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Paul Pijulet Swimming Coach
from 6 reviews
    Léa D.
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    Best swimming coach ever !!

    Dmytro Sydorchenko
    from 6 reviews
    • 9 hires on Thumbtack
    Paul P.
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    Very nice swimming lesson Dmytro was very understanding and patient

    Daria Talanova
    from 4 reviews
    • 8 hires on Thumbtack
    Marcus A.
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    Daria was excellent. I couldn't have ask or found a better person to train me. She was kind, patent, very good teacher. I will be recommending her to everyone I know that would like to learn how to swim.


    I am more personal ,better understanding of what my clients need . I am not trying to sell them something ,but I target their specific needs and without displaying any robotic behavior.

    • 18 years in business

    I have my personal experience in swimming, worked in several swim clubs with kids and adults


    I have been teaching swimming lessons since I was 15 years old. I have my WSI (Water Safety Instructor) certification and have lots of experience with all ages! I teach both private and group lessons.


    I have over 20 years of experience with competitive swimming and spent the last 4 years coaching for a top Texas club team. I bring an integral knowledge of all levels of the sport, from learning to blow bubbles to training for your next big meet.


    I am a three time NCAA Champion coach (in swimming and Triathlon / Open Water) as well as a Year round age group state champion coach in Michigan. I have a lot of expertise in coaching every level of swimming from "Mommy and Me" classes to get a child comfortable with the water to Young state champions to NCAA Champions in both D1 from my time at Unversity of Michigan and D2 with Queens to Masters age 35-65 while re-sculpting the DOWD YMCA lessons program.


    I provide advanced aquatics training for competition swimmers, who seek the training to develop proper techniques, conditioning, and toning, as well as build stroke event endurance.


    I started swimming when I was six years old. I am two-times NCAA National Champion, 3 times NCAA All-American, USA-Masters National Record Holder, and Ukrainian National Champion. All of above is a short summary of my experience and seriously​ dedicated work. Swimming is my passion. I have been doing it for 19 years, coached Blue-Marlin Swim Club, Ukrainian Junior Regional Team. I have plenty of experience and ready to help you become a better swimmer. I am currently studying at the Queens University of Charlotte pursuing Master degree in Arts of Communication.


    Swim, socialize, and sample life around water! We offer water safety, swim lessons, and aquatic events in groups or privately.


    I have been teaching swim lessons to all ages for over 5 years and work to the customers goals. If joining swim team is your goal, I can get you there. If just being able to swim without drowning, I can get you there too. Just let me know your specific needs and I can help!


    I have years of experience tutoring and teaching academically for all levels, from 4 and 5-year old autistic children, through university students and young adults. I have played guitar for a decade, and have taught guitar for half that time. Through living in China during my studies, I became a Sifu of Wing Chun kung fu, with over a years experience teaching, in addition to learning the Chinese language, which I also have experience giving lessons within. I'm presently studying towards getting my personal trainer certification, and furthering my training within yoga and other martial arts, namely boxing, muy thai, tae kwon do, and capoiera, to add onto my other abilities. All of my teaching has been forged over a significant period of time in the real world, successfully imparting knowledge to a number of clients of various cultural backgrounds. I love to teach anything I know to a willing student. I strive to be as flexible as possible for lessons.


    I focus on your form, kick, position in the water - I am happy to help you with complete basics or with any tiny details to improve your swimming abilities. I have been swimming competitevely for almost ten years and I have plenty of experience teaching swimming: I enjoy working with adults, teenagers, and kids as well.


    Private or group swimming lessons are available. I have been teaching all types of swim lessons for several years. I have taught all ages in individual and group settings. My largest population is currently adults with some type of fear of the water. I love teaching this population as the reward, as the lesson's progress is substantial.


    I am an experienced collegiate athlete and swim coach with a degree in exercise science looking to help any eager athlete better their skills in the pool.


    I offer swimming instruction to a wide variety of ages and ability levels. Swimming is one of the most vital things you can learn to protect yourself, and your family from a water emergency. With all the activities like fishing, boating, and vacations around water, everyone needs to learn how to swim. I have taught swimming lessons for over 20 years to children as young as 3 months to older adults at the YMCA, The Red Cross, and several community swimming pools. I am also a certified lifeguard and as well as a water aerobics instructor. I will be happy to help you and your family learn how to swim. Family rates are available as well as discounts for packages.


    I have been working with adolescents all my life and continue to have a outstanding relationship and abilty to reach the youth thru patience, respect, and the dedication to reach desired goals- Able to teach child any sport


    We offer swimming lessons taught by world-class, All-American, Olympic caliber swimmers. We have worked with swimmers of all ages and ability levels. We work individually and in groups with age-group swimmers, master swimmers, triathletes/ironman, etc.


    I love helping kids learn to swim! I have a huge passion for children, and helping them become safe and comfortable in the water is so exciting for me!

    • 1 year in business

    What makes us different is that WE COME TO YOU. You are our top priority , we work with your schedule and your location as well as your abilities to see what fits you the most. Our pricing is listed on our website at Swimminglessonsnc.org

    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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