Youth Programs



“My daughter loves the water, but was always afraid to swim without floaties or a life jacket. These lessons have really helped not just her skill level, but also her self-confidence!” – Anonymous

“My 3 and 4 year olds swim lesson was a fantastic experience, filled with laughter, growth, and valuable skills learned.” -Anonymous

“As a mom of a child with special needs, it was amazing to see how well the instructors did with my child. Though scared and difficult, he learned a lot but more than anything built a great trust and friendship with his instructor.” -Anonymous

“The class overall runs smoothly. Each class was a little different, yet they kept working with each skill they learned prior and building.” -Anonymous

“My 4 year old will put his face in the water now! It’s a miracle! I am so grateful for this swimming lesson program. Thank you for helping build confidence in the water!” – Anonymous

“[Instructors] are timely, kind, patient, firm, fun, and we’re so glad to have found this program! My child is far more confident in the water now!” -Anonymous

“Caring and dedicated instructors! My children are so much more confident in the water now. She helped them get over their fears and was patient, kind, but firm. I’m very impressed” -Anonymous

“Confidence builder for my son. It got him to trust in himself and jump in the deep end. It was the 1st time he ever did without a life vest. The instructors were excellent in their methods. They also provided a safe and fun environment. Thank you!” -Anonymous

*We are not accepting swim lesson registrations until January 2025*



Students enrolling in group lessons must meet all prerequisites. Stop by the Athletic Club office, call (412) 462-3444, ext. 2, or email  for more information.


Class sessions are offered in the winter, spring, summer, and fall. Visit our Facebook page for the most up-to-date schedules. Each session includes six 30-minute classes.


$10/child if you live in 15120, 15122, or 15207

Class Types

Pre-School (Ages 3-5)

No prior experience required. This class focuses on body position/control, directional change, and forward movement in water. Students will learn safety skills and develop stamina needed for future progress in swimming.

Beginner (Ages 5-8)

No prior experience required. This class focuses on stroke introduction. Students will continue to strengthen existing skills while learning efficient ways of moving through the water. Water safety is reinforced through treading water and survival/resting strokes.

Intermediate (Ages 8+)

This classes focuses on stroke development and refinement. Students will work on stroke technique and building endurance.


Stop by the Athletic Club office, call (412) 462-3444, ext. 2, or email for more information.

Private Lessons

1 client, 1 instructor

Individual Sessions

Half-hour session: $30
Hour session: $40

Five Lesson Sets

Half-hour sessions: $110
Hour sessions: $195

Semi-Private Lessons

2 children (around the same age/skill level), 1 instructor

Five Lesson Sets

Half-hour sessions: $175
Hour sessions: $275

Jump Start Sports

All programs held at Carnegie of Homestead Athletic Club Gymnasium. For more information and to register, visit the Jump Start Sports website, contact Jen Yuvan at, or call (412) 462-3444, ext. 2. You can also register in-person at the Athletic Club.

Hummingbirds Soccer

Children ages 3-5.5 have fun and learn the basics of soccer in an age-appropriate program. Players learn dribbling, passing, trapping, shooting, defending, and positioning. Each session consists of instruction in all aspects of the game; participation in fun drills designed to teach skills; and fun, non-competitive games.

Fee: $60, includes t-shirt and award
Little Hoop Stars & Hoop Stars Basketball

Jump Start Sports coaches will run this highly instructional and recreational basketball program for children in Pre-K (must be four years-old) through grade 2. Players are taught the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting, positioning, defense, ands rebounding, and apply what they have learned in fun, non-competitive games.

Fee: $50, includes t-shirt and award

Youth Baseball

Carnegie of Homestead partners with the Pittsburgh Hardball Academy to provide classes and clinics at our baseball facility. For up-to-date information on current offerings, please visit their website.