Aquatics and Water Polo

Swim and diving instruction, swim teams, camps, and synchronized swimming; plus water polo classes, clubs and camps. Also see: Fishing and Boating. For additional resources, see our current issue.

American Red Cross

Classes (5+) include first aid and CPR, plus referrals to Red Cross-certified swim programs and instructors.

Deep Blue Swim School

Deep Blue Swim School offers free infant classes (3-5 months), private lessons, parent-and-me swim classes, pre-competitive swim team, snorkeling clinics, and scuba for kids year round in their 92 degree indoor and ozone-filtrated pools.

Diving Instruction

Currently looking for talented kids (6+), from learn-to-dive beginners, to high school divers, to elite national competitors.

Lakewood Recreation and Community Services

May-August: City of Lakewood Pre-Summer/Summer Aquatics. February- April: Swim Lessons by Lakewood Aquatics

Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine

Beginning to intermediate swim instruction (3+); year-round. Parent and child, (9 mos-3 yrs), recreational swimming and classes.

Southern California Swim Teams

Southern California Swimming (SCS) oversees city and community club teams. Swimmers (4+) are grouped according to age and ability for year-round, weekday workouts and weekend competitions.

Swim For Life Aquatics Center at the Alpert JCC

At the AJCC’s Swim For Life Aquatics Center, trained and certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors teach each student to swim with confidence, using a 9-step swim program created by the American Red Cross.

U.S. Synchronized Swimming

Provides information on So Cal clubs (3+), plus additional resources.

United Waterpolo Club

Take your kids’ swimming to the next level! Newbies can now join United Waterpolo Club (UPWC). Since it was founded in 2007, UWPC has garnered eight national championships. Dedicated to teaching and promoting water polo to youth throughout Southern California, the non-profit club offers competitive programs for boys and girls (5-14).

USA Water Polo

Provides information on clubs, clinics, camps and tournaments for boys and girls (7+).