St. Louis, MO

The Heights

8001 Dale Ave
St. Louis, MO 63117

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Welcome to British Swim School
at The Heights

We are proud to partner with THE HEIGHTS to offer our premier water survival, learn to swim, and stroke development classes year-round program at this beautiful, newly renovated facility in Richmond Heights. Located at the intersection of 170 and 64, THE HEIGHTS is easily accessible from all of St. Louis County, including Clayton, Ladue, Maplewood, Brentwood, Webster Groves, Olivette, University City, and Rock Hill. You do not need to be a member of THE HEIGHTS or a resident of Richmond Heights to take lessons.

The heated, indoor pool is the perfect destination for infants, children, and adults to learn to swim with us. The beautiful pool offers poolside and lobby seating, locker rooms, restrooms, and showers. Plus, you’ll get to work with the area’s best instructors.

With a variety of classes for infants, children, and adults, we’re sure to have a program that is ideal for your family. Our professionally trained and certified instructors are ready to work with you!

If you are looking for private, semi-private, or special abilities lessons, please call our office for details.

To ENROLL, click here or call us at 314-312-1878.

“Safer Summer” Winter Sign-Up Special

The journey to becoming a safer summer swimmer starts in winter. We want to give your child the head start they deserve to be safer swimmers next summer, so we are offering a fin-tastic winter special!

For more information, click here.

Office Hours

  • Monday
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday
  • Closed
  • Sunday
  • Closed

Pool Hours

  • Monday
  • Closed
  • Tuesday
  • 3:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Wednesday
  • 3:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Thursday
  • 3:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Friday
  • Closed
  • Saturday
  • 9:00am - 1:00pm
  • Sunday
  • Closed

Class Pricing & Fees

We offer classes and pricing to suit your family’s needs. Please see below for further details on fees, including our annual membership fee. Residents of Richmond Heights and Maplewood may qualify for financial assistance. Please call 314-645-1476 for more information.

1 Class Per Week

$134 Per Month
  • Small Group Classes (3 to 4 Students)

2 Classes Per Week*

$228 Per Month
  • Learn 3 Times Faster
  • Save $48 Per Month
  • *OR 2 Students Enrolled in 1 Class Per Week

Fee Details


  • Students who take lessons twice per week learn three times faster! This means they need fewer classes to reach their goals, which saves you money in the long run. Pay less per class AND pay for fewer total classes. Reach your goal quicker and save money!


  • $36 per student / $48 per family
  • Paid annually based on your original registration date.


  • Upon enrollment, you will be charged for the first month* on a pro-rated basis, based on an immediate start date.**
  • Your card will be charged automatically on the 20th of each month for the upcoming month.
  • We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and Amex.
    • * Enrollments after the 20th of the month will also be charged for the upcoming month.
    • ** You may delay your start date by up to 1 week. To ensure you are charged correctly, note your delayed start in the Comments field at the end of the registration form.


  • We offer a 10% discount on monthly tuition to families with 3 or more students enrolled.


  • We do not offer trial classes because we know children need more than one class to adjust to a new activity. Instead, if you attend your first two classes* and are not happy, we will refund your full tuition payment (including the two classes you attended).
    • * You must attend your first two classes to be eligible for the refund to ensure your child has an opportunity to adjust to their lessons. Refunds will not be issued after one class.


  • All classes are 30 minutes long
  • Class Sizes
    • Water acclimation and survival classes are limited to 3 students
    • Stroke development classes are limited to 4 students
      • * Infant & toddler acclimation classes may have up to 6 students because students stay with their parents while performing skills.


    • At-Home, Private and Semi-Private lessons are available upon request, subject to availability. We offer Special Ability lessons with certified instructors in reduced-size classes.
    • Please call our office for more information.

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