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2024 Free Beach Swimming Lessons

Swim lessons are offered for free at all lifeguarded beaches for ages 6-16. You can sign up via email until Friday 6/21. After that, you can sign up in person at the beach anytime during our regular operating hours. Midday and evening sessions are listed below. Please limit to one session per child. We are happy to take drop-ins if we have space.

Lessons are weather dependent and may be cancelled for poor weather, or very hot weather when more lifeguard staff are needed for surveillance duty.

Midday sessions: Monday-Friday, 12:15-12:45pm

  • Session 1 – 7/1-7/12 (No class on 7/4)
  • Session 2 – 7/15-7/26
  • Session 3 – 7/29-8/9
  • Session 4 – 8/12-8/23

Evening sessions: Tuesday or Thursday, 5:30-6pm

  • Tuesday Session – 7/2-8/20
  • Thursday Session – 7/11-8/22

To sign up, please email, and include the following information. After 6/21, sign up in person at the beach.

  • Child’s Name
  • Child’s Age
  • Parent’s Name
  • Parent’s Phone Number
  • Preferred sessions/locations

Children receiving free Swim Seattle lessons at swimming pools may participate in beach swim lessons in addition to their lessons at the pool!