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Voted Best Swim School!

Voted Best Swim School in Sacramento by Parent Magazine Readers. Our secure and loving approach benefits swimmers of all ages.

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Lessons for All Ages

Lessons offered for all ages, starting at four months. We have a class that’s right for you!

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Trained Instructors

We employ positive and caring instructors who are highly trained. Every instructor completes 26 to 30 hours of in-water training and is CPR and First Aid Certified.

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Convenient Schedule

Our perpetual program allows you to pick the day and time that works for you and swim with us once a week.

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Year-Round Lessons

Weekly swim lessons offered year-round. Our 92° pool temperature is perfect for lessons!

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Small Class Sizes

Our instructor-to-student ratio gives swimmers individual, focused attention.

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Safer for Life

Our private swimming lessons give swimmers individual, focused attention, allowing them to learn swimming and safety skills quicker than in traditional group classes. Along with teaching children and adults how to be safer in and around water, we also introduce them to life skills of self-confidence, perseverance, and courage. We are committed to providing an environment where your child feels safe enough to try new things and accomplish goals.

We have a class that’s right for your swimmer

Our private swimming lessons give swimmers individual, focused attention, allowing them to learn swimming and safety skills quicker than in traditional group classes. Along with teaching children and adults how to be safer in and around water, we also introduce them to life skills of self-confidence, perseverance, and courage. We are committed to providing an environment where your child feels safe enough to try new things and accomplish goals.

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Parent Tot

Ages 4 months–2.5 years

Our Parent Tot swim lessons provide a fun and foundational time for parents and infants in the pool.

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Private Lessons

Ages 4 months to adult

Private swim lessons are a great option for new swimmers, those who are fearful in the water, or children or adults who want individual, focused attention.

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Semi-Private Lessons

Ages 4–16 years

Semi-private lessons teach cooperation and teamwork. Swimmers work together in semi-private lessons.

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Adaptive—The Aqua Stars

Ages 4 months to adult

Our adaptive swim program has been specially designed to benefit children and adults with a range of special needs.

Adult Swim Lessons

Adult Lesssons

Ages 16 and up

Adult swim lessons are offered for swimmers of all levels—from fearful non-swimmers, to those wanting to learn the four competitive strokes.

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Two-week Sessions

Ages 4 months and up 

Our two-week sessions allow swimmers to learn skills in an accelerated period. Swimmers come Tuesday through Friday for two weeks. Private and semi-private lessons are available. 

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Let us know if you are going to miss a lesson. Fill out this form and we will mark you as absent.

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What Others Are Saying About Sea Otter

The Best Swim Lessons!

We can’t thank you enough for working so hard and gently to teach Addison how to swim. He has come so far, it was wonderful to watch. To go from crying (first 6 lessons) to the confidence he now has. I tribute this to the patience, demeanor, knowledge, skill, and efforts of his instructor. Thank you for having such a positive impact on all our lives.

Debbie & Mel

My 18-month-old Loves Teacher Cindy!

Every morning my son goes to his bottom drawer and pulls out his swim trunks. He brings them to me and repeats “Cindy, Cindy” over and over again. (It is one of the few words he knows.) I made a scrapbook of Aiden and Cindy swimming together. It is his favorite book!

Jennifer

Mom to 18-month-old Aiden

Children Come First at Sea Otter!

My grandson took swim lessons at Sea Otter Swim Lessons. We quickly realized that Sea Otter would not only teach swimming and water safety skills; but do so in a fun, safe environment with the focus being what was best for our grandson. His lessons were a wonderful experience in which he was excited to learn. Thank you Sea Otter for providing a place of excellence where children come first.

Johnny's Grandma

Started Swim Lessons to Make Bath Time Better

I took my granddaughter to swim lessons to make bath time more enjoyable. Washing her hair was a nightmare! I never would have dreamed that 2 months later she would be swimming underwater and jumping into the pool by herself. I’m so grateful to her instructor for encouraging me to stick with it (after several lessons of screaming). Now bath time is fun!! My family loves Sea Otter Swim Lessons.

Pearl

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Withdraw From Lessons

To withdraw from lessons, families will need to provide us 30 days' notice.

First Additional Swimmer's First and Last Name*

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Second Additional Swimmer's First and Last Name*

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Second Additional Swimmer's First and Last Name*

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