellation request will NOT result in a refund or credit. 

Safe & Strong

Adaptive Swim Lessons

Water Safety/Skill Building for Children with Special Needs

Thanks to a very generous grant from the Abilis Community Foundation, the YMCA of Greenwich will again be offering a free six week course designed to teach basic water safety and swimming concepts to children ages 3-12 with special needs.

Sessions are held on Saturdays for 30 minutes.


  • Saturday, September 26 – Saturday, October 31
  • Session Dates: 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31
  • 3 half-hour lessons will be held between 7:15 AM- 9:00 AM (with 5 minutes between classes for social distancing)


  • Saturday, November 7 – Saturday, December 19
  • Session Dates: 11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19
  • 3 half hour lessons; Time TBD

To learn more, or to register, please contact our Swim School Specialist, Lauren Chiappetta at 203.869.1630.