What People Are Saying About SwimKids...

"I am very happy with my son's swim lessons! My son fell into the deep end of our inground swimming pool last May. You can imagine the fear that goes through a parent's mind when their 4 year old falls into a pool. This was the first time this had ever happened. Our son remained calm. After the ordeal, I asked him if he was scared when he fell in. He told us that he was not scared because he did what he was taught to do in swim class. He floated to the top of the water and swam to the ladder. He did not panic. This was the goal we had from the time we started swim lessons when he was a year old...that he would be able to know what to do if he were ever in this situation. I just want to send a heartfelt "Thank you" to all of the staff at Swim Kids. You make a huge difference in the lives of your students . You have made a huge difference in my sons life and for that I am grateful! "

Amy Atwell

"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

"I think that SwimKids is the absolute best swimming program for children! I have two of my children enrolled and hope to enroll my third daughter as soon as she is able. Thank you for offering such a wonderful learning experience for my children!"

SwimKids Parent on Spring Survey

"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

"These people know what they are doing! What a great place for your child to learn to swim. We love it!"

Lisa Renee Smith

"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

"My daughter has learned so much from Gainesville SwimKids. She was always confident in the water, but now I know she has the skills to back it up. She's always so proud any time she passes her skills and moves on to the next level. Thank you! "

Susan Del Castillo

"I want to personally thank Kevin, who works at the Gainesville SwimKids. My son was very nervous about getting in the water for his first stealth swim meet. Kevin sat with him throughout the whole swim meet and encouraged him to get in the water. He stayed with my son until the meet was over. he then changed into his swimsuit so he could race my son without everyone watching. My son felt like a champion racing Kevin. Thank you so much Kevin for all your patience and time you gave to my son. It's nice to know there are people like you out there that truly love their job and the children they work with."

Morgan Mikluscak

"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've had a great experience with SwimKids. All staff have shown great patience and passion for helping to teach our son how to enjoy the water safely. We've had to be very patient in getting Max to put his face in the water ... and, he finally did it after many lessons. And, it was wonderful to see how all coaches and managers were genuinely excited at his accomplishment!! Thank you all so much!!"

Denise, Leesburg, VA

"We love SwimKids! Coach Taylor is so great with the little ones, and we've loved watching our boy progress since his days in the SplishSplash classes. At only 9 months, our son is safely entering the pool on his own to our 1-2-3 cue, learning to kick, and swimming underwater for 4 seconds at a time. This has been a great experience for all of us, and we can't wait to see where it takes him."

Jaime England

"SwimKids is a great place for kids to learn swimming . Staff is great, coaches are very experienced. They definitely go the extra mile to ensure that kids perfect the art of swimming."

Suresh Kurapati

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

Carolyn Little, Montclair, VA

"We have been members of SwimKids since June 2011. Everyone we have interacted with has been extremely helpful, polite and a pleasure to work with. Allison, Lauren and Becca take that kindness and thoughtfulness to the next level. They have been consistently gracious and accommodating. They all have worked together diligently to solve any problems that arose. The attention they provide me as a parent and the nurturing they provide my daughter is graciously appreciated. My daughter is always excited to attend her SwimKids lessons because they make her feel special and go the extra mile to ensure our happiness.

We have planned an executed a birthday party in October 2012 at SwimKids which her friends and their parents are still talking about. Becca did an outstanding job hosting and assisting the preparation. It was her support that made the party a raving success.

Thank you for bringing SwimKids to Gainesville, and thank you for the excellent staff that work at the facility. The SwimKids staff at Gainesville, is the reason we remain members at SwimKids. I will continue to encourage as many parents as I can to bring their kids to SwimKids Gainesville!"

Danielle Desalu

"We have had such a wonderful experience with SWIMKIDS. My son just loves it! Lots of availability, friendly staff and WONDERFUL swim coaches. The business aspect is smooth as well. Would recommend it to anyone!!"

Jessica Whitehead

"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

"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

"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 have been bringing my two boys to SwimKids for over six months now. I am extremely pleased at the skills they have gained in such a short amount of time. My son was fearful of going under water when he started and is now swimming independently . The coaches and staff are all so friendly and professional and great with kids . Coach Matt has been so patient with my sometimes difficult and sensory adverse children. We are so thankful for having him as a coach! SwimKids is a very professional and beautiful facility. The waiting area is great to get work done or for siblings to play as well. I will continue to recommend family and friends here!! "

Lisa Sinclair

"*5 star* So impressed with our first "camp" at the Gainesville location! Everyone is extremely accommodating, friendly, enthusiastic and excited to teach our kids! Clean environment. Our kids absolutely love their coach Katherine and the staff keep us up to date with the kids daily progress. The kids beg to go back daily. It's amazing to watch the kids love water and learn water safety/swimming. It's absolutely worth the money and we already signed the kids up for their second week of camp!"

Tami Frazier Eppolite

"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

"We love Swim Kids. Both of our grandsons began frightened of the water, one is now bold and excited and the youngest is working his way through it with your help, just like his big brother did. We love your methods, your facility, and your patient, friendly staff."

Rosemary Wittrock

"SwimKids is the best in the biz. I think you all do a fantastic job of creating a positive environment as well as small groups to keep the kids feeling safe and engaged all the time! THANKS for all that you do!"

SwimKids Woodbridge Parent on 2012 Survey

"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

"The SwimKids program fills a void in a child's development as a swimmer that doesn't exist elsewhere here in Northern Va. We are absolutely thrilled with the progress our children are both making."

SwimKids Parent, Woodbridge, VA