Winter break is the perfect time to learn how to swim or become a lifeguard.  The Westfield Area YMCA is offering a mini-swim session that includes a variety of lessons for all levels Monday, December 26th - Friday, December 30th at the Main Y Facility, 220 Clark Street in Westfield.

During winter break is also the perfect time to get certified as a Lifeguard. The course is December 27th-29th from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm for those who pass the physical skills test.  Registration is going on now for both the test and course for members and non-members for a fee.  Participant must be at least age 16 by the last day of class. Contact Rob Faggiano at (908) 233-2700 x276 to schedule the physical skills test required before registering for the course.  

Visit for the winter break swim lessons dates and times. Spots are limited.  Register online or at the Welcome Center at the Main Y Facility.  Please call Rob Faggiano at (908) 233-2700 x276 or email her at with any questions. 

The Y is the nation’s leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.  Financial assistance is available for those who qualify.