Frequently Asked Questions

What should I bring to a swimming lesson? 

You should wear your swim suit to the lesson, bring a pair of goggles, a towel, change of clothes,

How many lessons will it take for my child to learn to swim? 

Children develop swimming skills at different rates. For an accelerated learning experience, we recommend a minimum of two lessons a week. The more practice the child has, the faster they will progress. 

How many lessons will it take for an adult to learn to swim?

Experts believe that a typical adult can pick up swimming after about 20 hours of lessons over a set period. 

How do I get started? 

You're in the right place on our website! Please refer to the maps on our Group Lessons and Private Lessons pages to find a place near you.  

What are the benefits of swimming lessons?

There are numerous health benefits including being a life-long activity, and is easy on your joints while burning more calories than jogging. Perhaps the most important one being it may one day save your life!  

What swim caps are best for African American hair? 

There are several designed for African American hair. We recommend Soul Cap.