The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
The Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation offers a list of swimming pool locations around the state. Many Swimming Pools, Wading Pools and Spray Deck locations across Massachusetts offer swim lessons. Please call the pool facility for more information.
Your city or town
Your city or town may offer free or discounted swimming lessons — check your city/town website, usually under ‘parks’ or ‘recreation department’, or call the Recreation Department in your community.
Most Y’s across the state offer swimming lessons for children, teens and adults. If you live in the Boston area, view the list of YMCA Boston swim classes. If you live outside Boston, go to the Alliance of Massachusetts YMCAs' “Find Your Y” to find a YMCA near you.
American Red Cross
Learn CPR! Find a class near you
The Red Cross offers a wide selection of CPR/AED, first aid, lifeguarding, swimming and water safety, caregiving, disaster response, and emergency preparedness training. Find information on classes.