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Swim School

In our 49th year as the leader in teaching Nashville to swim, we offer a wide variety of classes and times to suit your needs and schedule. All classes are held in the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center.

Our lessons are on a first come first serve basis. Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center membership is not required to take swim lessons with the Vanderbilt Swim School.

Fall 2016 Swim School sessions will begin October 1.

Online registration powered by ACTIVE Network is will be available for the Vanderbilt Swim School. Registration closes December 2nd. For issues or concerns, contact our aquatics staff.

If you do not wish to use online registration, you may register in person in the Office at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center, Monday through Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.  (check, cash, money orders and now credit cards accepted.) Class fees must be paid in full at time of registration. NO Mail-In Registrations Will Be Accepted.

Programs Offered and Descriptions:

  • Private Instruction: Private Lessons are designed for individual attention on strokes of your choice, participant’s needs ranging from becoming comfortable in the water to improving stroke technique and efficiency. Private Lessons are for ages 2 and up (including adults).

Vanderbilt Swim School Parking

Parking for the VRWC is available at the following locations:

  • 2 hour open parking is available on Children’s Way closest to Natchez Trace.
  • Meters are available along Children’s Way immediately following the 2 hour Parking
  • Medical Center staff with proper permit may park in lot 74 and 75.
  • Zone 3 parking is available behind the Recreation Center
  • Lot 75a Located on the corner of Children’s way and Natchez is a cross park lot.

Patrons parking on Children’s Way will access the center by 25th Ave or Natchez Trace. Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center will not be responsible for ticketing and / or towing fees. Thank you for your participation in The Vanderbilt Swim School.

Vanderbilt Swim School Contact

Vanderbilt Swim School
2700 Children’s Way, Nashville TN 37212
(615) 322-SWIM
(615) 322-7946