Private Swim Lessons in Gainesville , FL

With an average yearly temperature right around 70℉, it usually feels like summer in Gainesville—so it’s always a terrific time for swim lessons! Whether you’re actively competing as a member of the Gainesville Tri-Club, or your child just needs to get enough confidence to finally jump off the dock at Blue Springs Water Park, Sunsational Swim School can pair you with just the right instructor to help you reach your swimming goals.

Our swimming lessons in the Gainesville area consist of private, individually-designed classes, allowing students to work on the targeted skills with patient encouragement and sequential instruction. Your Sunsational Swim teacher will provide one-on-one lessons at the pool you of your choice, anywhere in the greater Gainesville area—no need to battle traffic from Alachua to McIntosh for group swim lessons packed with students!

For beginning swimmers in our program, even in our infant and toddler classes, we prioritize the ability to avoid unintentional falls into the water, and how to turn around and reach the wall if they do fall in: known as the “Sunsational Safety Sequence”. With our Learn to Swim Guarantee package, your child will show their ability to perform the sequence within twelve lessons, or we’ll give you up to four additional lessons at no cost.

Instead of writing checks month after month, thinking that maybe this session will be when your child actually learns to swim, you can watch them make improvement in leaps and bounds in a matter of weeks from the comfort of home or your favorite local pool.
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 Gainesville 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
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Benefits of Private Swimming Lessons in Gainesville

Our Focus: Water Safety

Sunsational Swim School strives to improve each student’s ability to turn around and swim to the side after an unintentional fall into the water. Gainesville families have learned to be safer in their own backyards with our private swim lessons, gaining these essential skills in the comfort of home swimming pools. Our Learn-to-Swim Guarantee (for kids ages 3 and up) offers up to four lessons at no extra charge if a student hasn’t mastered our “Sunsational Swim Sequence” after twelve sessions.

Scheduling at Your Convenience

Private swimming lessons according to YOUR schedule make learning to swim easy in the greater Gainesville area. Our teachers can easily accommodate your busy lifestyle, from toddler classes before naptime to back-to-back lessons for all of the kids in the family.

Individualized Lesson Planning

Teaching a person to swim should be as unique as the individual! Our lessons are tailored to the needs of each student, helping them make meaningful 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 we can even help adults conquer their fear of the water once and for all.

Which Pool? You Decide!

From Melrose to Newberry, our Sunsational teachers will work with you at your favorite pool in the Gainesville area, whether it’s a few blocks away or just outside your patio 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 Clients Love Our Swimming Lessons

Rated 4.9/5 Stars From Over 900+ Reviews
My daughter was a timid swimmer but loved the water. We signed her up for a few private lessons with sunsational. The instructor Vanessa was amazingly patient and gave her the confidence to swimin in just a few weeks. We highly recommend!!
Jennifer is a great teacher. My daughter loves her swimming classes and looks forward to her next lesson . I’m super happy!

Private swim lessons vs. Group swim lessons

Private Swim Lessons Group Swim Lessons
30 Minutes 5 Minutes
AVG. # LESSONS TO BECOME A SWIMMER (3YRS+) 8-12 lessons 60+
AVERAGE TIME TO SWIM 2-4 weeks (3-4x week) 1-3 years
(12 private lessons)
(@ $80/month for 1x week)

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