Your Child’s Love of Swimming Begins Now

Lessons Taught & Counting

Over 1 million lessons isn’t just good luck… Experience our difference!


Raised for Charity

SwimKids & Hope Floats Foundation teach underprivileged children to swim.


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Kids love us, but parents love us even more!

Our Mission

Safe Swimming for All Children

SwimKids was founded on two simple beliefs: every child deserves to learn the joy of swimming and develop a lifelong love of the water. Our mission is to bring happiness to children in every swim lesson. We are proud to offer the highest standards for safety and instructors in the nation. Whether your child is SIX MONTHS old, SIX YEARS old, or SIXTEEN, it is never too early — or too late — to begin their swimming journey with SwimKids!

Hope Floats Foundation

We are proud that our SwimKids founder Cindy Tonnesen is also the founder of Hope Floats Foundation. Cindy is hard at work to make sure all children have the opportunity to learn the lifesaving skill of swimming. When we say ALL children we mean ALL Children. SwimKids is committed to providing scholarships & swim lessons to underprivileged children through our partnership with Hope Floats Foundation.

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The SwimKids Safety Difference

Ten years ago, our founders had the foresight to build our swimming pools with cutting edge inline ultraviolet (UV) systems. They knew these precautions would keep the water cleaner and therefore safer. We use UV light to keep our water crystal clean. (UV light kills viruses and microorganisms that chlorine alone can’t handle, like Coronavirus, and cryptosporidium.) We believe our primary responsibility is providing safer water and clean facilities for our member families and are constantly working towards achieving this goal.


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Our Programs

Swim Classes for Kids at Every Level

Baby Swim Lessons

Starting at only two months old, babies benefit & love the mobility a weightless environment offers. Parents will love this special time to bond with their baby in the water.

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Tots Swim Lessons

Your preschooler will thrive in a fun and nurturing self-paced environment.

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Kids Swim Lessons

We group children together based on age and ability to foster a rewarding environment for growth. Students develop the foundational skills of swimming needed to learn all four competitive strokes.

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Competitive Swim Team

As your swimmer advances, they may seek out new challenges. The Stealth Kids Swim Team teaches sportsmanship in a flexible, friendly, yet competitive environment.

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Special Abilities Swim Lessons

We proudly offer lessons designed for special abilities children, emphasizing positivity in the pool, tailored to each child’s strengths.

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Based on 174 reviews
Rebecca Raja
Rebecca Raja
Coach Shane is an amazing coach to my daughter Arianna. He is so patient & my daughter looks forward to her lessons with him!
Laura F.z
Laura F.z
We started at SwimKids when our sweet 22 month old was only 2 months old. We tried some county classes, and they were just nowhere near the quality we felt we received at SwimKids. Our coach, Lily is the most patient and incredible person in the world. We went through a period of separation anxiety were our little didn’t want to do some exercises and she was extremely encouraging and helping in overcoming that without ever pushing our little to a level of discomfort. Our baby has learned so much through her and we’re so thankful for our experience at this location ❤️
Kristen Escobar
Kristen Escobar
We have been bringing our 5 year old here for months now and only have positive things ti say. They have such a great training regiment and they make it so easy to move a class time or make up. Highly recommend
Abhishek Chakraborty
Abhishek Chakraborty
Great place for beginners to learn and start loving water in a very constructive learning process. My 3 yr who used to fear water, now asks for swimming and beach everyday. Highly recommend to anyone looking for a great swim program.

SwimKids means locals serving locals
SwimKids began with a backyard pool. We kept our business local ever since.

Our expert instructors are ready to teach your future swimmer. Find your convenient location and enroll today!

Gainesville, Virginia

13555 Wellington Center Cir.
Unit 109
Gainesville, VA 20155

(571) 261-7946

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Leesburg, Virginia

681 Potomac Station Dr.
Leesburg, VA 20176

(703) 962-7946

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Woodbridge, Virginia

14531 Potomac Mills Rd.
Woodbridge, VA 22192

(703) 396-7946

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Fredericksburg, Virginia

212 Butler Rd.
Fredericksburg, VA 22405

(540) 446-5437

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