Swimming is one of those basic safety skills that everyone can benefit from knowing how to do. Taking trips to the beach, going fishing, spending the day on a boat, all require you to know how to swim. And lucky for you, Hoboken has got you covered! There are plenty of swimming pools in and around Hoboken. So no matter what your age, everyone is able to learn how to swim! Here are some of our top picks for swimming pools in and around Hoboken.
Do you enjoy being an involved parent and are ready to make a splash with your tot? Then when it comes to swimming pools in and around Hoboken, the Sky Club Fitness and Spa has got you covered! With baby/toddler and me classes starting at six months and running until the age of three, you can enjoy this quality time with your child while they’re learning some important skills. They even break up the 3-6-year-old groups into two different sections based on whether your child has a fear of the water or not. A great way to ensure that each and every child is comfortable.
Location: 125 Marshall St, Hoboken
This top-notch swim school provides lessons to babies as young as three months old to adults. The British Swim School has been up and running for over 35 years and has a total reach of over 13,000 students per week. That’s a lot of people and a whole lot of lessons! So what makes this place so great? What makes it stand out from the rest? Well, The British Swim School has a very unique approach to teaching swim lessons. They put a focus on individualized learning and teach in smaller groups in order to give each student more attention. This is a big factor in the success of their classes because with each student getting more individual attention, they can progress as fast possible. The goal of every lesson is to always have fun, but the main focus is put on skill development. The keys to creating an amazing swimmer. The British Swim School has gotten a good reputation over the years which is no surprise. Having featured on national TV and being associated with the Safer 3 Water Safety Foundation has really put them on the map.
Location- Multiple Locations in Hudson County
Starting as early as five months your little tots can make their first water appearance and join in on the learning fun! Something that makes Miss Yvonne’s Swim School stand out from the rest is that they have drop-in classes. This way you’re able to get in the water with your younger kids to try it out and see if it’s something that they would enjoy. There are five different level classes to choose from to ensure your child starts out at the best level based on their skills.
Location: 1422 Grand St, Hoboken
Participants must be at least 12 months of age for Parent and Child Lessons. Additional lessons for older children and adults are offered as well. This is one of the best swimming pools in and around Hoboken and is located inside the Schaefer Athletic Building.
Location: Castle Point on Hudson, Hoboken
Finding swimming pools in and around Hoboken may be easy, but you also have to find the location that is most convenient for you. And the Hamilton Park location has been a huge hit with families in the surrounding areas. With a giant pool, there is plenty of space to get your swim on! Plus they have a feature that is definitely worth checking out. Their pool is heated! So no matter what time of year, the pool will always be a nice comfortable temperature. That is definitely a great bonus! Hamilton Health and Fitness offers classes starting at six months old and groups the older ages based on skill and age. They also offer private lessons if you feel that your child would do better in a one on one learning environment.
Location- Jersey City (5-7 minutes’ drive from Hoboken)
If you’re looking to cool off, head to Hoboken High School and go for a dip in their swimming pool! Hoboken High School has a small lap pool available to the public. ‘Mommy and Me’ sessions take place between 3 pm to 5 pm.
Location- 800 Clinton St, Hoboken
With a very large indoor pool, this next place is sure to meet your needs. Newport Swim and Fitness offer lessons to both members and those who are not members. So no need to worry if you’re just in need of a place for your children to take some lessons. Classes start with ages as young as 8 months and offer private lessons for children ages 8-16.
Location- Jersey City (5-7 minutes’ drive from Hoboken)
We are going to finish off this swimming pools in and around Hoboken list with something just a little bit different. Some of the previous locations offered private lessons but the Sunsational Swim School takes it to a whole new level. They are bringing the swim education to your front door! That’s right; they are making a home pool visit. And no need to worry if you don’t have a pool at home, they can meet you at your local fitness center or community pool. How cool is that? Whether you have an infant child or would like to take some lessons yourself, these one on one training instructors will make sure everyone has the best experience possible.
No matter what your age, it’s never too late, or too early, to learn how to swim. Even before your little one can walk, there are places offering lessons to get them started. Swimming pools in and around Hoboken are most definitely not hard to come by. There is a surplus of locations with something that will accommodate everyone’s needs. Whether you want to start your child off young and jump in the water with them, or you need lessons yourself, Hoboken is guaranteed to satisfy your swimming lesson needs. In addition to tons of swimming pools, Hoboken is home to some amazing sprinkler parks and a great spot for summer events for the whole family.