Swim Lessons

Simpkins Family Swim Center staff offer group, private, and semi-private swim lessons for students of all ages and abilities! Lifeguard Staff Instructors work with each student to personalize lessons and improve comfortability in the water and develop proper swim technique!

Current Group and Private Staff Swim Lesson Offerings

~ November/December 2023 ~

Registration for the Fall/Winter Lesson dates listed below will open Monday 10/30 at 9AM 

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  • Fall  TUESDAY / THURSDAY AM- 9:00am-1:00pm

Tuesday November 7th- Thursday November 16th (4 lessons)

  • Fall SUNDAY AM Lessons 9:00am-12:30pm

Sunday November 5th -  Sunday November 26th  (4 lessons)

  • Winter TUESDAY / THURSDAY AM Session 1 9:00am-1:00pm 

Tuesday November 28th- Thursday December 7th (4 Lessons)

  • Winter SATURDAY Lessons 9:00am-12:30pm

Saturday November 25th - Saturday December 16th (4 Lessons)   

BEFORE REGISTERING Please see the group swim level descriptions below before enrolling or wait-listing online, or contact swim center staff at 454-7953 to determine a child's group level placement, or to schedule a free swim level assessment.  Most participants will typically need to repeat the same class level several sessions before leveling up.

If desired lesson time(s) are full, we encourage you to enroll to the waiting list(s), free of charge, for any activities you are interested in. You will be contacted by phone if additional space becomes available.  Full payment for registration is due at the time registration is confirmed.      


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 or filter for the category "Aquatics" 
  • Select your desired program.
  • Register and complete payment. Please read activity waiver(s) and cancellation policy carefully before checking-out. 
  • Thank you for choosing to take swim lessons with County Parks!
Swim Lessons Fees, Rules, & Information
  • Swim lesson fees vary by number of lessons in each session. Each lesson is 30 minutes in length.  
  • Prices listed on our ActiveNet registration site are for a session,  4-6 lessons depending on the programming/season. 
  • Make-up classes for group and private staff lessons are not available for any missed classes. 
  • 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 participant's age/swim level.
  • Amenities include locker rooms, bathrooms, ADA-accessible hot showers, lockers (bring your own lock),  No towel service is available.

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


(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.