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Welcome to FitRec Swim School at BU

Boston University’s FitRec Swim School has been voted Best of Boston by both Boston Magazine and Boston Parents Paper! Learn more about what makes our swim lessons so special.

Give your infant or toddler a head start in the lifelong benefits and pleasures of swimming. Preschoolers 3 years and up learn the basics in small classes with lots of personal attention. Older children and teens can build swimming skills, strength, and confidence. Or encourage children up to age 19 to develop greater skill, power, and endurance in the water.

Ready to enroll?

Step 1. Set up your FitRec Swim School monthly tuition payments.

Tuition will automatically be charged on the first business day of the month.

Step 2. Select a class.

Choose the class, day and time that’s right for your child. All classes meet once per week for 30 minutes.

FitRec Swim School Flow Chart of Levels – with video links

Childrens Swim and Dive Level Descriptions – with video links


Once a week not enough?

Purchase this pass to set up tuition payments for two classes per week for one child. Do not select this to register multiple children for one class a week.

Private Lessons

Choose one-on-one coaching or semi-private lessons for two or three people. We schedule private sessions for parents and tots, children up to age 16, and adults or anyone with special needs.

FitRec Swim School Waitlist/Request New Section

Please fill out this form to place your child on the FitRec Swim School waitlist or request the creation of a new section.

Withdrawal Form

Submit this form before the 21st of the current month in order to not be charged for the next month.

We are honored to be recognized by Boston Magazine as the Best of Boston® 2019 – Best Kids’ Swimming Lessons.


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