Baby Swimming Classes in DC: Swimming Lessons for Babies and Toddlers

Toddler and baby swimming lessons are offered all throughout the DC area. Photo courtesy of Aqua-Tots Swim Schools
Toddler and baby swimming lessons are offered all throughout the DC area. Photo courtesy of Aqua-Tots Swim Schools

Learning to swim is a life skill, and no child is too young to start. In fact, babies are born with natural swimming instincts, and toddler and baby swimming lessons are designed to get them used to the water and teach them to enjoy it. If you're ready to make a splash with your infant or toddler, there are a variety of baby swim classes available throughout the DC area.

Here are 10 swim schools in DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia that offer toddler and baby swim classes. If you're looking for classes for older children, check out our round-up of the best swimming lessons for kids in DC. Then, when your family is ready to dive in, visit one of these outdoor swimming pools near DC with a daily pool pass option, free public swimming pools in DC or a local water park!

Places featured in this article:


24 Hour Fitness – Falls Church

Courtyard Marriott – Dunn Loring-Vienna

Rockville at College Plaza

24 Hour Fitness – Fairfax

Courtyard Marriott – Gaithersburg

Cloppers Mill Village - Germantown

Spring Hill Recreation Center

Goldfish Swim School - Alexandria

Goldfish Swim School - Falls Church

Goldfish Swim School - Gaithersburg

Goldfish Swim School - Reston

Goldfish Swim School - Rockville

Goldfish Swim School - Silver Spring

Various locations, including your home

Chinquapin Park Recreation Center

The Madeira School – Athletic Facilities

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Waterside Swim & Fitness Club

Trinity Washington University Center
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Kidz Korner @ Old Town Square
Old Town Square - 10:30 AM Pick
Lake Anne Cardboard Boat Regatta
Lake Anne Plaza - 1:00 PM Pick
Explore! Children's Festival
The Modern at Art Place - 1:00 PM Pick
Summer Saturdays at Tudor Place
Tudor Place Historic House & Garden - 5:00 PM Pick
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