Private Swim Lessons in Houston , TX

There’s always somewhere to play in the water in Houston, so it’s always a great time for swim lessons! While your child may have a long way to go before they’re ready to compete in the Texas Ironman triathlon in The Woodlands or to try some boogie boarding at Surfside Beach, Sunsational Swim School has the perfect instructor to show them how to enjoy the water safely.

Our Sunsational Swim teachers come to your home or community pool, anywhere in Houston or the suburbs—no more time and hassle driving across town for a crowded lesson. You can sit in the comfort of your own backyard and watch them master key swimming skills in weeks, rather than spending money for years while hoping that your child will eventually learn to swim, . We even guarantee the effectiveness of our methods with our exclusive Learn-to-Swim Guarantee package for kids 3 and up: if, after the lesson package, your swimmer is not yet able to swim unassisted to the wall (from a simulated fall), we’ll provide free classes (up to 4) to help them continue to make progress.

Our gentle, effective approach to swimming lessons in Houston uses private instruction with constant encouragement and sequential learning, allowing each student to rapidly grasp the skills needed to be safe in and around the water. Especially with our younger swimmers, we prioritize knowing how to avoid falls into a pool—and if they do wind up in the water, how to turn around and get to the side.

And, our lessons aren’t just for kids! If you’re training for a triathlon, working to pass a military swim test, or just want to be able to finally get from one end of the pool to the other, we have many Houston-area swim teachers with experience working with adults as well. We’ll gladly match you with the perfect instructor to help get you there!
Are Swimming Lessons in Houston Safe During Covid?
The CDC reports there is no evidence that COVID can spread through pools. Sunsational remains committed to our mission of teaching children and adults to swim and survive in the water.

Drowning is the #1 cause of accidental death for children under 5 and on the rise as families spend more time at home. Swimming lessons are proven to reduce the risk of child drowning by up to 88% and are essential for becoming water-safe.

Popular Swimming Lesson Programs

Your baby can begin to learn water safety skills—it’s never too early to start!
Our private classes can help your child achieve—and exceed—their swimming goals.
Our one-on-one lessons help your teen pickup the basics of swim with comfortable guidance.
Our lessons help even the most reluctant adults to conquer their fears.
Our trained private instructors can help students with autism, sensory challenges, ADHD, physical disabilities and more.
Our private swim lessons by expert coaches get advanced swimmers ready for competition, tests and triathlons & more.

Why are Houston 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 Houston

Our Focus: Water Safety

Our Learn-to-Swim Guarantee prioritizes each student’s ability to turn around and swim back to the wall, to recover from a fall into a pool. Sunsational’s private swim lessons empower swimmers to better avoid danger in their backyards as they work on these critical water safety skills in the comfort and privacy of their own home pools.

Scheduling at Your Convenience

No other swimming lessons in Houston can beat our stress-free scheduling: private classes at the time that works best for your household. Maybe you have four kids that need swim classes on the same day, or you there’s an adult in the family that would like an early-morning class to work on stroke technique. We can do that!

Individualized Lesson Planning

No two swimmers approach the water in the same way, so we create customized learning plans that will help each child be safe in the water. Our infant and toddler swim lessons show even the youngest swimmers how to turn around and reach the side of the pool, and with our Learn-to-Swim Guarantee package for kids 3 and up, your swimmer will make measurable progress in their water safety skills!

Which Pool? You Decide!

From Friendswood to Katy, our Sunsational swim instructors can meet you at the Houston-area community pool of your choice—or right in your own backyard 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!

Sunsational Clients Love Our Swimming Lessons

Rated 4.9/5 Stars From Over 900+ Reviews
Our instructor Erika was fantastic. She's really high energy and does a great job connecting with kids. She knows when to be supportive and when to push harder. Our son is 10 and swims well but some of his strokes needed refinement. Erika did a terrific job. Now his strokes are really smooth and he's fallen in love with swimming all over again. We highly recommend Erika for anyone looking for a swim instructor.
Customer Review On yelp
Erika has been an exceptional swim instructor and my daughter absolutely loves the lessons with her. She is patient and really cares about the progress of her students. I am very glad to have her as my daughters swim instructor and happy we went with Sunsational Swim School.
Grant B on yelp
Firas has been really great with my three boys. Having three boys who all want attention can be demanding but Firas has been really patient with them. The boys really look forward to their lessons with him. My oldest two boys have really improved their strokes and are really comfortable in the water. My middle son has gained more confidence and swims all over the pool without any hesitation, which is completely opposite from where he started. Firas makes each lesson into a game which has pushed my older two boys to try even harder and they have a ton of fun, not even realizing they are learning and improving with each lesson. My youngest son, who likes to do his own thing on his own time, has really taken well to Firas and is now going underwater without hesitation and swimming short distances. Considering he has never had swim lessons and didn't want to put his face in the water when we started, I'm impressed. Overall we have enjoyed working and learning from Firas and would definitely recommend him. Hopefully Firas is still teaching next summer as we'd love to use him again.
Customer Review On yelp
Hector turned Beckett (4) into a little fish! He worked hard even when our child was difficult and remained patient and caring. He did a great job!
Nathan R on yelp
Erika is doing a wonderful job! She is so patient and a wonderful teacher. We have really enjoyed her working with our children.
Megan C on yelp
Victoria is such a great instructor! She knows how to entertain and motivate kids who are rather shy like my boys. She makes sure to mix fun and serious stuff, like diving games and lap swimming so that kids don't get bored. She is very punctual and responsible, so she is never late and when she is stuck in traffics or something, she makes sure to let me know. She is very open and responsive to our needs. When our kids got sick, she willingly rescheduled more than one lessons showing her understanding. I highly recommend her!
Customer Review On yelp
Trudy was great working with our two-year-old granddaughter. Trudy was very upbeat and made the lessons fun, She helped our granddaughter overcome her fear of water. We recommend Trudy to anyone wanting private lessons in a home pool. We will call her again next year.
Customer Review On customer lobby
We absolutely loved our swim instructor Eva. She was always very punctual and professional. Our one year old loves the water and has learned to kick, grab the wall of the swimming pool and even blow bubbles! His progress has been remarkable and we have Eva to thank for that.
Customer Review On yelp
We absolutely loved our swim instructor Eva. She was always very punctual and professional. Our one year old loves the water and has learned to kick, grab the wall of the swimming pool and even blow bubbles! His progress has been remarkable and we have Eva to thank for that.
Customer Review On yelp
Kathryn was amazing. She was extremely accommodating and professional. My son was excited for every lesson and worked very well with Kathryn. We trusted her immediately and my son was very comfortable with her. I couldn't have asked for a better instructor. Thank you.
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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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