Swimming Lessons & Programs

The City of Napa Parks and Recreation Services Department offers aquatics programs throughout the summer including swimming lessons, recreational swim, and Lifeguard Certification Training. Private lessons are available for all learn to swim levels.

Swim Lessons

Parent/Child Water Orientation (6-36 months)

This program allows a parent and child to play together in the water, learning some basic skills to be comfortable in the pool and prepare for independent swim lessons after age 3.

Tadpole Group Lessons (age 3-5)

Small classes for beginning swimmers. Designed to teach water orientation, breath holding, rhythmic bobbing and assisted front and back floats as well as beginning arm circles and kicks.

Levels 1-4 Group Lessons (age 5+) 

Small classes that allow each student to advance in their swim skills and progress towards more efficient swimming and water safety.

Photo of little boy in swimming pool during a swim lesson.