Swim lessons are a great way to introduce your little ones to the water before summer gets here! Maybe the older kids need a refresher, too.
British Swim School
at Southwind Apartment Homes Clubhouse
549 Southwinds Drive, Franklin | 615-202-2010
Year-round, ongoing small group swim lessons are available beginning at 3 months old and are all-inclusive, too! The different programs include Tadpole (ages 3 – 36 months with parent in the water); Swimboree (ages 3 – 36 months with parent in the water); Seahorse (ages 18 – 36 months); Starfish, Minnow, Turtle 1, Turtle 2, Shark 1 and Shark 2 (ages 3 and older); Barracudas Swim Team and adult classes. Lessons are held indoors in a heated pool.
Excel Aquatics Classes
Excel Aquatics offers group and private lessons at five Williamson County locations — Brentwood Indoor Sports Complex and the recreation centers in Franklin, Longview, Nolensville and Fairview (wcparksandrec.com ). Classes include Swim U, Beginner 1 and 2, Advanced 1 and adult lessons. In addition, there are swim lessons for younger kids including the Parent/Tot class for ages 12 – 36 months and Starfish Swimmers Survival Swim for ages 6 months – 3 years. Find a detailed list of each level of swim classes at the website.
Life Time Athletic
5020 Carothers Pkwy., Franklin
Private and group swim lessons available. Kids Progressive Lessons are for ages 4 months – 12 years. There’s a swim team for ages 5 and older open to all abilities as well as kids’ clinics throughout the year.
Prairie Life Fitness
300 Shingle Way, Franklin
Prairie Life now offers morning group swim lessons beginning Tuesday, April 17. Lessons are held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 – 11:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. It also offers Mini’s Swim Team for ages 4 – 6, which provides instruction for swimmers getting on a team. After Mini’s, kids can move onto the older swim team for ages 5 – 18.
Swim with Ms. Nancy
Private, semi-private and group swim lessons available for ages 18 months and older are held at two locations — Lynnwood Downs (2000 Lynnwood Drive, Franklin) and Fieldstone Farms (501 Black Horse Pkwy., Franklin). Lessons run May – August.
YMCA of Middle Tennessee
Brentwood | 615-373-9622
Franklin | 615-591-0322
Maryland Farms | 615-373-2900
The parent/child swim program introduces ages 6 months – 3 years to the joys of swimming for the first time under the care and love of their parents. The preschool swim lessons teach ages 3 – 12 the fundamentals of swimming. Adults lessons available for ages 13 and older.