What People Are Saying About SwimKids...

"We love SwimKids! My kids have increased their confidence and love for swimming since taking lessons. The coaches are all motivating and enthusiastic! The facility is great, and the process of signing up for classes is so easy. We plan to continue swim lessons each summer. Thanks for making this an enjoyable experience for our kids."

SwimKids Woodbridge Parent Comment from 2012 Survey

"My daughter started in SwimKids a year ago when she'd just turned 3. She was afraid & didn't want to put her head under the water. Within 2 lessons, she was no longer afraid & would eagerly go under water. Needless to say, this made everything, especially bath time much easier. My family was amazed that at 3.5 she could actually really swim on our summer vacation! She has continued to progress under the watchful eye of her beloved Coach Ashley. Ashley really "gets" my little diva & Margie strives to impress her. I can't say enough good things about the program and the staff at the Gainesville facility! "

Mary-Rose Amos

"Victoria loved this so much she said, 'Grandma, I want to do this forever.' I saw real improvement and most importantly confidence and ease in the water."

Janis Brown

"Our two girls went from being reluctant to put their faces in the water to being avid happy swimmers in 5 weeks. The progression of skills ... quickly brings about the ability to gain confidence and make progress in learning to swim. The result is children who are brimming with joy as they are transformed from water-fearing to water-loving people."

Suey Nordberg, Lake Ridge, VA

"Just wanted to write and say how pleased I am with the progress of my boys! Mac started at the age of 3 and is cruising right along. Niko started at 1 1/2 and yesterday he did the back float all by himself, treaded water for at least 20 seconds and swam to the stairs. Both boys are doing great and I highly recommend SwimKids to all parents!"

Nicole Colavecchio

"Everything about SwimKids is GREAT! The supervisors and staff are wonderful. I couldn't ask for better coaches for my kids. Coach Yurii knows just what to do with Daniel. I love how he works on technique and shows Daniel how to strengthen his muscles. He's wonderful. Coach Kristen is just as wonderful. My husband and I are thrilled that she is working with Heather. With Heather being a 3 year old and autistic, Coach Kristen has patience beyond imaginable."

Tammy Toth

"Please keep doing what you are doing. SwimKids is a class act. The coaches are AMAZING! The program cannot be matched. Thank you for your love and dedication to creating a healthy respect for the water."

Parent Comment from 2012 Survey

"Our daughter, Maranda (age 5) loves her swim classes. "Mommy! I LOVE swimming! My heart gets so excited! Let's go swimming everyday!"
She adores Coach Everett and Ms. Robin, and wants to swim just like them. Thank you, SwimKids, for making this such a fantastic experience!"

Lisa Mah

"You all are terrific from the office, supervisors, coaches, everything. Angie is wonderful and gets my daughter to do things that she was never able to do with other coaches. My son is one of the best swimmers in his school. I only have one person (company) to thank -- Thank you SwimKids!!"

SwimKids Parent on Spring Survey

"I liked the low student/teacher ratio. The coaches are fantastic with the kids - they make it fun!"

Carolyn Little, Montclair, VA

"The instructors and Site Supervisor are a wonderful team! They listen to each child's needs and strive to work at that child's pace, always with praise and encouragement!
Although I pay for membership at another pool, I prefer SwimKids to train my children. They keep the class size small, and they keep age and level of swimming together so preschoolers are not overwhelmed ... I appreciate the rapport that the staff has with parents! Always taking time to make each parent aware of their child's accomplishments."

Mary Gill, Lake Ridge, VA

"Thank you, Coaches Zach, Abby, Emily, Richie, and Kevin, for giving Daphne the confidence she needed to feel comfortable in the water. She LOVES camp. The other day before class, she said she didn't think she'd be able to hold her breath because she couldn't stop smiling. We are so thankful we found SwimKids. Thank you all so much for what you do for our kids."

Tara Holt

"Alexia was on Stealth and Noah took lessons. Their swimming has improved dramatically. Last night Alexia placed 2nd overall in her age group in freestyle and swam with 26 girls. Noah is placing 2nd and 3rd overall in his backstroke. Alexia is now on to fly and IM and placing in her races.

We are thrilled, feel like we have gotten more than our money's worth, and will be back next year! Thank you for helping my children become incredible, confident swimmers!"

Kathleen Slate

"Just wanted to let you know how impressed I am with your programs in Gainesville! My three boys have made great strides in just two lessons!"

Lisa Matteson

"We LOVE SwimKids! This past summer I had several people comment on how comfortable my boys were in the water and how wonderful they could swim. I always told them about SwimKids... Our coaches have been fantastic with the boys (especially considering the challenges that twins can be - when in the same class!)"

SwimKids Gainesville Parent on 2012 Survey

"Luke had a blast and learned so much... SwimKids is one of our favorite places!"

Kelly Delaune

"Just a note to say thanks for two great sessions! The coaches were brilliant at striking the balance between encouraging and challenging the kids. I am so pleased with Will and Katie's progress, and I've been recommending SwimKids to everyone!"

Wendi Aebi

"Amazing place. The coaches and staff excel at their jobs and make it a pleasure for kids and their parents. My son has learned so much and had a ton of fun doing it. They far exceeded my expectations."

Kelly Thomas

"My kids have had an amazing experience so far and they continue to enjoy it even more as they continue to go up levels. They are always awaiting anxiously for their SwimKids lesson all week!! I definitely made the right choice when I signed them up and I'm looking forward to signing up my little one soon."

Parent on 2014 Spring Survey

"When we had to leave SwimKids a year ago to move overseas, my Tot was crushed. Well since she has been in Japan she has continued to crush swimming levels they offer here and will be in a class with kids 3-4 yrs older then her next week. All because of where she started at with SwimKids and Coach Taylor!!! She also told me today she wants to go to the Olympics one day because she loves to pool that much!"

Cassandra Gulling Bleam

"We love the SwimKids program. All of our experience with various coaches over the past two years have been wonderful. This is truly the best swimming program around."

SwimKids Parent on Spring Survey

"Both my girls (4 and 5) have taken 3 weeks worth of lessons so far this summer. We had a couple of breaks in betweeen because of vacation so not straight 3 weeks. Anyways, they have made AMAZING progress. I HIGHLY recommend SwimKids to anyone who wants to see real quality results when it comes to teaching your kids how to swim. I have tried some centers that are closer to my neighborhood, but was not happy with the results. I think it helps that SwimKids is every day of the week and not just once a week. The SwimKids in Leesburg is only a 15 minute drive, but it's worth it!! I love it, and the Kids love it!!!

We had different instructors each week, and each one was superb. They really know how to work with the kids and get them going with the right techniques. Both my girls, even at just 3 weeks worth of lessons, are swimming so confidently, front and back floating, kicking, opening eyes under the water, and pushing off from the wall. They are learning some great safety skills right now in Level 4.

Bottom line, SwimKids rocks. "

Mary K., Sterling, VA

"We think your program is outstanding. We wish we could have learned to swim with this program when we were kids! It is a great confidence builder!"

SwimKids Parent on Spring Survey

"My son has been a proud SwimKid for a number of years. We started out in the Mommy and Me swim classes. Over the years we've had the opportunity to work with a number of outstanding coaches. Each coach has taken the time to figure out the best approach for working with my son. I'd gladly recommend the SWIMKIDS to any parent interested in starting their little one off on the right foot with swim lessons in a safe and nurturing environment."

Circe Lunkins, Bristow, VA

"You have excelled in helping our girls learn to swim. In comparison to other places where lessons are taught, I value the way in which you also teach "us", the parents, to continue at home what we have learnt and "how" to do the techniques in order to help the kids swim safely. Thank you!"

SwimKids Gainesville Parent on 2012 Survey