The Berkshire Family YMCA's Pittsfield Branch is offering free adult swim lessons sponsored by the Swimming Saves Lives Foundation/U.S. Masters Swimming.

Lessons are held Thursdays, April 7 to 28. Two sessions are offered: 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. and 6:15 to 7 p.m.

Instruction will be provided by the Y's Polar Bears Masters Swim Club participants.

Space is limited, early registration is encouraged by visiting the YMCA or downloading a registration form from

For more information, contact Ashley at or 413-499-7650, ext. 146.