Child Page Beginner
Child Page Espanol Button
Child Find a Provider
Child Phoenix
Child Colorado Springs
Child Page Gear Box
Swimming is a skill that can save your child's life. Every child should learn to swim with a professional instructor, which will reduce the risk of drowning and open the door to a world of water and fitness activities. The USA Swimming Foundation is proud to partner with more than 500 swim lesson providers nationwide who offer professional swim instruction – including free or discounted programs. To learn more about how to get started, click on the club finder to the right to look for lessons near you.

How to Chose a Learn-to-Swim Provider 

So you are ready to start your child in swimming lessons, taking the first step to helping them be safer around the water. Here, we have provided a list of questions to ask and things to look for as you evaluate a potential learn-to-swim provider. Learn more...

Make a Splash Partners

If you're looking to find swim lessons, check out the link to the right. Many of the providers are endorsed by our "Make a Splash" initiative, which allows local partner organizations to have had their learn-to swimcurriculum approved by the USA Swimming Foundation.  These programs have committed to helping the USA Swimming Foundation save lives through learn-to-swim. Learn more...

The Stats: Why All Kids Must Learn to Swim

Yes, drowning statistics are frightening, but did you know you can reduce your child's risk of drowning by as much as 80% by ensuring that they have formal swimming lessons? Learn more about the statistics that reinforce the message that all kids must learn to swim. Learn more...

Child Page Sponsor Bar