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9 Swimming Classes For your Little Ones around Delhi



Come summer, and we are all looking to take to the nearest pool. Whether it is to beat the heat, or to learn some serious strokes, a coaching class helps with strength, agility, and outgrowing the splash pool super fast!


Here are our picks of swimming classes in the city

Water Town Swim School

The only class in India where kids as young as 6 months old are taught by specialised and certified teachers. American lady, Maria Di Fiore, who has been teaching swimming for over 15 years and specializes in child development with a degree in psychology. Classes are taught across Delhi NCR in various schools and hotels. The parent and child class (yes, daddy’s are allowed or grandparents!) size is limited to 6 students, ensuring individual attention and varying degrees of customisation. Babies and toddlers will love all the singing, toys and games that Water Town Swim School uses to teach their classes.


Where: Find a class near you HERE

Price: Rs 1000 per class plus tax, and Rs 1500 registration fee (Minimum 18 classes)

Timings: Various timings every day of the week from 20th May – 2nd July 

Contact:  9910539968

Khazan Singh Swimming Academy

Named after the swimming legend Khazan Singh, the stadium offers clean and hygienic pool facilities. A perfect training ground for both beginners and seasoned swimmers, the pool is clean, equipped with efficient staff, and lives up to international standards. They have coaching for first time swimmers too.


Where: 18, Baba Gangnath Marg, Jawaharlal Nehru Marg, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Price: Rs. 1500 per month for swimmers and Rs 2,000 per month for learners and Rs 150 per day for those who do not want memberships.

Timings: 5am to 9am and 4pm to 9pm (March 1 to September 30)

Contact: 011 32933828

Gulmohar Park

Swim season kicked in in April, so get cracking! Membership is available on a daily, monthly, three months or six monthly basis. The pool is huge; 30ft by 60ft, with the deepest end being 8ft. Ask for a coach if you’re looking for lessons.


Where: Gulmohar Park, Mahendra Singh Jain Marg, Block B, New Delhi.

Price: Rs. 250 per hour (weekdays); Rs. 275 per hour (weekends); Rs. 4500 (1 month); Rs. 9500 (3 months) and INR 13,500 (6 months). Coaching is priced at Rs. 3000 a month.

Timings: Mornings from  6am to 11 am , Evenings from 3pm to 10pm

Contact: 011 26868139, 011 26960507

Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Swimming Pool (Popularly know as Talkotora)

One of the oldest places to swim in town, they have three main Olympic sized swimming pools.The pools are functional all year round, have temperature control facilities, as well as diving facilities. In order to swim here, you’ll need to pass a basic test with a 100 metre swim; coaching is only offered to people who are equipped with the basics of swimming. Rates differ with age, and trials are held on Tuesdays and Fridays.


Where: Central Ridge Forest Area, Talkatora Road, Near Talkatora Garden, Behind Rashtrapati Bhavan

Price: Rs. 1500 (for ages 16 and below); Rs. 2500 (for ages 16 and above); Rs. 100 for trials. Exciting discounts available for those seeking quarterly membership.

Timings: Mornings from  6am to 11 am , Evenings from 3pm to 9pm

Contact: 011 23094832

Siri Fort Sports Complex

One of the more popular spots to swim, the pool here is clean and well maintained, and is Olympic sized. Apart from great trainers, you can also enjoy a host of other facilities, like towels and even swimming gear. To swim here, you must apply for a temporary three-month membership, and pay an additional monthly charge. Forms come out on the last monday of every month, and the demand is huge, so dive in early!


Where: Siri Fort Sports Complex, August Kranti Marg

Price: Permanent or Temporary is membership is mandatory. Monthly charges of Rs 3,000 are in addition to the membership charges.

Timings: Mornings from  6am to 10am, Evenings from 3pm to 9pm; closed on Mondays

Contact: 011 2649 7482, 011 2649 6657

Pacific Swimming and Sports Complex

The complex houses a large, 8-lane Olympic-sized pool, where they cater to beginners, and also offer coaching classes.


 Where: Opposite B Block Petrol Pump, Andrews Ganj Greater Kailash-I, New Delhi

Price: Starts from Rs. 2,500 per month, to Rs. 4,000 per month (for learners)

Timings: 5am to 10pm

Contact: 9211784444

Neeti Bagh Club

The pool is small, with the deepest end being just 6ft, but it’s clean and hygienic. Coaching classes are run by David Swimming Academy, for both children and adults. Some parent-kid bonding time is in order!


Where: C-78 Neeti Bagh

Price: Rs. 300 {per hour}, Rs. 5500 {per month}, Rs. 15,000 {till September}. With coaching classes, prices are Rs. 500 {per month}, Rs. 17,000 {till September}

Timings: 6:30am to 9pm

Contact: 011-26858313-16

Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram

Counted among the older pools in the city, the school offers a clean and hygienic swimming experience, and is open for public use. If you can gather a group of ten or more, they’ll provide coaching; no one-on-one lessons here.


Where: Kaifi Azmi Marg, Sector 12, Rama Krishna Puram

Price: INR 1200 {per month; inclusive of coaching}

Timings: 5am to 9pm

Contact: 011 49115521

Lotus Valley Public School

A clean, hygienic and well maintained pool, with classes conducted by Deva Swimming Institute.


Where: Lotus Valley Public School,Sector 50, Gurgaon

Price: INR 3000 (per month). They have a good discount if you register for three or six months

Timings : Mornings from  6am to 8am; Evenings from 4pm to 8pm

Contact: +91-9811820166, +91-9643448283



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