There are a lot of great options for swim lessons in Plano. Small business owners teaching in backyard pools, big gyms offering programs, children-only swim schools and more. Here are area programs recommended by readers. Please share your reviews or additional suggestions via a comment.

Plano Parks and Recreation
6 months – lifeguard training

Texas Pool
901 Springbrook Drive, Plano
Group and private swim lessons are offered to members and non-members

Plano YMCA
3300 McDermott Rd

Paige’s Swim School
2301 N. Central Expressway (inside Adventure Scuba)
4 months – adult, also special needs

  • Paige’s Swim School is amazing!
  • I would also recommend Paige’s Swim school!

Emler Swim School
Several area locations
2 months – adult

  • Emler plano the best
  • Emler swim school is the best!!
  • Emler is great! Pricier than the rec center lessons though.
  • We’ve been at Emler since our 2-year old daughter was 6 mos. Good so far!
  • Emler is the best. The instructors are very friendly and I love their programs. I love the water there.. It’s not harsh like other pools, the skin doesn’t dry out as much as it does when we have used other places.

Ann’s Swim Classes
3105 Buena Vista Dr, Plano
Children’s swim lessons
we love her!

Swim with Prim
3605 Hearst Castle Way, Plano
Children’s classes for ages 6 months and up

Aquafit Plano
1400 Summit Ave, Plano
6 months – adult

  • great instructors. My son started there at 3.
  • This place is great. It’s privately owned.
  • It is an amazing place to take lessons! The waterbug program is awesome!

Sheri Phillips Infant Swim
Plano off of Legacy Drive between Custer and Alma Roads
Lessons begin May 23, 2016
6 months – 6 years

Swim All Your Life
4541 Louisville Dr, Plano
Children’s classes for ages 18 months and up

Lifetime Fitness
Plano, Allen & North Dallas
The instructors at lifetime fitness are fantastic! We have Matt, my son is 4 months old and he’s been going for almost a month and the difference is amazing!

Aqua-Tots
6505 West Park Blvd, Plano
Children’s classes for ages 4 months and up

AquaTykes
Allen, Plano, Addison and more
Children’s classes for ages 6 months and up

Swim Baby Swim
McKinney, West Frisco, Plano, Little Elm, and Allen
Children’s classes for ages 6 months and up

Jenny’s Swim School
7815 McCallum Blvd, North Dallas
Children’s classes

Mermaid Lessons
Adventure Scuba & Snorkeling Center
2301 N. Central Expressway, Plano
Basic and advanced classes plus swim practice. There is also a Pod of Texas mermaid group on Facebook, in case you’re looking to swim with other mermaids/mermen!