Guide to Swim Lessons in El Paso


The temperatures are heating up in El Paso. If you’re like us, you’re ready to hit the waterparks and pools to beat the heat and have some family fun. Of course, safety is top of mind for us moms. Being prepared makes summer fun less stressful, so we put together a list of the best swim lessons in El Paso.

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El Paso Parks and Recreation Swim Lessons

The El Paso Parks and Recreation Department operates public swimming pools, offers swimming lessons for all ages and skill levels, and even offers parent/child classes. They offer lessons at various locations throughout the city. The cost is $44 for residents and $56 for non-residents. You can see open courses and book on their website here.

El Paso Parks & Recreation also offers CPR/First Aid and lifeguard classes.

El Paso YMCA 

The YMCA of El Paso offers swim lessons for children and adults. They have experienced instructors and provide lessons in a safe and supportive environment. Check out their swim lesson selector to see which course your child should register for. The YMCA has multiple branches in El Paso, and you can register at the facility closest to you.

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Socorro ISD Aquatics Center

SISD offers swim lessons for ages 4-12. Children must be evaluated at the Aquatics facility before registering. Learn more here.

The Ultimate Guide to Swim Lessons in El PasoEP Swim Lessons

Coach Alex Palacios has over 21 years of coaching experience at all swim levels and offers private, semi-private, and group swim lessons for ages six months and up. Classes start at $21/session. Lessons are held at a private, heated pool in far east El Paso. For more info, call (817) 818-7158 or book your lessons at

Infant Swimming Resource

Another excellent option for children ages six months to 6 years is ISR or Infant Swimming Resource. The program teaches kids to self-rescue! Here are a few ISR instructors in the El Paso area:

Do you know of any swim lessons or swim schools in the El Paso area that we didn’t list? Email us at [email protected] so we can add it to the list!


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