Learning to swim is a vital skill that offers numerous benefits, from water safety to physical fitness. If you prefer the convenience of having a swim instructor come to you, but you don’t have a pool, Swimply can be a great resource to give you the resources to find a pool to use. Here’s a guide on finding a swim instructor and utilizing Swimply for swim lessons.

1. Start by researching local swim instructors: Look for swim instructors or swim schools in your area that offer mobile services. Check their qualifications, experience, and certifications to ensure they are qualified to teach swimming. See our blog on finding safe swim lessons here. 

2. Seek recommendations: Ask friends, family, or neighbors if they have any recommendations for mobile swim instructors. Personal referrals can provide valuable insights into an instructor’s teaching style and professionalism.

3. Utilize Swimply: Swimply is an online platform that connects individuals with private pool owners. Visit the Swimply website or download the app, and search for pools for rent in your area.

4. Check instructor profiles: Search for swim instructors who offer mobile services in your area. Read reviews and ratings to gauge the instructor’s reputation and reliability.Look for instructors who align with your requirements and preferences.

5. Communicate and schedule: Once you find a suitable swim school, reach out to them to discuss your needs, goals, and availability. Determine the number of lessons required and schedule the lessons at a time and location convenient for both parties.

6. Prepare for the lessons: Prior to the instructor’s arrival, ensure you have the necessary swimwear, towels, and any additional equipment required for the lessons. Goggles are a MUST! Create a safe and comfortable environment by removing any potential hazards from the pool area. Here is some advice on choosing a pair of goggles and here is our Guide to Bath Time Swim Lesson Prep.

7. Make the most of the lessons: During the lessons, encourage open communication with the instructor. Share any concerns or goals you have for yourself or your child. Provide feedback on the lesson structure and progress to help the instructor tailor their teaching methods accordingly.

Remember, swim lessons should be a positive and enjoyable experience. Maintain a consistent frequency, practice outside of lessons, and encourage a love for swimming. With the convenience of a swim instructor coming to you, and the assistance of Swimply to find the right pool, you can embark on a rewarding journey to becoming a confident swimmer.


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