• Swimming Lessons in California

    The Red Cross offers swim classes in California that can help kids and adults learn to enjoy the water safely. Designed to allow swimmers to learn at their own pace in a safe environment, our Learn-to-Swim classes are taught by certified, knowledgeable and caring instructors who can help swimmers at every level gain new skills and become comfortable in the water.

    The American Red Cross offers convenient access to swim training in California. With classes available throughout the state, and at a wide range of times, finding lessons that work for your schedule is simple. Best of all, with classes designed for infants, kids, teenagers and adults, we make it easy for everyone in your family to learn to swim in a safe environment.

    Whether you're looking for swim training in California for infants, kids, teenagers or adults, The American Red Cross makes learning to swim at any age fun and safe. With classes designed for those ages six months and older, you and your entire family can learn to swim at your own pace under the supervision of certified swim instructors.

    For adults, California swim classes from the Red Cross allow you to learn at your own pace and improve your skills under the guidance of a trained instructor. Classes focus on six areas, which include becoming comfortable in the water, basic aquatic skills, stroke development, improvement, and refinement, and swimming and skill proficiency. As you progress through each level you'll hone your technique and become a more confident, capable swimmer.

    For kids, all of our California swim classes are tailored to the needs of each child. Although some children may advance more quickly or slowly than others in the class, our instructors ensure that everyone receives the right level of training for where they're at. Lessons are available for children ages 6 months and older. Adults or guardians of children under 5 years of age are expected to participate in their kids' swim lessons.

    Whether you spend time on, in or near the water with your family, as a volunteer or as part of your job, our California water safety training program can complement all that you do. Designed for people of every age and skill level, our water safety classes can not only help you stay safe as you enjoy the great outdoors, but can give you the skills needed to help others.

    Because practice is critical to your success as a swimmer, participants in all of our California swim classes get access to our free swim app. Designed to complement our Learn-to-Swim program, the app allows you to keep track of your skills, explore water safety topics, and more. It's a fun, free, and easy way to stay motivated and progress to the next level.

    For more than 100 years the American Red Cross has helped people learn to swim and be water smart. And with convenient water safety and swim classes in California, we can help your family, too. Our instructors are certified to the highest standards, knowledgeable and patient making it easy for you to learn at your own pace. Begin your training or get details on our water safety and swim classes in California, and experience the water in a whole new way.