Private Swim Lessons in Chicago , IL

If you look at a map of the greater Chicagoland area, what do you notice? There’s water everywhere! From catching some waves on Lake Michigan to boating on any one of the Chain O Lakes, your family has a wide range of opportunities to get out there and make a splash. In Chicago and the suburbs, learning water safety skills is one of the best gifts you can give a child.

With Sunsational Swim School, our private swim lessons throughout Chicago and the “collar counties” help learners of all ages—from infant to adult!—gain the skills for being safer in and around the water, whether at a local swimming pool or in their own backyard.

You’ll soon see the difference between less-effective, crowded group swimming classes at the community pool and individualized, private swimming lessons with your Sunsational swim teacher in Chicago. With our Learn-to-Swim Guarantee package, you can be confident that your child will demonstrate measurable progress in our program—or we’ll give you up to four free lessons to help them perform our “Sunsational Safety Sequence.” In other words, your swimmer will make progress not in months or even years, but rather in a matter of weeks.

If you or your child already know how to swim and are thinking about swimming as a competitive sport in Chicago, we will gladly schedule you for private lessons with a current or former swim coach who can improve your technique in the four competitive strokes (freestyle, breaststroke, backstroke, and butterfly) and help you get the race times you’re looking for!
Private Swim Lessons for Babies
Your baby can begin to learn water safety skills—it’s never too early to start!
Private Swim Lessons for Toddlers
Our one-on-one lessons keep your toddler focused; our instructors make swimming easy and fun.
Private Swim Lessons for Kids
Our private classes can help your child achieve—and exceed—their swimming goals.
Private Swim Lessons for Adults
Our lessons help even the most reluctant adults to conquer their fears.

Why are Chicago Swim Lessons so important?

Drowning is the second leading cause of accidental death in the U.S among children under 14
9 out of 10 drowning deaths occur while a caregiver is present.
75% of children are missing from sight for only five minutes or less
60,000+
Swim Lessons taken
2000+
Sunsational Swim Instructors
1500+
Cities Served

Benefits of Private Swimming Lessons in Chicago

Our Priority Is Water Safety

Our Chicago swim lessons focus on helping kids know how to find the side of the pool, turn around, and reach the wall, because drownings occur most frequently when a child can’t safely exit the water after falling into the pool.

Scheduling at Your Convenience

Anytime is the right time for a Sunsational Swim Lesson! Are you an adult that is finally ready to conquer your fear of the water but you need a class after work hours? Or maybe you have a toddler that would do well with early morning classes instead of during naptime? We can do that!

Lesson Plans Tailored to You

Because each swimmer approaches the water differently, our teachers use a personalized, gentle progression to help children and adults overcome their nervousness and smoothly gain the skills needed to be safer in and around the water. We’ve seen such remarkable results with our method that, here at Sunsational Swim, we provide a Learn-to-Swim Guarantee package for ages 3 and up (infant and toddler lessons not included).

You Choose the Location

Your family is busy! Why battle Chicago-area traffic, driving from Evanston to Northbrook, only to sit through crowded, impersonal swimming lessons? Instead, when you work with a Sunsational Swim instructor, you can have a private swim class at your home or favorite community pool.

How does Sunsational Swim Work

  • 1
    Register Online
    Tell us your needs so we can match you with the perfect Sunsational Instructor
  • 2
    Get Matched
    Shortly after registering we introduce you to your hand selected instructor who will contact you to schedule lessons
  • 3
    Get Started
    Dive in and begin reaching your swimming goals!

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Featured Swim Instructors in Chicago

Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Chicago - Eder B
Eder B
Chicago
I have been working as a lifeguard and teaching kids how to swim for seven years. I started working for the Chicago Park District when I turned 16, I taught swim lessons and coached the swim team. I enjoy working with kids and ensuring they safe in the water. I love working and teaching kids/adults how to swim because I love to see how they progress and enjoy meeting new people.
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Chicago - Jacob H
Jacob H
Chicago
Currently retired from my swimming career of 18 years, I competed at the US national level. I have been coaching for about 6 years with newborns, toddlers, teenagers, and adults. Also, I have experience at all skill levels from learning how to feel comfortable in the water, in pool competitions, and open water swimming. Currently I volunteer at Northwestern University for the collegiate swim team and coach NASA club team as well.
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Chicago - Lawrence J
Lawrence J
Chicago
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Private swim lessons vs. Group swim lessons

Private Swim Lessons Group Swim Lessons
AVG TIME WITH EACH
STUDENT (30 MIN LESSON)
30 Minutes 5 Minutes
SUITABLE FOR SPECIAL NEEDS/ BEHAVIOR ISSUES OR VERY FEARFUL SWIMMERS? Yes No
AVG. # LESSONS TO BECOME A SWIMMER (3YRS+) 8-12 lessons 60+
AVERAGE TIME TO SWIM 2-4 weeks (3-4x week) 1-3 years
TOTAL COST FOR A SWIMMER $390-$540
(12 private lessons)
$1000-$3000+
(@ $80/month for 1x week)

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