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Learn
to Swim

SwimLA provides affordable swim lessons at LA City pools

Scholarships Available

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Complete the steps below to find the nearest swim classes available for your child

About SwimLA

In 10 years, Los Angeles will welcome the world as the host of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Leading up to the Games, Mayor Garcetti has set a goal to create a healthier Los Angeles by offering more health and wellness activities for LA kids. This includes increasing participation in sports and recreation, starting with SwimLA because every child deserves the opportunity to learn how to swim.

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Classes and Pools

Get kids out of the heat and into the pool. Learn more about our classes and facilities.

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Swimming Saves Lives

SwimLA creates a safer and healthier Los Angeles by teaching kids to swim, reducing the risk of drowning and increasing water safety education.

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Scholarships

Scholarships are available to those that demonstrate financial need. Cost should not be a barrier to learning how to swim.

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