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Swim Lessons with the City of Santa Barbara

Private Lessons

Learn to swim or refine your stroke with one of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation's experienced Aquatics Team instructors! Private swimming lessons are suitable for all ages. Four 30-minute swimming lessons cost $110 (discounted to $100 for City residents).

Group Lessons

Group swimming lessons are offered during the summer season at Santa Barbara's beautiful Los Baños del Mar and Ortega Park swimming pools. Our American Red Cross swimming lesson programs for children 6 months to 12 years incorporate the development of basic swim techniques, water safety skills and most importantly, how to have fun in an aquatic environment. Ten 30-minute swimming lessons over a two-week period cost just $72 (discounted to $65 for City residents).

Summer Swim Lessons for Kids

Please visit our summer camp website at for everything you need to get signed up for kids' swimming lessons.

More Aquatics Information


  • Los Baños FAQs
  • Facility Use Guidelines
  • Weight Room Guidelines
  • Lap Swim Etiquette 
  • Friends of Los Baños
  • Santa Barbara Swim Club


    Last Updated: Sep 12, 2019
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