Private Swim Lessons in Santa Monica , CA

Driving kids all over Santa Monica for swim lessons can be aggravating: between struggling to get through traffic to get there on time and classes scheduled at the least convenient possible time, maybe you've asked yourself 'Is it worth it?'

The good news? There's a better, faster, less stressful way to help everyone in your family be more confident in the water: private swimming lessons with a Sunsational Swim instructor in Santa Monica! When you choose us as your swim school, we bring personalized lessons to your club, community pool, or even your own backyard.

Everyone knows that kids learn better when they have one-on-one attention, so it's no surprise if you haven't been impressed by the results from your child's crowded group lessons at the public pool. And, if you are a reluctant adult that's finally brave enough to learn to swim, it's much less nerve-wracking to give it a try for the first time in the comfort and privacy of your Santa Monica home—not next to a class of infants and toddlers who seem ready to compete in the Olympics!

From start to finish, we make learning to swim convenient, cost-effective, and confidence-building. To get started, enter your zip code and answer a few brief registration questions, and we'll match you with a top-notch swim teacher who will come to you: any time of day, anywhere in Santa Monica. From early-morning sessions to prepare for a military swim test, to weekday afternoons after school to work on stroke technique for a swim team tryout, there's no schedule that our Sunsational instructors can't accommodate.

Does it sound too good to be true? It's not—and because we're so sure we'll deliver the results you want, you can take advantage of our Sunsational Learn-to-Swim Guarantee (for kids 3 and up), if your swimmer is still unable to turn around and reach the wall after our twelve-lesson package. Why not sign up for Santa Monica swim lessons today and see the Sunsational difference for yourself?
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 Santa Monica 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 Santa Monica

Our Focus: Water Safety

Our Learn-to-Swim Guarantee emphasizes each student's ability to turn around and swim back to the wall after an unintentional fall into the pool. Swimmers throughout Santa Monica have learned to be safer in their own backyards with Sunsational's private swimming lessons, learning these critical skills in the comfort of home swimming pools.

Scheduling at Your Convenience

Private swim lessons scheduled at the time that works best for YOU are the ultimate in stress-free swimming in the greater Santa Monica area. Whether you have multiple kids that you want to schedule back-to-back or an adult in the family that needs lessons on their lunch break, our instructors can accommodate your calendar!

Individualized Lesson Planning

We understand that every swimmer brings a different set of skills and challenges to the water, so our personalized lessons help each student to conquer their fears and make real progress in their water safety skills. Not only do our infant and toddler classes help even the youngest swimmers to be able to turn around and get to the side of the pool, but our Learn-to-Swim Guarantee (for kids ages 3 and up) provides up to four extra lessons at no charge if your swimmer hasn't mastered our “Sunsational Swim Sequence” by the 12th class.

Which Pool? You Decide!

Our Sunsational instructors will work with you at your favorite pool in Santa Monica, whether it's down the street or just outside your back door.

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 Client Reviews

I am adult 32 year male . I have never taken swim lessons in my life and never knew proper swimming . I signed up for 10 classes for 40 min each with Sandra . By 6th class i was able to do underwater swim . She has been an amazing guide correctly spotting my mistakes and also understanding how my body reacts for certain strokes . Like back stroke because of heavy muscle in shoulders i was not able to do it .I will recommend to any body specially adult who have not taken swimming classes before .
I have used Sunsational Swim School once or twice a week for the past nine weeks. The instructor is very knowledgeable, but I feel that there is only so much she can teach. I think with swimming, you have to just go out there and do it, so I'm not sure if it's the instructor's fault. She is late sometimes, but it's not a big deal. She's very flexible, and will make up for the time. I would definitely use her again. They will take you out in the ocean if possible!
I contacted Sunsational Swim School to find a private swim teacher for my 4 year old son. He has some behavioral challenges so I was worried about how he would do. Before starting classes at home in our pool he wouldn't put his face in the water and hated water on his head. Now he jumps in and swims, face totally in the water. He loves to dive for dive sticks and loves his instructor KC. I highly recommend this school for anyone looking for great private instruction.
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Featured Swim Instructors in Santa Monica

Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Los Angeles - Devin D
Devin D
Los Angeles
My name is Devin Dufauchard and I am a certified Lifeguard from a strong swimming background, having been a part of competitive aquatics programs since the age of eight. Through my connections as a swim instructor/lifeguard for the YMCA in San Pedro, CA I was able to gain employment for the City of Carson. I have been a part of the Carson program for thirteen plus years as a coach, director, instructor, lifeguard and supervisor. Currently, I am a highly regarded Senior Lifeguard for Carson.
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Los Angeles - Stefan B
Stefan B
Los Angeles
My name is Stefan Bechkovski. I am a US Swimming certified coach, as well as a coach and swim teacher. I work for the third biggest swim club in West LA.I started my teaching career 2008 as a swim instructor for Anne Arundel County Olympic Swim Center, Annapolis MarylandLater I moved to Los Angeles and here I have been teaching private and group lessons for many schools in LA county including YMCA and Sunsational Swim School.
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Los Angeles - Nick M
Nick M
Los Angeles
Hi, my name is Nick Manousos and I've been teaching swim lessons for four years with ages 2 to 18. I graduated from Stanford University in 2014 where I was a member of varsity swim team during college and competed at the 2012 USA Olympic Trials. Swimming competitively has enhanced my knowledge of the mechanics of the sport and instilled in me the importance of teamwork in an individual sport. I love teaching swimming because I believe the sport can improve people's lives every day!

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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