Private Swim Lessons in Seattle , WA

Whether you’re kayaking Puget Sound, taking a dip at Madison Park Beach, or catching some rays on the deck of your backyard pool, water is a part of Seattle life. Sunsational Swim School brings essential water safety skills to you, to help keep you and your family safer in and around the water.

When you sign up for private swim lessons with a Sunsational Seattle-area instructor, your swimmer will rapidly learn the skills they need in your home or community pool. Our one-on-one classes are ideal for students of all ages, from infant, toddler, older child, to adult, and Sunsational’s exclusive Learn-to-Swim Guarantee centers on your child’s ability to avoid a fall into the water, and how to turn around and swim to the side if they do end up in the pool.

Our swim classes in Seattle effectively teach swimmers those skills in weeks, not the months or even years you’ve seen it take when your child has participated in group swim lessons. Within the first twelve lessons, your swimmer will demonstrate significant progress in their water safety skills and confidence at your home or your favorite local pool.

For students who have mastered the basic strokes, we also offer private lessons with swim teachers with current and prior coaching experience to help you with your goals: work on stroke technique, qualify on a military swim test, or improve times while competing with Cascade Swim Club or Seattle-area team.

From nervous beginners to skilled athletes working on improving their skills, Sunsational Swim has the right instructor to fit every swimmer!
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 Seattle 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 Seattle

Focus on Water Safety

Where do most drownings of young children happen in Seattle? Tragically, the answer is “in their own pool”. That’s why our instructors emphasize the “Sunsational Safety Sequence”: how to turn around and get to the safety of the wall after an unintentional fall into the pool. We’ve made that sequence the core of our Learn-to-Swim Guarantee for swimmers ages 3 and up.

Convenient Scheduling

Does trying to fit kids into the class schedule at your local pool feel like fitting a square peg into a round hole? With Sunsational Swim School, you choose the day and time that works for your family. Weekends before breakfast? Weekday evenings? Twin toddlers in back-to-back sessions four days a week? We can do that!

Customized Lesson Plans

Most group lessons use one-size-fits-all techniques, expecting all students to learn to swim in the same way. On the other hand, Sunsational classes are personalized for each and every swimmer’s individual differences, needs, and strengths. Our teachers tailor your one-on-one lessons to your child, helping them make effective progress with gentle, encouraging instruction.

Home or Community Pool: Your Choice!

You choose the pool that matches your busy lifestyle—down the street or in your backyard. See for yourself the time and money saved when taking lessons with a Sunsational Swim teacher that comes to YOU!

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 Seattle

Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Seattle, WA - Bethany D
Bethany D
Seattle, WA
I am an adventurous person that has always loved the water . I have 9+ years if teaching swim lessons, and I love the joy swimming brings to myself and the people around me .
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Seattle, WA - Angharad H
Angharad H
Seattle, WA
My name is Angharad, water is my happy place. I love being in and around water. I find any excuse I can to be near the water! I have experience teaching in many different capacities- I am a certified teacher in the state of Louisiana. I have taught in a traditional classroom setting and have also taught after school programs and swim classes. I swam on a team for 11 year and played water polo for two. I have been a certified lifeguard and swim coach. I have taught children of all ages and adults. I have also coached a team.
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Seattle, WA - Caitlin P
Caitlin P
Seattle, WA
I have 7 years certified teaching experience in Pre-K with summers teaching K-5th elementary. Growing up, I was on swim teams from ages 4-18. At 15, I was a certified lifeguard, at 17, certified pool safety and swim instructor, as well as pool operator/manager. Due to teaching requirements, I've been first aid, CPR certified more years than not. This combination of experiences provides me with both expertise and experience in teaching others how to swim.

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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