Charleston County Public Swim Lessons
Check the pool of your choice for programs that may offer free swim lessons or scholarships. The goal of Swim Safe Lowcountry is to ensure that all have access to the life-saving skill of swimming.
City of Charleston Recreation Department
JJ Ayers-Millar, Aquatics Manager Ph: 843-364-3863 Visit the Website for dates and details.
City of Charleston Aquatics Facilities
WL Stephens Aquatic Center
780 W. Oak Forest Drive
Charleston, SC 29407 Ph: 843-769-8261
Martin L. King, Jr. Pool
155 Jackson St.
Charleston, 29403 Ph: 843-724-7346
James Island Pool
1088 Quail Drive
Charleston, 29412 Ph: 843-795-5756
Herbert Hasell Pool
265 Fishburne St.
Charleston, 29403 Ph: 843-724-7344
Open late May-August
R.L. Jones Center Pool
391 Egypt Road
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 Ph: 843-884-2528
Park West Pool
1251 Park West Blvd.
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466 Ph: 843-856-2536
St. Andrew's Parish Parks & Playground Commission St. Andrew's Family Fitness Plus! Offers private and group swim lessons year-round
1642 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. Charleston, 29407
Anna Bronk, Aquatics Director Website Email Ph: 843-763-3850, ext. 1207 or 843-480-2112
Pool open year-round: M-F, 5 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; Sat., 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; and Sun, 1-5:30 p.m.
Ashley Hall School Maggie Laney
172 Rutledge Ave.
Charleston, SC 29401
All lessons and after-school programs to the public.
Carolina Lowcountry Chapter of the American Red Cross For information on other certified swim lesson programs, contact the American Red Cross.
2424 A City Hall Lane
North Charleston, SC 29406
Ph: 843-764-2323 Website
Infant Swimming Resource Becky Bentz
ISR Instructor, Charleston SC Ph: 843-224-1070Infant Swimming Resource
teaches children critical Self-Rescue™ skills, giving children the
competence and confidence to safely enjoy the water. ISR’s technique
teaches babies from 6 months to 6 years of age how to save themselves if
they were to end up in the water alone.