Private Swim Lessons in Upper Darby , PA

Driving kids all over Upper Darby 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 Upper Darby! 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 Upper Darby 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 Upper Darby. 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 Upper Darby 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 Upper Darby 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 Upper Darby

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 Upper Darby 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 Upper Darby 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 Upper Darby, whether it's down the street or just outside your back door.

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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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    Shortly after registering we introduce you to your hand selected instructor who will contact you to schedule lessons
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    Dive in and begin reaching your swimming goals!

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Featured Swim Instructors in Upper Darby, PA

We believe our students deserve the best, so we hire only the best swim instructors in Upper Darby. 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 Conshohocken, PA - Amanda V
Amanda V
Conshohocken, PA
Hi my name is Amanda and I was a competitive swimmer for 13 years and teaching swim lessons for 4 years. I fell in love with achieving individual goals and teaching new skills in the water. My personal swim experience allows me to teach both children and adults. I am CPR, First Aid and AED certified. I studied Exercise Science and Health Promotion at Cabrini University (2016). I love teaching swim because I love watching both children and adults grow into strong confident swimmers.<br />
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Philadelphia, PA - Samantha M
Samantha M
Philadelphia, PA
Hello! My name is Sami and I would like to teach your kids how to hone their swimming skills or just get comfortable around the water! <br />I have been teaching lessons for three years with ages 3-10. I am also currently in an Early Childhood Education program at Ivy Tech online. <br />I love the water and am very comfortable in it and I did competitive swimming for two years, as well. <br />Teaching swimming is very exciting and rewarding job and I can't wait to get started with your child!
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Philadelphia, PA - Casey C
Casey C
Philadelphia, PA
Hi there, my name is Casey and I've been a swim instructor/swim coach for about nine years. I started teaching swim lessons to children as young as six months in age with their mothers up to adult learners and tri-athletes. I have experience working with special need children and children and adults who are fearful of the water. What I love about teaching swimming lessons is watching the growth in my students and watching my students overcome obstacles. I also swam competitively until college.
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Glenside, PA - Michael H
Michael H
Glenside, PA
Hi, my name is Mike and I've been teaching swim lessons for 4 of years with ages 4 to 12. I've also worked with children for 8 of years as both a lifeguard and a pool manager. I went to Monmouth University and earned a degree in Music Industry in 2018. I love teaching swimming because I swam competitively for 10 years and swimming is a very enjoyable sport and a great skill to have.
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Bryn Mawr, PA - Kevin R
Kevin R
Bryn Mawr, PA
Hi, my name is Kevin and I've been teaching swim lessons for 6 years for kids aged 3-14. I've also worked with kids as a life guard and as a varsity swim coach at Conestoga Swim Club. I was varsity swimmer with my club and HS. I went to Penn State University and earned a degree in political Science in 2017, I am currently a student at Villanova Law School! I love teaching swimming because I enjoy working with kids and seeing the sense of accomplishment when they learn how to swim!
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Ewing Township, NJ - Dessa R
Dessa R
Ewing Township, NJ
Hi! My name is Dessa and I have been teaching swim lessons for about nine years with the YMCA. I am a current senior at the college of New Jersey, studying Interpersonal Communications. I love working with children, and I am passionate about creating a fun, collaborative, and educational environment when teaching children how to swim!
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Media, PA - Julie B
Julie B
Media, PA
Hi, my name is Julie! I taught swim lessons for 7 years and was a lifeguard for 6 years. I also swam competitively for 14 years! IÔÇÖm now a speech language pathologist working with students aged 5-8, which IÔÇÖve been doing for 4 years. I earned my bachelors and masters degrees in speech pathology from La Salle University and now IÔÇÖm getting a second masters degree in special education from Penn State. I have a passion for teaching and a love for swimming and I canÔÇÖt wait to share that with you!
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Philadelphia, PA - Julie S
Julie S
Philadelphia, PA
Hi, my name is Julie and I've been teaching swim lessons for over 7 years with a variety of ages, including 3-14 and adults as well. I have worked at a summer camp that specialized in swim instruction since 2011 and I use the American Red Cross levels as my guide for swim instruction. <br />I went to school at Temple University and graduated with a degree in Sport and Recreation Management. <br />When I'm not in the pool teaching I enjoy exploring the city of Philadelphia and the surrounding area
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Drexel Hill, PA - Hannah P
Hannah P
Drexel Hill, PA
Hi, my name is Hannah. IÔÇÖve been teaching swim lessons for 2 years now with ages from 5 to 15. IÔÇÖve also been a babysitter for 6 years. II have a passion for teaching swim lessons because itÔÇÖs the only sport that can save your life.
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in West Bradford Township, PA - Emma W
Emma W
West Bradford Township, PA
Hi, my name is Emma Ward and I've been teaching swim lessons for 3 years with ages 6 months - adults. I've also worked with children for 5 years as a camp counselor. I am a sophomore at Messiah College starting Art Education. I love teaching and I love swimming. I have been competitively swimming since I have been a little girl. I think it is important to be a swim instructor so kids can learn how to safely swim!
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Bala Cynwyd, PA - Isabel A
Isabel A
Bala Cynwyd, PA
Hi, my name is Isabel and I've been teaching swim lessons for 3 years with ages ranging from kindergarten to middle school. I have also worked with children for 6 years acting as a babysitter, 3 years as an assistant teacher, and 3 years as lifeguard and swim instructor. I will be attending the University of Connecticut in the fall (as a freshman) as a bio major. I love teaching swimming because the feeling you get when you are able to see the child's progression is priceless.
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in West Deptford, NJ - Lauren B
Lauren B
West Deptford, NJ
Hi my name is Lauren Baines and I have taught swim lessons for 5 years with children ages 2-15. I have also been a babysitter since I was 13. I currently nanny for a family. I am current a nursing major and division 1 swimmer at my university. I love teaching swimming to those younger than me because I have enjoyed the sport since I started swimming at age 2.
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Philadelphia, PA - Paul W
Paul W
Philadelphia, PA
Hi my name isPaul, IÔÇÖve been teaching swimming since I was 14. IÔÇÖve taught to many different levels, from infants to adults, beginners to experts. In high school I was captain of my swim team. I have a lot of teaching methods to fit almost any student, and achieve the goal of safe swimming.
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Philadelphia, PA - raanan m
raanan m
Philadelphia, PA
Hi, my name is Raanan and I've been teaching swim lessons for 9 years to children from 4 years old to adults. I currently hold my Basic Life Saver from the American Heart Association as well as my Water Safety Instructor from the American Red Cross. I received my bachelors degree from Rutgers University in '16 in Criminal Justice, and am pursing a career in social services. I love teaching others to swim because it teaches a survival skill, and others to enjoy the water, as much as I have.
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Tampa, FL - Lauryn F
Lauryn F
Tampa, FL
Hi, my name is Lauryn, and I've been teaching swim lessons for 2 years. I have taught swim lesson to ages all the way from under 1 to 35 years old and have worked with children for 8 years as a babysitter and overnight camp counselor. I am currently a sophomore at the University of South Florida earning my degree in Health Sciences. I was a competitive swimmer for 2 years and was a lifeguard for 3 years. I love teaching swim lessons because it teaches life saving skills and improves confidence.
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Blue Bell, PA - Samantha W
Samantha W
Blue Bell, PA
Hi, my name is Sam and I have been teaching swim lessons on and off professional and for friends since 2011, ages from 2-14 yrs. I swam for 15 years both competitively and for fun in a rec program. I am very grateful you are reading my profile now as I am sure there are many! I have decided to focus all of my mornings/afternoons teaching lessons while working at night at a rehab center. I hope to help teach your children how fun it is to be in the water!<br />
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Philadelphia, PA - Sean M
Sean M
Philadelphia, PA
Hello! My name is Sean. I've been a teacher and instructor for more than 8 years! The past four years were spent specifically teaching private lessons to students from 18 months to 13 years old. In addition, a large percentage of my students are either first time swimmers, have a fear of the water, or have another kind of special needs. I work as a General Music Teacher for elementary school. As such, I'm the guy to get your kids on track and working towards their goals!
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Philadelphia, PA - Alexis J
Alexis J
Philadelphia, PA
Hi, I'm Alexis! I competed for 4 years, won many awards and swam on a championship team. I lifeguarded for 5 years and taught a multitude of classes., including special needs. I got the opportunity to teach infant/parent classes, children's and teen's classes, as well as, adult classes. I have nannied before and am a substitute teacher. I believe that every kid learns differently and my approach is to always find what works best for each student.
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Warminster, PA - Heather K
Heather K
Warminster, PA
Hi, I'm Heather & I've been teaching swim lessons to students ages 6 months to 10 years old. I also work with children as a Kindergarten Teacher. I attended Arcadia University & earned a Master's degree in Elementary Education/Special Education. I volunteer each year for Surfer's Healing, an organization whose mission is to enrich the lives of children living with autism, by exposing them to surfing. I love being in the water and I want to share my passion with everyone!
Sunsational Private Swim Lesson Instructor in Philadelphia, PA - Carolyn Q
Carolyn Q
Philadelphia, PA
Hi, my name is Carolyn and I've been teaching swim lessons for about 5 years to swimmers ages 6 months to those who swore they were teenagers at heart! In addition to teaching, I was also a lifeguard and a competitive swimmer before leaving for college. I went to Drexel University and earned a degree in Engineering in 2015, but am looking forward to getting back to teaching. My favorite part of teaching is the excitement from my students when they reach a milestone in the ultimate goals!

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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