Private Swim Lessons

If you've ever watched group swim lessons, you've probably noticed a few things: students receive very little actual instruction, spending much of their time waiting at the side of the pool while the instructor works with one child at a time. Most group lessons are only offered once or twice a week, often so that the facility can charge recurring membership fees over time rather than condensing the lessons into the relatively short time actually needed to help a child progress
It's no wonder that many families are turning to private swim lessons. Our one-on-one swim lessons provide you the most personalized swim instruction available, allowing you to see progress in your ability at an impressive pace.Private swim lessons are the most effective way to develop water safety skills, learn how to swim and become confident in the water for a lifetime.

Why people choose Sunsational for their
Private Swimming Lessons

     We would recommend Sunsational Swim School to anyone! Our instructor Kari was always on time and great with our kids. Our 4 year old is swimming perfectly and will even dive in to get the dive rings. Our 2 year old can back float and swim under the water to the steps to get himself out of the pool. We are very pleased, even amazed at what Kari taught our children in 12 private swim lessons. Best $$$ we ever spent!
Jaylene B. Phoenix, AZ
     We decided to try out Sunsational private swimming lessons for our four year old son and two year old daughter after having little luck with small group instruction at a local swim school the previous summer. The difference was obvious immediately. The kids LOVE their swim instructor. Chelsea Weedman, and can't wait to get in the pool every day. Besides the enjoyment factor the instruction was HIGHLY EFFECTIVE. My son was swimming (at least aquatically mobile) by the fourth lesson. A great school and a great instructor - thanks to both!
Mary-Jane Knight San Diego, CA
     I've been scared of water over my head my whole life and was very nervous but ready to take swim lessons as an adult, Bilaal Hakim actually made it fun! After just 6 private lessons I went from being totally terrified in the deep end of my pool to being comfortable and being able to swim and tread water. I would recommend Sunsational Swim School to any adult looking to learn how to swim!
Annette T. Gilbert, AZ

Why are Private Swimming Lessons So Important?

Drowning is the leading cause of death for children who are four and under and the second leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children ages 14 and under
The majority of children drowning in a swimming pool are in the care of one or both parents and have been missing from sight for less than five minutes
The majority of pool submersion deaths and injuries occur at a home pool or spa

Drowning is Preventable

Participation in formal swimming lessons can reduce the risk of drowning by as much as 88% among children age 1-4 years.
Learning to swim is the only sport that can save you or your child's life

Top Benefits of Private Swim Lessons


Entertaining games and exciting activities are at the heart of Sunsational Swim Lessons, making the process of learning to swim as enjoyable as possible for learners of all ages. Each student receives a Sunsational Skill Chart and Certificate, which tracks their progress through the lessons and recognizes their accomplishments.


If you're looking for significant progress in a short amount of time, private swimming classes provide the personalized attention and consistency required. Our Learn-to-Swim Guarantee means that your child will be able to swim in a matter of weeks, rather than months or years.


Private swim lessons near me! No more driving across town or interrupting nap time to go to swim class! With private swimming classes, you choose the location-your own pool, public pool, etc.-the day(s) of the week, and the time. Our instructors come to you!


Private swim lessons are inherently flexible, allowing your child to learn to swim at his own pace. Ready to move quickly to the next lesson? Need to slow down and work on an area of weakness? No problem!


It's widely known that students learn better with smaller class sizes. In group lessons, you receive much less attention as the instructor has to divide her time among many students in the class. The result? You get very little direct instruction and may need many months of lessons to make any measurable progress. Private swimming lessons actually save you money by helping you progress much more quickly than you would during typical group lessons.


Learning is fun, fast, and focused during private swim lessons. You will have the instructor's undivided attention and fewer distractions than lessons at a public school.

Swimming lessons saves lives!

Private Swim Lessons are perfect for

  • Individual with special needs
  • Beginning swimmers
  • Fearful students
  • Competitive swimmers looking to improve technique
  • Swimmers who need to develop more confidence in the water

Sunsational Clients Love Our Swimming Lessons

Rated 4.9/5 Stars From Over 900+ Reviews
"Christine has been great! My kids enjoy swimming with her and she is very easy to work with." Joselyn K.
Joselyn K on yelp
"We have been having a great experience with Sunsational. First they worked hard to get us matched. Then out first instructor was not working out and the customer service was excellent when I expressed that we were unhappy. They matched us with a new instructor and we love her. Melinda has been so wonderful! Our son was comfortable in the water but wasn't really swimming. After only a few lessons he is actually swimming and building skills. Our daughter, who is 2.5, is usually nervous around new people but she went right to Ms. Melinda and is so excited to swim with her every week. She is kind, patient and such a talented instructor. She is great!!" Neda B.
Customer Review On customer lobby
We had James for swimming lessons, and I cannot say enough good things about him. He was prompt every single day for our 4 weeks of lessons, absolutely engaged during the lesson, and knew how to manage the different personalities of children. One of our son's classmates took right after our son's lesson ended each day, and she has a very different learning style from our son, and James catered to both incredibly well. If you choose to take lessons from Sunsational, request James. We had a NOT great experience with an instructor before this, and having James was a 180 in every way. Our kids STILL ask about James and when they'll get to go swimming with him again.
Raja G on yelp
While we initially had issues with finding an instructor that was a good fit for our toddler, we did eventually find one. Sunsational was very helpful and worked with us to find a the right instructor. Abbie has been amazing. Our son really enjoys his lessons with her and has made great improvements. He is 16 months old and is kicking, going under water, and loving the water. Abbie is so kind and easy going. She doesn't force our son to do anything that makes him uncomfortable. She has been very flexible with scheduling and making changes. Even during our lessons if T is getting fussy, she understands and we end the lesson a few minutes or so early. I highly recommend this company for swim lessons. Thank you Abbie and Sunsational!
Joey A on yelp
Abbie was absolutely amazing. Beyond my expectations. Before we started working together, I could barely make it halfway down the pool. Now I can swim the entire length. As an adult, learning to swim can bring a lot of anxieties, but Abbie was patient and her experience and expertise made learning to swim fun and easy
Customer Review On yelp
Sunsational matched my four boys with James, one of the most fantastic swim instructors they've had! He's always encouraging, both to support my youngest's introduction to the water, and to push my older boys to try harder and swim faster. My oldest three are on the local swim team now and consistently snag first or second finishes, and I attribute that to James' teaching style -- he gently recommended that I put all three boys in the pool with him, and he was right because they worked harder together than alone. Thank you James!
Victoria K on yelp
Natalia was amazing with my 2 and 4 year olds. My 4 year old really enjoyed the lessons and Natalia taught my 2 year old each day even when he wasn't interested. Highly recommend!
Jacqui S on yelp

Private swim lessons vs. Group swim lessons

Private Swim Lessons Group Swim Lessons
30 Minutes 5 Minutes
AVG. # LESSONS TO BECOME A SWIMMER (3YRS+) 8-12 lessons 60+
AVERAGE TIME TO SWIM 2-4 weeks (3-4x week) 1-3 years
(12 private lessons)
(@ $160/month for 1x week)

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