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Long Beach Preschool Swimming Instructors

Browse these preschool swimming lessons with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Long Beach.

Simply Swimming
4.9
from 35 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
Ed B.
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Terry made my adult swimming lessons worthwhile. We only had 4 hours, but she made me really comfortable in the water. She can accurately pin point the things that you need to improve on. I highly recommend her.

Lil' Guppies Swim School
4.5
from 15 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Juliana P.
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Michael from lil guppies came out and my son was swimming after the first lesson. What a great teacher!! Thank you so much!

Coach Eugene's Swim Lessons
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Victor M.
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Eugene coached me at a very young age and set me up for a great swimming career throughout high school. Provides simple explanations that solve many chronic technique issues. Eugene has a lot of experience teaching swim lessons and I would recommend him to people at any skill level.

Primal, Inc.
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Yakira R.
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Working with Prinal for two adult swimming lessons was a solid experience. Anastasia was early for our appointment & as soon as she walked in she puts you at ease. The lesson was fun, informative & more of a workout than expected. My friend & I both workout on a regular basis & this lesson was a bit of a workout in itself. Looking forward to more 🏊‍♀️ lessons!

Dana Delaney
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Kelly D.
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I hired Dana to give swim lessons to my 6 yr old daughter. At first, my daughter was afraid to go in the deep end of the pool, but by the end of the first lesson Dana had taught her to swim! Dana is sweet, nice and patient and really knows how to instruct kids learning to swim. I would highly recommend Dana and we were so pleased with the lessons she provided.

Pro Swim Trainer
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Hani K.
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She is helping me to learn and improve my techniques in a wonderful and friendly manner, she is so professional and friendly at the same time, I definitely recommend her to anyone who wants to get swimming lessons.

MDPD Private Swim Lessons
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jordan D.
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I was able to take my swimming to a whole new level from lessons with Marc. Before I was muscling through the water and not manipulating my body to the best of my ability. With eight years of lessons I was able to achieve Olympic Trial cuts at a very young age, and later a scholarship to top Division I swim school. With out this private training, I would have been an average swimmer. With private training, I was able to take my swimming career to levels far beyond what I could have imagined. I recommend lessons with Marc because he offers top notch swimming knowledge and he utilizes many differentiated learning strategies to reach all types of learners. His background in teaching just proves his communication with his athletes is bar none.

Aurelie Arnaud
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Jenny C.
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Great Instructor! My son was scare of swimming but after the first lesson he loves swimming. Lily made my son feel comfortable in the water.

AAA Swim Lessons
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Linda G.
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I was surprised swim lessons were such a pleasant experience since I had been afraid for so many years. Margarita was extremely patient and professional!

Jump Start Swimming
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Bonny H.
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Miss Sonia was always on-time (even early!). She was great with our daughter who has been out of the pool for 6 months during winter and has now developed a lil caution/fear of the pool. She got her into the pool and kicking/paddling/starfish floating. We not practice starfish in the bathtub every night!

Dani’s Swim Lessons
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jennifer A.
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Dani is great with my 2 little ones! My two year old wouldn’t even touch the water prior to working with Dani, and now she gets in with no problem at all. They are both working on technique and I am confident Dani will have them very well adapted to the water by the time she is done!

Unanimous swimmers
5.0
from 1 review
  • 3 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
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I was a lifeguard, swim instructor, water polo coach and swim coach for the City of LA for 4 years. I love teaching people of all ages and skill levels how to swim and improve their abilities. I specialize in one on one lessons but group lessons can also be arranged with students of a similar skill level. I have a flexible schedule, but have no access to my own private pool. You will have to provide a location for the lesson and I will come to you.

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I teach kids and adults how to swim. Any age can learn. I have had more than 6 years of experience in swimming. I teach all strokes and treading.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
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I am a Division 1 water polo player at Iona College. I am from RSM, CA. I have 5 years of water polo and swimming experience. I was an Orange County athlete of the week in September 17, 2013.

  • 23 years in business
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Basic information about fear of water and how to swim slow and how to swim for long time. How can we rest in water while we swimming. Some interesting technic of swimming that kind of fun. And more ...

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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* quality private swimming lessons * has been passionately swim-teaching toddlers, kids and adults since 2011 * offers patient, loving but technical teaching approach * very playful and guarantees fun water experience * WSI and CPR/AED certified

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I provide private and semi-private swimming lessons and water fitness sessions for all ages and fitness levels.

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I teach swimming to all ages. I'm a certified lifeguard and swim instructor. I also teach special needs swimming, boxing and kickboxing, and Muay Thai. I compete in boxing and Muay Thai.

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I am a very fun person to be around, and I'm looking to share my passion for swimming with you. I only charge $5 an hour.

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I'm a recent Berkeley graduate. I have swam all my life, played water polo for Berkeley, and love teaching people how to swim. I don't require minimum or maximum age limits. I'm also a native Spanish speaker. I'm an experienced teacher in both, and can help you reach your goals.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

At what age should you start swim lessons?

From 6 months to 96 years old, no one is too young or too old to benefit from swimming lessons. Once your baby is six months old, they are eligible to take “parent and me” swimming lessons from most swim schools. When babies are between six months and several years, you or another guardian must be with the baby throughout the entire lesson for safety reasons. Even if babies can’t walk, they quickly adapt to moving in water, so familiarizing them early means more fun for everyone and keeps them from being afraid of water later on. It also helps with water safety and drowning prevention. As for adults and seniors, it’s never too late to start swimming. Knowing how to swim can not only save your life, it provides an impact-free way to safely exercise and keep muscles and joints limber. Swimming can even help relieve pain from chronic diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Most swimming schools offer group or private instruction, so if you’re shy about learning a new skill, you can do so one-on-one.

Why are swimming lessons important?

Swimming lessons have major health and safety benefits, not to mention the fact that swimming is really fun. Here are some of the many reasons swimming lessons are important:

  • Life saving: Knowing how to swim can help you save your own life or the life of someone else. Prevent drowning by learning to swim.
  • Improved health in seniors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that water-based exercise can decrease disability and maintain bone density in seniors.
  • Good mental health: Swimming can improve moods in both men and women, according to the CDC. Swimming can help with depression, can create bonds in families and can promote mental wellness in pregnant women.
  • Arthritis relief: Water-based exercise can ease joint and other physical pain in people suffering from arthritis, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Whole-body workout: Swimming works all your muscles — without the impact of a sport like running.
  • Water safety: It’s important for swimmers of all ages to learn about water safety. Swim lessons provide the proper pool and water etiquette to help keep everyone safe and having fun.  

How much are swimming lessons?

Not only is swimming fun, but knowing how to swim can save your life by preventing drowning. The average national cost for swimming lessons ranges between $40 and $50. Swimming lessons can vary in price depending the type and length of lesson you select. Private swimming lessons, where you receive one-on-one coaching with a swim instructor, will cost more than group lessons. The longer the lesson, the more it will cost. Swimming lessons are available for people of all ages, so if you’re an adult just learning to swim there are beginners’ classes suitable for you. There are also advanced classes for adults who are training for races or want to hone their skills. Pricing can vary depending on where you live as well as the amenities offered by the pool. For example, a pool with private locker rooms and a hot tub may have higher rates than a basic swimming pool. Here are some examples of the average costs of adult swimming lessons:

  • Private lessons for adults:
    • 30-minute lesson: $35-$50.
    • 60-minute lesson: $55-$80.
  • Group lessons for adults:
    • Ongoing 60-minute lessons: $90-$110 per month.
    • 60-minute drop-in lesson: $25-$40 each.

How do you prepare for infant swimming lessons?

There are several steps you can take to prepare both yourself and your baby for the exciting adventure of infant swimming lessons. Start by introducing your baby to being in the water via the bathtub. There are no immunizations specific to swimming that your child needs before playing in a public pool, but do research to confirm the pool is well-maintained and has a clean bill of health. You’ll need the right swim gear; proper attire can include swim diapers and protective swim pants. Be prepared to check regularly and change soiled diapers as needed. The CDC warns against allowing your child in a public pool if they have any symptoms of diarrhea; swim diapers and swim pants can’t protect against transmission of germs in this case. For outdoor pools, apply water-resistant sunscreen to the delicate skin on your baby’s face and body approximately 30 minutes before pool time to prevent burns. For the health of your baby and other children, it’s important for your child to be in good health when attending swim lessons. If they have a cold or fever, it’s better to keep them home. Finally, be prepared to have fun.

How early can babies start swimming?

Most swimming instructors and swim schools offer infant swimming starting at six months. Although it is not formal swimming, the lessons familiarize your baby with moving in the water, and also teach you the basics of keeping your baby safe in the water. You or another guardian will stay with the baby in the water throughout the entire lesson.

The American Academy of Pediatrics does not recommend formal swim instruction until one year old, but taking your infant to regular swim class can be fun, safe and helpful for developing baby’s coordination and awareness of water. Experts urge parents not to become overconfident in their children’s water skills. Keep in mind that most children aren’t really able to swim on their own until they’re at least four years old. Even if they’ve had swim lessons, always watch younger children when they’re in the water and be ready to react in case of an emergency.

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