Best Swim Lessons in DC, MD, and VA


Learning to swim is an essential life-saving skill for everyone. Take swim lessons in the Washington, DC, Virginia, and Maryland area from these local instructors who value survival and safety in water. Thankfully our area has so many wonderful options to choose from.

A big thanks to the Title Sponsors of this Swim Lessons Guide: WeAquatics and British Swim School


WeAquatics is dedicated to sharing the love, discipline, skills and sport of swimming with the greater Washington D.C. community. Learning to swim is empowering and an important life skill our students will possess forever! WeAquatics is delighted to serve all ages and abilities, from six months up to adulthood. With multiple locations across the DMV region, you can find a flexible and convenient swim lesson routine that fits your schedule.

Choose from our three classes: Infant Swimming Resource (survival swim), Learn to Swim and our Young Masters Swim Team. Our classes are 1:1 and year round!

Swimming is more than a sport – it’s a way of life for us, and we want to share this way with you.

Locations in DC, Maryland and Virginia and serving ages 6 months to adults.


Safer Swimmers Start Here! British Swim School is the premier learn-to-swim provider for people of all ages, offering programs for children ages 3-months through adults.

British Swim School uses gentle teaching methods and a survival-first approach to help people of all experience levels become safer, stronger swimmers. British Swim School’s safe, fun, and effective instructional program has made it the preferred choice for parents and students for over 40 years.

Water acclimation; water survival and stroke development classes available in indoor, heated pool locations in Maryland and Virginia. Swim schools provide a safe and encouraging space for children to learn how to swim or to improve their swimming ability, but not all swim schools are created equal.

Here’s what sets British Swim School apart: Survival-First Approach; Goal-Oriented Program; Confidence-Building Curriculum; Fun & Gentle Teaching Methods; Small Class Sizes; Year-Round Enrollment.

British Swim School offers multiple locations teach ages 3 months to adults.

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