How expensive are children’s swimming lessons?

Every year in the United States, nearly 800 children under the age of 15 die in drowning accidents. Nearly half of those children are under the age of 5 years old. At Safety 1st Aquatics, we are committed to irradicating these tragedies once and for all, as well as providing people of all ages the skillset they need to not only be safe in and around the water but to also have a fulfilling relationship with the water and its associated activities. 

Unfortunately, many people have had bad experiences with swim lessons. Some companies, like many of our competitors, have reputations for lackluster lessons and unprofessional instructors that make getting swim lessons a tiresome task. We, at Safety 1st Aquatics, seek to establish an atmosphere of professionalism and trust with our clients as well as provide unmatched services and meet our learning objectives with clients on a guaranteed basis. We do not approve of many other companies conduct, and in our 4 years of business, we have set a new precedent for excellence in this industry. 

Our instructors are heavily vetted for experience and expertise as well as thorough background checking. It is of utmost importance to us that all our instructors are not only professional but also trustworthy and knowledgeable. With this in mind, we come to our clients with the best team providing the best service in the industry, built on a foundation of safety and experience. 

For those of you who are wanting to get your child swimming lessons, you may be wondering what our pricing is. First, let us explain exactly what your child will get by signing up for swim lessons with us, and if you’d like to skip to the pricing, feel free to scroll to the bottom of this blog to the section titled “Pricing.”

Our “Learn to Swim” Guarantee

At Safety 1st Aquatics, we aspire to meet every single one of our clients learning objectives. This goes for anyone of any age, but when it comes to children, we have a very specific set of learning objectives. After 12 to 18 private lessons the student should be able to…..

  1. Hold their breathe underwater and be able to show rotary breathing
  2. Dive into shallow or medium depths on their own and retrieve toys
  3. Float on their own
  4. Be able to swim the crawl and kick properly
  5. Be able to jump in the pool, turn around, and return to the wall from anywhere in the pool
  6. Understand the basics of all 4 strokes and be able to swim them in short distances

Pricing, How does it work? 

30-Minute Lessons

  • $50/lesson
  • $47/lesson for 12 lessons
  • $44/lesson for 18 lessons
  • $40/lesson for 24 lessons

45-Minute Lessons

  • $60/lesson
  • $57/lesson for 12 lessons
  • $54/lesson for 18 lessons
  • $50/lesson for 24 lessons

1-Hour Lessons

  • $73/lesson
  • $70/lesson for 12 lessons
  • $65/lesson for 18 lessons
  • $60/lesson for 24 lessons

Why are children’s swimming lessons important? 

Now that you know our pricing, you may be wondering why children’s swim lessons are important. If you are looking for an in-depth explanation to this question, head on over to our blogs and check out the one titled “Why are child swim lessons important?” Here you will find an excerpt from that blog and one of the main reasons why children’s swim lessons are important. 

Physical Health Benefits 

More than two-thirds of the United States is overweight or obese, and heart disease continues to reign as the number one cause of death in the United States. With that in mind, physical health and the associated activities that result in great physical health are more important than they ever have been. Unfortunately, many people who struggle with being overweight or obese do not know where to begin. Luckily, we have a potential solution: swimming.

Swimming is one of the best exercises anyone can do (given that they know how to swim), and it can be done by anyone of any age. Below you will find a list of reasons why swimming is one of the best ways you can choose to get your body in shape. 

Low Impact Exercise

Because swimming does not require pounding weights against the ground or running on asphalt, the impact is greatly reduced. This is particularly helpful for people who suffer from injuries, joint pain, or any other form of condition that does not do well during high-impact exercises.  As a matter of fact, many physical therapists utilize water for exactly this reason. If you struggle with lifting weights, running, or other high impact exercises, swimming may be the best option out there for you. 

Improves Cardiovascular Fitness

Swimming is one of the best cardiovascular exercises known to man. Because of it’s nature, swimming allows for someone to breath only when their head is out of the water. By practicing proper breathing while swimming, they are working the lungs, increasing their heart rate, and maintaining conscious control over their breathing patterns. This allows for maximum cardiovascular benefits to occur. Fortunately, this directly addresses the statistic mentioned earlier on heart disease. 

The heart is part of the cardiovascular system. As a matter of fact, heart disease is a form of cardiovascular disease. If someone swims for exercise, they are directly decreasing their chances of dying from heart disease. Some studies even suggest swimmers reduce their risk of heart disease by nearly 50%. If you want a healthy heart, swimming is the way to go. With that being said, let’s not forget to address another key player in the cardiovascular system: the lungs. 

Whenever someone exercises, they increase their heart rate which results in an increased need for oxygen. Basically, when you move your body, you breath faster. Because you can only breath while swimming with your head out of the water, your lungs have to take in the maximum amount of air possible every time you breathe. This results in increased functioning of the lungs as well increased lung capacity. In other words, your lungs work better all around. This caps off a well-rounded cardiovascular system, and swimming addresses all of it. But there’s one other benefit that many people don’t see coming: increased energy. 

An efficient cardiovascular system means your body is capable of pumping blood to every part of your body while utilizing every bit of oxygen you get. That means in your day-to-day life, those improvements still exist. If you usually get tired quickly, swimming can address that and leave you smiling and energetic throughout the day. 

Full Body Workout

A workout is defined as intentionally moving your body against resistance. For example, when you lift weights, the force of resistance is gravity which pulls the weights you are lifting straight down towards the earth. When you are in a pool however, the force of gravity has a very minimal effect. If this comes across as, “swimming is easy,” think again. When you are submerged in water, the force of resistance is even distributed all around you. That means that you are facing resistance in every single direction. So instead of working very specific muscles by moving against the force of gravity like at the gym, you are working your entire body! 

The full body workout resulting from swimming is especially known for the amount of energy it takes. In fact, swimming burns twice as many calories as running, making it one of the best ways to lose weight. 

Are you ready? 

You now know everything you need to know on pricing. Are you ready to sign up your child for children’s swimming lessons? If so, head on over to our registration page, or if you need more information, check our list of blogs covering everything you need to know regarding children’s swimming lessons. With that in mind, remember, they deserve to know how to swim, and if they are ready, we’ll be there every step of the way to help them learn the skills they need to become a safe, competent swimmer. 

Thanks for reading, and we’ll see you at the pool! 

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