Best Swimming Classes/Lessons in Jersey City for Kids & Adults
You’re never too old to learn how to swim. And rarely too young. Possessing basic swimming skills can give parents peace of mind when their kids go off to a pool party or a trip down the shore. Teaching kids young not only gives them confidence in the water but cultivates skills that become second nature anytime they go for a swim. We’ve compiled a list of Best Swimming Classes/Lessons in Jersey City for kids & Adults in and around JC.
British Swim School
(Multiple Locations in Hudson County)
British Swim School is the premier provider of water-survival and learn-to-swim lessons in the U.S., now also offering classes in NJ for everyone from 3-months old to adults. With a history of over 35 years, British Swim School currently teaches over 13,000 students per week nationwide, using their signature and award-winning methodology. Developed and refined by a former national swimmer for England, their goal-oriented program focusses on individualized learning in small groups of 4:1. Their highly-trained professional instructors give individual attention to each child, to make sure they progress as fast as possible. Lessons are always fun, but playtime is limited to 5 minutes per lesson in favor of skill development. British Swim School has been featured on national television and is aligned with the Safer 3 Water Safety Foundation, whose mission is to protect every life from drowning through education and heightened water safety awareness. To find a location near your, and to find out which one of their 9 skill levels is the right for your child.
InstaSwim offers high quality, private at home swim lessons and lifeguard services across all major cities in the US, including Jersey City and Hoboken, NJ. Our certified swim instructors and lifeguards travel to your home pool, community pool, or apartment pool in your area. With years of experience in offering swim instruction, our private swim instructors are privileged to offer our students fast results, in a positive and comfortable learning environment. All of our swim instructors and lifeguards are fully background checked, certified, and are fully background checked and screened. Our program is focused around water safety and life saving skills. We teach all ages from 6 months to adult! We offer private 1 on 1 classes or semi private group classes up to 4 students maximum so that each student has more individual time and attention with the Instructor. We offer swim lesson packages of 6 and 12 depending on your needs!
870 Montgomery Street, Jersey City NJ 07306 (Saint Peter’s University pool)
At Swim Stars our mission is to provide quality swim lessons to all of our Swim Star clients. Our vision is to create a learning environment where all of our customers feel safe and comfortable in the water. Providing both learn-to-swim and competitive swim lessons to all ages, we believe that swimming is a lifelong skill that should be enjoyed by everyone. At Swim Stars each student will receive personalized attention and be serviced by our experiences and skills as we look forward to helping them reach their aquatic goals. Classes are taught at Saint Peter’s University pool.
Miss Yvonne’s Swim School
Swimmers are evaluated and placed in a group based on their current aquatic skills and abilities. MYSS operates off of six progression-based levels. All classes are 30 minutes long and operate with a 4:1 swimmer to instructor ratio. Please register for a session in advance by going to our website. Currently, we offer the following year-round registration options: Winter/Spring(Jan-May), Summer(Jun-Aug), and Fall(Sept-Dec).
MYSS offers after-school classes and weekend classes in Jersey City at 161 Fitness + Swim.
MYSS also offers after-school classes in Hoboken at XCEL Athletic Lifestyle.
161 Swim + Fitness
161 Erie St, Jersey City, NJ 07302
161 Swim + Fitness is a Hamilton Park location that is a big hit with local families! MYSS now offers children’s (6months +) and adult swims programming at this year-round location. Classes run Monday through Saturday. Pre-registration is required. MYSS offers after-school and Saturday morning classes in Jersey City at 161 Swim + Fitness. All classes are 30 minutes long and operate with a 4:1 swimmer to instructor ratio.
Newport Swim and Fitness
33 River Drive South
Newport Swim and Fitness offers a large indoor pool and swimming lessons to both members and non-members of the facility. Classes are either 8-weeks with one class per week or 4-weeks with two classes per week. Registration is rolling, as there are new classes beginning every few weeks.
Pershing Field Pool
Located at 201 Central Avenue in Jersey City Heights
The pool is open year-round, and currently opens Monday – Friday from 7am – 8:30 pm and on weekends from 12noon – 6pm.
Updated: May 5th, 2022