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January 18, 2019
Lenny Krayzelburg

Private vs. Group Swimming Lessons: What’s Best for Your Child?

One day, you’ll want your child to learn how to swim or improve their swimming skills. As a parent, the choice you’ll make for your child will come down to individual swimming lessons or classes a group setting.

You want your child to be comfortable in the pool and learn the fundamentals like floating and the basic strokes. Most important, you want the swim lessons to be an enjoyable experience for your child as they learn a recreational skill they can use the rest of their lives.

The best swimming classes in Los Angeles, CA, offer private individual instruction or group classes. You have to decide which option is best for your young swimmer.

Private Lessons

A young swimmer may be hesitant in taking their first lessons, so it helps to have an instructor teaching them that they could trust. Private swimming instruction has its benefits. The swimmer receives the teacher’s undivided attention and constructive and positive feedback, which helps the swimmer’s development in the pool. The swimmer will learn skills in a one-on-one setting that builds confidence in their abilities. Private lessons help the swimmer establish that level of trust with the instructor.

Group Settings

While some young swimmers would benefit from the one-on-one instructional approach, others may feel more comfortable in the presence of their peers. Group swimming classes in Los Angeles, CA, benefit young swimmers who prefer to observe others doing something before getting in the pool themselves. They could watch the progress of others as they learn aquatic skills under the watch of trained instructors and perform the skills they’ve learned on their own in a supportive environment. Young swimmers also have their share of fun participating in group classes with students who are on their level.

Your Best Option

As a parent you’ll want what is best for your child when it comes to swimming instruction. Important factors such as the swimming environment your child is comfortable with, their pace of learning, and the comfort level they have with their instructors and other swimmers. Contact Lenny Krayzelburg Swim Academy for more details on private and group swimming lessons for your child.

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Christina Shagoyan September 1, 2021

Hello I have a 14 yr old daughter and 11 yr old son and they are interested in joining your program. I was wondering if your are enrolling new students.

Lissa Silva February 7, 2022

My son is 14 months old. I would like him to star taking swim lessons. Can you tell me how can I enroll my son and my nephews please the age of them are 8 and 11. Thank you so much!

Mariam Mariam April 16, 2022

I have 7 year old son he’s very skinny and don’t like move to much I like take him to swimming classes so he’s bones can get little stronger

Jonathon Frank April 20, 2022

Looking to improve on my 8 year old daughter swimming experience. She been learning to swim for a year now and she has plateaued. I feel she needs a new environment.

Lana May 21, 2023

Hi! My son is 4 yers old. Last summer he went to personal coach, but Im not sure he remembers how to swim. He wants to attend swimming lesson. Please contact me by mail to discuss time