Kid in swimming pool with goggles

Aquatic Zone
1138 E. 6th St. #103 Corona, CA 92879
Their adaptive aquatics instructors have experience teaching the necessary skills for children with a variety of special needs. All ages, 30 minutes class length with 1:1 Student-Teacher ratio.

Aqua Tots
8750 Base Line Rd. Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91701
Its Special Needs Aquatic Program (S.N.A.P.) is designed to create lessons tailored to each child’s special needs and abilities. This class may serve children diagnosed with behavioral, developmental, learning, medical or mental challenges.

Big Kahuna Swim Academy
(909) 273- 9680
Private, One-On-One Swim Lessons at one of our heated pools (Norco or Riverside), and Mobile Swim Lessons (we come to your pool) Our #1 priority is water safety and drowning prevention; making sure that every one of our students has learned and mastered what are called the 8 Basic Water Safety Skills which will enable them to save themselves in any water emergency.

British Swim School
Multiple locations throughout the Inland Empire, please check the website for the location nearest you.
(951) 465-2856
At British Swim School of Fontana-Eastvale, our mission is to “ensure that every person regardless of age or ability has the opportunity to become a safe and happy swimmer.” We offer indoor, year round lessons to individuals of all ages (3mo to adult) with special abilities. Our special abilities aquatics program takes our traditional methods and adapts them into a specially designed program to work with swimmers of any ability, making them feel comfortable and safer in the water Our special abilities program offers two levels, Dolphin 1 and 2, which are tailored to each individual student and focus on their strengths and abilities.

Cogua Aquatics
14523 Ramona Ave Chino, CA 91710
(909) 227-1845
Join us as we create a welcoming space where swimmers of all abilities can thrive.

Desert Recreation District-Adaptive Aquatics
Pawley Pool Family Aquatic Complex: 46350 Jackson St. Indio CA 92201
A fun 8-week, two-hour swim session designed specifically for individuals with a disability or special need ages 4 and up. The session consists of 45min-1hour of swimming lessons followed by an open swim.
*Scholarships are available through Operation Splash.

Desert Swim Academy
73751 Magnesia Falls Drive Palm Desert, CA
(760) 835-3305
They offer flexible teaching techniques that will help your loved one create an enjoyable lesson. We love bringing swimming to the lives of children with special needs starting at 4 months and up.

Fontana Park Aquatic Center – Aquability
Miller Pool: 17004 Arrow Blvd Fontana CA 92335
Special Needs Swim Lessons for Ages 4 yrs.+ Students enrolled will range in all ages and abilities with different intellectual and physical disabilities. Students will be swim tested and placed together based on ability during the first-class meeting.

Passion For Splashin’
Downtown Claremont
Lynnea provides private swimming lessons for students of all ages and abilities. Has over two decades of experience in teaching students and is the mom of a child with Autism.

Premier Swim Academy
7827 Haven Ave Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
1673 Maple Hill Drive Diamond Bar CA 91765
Sensory Swim Parent and Me- This program is designed to provide students with adaptive learning needs a space to explore the water and learn crucial safety skills.

Redlands Family YMCA
500 East Citrus Avenue Redlands, CA 92374
This adaptive aquatic class is a Parent-Child class for children ages 5-18, with special needs. The goal of this class is to get your child comfortable in the water, teach them how to be safe around water, and become independent swimmers.

Riverside City Parks and Recreation
The City of Riverside Aquatics program along with Swim Angel Fish provides a fun and safe environment while developing swimmers’ abilities based on individual needs, providing them with tools and skills necessary to become a successful swimmer. To apply for adaptive swim lessons, please fill out the adaptive swim lessons form online and email to Aquatics@RiversideCA.gov

Schurkman Lil Sharks
Jared Schurkman
(951) 751-4391
12 years of experience teaching children with ASD to swim. ABA therapist working with children for four years.

Sunsational Swim School
Private Swim Lesson in your own pool – Inland Empire. Their effective-yet-gentle approach to swimming lessons in all of the suburbs of the Inland Empire area—from San Bernardino to Murrieta and everywhere in between—consists of private, personalized classes that quickly allow our students of all ages (even adults!) to gain the skills to better avoid falling into a pool, and how to turn around and reach the wall if they do fall in.

SwimSafe Aquatics
(951) 226-7562
They offer year-round swimming lessons in our customized saltwater lesson pool, which is heated to 92 degrees. We use a combination of sand, salt, and copper ion technology to keep the pool clean, without the use of harmful chemicals. They have over 25 years’ experience and a passion for teaching. We specialize in the Swim Float Swim method and have been highly trained by the best in the business, Including the originator of the Swim Float Swim Method. We are highly trained and specialize in teaching children with Special Needs.

Tans Private Swim Lessons
20 years elite swim instructor. Special Needs students welcome.

Temecula Community Services- Adaptive Swim Lesson
Margarita Rec Center – 29119 Margarita Rd.
951- 308-6396
Their adaptive swim lessons are for participants ages: 3 – 15 years with special needs to help focus on basic water skills and water adjustment. Also to help participants gain confidence in the water and improve kicking and stroking ability.

Victorville Parks and Recreation – VIP Class
Doris Davies Park: 16305 Hughes Rd Victorville CA 92395
Adult & participants ages 3 & up in the water with Lifeguard present for instruction & guidance. The class focuses on water orientation and safety.

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