Swimming Lessons

Classes are taught by American Red Cross certified instructors.

Aquatica, SeaWorld's Waterpark™ Orlando is the perfect place for your child’s swimming lessons. Whether your child is new to the water or simply learning to become a stronger swimmer, Aquatica, SeaWorld's Waterpark™ Orlando has a class for every skill level.

Our classes are taught by water safety instructors who can teach several skill levels, so your children can easily build confidence in the water. Little swimmers will love learning basic aquatic skills like blowing bubbles and treading water. Advanced classes focus on specific skills like arm strokes and leg kicks, as well as some emergency assist techniques.

Our week-long classes start at only $49.00 for each student or $44.10 for Pass Members. Each class is 45 minutes and limited to 6 students. This limited class size allows for individual attention and encouragement.

Preschool Aquatics orients preschool age children to the aquatic environment and helps them acquire rudimentary levels of basic aquatic skills. The class is designed for children aged 4 & 5.

Students will learn to:

  • Enter and exit the water in a safe manner
  • Feel comfortable underwater
  • Blow bubbles through their mouth and nose
  • Tread water with arm and hand actions
  • Explore buoyancy in a front and back position
  • Use alternative and simultaneous leg actions on front and back
  • Use alternative and simultaneous arm actions on front and back
  • Stay safe in, on, and around the water

These classes run for 5 days (Monday - Friday) starting on the Monday's date you have chosen to reserve. Saturday classes will run 5 consecutive Saturdays in a row.

* Inclement weather may impact classes. Make-up classes may be scheduled if classes are cancelled due to weather.

** Non-toilet trained children must wear swim diapers.

Learn to swim classes develop positive attitudes, good swimming habits, and safe practices in and around the water. The class is designed for all swimmers ages 6 and older. There are no prerequisites for this class.

Students will learn to:

  • Enter and exit the water in a safe manner.
  • Feel comfortable underwater.
  • Blow bubbles through mouth and nose.
  • Tread water with arm and hand actions.
  • Open their eyes underwater and retrieve submerged objects.
  • Explore buoyancy in a front and back position.
  • Roll from front to back and back to front.
  • Use alternate and simultaneous leg actions on front and back.
  • Use alternate and simultaneous arm actions on front and back.
  • Change direction of travel while swimming on front or back.
  • Learn how to stay safe in, on, and around the water.

These classes run for 5 days (Monday - Friday) starting on the Monday's date you have chosen to reserve. Saturday classes will run 5 consecutive Saturdays in a row.

* Inclement weather may impact swim lessons. Make-up classes may be scheduled if classes are cancelled due to weather.

The class is designed for all swimmers ages 6+. Students entering this course must have a level 2 certificate or be able to demonstrate all the completion requirements in level 2.

Students will learn to:

  • Enter and exit the water by jumping from the side.
  • Bobbing while moving toward safety.
  • Swim under water.
  • Rotary breathing.
  • Survival float.
  • Back float.
  • Change from vertical to horizontal position on front and back.
  • Tread water using 2 different kicks.
  • Flutter, scissor, dolphin and breaststroke kicks on front.
  • Flutter and dolphin kicks on front.
  • Front crawl and elementary backstroke.
  • Feet first surface dive.
  • Learn to look carefully before entering the water.
  • Learn to perform simple non-swimming assists.
  • Learn to recognize, prevent, and respond to cold water emergencies.
  • Learn what to think about and do when exhausted or caught in a dangerous situation.

These classes run for 5 days (Monday - Friday) starting on the Monday's date you have chosen to reserve. Saturday classes will run 5 consecutive Saturdays in a row.

* Inclement weather may impact swim lessons. Make-up classes may be scheduled if classes are cancelled due to weather.

Parent and Child Aquatics familiarizes young children to the water and prepares them to learn to swim in the American Red Cross Preschool Aquatics or learn-to-swim courses. The class is designed children ages six months to three years. The class is not designed to teach children to become good swimmers or to survive in the water on their own.

Students will:

  • Learn how to enter and exit the water in a safe manner.
  • Feel comfortable in the water.
  • Explore submerging to the mouth, nose, and eyes completely.
  • Explore buoyancy on the front and back position.
  • Change body position in the water with support.
  • Glide on the front and back with assistance.
  • Learn basic water safety rules.

These classes run for 5 days (Monday - Friday) starting on the Monday's date you have chosen to reserve. Saturday classes will run 5 consecutive Saturdays in a row. 

* Inclement weather may impact classes. Make-up classes may be scheduled if classes are cancelled due to weather. 

**Non-toilet trained children must wear swim diapers.