Backyard pools are starting to open up and vacation plans are being made – that means it’s time to make sure your kids can swim! If you’re going to enjoy some pool time this year you need kids who know how to enjoy the water safely…it’s tough to enjoy the pool with a kid who won’t let go of you in the water.
Here are some places that offer swim lessons, some are membership organizations but all offer classes to non-members as well. Scroll down for recommended competitive swim teams for all the Olympic hopefuls out there!
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Featured Memphis Swim Lessons
Miss Donna’s Swim School
6914 Red Gum Cv
Ms. Donna has been teaching children, 18 mos & up (including adults!), confidence-building swim lessons for 30+ years. She’s WSI & CPR certified & has an impeccable safety record. She has proven coaching methods that teach kids independence & confidence. Ms. Donna offers year-round lessons in her heated and enclosed (during winter) pool. She welcomes special needs students. You may also host a swimming birthday party at Ms. Donna’s pool!
Memphis Swim Lessons
Coach Rob’s Pool School
1880 Wolfe River Blvd
The Pool School Difference: Warm Water (90), Highly trained adult staff, Play based, structured curriculum, Small class size, Customer-convenient class scheduling.
Germantown Athletic Club
1801 Exeter Rd
Our Aquatics department offers a wide variety of programming for all ages. Swim laps, dance the calories away in Aqua Zumba, join the swim team or get a lifeguarding certification.
Infant Swim with Rhea Anna Rogers Hopper
800 E Parkway S
Give your child the competence, confidence and skills of aquatic safety with Infant Swimming Resource’s Self-Rescue® program. The safest provider of survival swimming lessons for children 6 months to 6 years.
Infant Swim with Tracy Beamish
Infant Swimming Resource (ISR) is a nationally recognized system of aquatic survival instruction for infants and young children. Children 6mos – 6yrs learn to rollover and float or swim to the side. [email protected]
6161 Shelby Oaks Dr
We’re proud to offer our members an indoor heated lap pool that stays around 80 degrees plus a heated indoor saltwater pool. Our arthritis classes are offered in the warm saltwater pool and it stays around 90 degrees.
352 Grandview St
This is my 5th summer teaching swimming lessons. I was trained by Holly Self. All Kids can learn to swim! We provide and fun and safe environment where they can make gains every session. Ages 3 and up.
Kids Splash Class
8852 Aldershot Drive
Lessons are taught by Michelle Nixon, Jessie Manley Roth, & Amanda Meredith. They are each CPR & first aid certified. Michelle has been teaching swimming for 17 yrs. Jessie has been teaching swimming since 1999. She is a Water Safety Instructor. Amanda has taught for 16 years. She was head lifeguard at The U of M & CBU for many years.
800 East Parkway South
From beginners to experienced lake-goers, The Kroc Center has swim lessons for every stage of your child’s swimming experience. Swimmers will move through five different levels as their skills progress.
I’m WSI certified with over 18 years experience. I’m an ABA therapist & specialize in teaching all special needs kids, especially those on the spectrum.
Miss Holly’s Swim Lessons
1742 Carruthers Pl
Summer 2017 marks my 30th year to teach swimming! Kids always have fun & make great gains! Swimming is one thing ALL children can learn to do! We especially want your child if they have special needs.
6560 Poplar Ave
Swimming should be an essential part of any child’s youth. Ensuring your child knows how to swim is a life saving measure and life-long skill. Swim lessons through the MJCC introduce your child to the water in a safe and friendly environment.
SplashClass w Shelley
Summer only, small group lessons with a teacher who has taught for 20 years.
Swim Like No Otter with Ms Karen
I teach aquatic survival skills to infants 6 months through age 6. All students are taught in a private lesson to master these skills and then progress to a group lesson.
The Dive Shop
999 South Yates Rd
The Swim School of Memphis is the premiere aquatic education program in TN! Because your children retain learned skills best in a year-round schedule, we offer year-round lessons.
U of M Aquatics
U of M
Our swim classes offer a supportive, nurturing, and safe environment in which participants ages six months to adult can learn to swim or improve their existing skills. Group swim lessons are based on availability.
University of Tennessee Aquatic Program
We offer Swim Schools for adults & children, plus a variety of private lessons & programs. Membership to UTHSC Fitness Center isn’t required to join our swim program. Invite your non-UT friends to sign up!
YMCA (Nuber – East Memphis)
AM and PM Sessions Available.
Parent Child Swim (3&Under)
Traveling Memphis Swim Teachers
Memphis Competitive Swim Teams
The Racquet Club
Bluff City Bluefins
5885 Quince Road (Nuber YMCA)
The Bluff City Bluefins is a recreational swim team offering instruction, training and competition to swimmers through age 19. The only requirement to join the team is to swim 1 length of the pool.
Memphis Tiger Swimming
University of Memphis
Lightening Swim Team – Pool School
1880 Wolfe River Blvd
The Lightning Team makes fitness a component of each lesson. Because of the increased distance demands, to join this group swimmers must be able to swim one length of the pool front crawl with proper breathing technique and one length backstroke without using fins.