Poughkeepsie, NY

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40 Years Dedicated to Swim Safety

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Fun & Gentle Teaching Methods for All Ages

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Welcome to British Swim School of the Hudson Valley

COVID-19 Safety Protocols in Place

We are so excited to announce that we are open at Hampton Inn & Suites Poughkeepsie! While the date is still unknown, we plan to re-open in our Fishkill location soon. Please contact us for location-specific information or visit one of our pool pages to learn about the protocols being implemented to reduce the spread of COVID-19!


Welcome to British Swim School of Hudson Valley! We believe that every person, regardless of age or ability, should have the opportunity to become a safe and happy swimmer in the water. As such, we offer programs to meet the needs of every swimmer. British Swim School Hudson Valley is locally-owned and operated. We are proud to serve all families in and around the Mid-Hudson region. We are passionate about water safety and survival; when you swim with us, you will have fun while learning life-saving skills. We are delighted to offer ongoing enrollment into British Swim School’s unique water survival and learn-to-swim classes at our local Hudson Valley pools.

Why British Swim School?

  • We teach an amazing curriculum that has been developed over 37+ years.
  • Our class sizes are small.
  • Our instructors are highly trained to teach using our fun and gentle methods.
  • We are not a sessions-based program, so students can enroll at any time.
  • We teach lessons year-round in warm water pools.
  • Instruction is individualized and students progress through our programs at their own pace.
  • We offer water acclimation, water survival and stroke development programs for children starting at 3 months of age. We teach adults too!

Ready to register online? Online enrollment is easy: First, click on the map below and choose your location and then click the red “Book a Class” button to find the class that is right for your skill level. View available time slots at your desired location, then simply select the desired class and begin the online registration process.

Not sure which program is best for you? Still have questions? Please call our office at 845-784-1414 or send an email to GoSwimHudsonValley@BritishSwimSchool.com and we will be happy to assist you.

We look forward to seeing you at one of our pools very soon!

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