Swim Lesson Scholarships!

Valero Benicia Refinery & Benicia’s Drowning Prevention Foundation, in partnership with the City of Benicia, are offering scholarships to cover the cost of swim lessons to qualified Benicia families.

Children ages 3-11
One session of group swim lessons per child
Limited scholarships available
Families must pre-qualify for Benicia Parks & Community Services’ Income Assistance Program.


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Adult – Aquaphobia to Triathlete


Whether you are stepping into the water for the first time, looking to perfect your techniques,want to learn basic water rescue, or train for a triathlon. We will help  you accomplish your goals! This 1 hour lesson gives you individualized attention with one of our aquatic specialists.

Child – Specializing in Aquaphobia

Ages 6 mos. & up

During these 30 minute lessons your child will get one instruction with an aquatic specialist. Each private swim lesson is carefully designed to promote age appropriate swim skills, focusing on aquaphoiba proper balance, breath control and buoyancy. Developing water safety skills in a safe and fun atmosphere allows children to build confidence while enjoying the process of learning to swim. The five components of pace, pattern, compassion, customization and fun keep your child focused.

Private Swim Lessons

Adapted Aquatics

Ages 6 mos. & up

Along with a focus of the safety, we provide swimmers with a comfortable and emphatic environment. we adapt, create, modify and customize  lessons as each child has their own unique learning process and communication style. Due to the safety of the other students and instructors we do not allow students with injurious behavior. Example: no hitting, biting, or other injurious behavior towards instructors or other students.

Days/Dates: Classes can be customized to fit your schedule

30-Minute Private Lessons