Best Swimming Lessons in London

Handpicked from 54 vetted & reviewed Swim schools in the London area, discover the top 5 elite providers among the selected group of 24 finalists.

Fulham Swim School

Fulham Swim School

(29)
  • Classes
  • Intimate
  • Confidence
“Great swim school for little ones. Having tried others previously, this is the best. Clean, safe, patient, excellent staff, it really made the whole swimming experience with a baby fantastic. Highly recommended.”
In Business Since 2014
Remote Consultations Available
7 Dawes Rd, London SW6 7DT
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Love to Swim

Love to Swim

(18)
  • Lessons
  • Patient
“Phenomenal swimming teaching in a compassionate way. We had Jose as our children's swimming instructor for almost 7 years! He taught both girls from toddler to tweens. Both girls thrived in the teaching environment and are now really strong swimmers ...”
Emergency Services
Crowne Plaza Hotel - Docklands, Western Gateway, London E16 1AL
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Waterlife Swim School

Waterlife Swim School

(5)
“I would highly recommend Waterlife Swim School for anyone with children starting out to swim or looking to improve their skills. My son has really enjoyed learning to swim with Kirsty and his ability and water confidence have improved massively. The ...”
In Business Since 2008
Waterlife Swim School, Alderbrook Primary School, Oldridge Rd, London SW12 8PP
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Revive Health

Revive Health

(27)
  • Shoulder
  • Suffering
  • Desk
“I've had a shoulder problem for many years now and after telling Natalie about the problem area, she worked on my shoulder - literally the very next day the pain was completely gone. Natalie is a fantastic masseuse - thank you so much!”
Transparent Fees & Pricing
Coupons & Offers
28 Prah Rd, Finsbury Park, London N4 2RB
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Blue Wave Swim School-Children Swim Lessons

Blue Wave Swim School-Children Swim Lessons

(28)
Swim Teachers For School Swimming, Private Lessons For Nervous Swimmers, Swimming Lessons At Home Pools
“My child has been swimming with Blue Wave for over two years now and absolutely loved every one of their lessons. So much so, I moved my other child who hated swimming to Blue Wave. For the first time, my child wanted to go back to swimming. Marjan ...”
Transparent Fees & Pricing
128 Astonville St, London SW18 5AG
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Best of 2024

Qualification Criteria for best of Winners

Minimum Overall Score
96 (100)
Minimum Reputation Rank
98.9 Percentile
All of our award winners are based on identifiable facts - reviews, performance, and experience - collected by scientific means. We use this data to assess each business’s essential features, weighting them according to their importance to customers.
Read our methodology
Prominent finalists
Learn to Swim_adult One to One & Two to One Swimming Classes

Learn to Swim_adult One to One & Two to One Swimming Classes

(30)
  • Tutor
  • Humour
  • Feel
“I'm extremely happy that I chose Learn to Swim. I've been very anxious in the water, having a bad experience when I was younger. I've tried swimming lessons at my local leisure centre and did not get anything out of it. Chosing Learn to Swim was th...”
Fitness First Cottons Cottons Centre, Tooley St, Bridge, London SE1 2QN
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Going Swimmingly London

Going Swimmingly London

(29)
  • Boys
  • Adult
  • Confidence
“My partner and I took a course of private adult swimming lessons with Adam in order to improve our technique. Adam was professional, calm and fun, and I can't believe how quickly we improved! We would highly recommend Adam as a swim instructor withou...”
In Business Since 2014
100 Friars Ave, London SW15 3DU
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Swim For Tri

Swim For Tri

(18)
  • Feedback
  • Learn
  • Video
“I had a training session with Cedric and can say that it was very great session. He explained my technic mistakes in very simple way and gave me several exercises to improve the technic. I believe that after a few more sessions, I'll be able to swim ...”
6 Bateman's Row, London EC2A 3HH
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"les Petits Dauphins" Swimming Lessons For Babies and Kids

(26)
“Both our boys have lessons here and really like them. They have picked it up really quickly and both are now really confident in the water - I think this is due to the small class sizes and Carmen who is a great teacher.”
Chestnuts Primary School, Black Boy Ln, London N15 3AS
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London Baby Swim

London Baby Swim

(26)
  • Book
  • Toddler
  • Clean
“A wonderful purpose built facility! So great to have a programme that starts babies in the water early. My son loves it and we always have fun time! Warm staff and instructors complete the experience! Highly recommend”
18 Hardwicks Square, London SW18 4JS
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Angel Swim Balham

Angel Swim Balham

(30)
  • Happy
  • Skills
  • Confidence
“Just finished a crash course with Sarah and it was fantastic. My son who is nearly 3 gained a huge amount of confidence, I could not believe the difference in one week. Sarah is a kind and patient instructor. We really enjoyed the week and would high...”
In Business Since 2017
Transparent Fees & Pricing
Angel Swim London Alderbook Primary School SW12 8PP
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Sylvestrian Leisure Centre

Sylvestrian Leisure Centre

(19)
  • Gym
  • Badminton
  • Kids
“Best childrens swimming lessons bar none! My granddaughter was initially very reluctant, has gained immense confidence, has learned to swim and now absolutely loves swimming. Special thanks to Mandy, fantastic swim teacher and consummate professional...”
Remote Consultations Available
College Pl, London E17 3PY
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Swimway Swimming School

Swimway Swimming School

(23)
  • Lessons
  • Confidence
  • Girl
“My son has completed two terms with Sara and she has shown an infinite amount of patience with him. He has gained her trust and swims confidently looking forward to every lesson! Pool is clean and nice to be one on one! Highly recommend!”
15 Northfields Prospect, Northfields, London SW18 1PE
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Penguins Palace

Penguins Palace

(15)
  • Swim School
“Swimming at Penguins Palace is the highlight of my kid's week. The lessons are fun, teachers are engaging and child focused and everyone is super friendly.”
Transparent Fees & Pricing
7 Marlborough Grove, London SE1 5JT
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Turner Swim

Turner Swim

(28)
  • Decision
  • Hotel
  • Front Crawl
“I recently completed Turner Swim's Learn to Swim Programme (10h) with David at The Dilly. When I started I could hardly stay afloat, now I can swim on my back and front crawl. David is an amazing teacher! He is very clear, patient and always happy...”
21 Piccadilly, London W1J 0BH
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DMT Swimming Lessons In London

DMT Swimming Lessons In London

(14)
  • Team
“DMT - has helped me with my confidence and swimming skills. Dave and his team are very personal and considerate. I would recommend Dave to anyone looking to learn to swim or take their swimming to the next level.”
In Business Since 2011
Transparent Fees & Pricing
Leisure Centre, 15 Marshall St, London W1F 7EL
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Aquatic Therapeutics by Karen

Aquatic Therapeutics by Karen

(13)
  • Relaxing
  • Feel
  • Water
“Karen was very clear in her explanations and her technique was brilliant. It always gives me confidence in someone who spots a problem with a muscle that I didn't mention. After the treatment, I felt a foot higher and a stone lighter. She is also ...”
In Business Since 2018
Free Initial Consultation
Copthall Leisure Centre, Champions Way, London NW4 1PX
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Gliders Swimming

Gliders Swimming

(3)
“I already knew some basics but lost the technical within the last years. I really wanted to be able to swim in a proper manner. At the beginning of the week (I.e., I attended the intensive course), I found out that I was afraid to swim on my back. So...”
In Business Since 2022
Emergency Services
85 Great Portland St, London W1W 7LT
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Swim Studio London

Swim Studio London

(10)
  • Lessons
“Did a workshop and a few private lessons with Sam. My swimming improved a lot and feels much easier thanks to Sams useful inputs. The instant video review is a great tool.”
In Business Since 2014
7 Dawes Rd, London SW6 7DT
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Kimberley Swim Clinics

Kimberley Swim Clinics

(10)
  • Confidence
  • Learning
“Absolutely amazing. My son has tried a few swim schools and the true significant progress only comes after going to Kimberley swim . Always go above and beyond and won't go anywhere else”
Ernest Bevin College, Beechcroft Rd, London SW17 7BN
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Flamingo Swim School

Flamingo Swim School

(5)
“Kelly is the best swimming teacher i have met, she gave classes to my son when he was 4, and she gave him confidence and taught him many important things so he would learn with no fear from the water. To me Kelly is just the best swimming teacher you...”
In Business Since 2022
Transparent Fees & Pricing
The Garden Pool SE1, Marlborough Grove, London SE1 5JT
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SEN Swim Services Ltd

SEN Swim Services Ltd

(7)
  • Son
  • Understand
  • Special Need
“SEN Swim is great for children with special need they always have vision available, really good staff who understand the children using sign language In the pool to communicate to non verbal kids. They are very professional and care about the childre...”
Bloemfontein Rd, London W12 7DB
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Nomadcoach Personal Trainer

Nomadcoach Personal Trainer

(3)
“Amazing at motivating! I have had few sessions with her at kicking/boxing. She had assessed me and tailored a training around my strength and weaknesses. I had a very tight hip and I had felt much better after the sessions. She has also practised an...”
In Business Since 2021
Remote Consultations Available
Flat 4, 2 Amelia St, London SE17 3PY
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Swim Canary Wharf

Swim Canary Wharf

(3)
“Ray is the best swim teacher! Just because of his lessons from 25m swimmer I did Ironman Wales swim (3.8km) in 1:12:00 in 8 months! He's filming from three different angles and recording comments in the same time, so straight after the session you...”
In Business Since 2010
Transparent Fees & Pricing
Cannon Dr, London E14 4AS
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Swim Lesson Services Near You Cost Estimates

Minimum cost
£98
Maximum cost
£465
National Average
£169
Avg Per Hour Rates
£70
£131
£252
Fair price range is based on 809 cost profiles
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National Average £169
Minimum cost £98
Maximum cost £465
Avg Per Hour Rates £70

Fair price range $131 to $252 is based on 809 cost profiles.

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