Aquatics

Swim Lessons

Simpkins Family Swim Center offers year-round group, private, and semi-private swim lessons for students of all ages and abilities! Instructors work with each student to personalize lessons and improve comfortability in the water and develop proper swim technique!
Due to COVID-19, information on this page is subject to change.
Please check for updates.

Swim Lesson Offerings

September 2021 update:  Due to shortage of year-round aquatics staff, remaining Fall and Winter group and private staff swim lessons have been cancelled. Please check back in early 2022 for the upcoming Spring/Summer 2022 lesson schedule and registeration dates. 

When dropping in to Warm Water Pool open swim hours- the Swim Center's instructional tools (noodles, aqua-barbells, kickboards, etc.) can be made available for your use upon request! 

 

Group Swim Lessons

Simpkins Family Swim Center offers year-round group swim lessons for students of all ages and abilities! Staff instructors work with small groups of students based on swim level. Group lessons are fun and aim to improve comfortability in the water and develop proper swim technique!

Private & Semi-Private Swim Lessons

Simpkins Family Swim Center offers year-round private and semi-private swim lessons for all ages 3 & up, taught by Swim Center staff. You or your child will be given undivided attention from one of our experienced swim instructors!

Private Contractors Swim Lessons

Simpkins Family Swim Center partners with private contractors to offer more swim lesson opportunities! All instructors have multiple years of experience teaching swimming and hold a combination of certificates. Their varied teaching experience includes: working with children of all ages and abilities; all levels of swimmers including fearful adults; special needs; stroke refinement; and technical stroke instruction for triathletes.

How to Register for Swim Lessons

Learn how to register and explore more details below!

How to Register Online
  • Create an account on ActiveNet.
  • Navigate to Activities.
  • Select your desired program.
  • Register and complete payment.
  • Thank you for choosing to take swim lessons with County Parks!
Swim Lessons Fees, Rules, & Information
  • Swim lesson fees vary by type and by season. Prices are available when you register.
  • Swim Center Rules PDF
Pools & Amenities
  • Swim lessons will take place in either the 50-meter lap swim pool or warm water pool, depending on programming.
  • Amenities include locker rooms, bathrooms, ADA-accessible hot showers, lockers (bring your own lock), and swimsuit spinners. No towel service is available.
Accessibility

A water wheel chair is available at the swim center. Each pool has stationary, ADA compliant lifts plus a mobile lift for entry into the pools. An additional gender-inclusive bathroom is available with an ADA shower, changing bed, locker, and toilet.
Questions? Contact Us!

Contact Us

Phone:

(831) 454-7960 (Swim Center)

(831) 454-7953 (Swim Lesson Registration Line)

Monday – Friday 6:00 AM to 7:45 PM, except holidays

Our physical office is open, but staff availability is limited.