Q&A: Where Can Kids Take Swim Lessons in the Summer?


Swim lessons at Ashfield Lake. (Photo credit: Sienna Wildfield)

Can anyone recommend a good place for kids to take swim lessons this summer?

  • Megan Rubiner Zinn recommends: “Craig Collins at the Valley Swim School (at the Clarke School, Northampton) is wonderful: www.thevalleyswimschool.com
  • Brooke Norton recommends: “I second Craig and the Valley Swim School. He’s great.”
  • Amy Meltzer recommends: “My kids have had great success with sharing a teacher for semi-private lessons at the YMCA in Northampton…”
  • Tom Adams recommends: “JFK Middle School, Northampton Rec.
  • Holly Banister Zimmerman recommends: “Valley Swim School, Craig Collins. He’s a great teacher!”
  • Katryna Nields recommends: “For Conway, Whately, Deerfield folks- the Tri-town Beach has excellent, cheap, flexible swimming lessons. Love them.”
  • Jamison Isler recommends: “Tri-town beach!”
  • Jill Kristek Payson recommends: “For Berkshire County Folks-the Dalton CRA!”
  • Yvette Sousa Estee recommends: “Wilderness Experiences in Southwick! Great people.”
  • John L. Grossman recommends:Holyoke Canoe Club, if you are member.”
  • Kate Erickson recommends: “The YMCA in Westfield is great.”
  • Sienna Wildfield recommends:“Swim lessons will be offered at Ashfield Lake in August.”

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2 Comments on “Q&A: Where Can Kids Take Swim Lessons in the Summer?

  1. Marissa, try Nina, chair of their park commission. If she doesn’t know, maybe she will know who to contact. Here’s her number from the town web site: 413-834-2465

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