Establishing the Samuelson Swim Academy is one of the key parts of our vision. The Samuelson Swim Academy is named for long-time Williams College Swim Coach Carl Samuelson and his wife, Nancy.


2019 Swim Academy offerings:

Learn-to-Swim and Basic Swim Lessons will take place on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings this summer. Learn-to-Swim classes are appropriate for children ages 3 and up.

All lessons will occur M/Tu/Th at 5:30 p.m.

Session 2: July 15, 16, 18, 22, 23, 25

Session 3: July 29, 30, August 1, 5, 6, 8

$150 for plus  members
$125 for full or non-members

Sign up here:

Private Lessons

Can’t make a group session fit your schedule? Inquire about purchasing blocks of private lessons.

Please send any questions and inquiries to:

Williamstown Youth Center

Attending camp at the Williamstown Youth Center this summer? Sign up for and attend swim lessons through the youth center.



Aquacize strengthens and stretches the body, oxygenates all the cells and uplifts the spirit.
Water exercise is easy on the joints while being an efficient way to enhance physical fitness.

Instructor: Judy FitzGerald, M.A., has 40 years of teaching experience in a variety of modalities including aerobics, dance, yoga, and Pilates.

Tuition support through a Flynt Grant from the Williamstown Community Chest – we thank them for their support of health and wellness activities in Williamstown!

Enroll in one of 12 spots available per session.