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Top 10 swimming classes in Denver, CO

Students agree: these Denver swimming lessons are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Coach Jo's Mobile Swimming Lessons

Coach Jo's Mobile Swimming Lessons

New on Lessons
22+ years in business
Serves Denver, CO
I have been teaching swimming lessons for over 20 years. I am also a swim coach for a team. I have a real passion for teaching lessons. I teach each swimmer the basics so that they can learn to excel at their own pace with excellent technique. I teach 3 year olds (some 2) through adults. I have references and travel to your pool location. Learning to swim is an important skill for any age. It is a life-long activity that can be healthy for the body as well as fun with friends and family. Every person should be able to swim:)...
Leonjaguar

Leonjaguar

New on Lessons
5+ years in business
Serves Denver, CO
Lifelong swimmer. Diver. Lifeguard. Bilingual in Spanish too. Holistic health worker. Spanish teacher. Model. Runner. Cyclist. Jumper. Surfer
Mundt Tutoring & Advice

Mundt Tutoring & Advice

5.0(4)
Offers online services
3+ years in business
Serves Denver, CO
Camilla says, "I liked that she always made me feel super comfortable and calm (even when I was stressed or in a panic).She is very knowledgeable and helped me so much!! " Read more
Hossam Volley

Hossam Volley

New on Lessons
Serves Denver, CO
International volleyball trainer Certified volleyball coach from FIVB Professional volleyball player
Swim Instructor

Swim Instructor

New on Lessons
3+ years in business
Serves Denver, CO
i have been a swim teacher for 5 years. i love working with kids and i love the water.
The Colony Penguins

The Colony Penguins

New on Lessons
Serves Denver, CO
I am a WSI swimming instructor that teaches all ages. Swimming is my passion and the only sport that can save a life! Ages (Infants to Adults) I teach all ages - from infants(with parent) to adults. I teach all abilities including beginners, competitive swimmers, and triathletes. The best time to learn to swim is right now! Reserve Our Pool Reserve our salt-water pool for 120 minutes of fun with your family and friends! Pool has 2 14-foot slides and yard has tether ball, basketball and badmitten. Whether itâ€TMs a birthday party, a scout party, a team party, or just a family get-together! We provide pool toys, yard toys, music, and a super...

Your Swimming Lessons questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do swim classes cost near me?

Swim classes cost $40 to $80 per hour for private lessons or $100 to $160 per month for weekly classes with a small group of people. Fees increase for extended sessions longer than 1 hour and for teachers who were professional competitive swimmers.

What should you expect during a swim class?

During a swim class that's typically 30 to 60 minutes long, you should expect to learn:

  • Floating techniques
  • Breathing practices
  • Basic kicking styles
  • Treading water
  • Basic swimming strokes
  • Diving and underwater swimming techniques
  • Long-distance swimming methods
  • Rescue, CPR, and snorkel training for advanced lessons

What should I wear and bring to a swimming class?

Supplies to bring to a swimming class include:

  • Swimwear that fits properly
  • A swim diaper for children who aren't potty trained
  • Tote bag to keep your clothes dry and store your things
  • Flip-flops to keep your feet clean around the pool area
  • Sunscreen if the outdoor pool gets direct sunlight
  • Swimming cap and hair ties
  • Flotation devices
  • Toiletries for showering
  • Plastic water bottle
  • Towels
  • Goggles
  • Earplugs

Extra tips: The swimming pool may offer some of these items for free or at a fee. For girls learning to swim competitively, a 1-piece bathing suit is necessary.

How many swim classes do I need to learn swimming?

People without a fear of water need 15 to 20 hours of swim classes on average to learn swimming. Those who must also overcome their fears of drowning will need more time and practice to swim confidently.

What is a good age for a child to take swimming lessons?

A good age for a child to take swimming lessons is from 2 to 5 years old. After this age, the lungs of children are strong enough to hold their breath underwater long enough to swim.

Good to know: Introducing a child to the water at 1 year old helps them feel comfortable in a pool, although they won't be able to swim yet.

Are infant swim classes safe?

Closely supervised infant swim classes are typically safe for children from the age of 6 months onward. However, infant swim classes don't guarantee that a child will learn enough to stop themselves from drowning.

Note: Some doctors also caution that children prone to respiratory infections shouldn't swim in chlorinated pools until they are more than 2 years old.

Can I get swimming lessons as an adult?

You can get swimming lessons as an adult at most pools with private instructors. Call ahead to ask for the schedule of adult classes, age requirements, and a list of anything you should bring with you.

How do I find a good swimming class?

Use this checklist before booking classes at the local pool to find a good swimming class:

  • Compare class prices from 3+ teachers or pools near you.
  • Ask for proof of their water safety education, lifeguard training, and other related credentials.
  • Read their reviews on Lessons and Google.
  • Check that the swimming pool facility has liability insurance.
  • Keep a copy of the terms and conditions of the swimming lesson contract and refund policy.
  • Beware of the lowest prices that can indicate low-quality lessons.
  • Don't make a full season payment upfront for lessons unless you can get a partial refund later.

What questions do I ask a swim class instructor?

  • How long have you been teaching people to swim?
  • What’s the minimum amount of experience required for a teacher?
  • Can students warm up in the pool before classes begin?
  • Is swimming practice time at the pool outside of lessons included in this price?
  • Will I get a locker to store my things in during class?
  • Do you offer discounts for families?
  • How long does it typically take to teach a child to swim?
  • What should I work on to swim better?
  • Which exercises should students practice at home that help to learn swimming faster?
  • Can you create a customized training plan for each student?
  • How do you describe your teaching style?
  • What do you do to help children overcome their fears of water?
  • Are goggles or swim caps required for all lessons?

Reviews for Denver swimming classes

Recent success stories from people in the Denver area.
Nick E.
Bri was extremely helpful and nice. She was always happy to help me learn and really cared if I actually understood stood the content. I would recommend her to anyone!!
Mundt Tutoring & Advice
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