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Are You Ready For Swim Season, Pinellas County? Florida Swim Company Offers Private Swim Lessons in the Comfort of Your Home Pool

Think about your upcoming, summer vacation plans. Taking the kids to Clearwater Beach? Splashing in the wave pool at Adventure Island? Most Pinellas County families plan outings that deal with the water. Get swim lessons before the family vacations to make sure everyone is safe around your water-themed activity.

Tired of busy swim classes with inconvenient start times? With Florida Swim Company, you have access to our private swim instructors 7 days a week from 8:00am-8:00pm. Meaning, you get to decide a swim schedule that works for you! That might mean after work at 5pm or weekend mornings – we’re available! Going out of town for a week? No problem! We’ll take the week off and pick back up when you get back. Scheduling with Florida Swim Company is a piece of cake!

Our certified and insured swim instructors will develop a curriculum specially designed for each individual swimmer. Some students learn better through games and use of toys, while others need a more structured style of class. Private swim lessons greatly accelerate the learning progress for swimmers. Some students can get lost in the crowd of a group lessons. Many of our customers have come to us after group lessons have left them disappointing results. With one-on-one teaching, the student has the instructor’s undivided attention for the entire lesson. Start off summer the right way!

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Private Swimming Lessons for Kids in Pinellas County

It’s never too early to start swimming lessons. Our Baby Swim Lessons start at 6 months of age. Classes can have up to 4 Parent/Child pairs in the water with the instructor. This makes me a more laid back, fun swimming class for babies. We also offer baby classes that focus more on water safety, with just the instructor in the water with the child. Our Toddler and Children swim lessons interlace water safety with different swimming techniques. Our goal is to help children develop a healthy respect for the water, while gaining confidence and having fun, too!

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Private Swimming Lessons for Adults in Pinellas County

Looking to finally conquer your fear of the water? Got an upcoming swim test? Want to improve your morning swim routine? Your private swimming instructor can help you achieve any water-related goals. Our Adult Swim Lessons program is geared more towards a beginner level, while Stroke Refinement & Coaching is an intermediate – advanced level.

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Private Swimming Lessons for Special Needs and Disabilities in Pinellas County

Did you know that most of our swim instructors are specially trained to teach to special needs students, as well as those with disabilities? This includes ADHD, Amputees, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Cystic Fibrosis, Degenerative Neuromuscular Conditions, Down Syndrome, Visual or Hearing Impairments.

We even have private water aerobics instructors that can come to your home or community pool to teach a variety of water related exercise programs. We have customized high and low impact programs for those with Arthritis or Parkison’s Disease. We also offer Water Zumba, Water Walking, Water Aerobics for Pregnancy and Deep Water Fitness. We develop the lesson plan based on your needs.


How Scheduling & Booking Process Works

Follow the steps below to book your private swim instructor. When you fill out our online registration, you will provide what days and times you desire for swim lessons. We suggest scheduling 2-3 lessons per week. Once we receive your registration, we’ll email you a draft schedule. Once you tell us that schedule works for you, we’ll take care of booking your swim instructor. We will provide you with their personal contact information, as well as their swim biography so you know exactly who is coming to you and what qualifications they have.


Common Swimming Lesson Questions We Get Asked

  • How long does it take to learn how to swim?

This is the million dollar question! Learning time varies for every student, just as how long it takes 1 person to learn anything. Most of our students see significant progress within the first round of 8 lessons, but we recommend continuing lessons until you are comfortable with the swimmer’s ability. We recommend scheduling lessons frequently (3-5 times per week) to see best results. Practicing between lessons greatly speeds up the process. The benefit of having an in-home swim instructor is you get to see exactly how the instructor teaches swim lessons. Many of our parents practice these techniques during fun, family pool times – which we find greatly accelerates the learning process. The use of “floaties” or swim vests greatly hinder swim progress – so we strongly suggest discontinuing the use of these devices.

  • How soon should I schedule my lessons?

As soon as possible. Time slots fill up quickly in the warmer months and we book on a first come, first serve basis. For our more popular time slots (evenings) we recommend booking up to a month in advance. If you’re more flexible with your schedule, we may be able to get you in within a week or two.

  • Do I have to be in the water with my child?

No – the only time we recommend parents being in the water with the child is in our “Mommy & Me” style type classes for infants. For toddlers and older children, we recommend only having the instructor in the water to allow a bond of trust to be established between student & teacher. If you would like to have hands-on instruction with the teacher, you are more than welcome to jump in the last few minutes of class to learn what the instructor does, first hand.


Swim Instructors of Pinellas County

All of our private swim instructors are insured under Florida Swim Company’s general and professional liability insurances. Each instructor have been trained and certified in any of the following: CPR, First Aid, Basic Life Support for Infants, Water Safety Instruction, Lifeguarding and Water Aerobics.

Read More About Our Private Swim Instructors of St. Petersburg

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What Pinellas County Swimmers are Saying About Florida Swim Company

“We had a wonderful experience with Chris. My son was afraid of jumping in the water and within one lesson, he was able to do so. It was beyond worth it!”

– Google Review from Maria, Palm Harbor

“I highly recommend Florida Swim Company. We have been using them since my daughter was about 5 months old. Mel is so loving and patient with not only my daughter but me! She goes slow to make sure everyone is comfortable and makes the experience fun so my daughter loves pool time”

– Facebook Review from Mary, Tarpon Springs

“Expertly skilled, experienced, professional and had what it took to gently push my daughters limits so they could overcome their fears and learn to swim. Affordable lessons that don’t compromise quality. Highly recommend!”

– Facebook Review from Morgan, Clearwater


Your Public Service Announcement Regarding Water Safety in Pinellas County

Source: Hand in Hand Water Safety Awareness Foundation

Drowning kills more than 4,000 people in the United States each year. It’s the leading cause of death for children under the age of 4, and the second leading cause of death for children under the age of 14. The main 3 factors the lead to drowning are:

  1. Lack of Swimming Ability – Swimming lessons decrease risk of drowning by 88%
  2. Lack of Barriers – Install a pool fence that is at least 4 feet high with self-locking gates
  3. Lack of Supervision – Drowning is quick and silent – always know where your child is and avoid distractions during water activities


Pool Parties in Pinellas County – Rent a Certified & Insured Lifeguard

Anxious about your child’s upcoming pool party? Let Florida Swim Company take off the stress and let one of our certified and insured lifeguards monitor the pool. Lifeguards are certified in CPR, First Aid, and Lifeguarding. They not only keep an eye out for distressed swimmers, but also make sure kids are being safe around the pool area. From kids running around the wet, pool area or the dreaded, epic pool noodle battle – we’ve got you covered!

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Interested in Becoming a Private Swim Instructor?

Looking for a the most rewarding job in Florida? Love kids and the water? Want to make a real difference in the community? Florida Swim Company is always seeking out the most professional and skilled swimming instructors in the Pinellas County area. To learn more about our company and the careers we offer, check out our careers section.


Private, in home swim lessons are available in Pinellas County including:

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