Alto Swim School: Group and Private Swim Lessons


ALTO has the best swimming lesson program in the Bay Area! The Alto Swim School is for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. This is a great option for swimmers just learning how to swim or who are looking for advanced swimming lessons to improve stroke technique. We offer both private swimming lessons and group swimming lessons for toddlers, youth and adults. Our swim lessons are also a great option for children with special needs. Learn more about our swim lesson program below.

Group Registration Opens: Monday, January 6th
Private Lesson Registration Opens: Monday, February 3rd
Additional Lesson Slot & Coach Availability Added Weekly!



480 E Meadow Dr
United States

JLS Middle School Pool


  • Private Lessons - Our private swimming lessons are for swimmers at every age and level. Each session is tailored to the need of the student. Our Alto Swim School Instructors are trained and qualified to teach every level of swimmer, from beginning toddlers swim lessons to advanced private swim lessons for competitive swimmers.
  • Age: 2 years old +
  • Ratio: 1:1 instruction
  • Group Lessons -
  • Level 1: Little or no experience
  • Class focused on comfort, safety, and fun.
  • Entrance Skills: Comfortable attending class without a parent.
  • Exit Skills: Bobs under water, assisted floats, wall crawl, bubbles, enter and exit pool safely.
  • Age: 2 years old +
  • Ratio: 3:1 instruction
  • Level 2: Water comfortable
  • Skill development class for beginners.
  • Entrance Skills: Bubbles, face under water, climb out of the pool unassisted.
  • Exit Skills: Front and back float unassisted, glides, kicking, jump off and return to wall.
  • Age: 3 years old +
  • Ratio: 4:1 instruction
  • Level 3: Kicking & floats
  • Intermediate skill development class and skill prep for freestyle and backstroke foundations.
  • Entrance Skills: Floating & kicking (front & back), jump off and return to wall.
  • Exit Skills: 10+ ft freestyle & backstroke swim.
  • Age: 3 years old +
  • Ratio: 4:1 instruction
  • Level 4: Foundations of Free & Back
  • Freestyle technique development & side breathing. Backstroke technique development.
  • Entrance Skills: 10+ ft freestyle & backstroke.
  • Exit Skills: 25 yards (1 length of the pool) freestyle and backstroke, side breathing, streamlined push offs.
  • Age: 3 years old +
  • Ratio: 4:1 instruction
  • Level 5: Foundations of Fly & Breast
  • Foundations of butterfly and breaststroke and skill development in the 4 competitive strokes.
  • Entrance Skills: 25+ yards freestyle and backstroke (1 length of the pool).
  • Exit Skills: 25+ yards of all competitive strokes (butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle).
  • Age: 4 years old +
  • Ratio: 4:1 instruction

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