Private Swim Lessons in Evanston , IL

Who needs to know how to swim? Kids, of course—but infants, toddlers, and even adults can also gain water safety skills that help them stay safer in and around the water. Want to know the secret to learning how to swim quickly and confidently with the least amount of stress? Private swim lessons with Sunsational Swim School in Evanston!

We deliver top-rated swim instructors to your doorstep—or favorite community pool, fitness center, or other facility—no matter where you live in Evanston. No more interrupting your day to squeeze in a lesson right when your kids are at their crankiest, or fighting rush hour traffic to get to a lesson taught by bored, inexperienced teachers. Wherever, whenever, Sunsational Swim provides personalized instruction for reluctant first-timers afraid to put their face in the water, to seasoned triathletes looking to get an edge on the competition by refining their technique.

You tell us your dream schedule—lessons back-to-back for your twins? Your infant class in the morning and your elementary school kids in the evening? Adult learn-to-swim sessions before work? —and we'll get it done!

And, don't be surprised when your Sunsational swim teacher seems to know just how to get your child in the water without tears: each and every lesson is personalized for YOUR student's needs, making us one of the most successful providers of private swimming lessons in Evanston. Because we know that our gentle, progressive techniques get results, we're not afraid to offer a Learn-to-Swim guarantee package for students three and up!

Why not complete our quick registration form today? After just a few brief questions, you'll be on your way to swimming success in no time.
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 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.
Private Swim Lessons for Special Needs
Our one-on-one lessons keep your toddler focused; our instructors make swimming easy and fun.

Why are Evanston 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
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Benefits of Private Swimming Lessons in Evanston

Focus on Water Safety

Where do most young children drown in Evanston? Sadly, the answer is 'in their own swimming pool'. For this reason, our lessons prioritize the 'Sunsational Safety Sequence': turning around and reaching the side of the pool after an accidental fall into the water. We make that sequence the heart of our Learn-to-Swim Guarantee for students ages 3 and older.

Convenient Scheduling

Trying to fit kids into group lessons can often feel like fitting a square peg into a round hole! With Sunsational, you set the day of the week and the time that is the best fit for you. Weekdays before lunch? Weekend afternoons? Multiple children in back-to-back lessons three days a week? Absolutely!

Customized Lesson Plans

Most swim lessons take a one-size-fits-all approach to instruction, but Sunsational lessons are personalized for each swimmer. Our teachers recognize and honor individual needs, differences, and strengths, and their one-on-one lessons are tailored to help your child progress in the way that is most effective for them.

Home or Community Pool: Your Choice!

You select the pool that fits your active lifestyle, whether that's down the street or at your home. You'll soon see how much money and time you save when you have a Sunsational Swim instructor that comes to YOU!

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How does Sunsational Swim Work

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

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Featured Swim Instructors in Evanston, IL

We believe our students deserve the best, so we hire only the best swim instructors in Evanston. Every Sunsational swim teacher has a minimum of 2 years teaching experience, is CPR/First Aid certified, passes a national background check, and has a proven track record of successful teaching before they even land an interview with Sunsational. We screen for the best so you don't have to, and we stand by all our swim instructors with our 100% satisfaction guarantee. Why? Because we know great instructors means fast results!

Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Evanston, IL - Maximilian T
Maximilian T
Evanston, IL
Hi,<br />My name is Max and I have been teaching swimming for ages 3 and up. I have also worked with kids for the past few years as a camp counselor, babysitter, and a preschool teacher assistant. I graduated from beacon academy my junior year in 2017. I love teaching swimming lessons because its a very important skill for everyone to learn, and its a lot of fun!
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Evanston, IL - orit s
orit s
Evanston, IL
I am a 46 year old mother of 3 with many years experience as a swim teacher and lifeguard, including at various summer camps. I am an architect by profession, currently in Chicago for a few years with my husband and family, and am looking to help you or your children gain confidence and experience in the pool. Can teach in either English or Hebrew
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Evanston, IL - Tania M
Tania M
Evanston, IL
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Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Chicago, IL - Matthew K
Matthew K
Chicago, IL
Hi my name is Matthew, IÔÇÖve been instructing swimming for 15yrs I am a USMS Masters Member ID# 217R-09N11 I formerly facilitated a program with Chicago Mary Kaplan and Autism Speaks called ÔÇ£All in SwimÔÇØ focusing on teaching children on the autism spectrum or any form of developmental difficulties. IÔÇÖve also taught 3rd and 4th grade English and speak Spanish fluently. I studied at the School of the Art Institute Chicago majoring in Fine Art
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Waukegan, IL - Jameela B
Jameela B
Waukegan, IL
Hello my name is Jameela Bridges. IÔÇÖve been teaching swim classes going on 4 years now, working with a variety of children from 6 months to 14 years. During that time I took side jobs babysitting and earning a certificate in ABA therapy, to meet the needs of children on the spectrum. I love teaching swimming because I learned to swim at a young age and I loved it. Swimming brought me some of the best memories in my childhood, it helped me stay safe while having fun.
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Chicago, IL - Nick P
Nick P
Chicago, IL
Hey! IÔÇÖm Nick and I have taught lessons for three years, first working with the YMCA with children of all ages and adults. I have also worked as a junior camp counselor and a religious education aide for 4th graders.<br /><br />The greatest joy I have is in helping beginners become confident with the water creating a lifelong enjoyment of water as well as the safety benefits. I swam competitively but even though I wasnÔÇÖt Michael Phelps, the experience taught me to love water and I like to share that.
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Chicago, Illinois - Lorena R
Lorena R
Chicago, Illinois
I'm Lorena and I've been teaching swim lessons for 10 years. I speak English and Spanish and I have a Bachelor's Degree as Occupational Therapist so I've worked teaching kids from infants 6 months old to adults 80 years old with and without disabilities. I love teaching swimming lessons because is so fulfilling to see how a person is able to accomplish water skills, with plenty of patience, effort, dedication, and commitment
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Chicago, IL - Clifford J
Clifford J
Chicago, IL
Hi, my name is Clifford James Jr and I've been teaching swim lessons for 17 years with ages 6 months to adults. I've also worked with children for 2 years as a summer camp instructor. I went to Malcolm X College and earned a degree in healthcare as a Paramedic in 2012. I love teaching swimming because I learned how to swim at 15 and I want to spread that joy with people. I taught tiny tots 1 & 2, all levels of learning to swim, water polo, aqua aerobics, lifeguarding, and competitive swim team.
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Matteson, IL - Emily L
Emily L
Matteson, IL
Hi, my name is Emily Lonie and I have taught swim lessons for 7 years. I have experience teaching all levels of swim lessons. I have a Bachelor degree from Columbia College Chicago in American Sign Language/ English Interpretation. I work full time as a Sign Language Interpreter in education. I have worked in elementary school for 4 years and high school for 7 years. I have decided to start teaching swim lessons again because it is something I have always really enjoyed.
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Chicago, IL - Allison S
Allison S
Chicago, IL
Hello, my name is Allison and I am new to the Sunsational Swim Team but I've been teaching swim lessons for two years with ages 6 months to 7 years. I've also worked with children for two years as a babysitter. I am going to a University to earn a degree in Aviation Flight Management. I love swim teaching because I love seeing kids faces glow as they are "getting a swim." I just want to make a difference in kids lives that they will use forever.
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Park Ridge, IL - Ryan C
Ryan C
Park Ridge, IL
Hi, my name is Ryan! I've been teaching swim lessons for 4 years with children ages 3-12 years old. I've worked with children for 7 years as a tennis instructor, camp counselor and soccer referee. I went to Case Western Reserve University and earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering. I swam competitively in high school, college and as part of Triathlon racing to this day. I love teaching swimming because I'm able to share my passion and help others enjoy the thrill of making improvements!
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Naperville, IL - Helena W
Helena W
Naperville, IL
My name is Helena and I've been teaching swim lessons for 2 yrs, mainly the ages 3-6 (some exp. with 6-12), along with being a lifeguard for 3 yrs. My skills are water safety and comfortability, floating, kicking, streamline and freestyle/backstroke. I have worked with children for 7 yrs as a babysitter, preschool teacher and student teaching. I go to Illinois State for my degree in Elementary Education because I love to be a part of the process when children grow and feel proud of themselves.
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Wilmette, IL - John O
John O
Wilmette, IL
Hi! My name is Jack and I've been working with children from the ages of 4 to 12 for the past 5 years (teaching, counseling, swim instructing, and tutoring). I've been a lifeguard at a pool for 3 years and a white water course for 1 year for a total of 4 years of lifeguarding experience. I am going into my senior year at the University of Notre Dame working toward a degree in mechanical engineering. I love teaching swimming because I love working with kids and seeing them make progress.
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Melrose Park, IL - Adelaide R
Adelaide R
Melrose Park, IL
Hi, my name is Adelaide and I've been teaching swim lessons for two years with ages 3-12. I have also been working with children for five years as a babysitter and swimming instructor. I attend Walther Christian Academy and will be graduating this year, finishing with my high school diploma. I love teaching swim lessons because I love working with children. I also have experience in being a competitive swimmer for two years.
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Chicago, IL - Brandon C
Brandon C
Chicago, IL
Hi, my name is Brandon and I've been teaching swim lessons for most of my life with ages 2.5 to 19. I swam all four years of high school and I am currently enrolled at LA Film School and i am pursuing a bachelors in Digital Filmmaking. I love teaching swimming because i have a passion for swimming and i feel like everyone needs to learn the skill.
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Cicero, IL - Stacey K
Stacey K
Cicero, IL
Hi, my name is Stacey. I've been teaching & coaching swim for twenty years. I teach all ages: from infants through seniors. I'm a former competitive swimmer, but now enjoy the water non-competitively. My background as a Mental Health Therapist & Yoga Instructor encourage success with my students, as I strive to best support their learning styles and help them to find rhythm and relaxation via their breath. I hope to instill confidence in my students & for them to ultimately enjoy swimming!
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Oak Park, IL - Nyra N
Nyra N
Oak Park, IL
My name is Nyra and I have over 7 years experience teaching all age groups, babies to adults. I also have experience working with special needs, ranging from autism to cerebral palsy. Additionally, being a competitive swimmer, I have head coached a park district team and offered private coaching. <br />I have several techniques for acclimating swimmers to the water, for those who are still uncomfortable with it, as well as those with specific goals in mind. Let's learn to swim!!
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Chicago, IL - Audrey M
Audrey M
Chicago, IL
Hello! My name is Audrey and I've taught swim lessons for the last five years with ages 2 to 12. I also teach preschoolers through Jumpstart and have worked at various summer camps over the past six years. I am currently finishing my degree in Psychology at the University of Chicago. Swimming has always been my greatest passion, and as I enter my last year of competitive swimming, I hope to help more children develop the same love of swimming I've had my entire life.
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Crystal Lake, IL - Kasey (Katherine) R
Kasey (Katherine) R
Crystal Lake, IL
Hi my name is Kasey Roberts! I am a teacher, former Div. 1 swimmer, and an all ages swim instructor for the past 6 years. Whether your swimmer needs basic water safety skills or stroke refinement, I can provide the instruction needed. I believe lessons should teach swimming is FUN! I graduated December 2018 with a degree in Elementary Ed. with endorsements in Special Ed. & Coaching from Iowa State. I hold ISU's school records in the 200 Breast & 200 IM and was a High School All-American.
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Elgin, IL - Lissette Velasquez V
Lissette Velasquez V
Elgin, IL
Hi, my name is Lissette. I have been a swim instructor for the past four years. I have had experience working with children through high school and also by working as a lifeguard. I have taught infants through adults. I have worked with children that have disabilities and autism. I was in the swim team throughout high school. I'm currently a student at Indiana State University majoring in Recreation Sports Management. I am excited to share my passion for swimming.

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)
(@ $80/month for 1x week)

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