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A better way to learn how to swim

Find your favourite swimming instructor and book lessons in a pool near you.

Propel Simplifies Your Swimming Lessons

Learning how to swim with Propel is easy. With convenient locations, your choice of instructor, and flexible scheduling - you'll be swimming in no time.

I saw my kids make more progress in their first lesson than they did in 3 or 4 lesson sets in the program they were enrolled in before.Ian F.

1. Find a Convenient Location

We partner with amazing facilities around the city to give you the best, most convenient locations possible. Say goodbye to crowded changerooms and stadium seating. Every Propel location features unique amenities like free wifi, towel service, and lounge chair seating.

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...the locations near us are a treat for us parents while we wait. Registration is simple and there's no need to line up or do waitlists like at other private swimming places. We highly recommend Propel for swimming lessons!Liv H.

2. Choose Your Instructor

All Propel instructors are certified by the Red Cross or Life Saving Society, so you know you're in good hands. Find a time in their schedule that fits you and finally take control of your learn-to-swim schedule.

Hear from a few of our instructors...
My daughter had her first lesson after a few very unsuccessful group lessons. She learned so much in the hour with Sarah. The smile on her face when we left was worth everything.Kim S.

3. Build Lasting Confidence

Whether learning to float or training for a triathalon, Propel instructors will work with you to set and conquer your goals. Learning by yourself or with a friend, you'll build confidence that will last a lifetime.

Read about the value of Propel lessons...
I was very skeptical at first. But in just one session, I was comfortable in the water, could float, and do a lot more!!Maryam B.

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Who Is This For?

Swimmers of All Ages

Learn to Swim

Forget waitlists and registration headaches. Propel swimmers book anytime, online.Get Started Today

Certified Instructors

Teach for Yourself

Set your own hours and pay. Build a client base and teach how you want, where you want.Teach Lessons

Pool Owners

Offset Pool Costs

Offer an incredible service to guests, tenants, or neighbors in your area.Host Lessons

A Few of Our Instructors

Chloe M.Surrey BC
I have experience teaching children of all ages, as well as children with disabilities, lots of experience with adult swimmers, as well as experience with athletes. I am enthusiastic about my job and love when people have a goal that they aim to reach, whether it be just learning the basics, to training for races/marathons.
Priscilla O.Richmond, BC
I have been a lifeguard and swimming instructor for over 5 years. I am a positive and fun instructor who loves to see my students gain confidence in the water and improve their swimming skills. I design many exciting activities, drills and games to make every lesson fun and enjoyable while advocating water safety and providing constructive feedback toward each individual’s improvement.
Vladimir U.Langley, BC
I recently retired from my professional water polo and swimming career. I was a participant in the Olympic Games in London 2012, a winner of the Asian Games 2014, and Champion of Asia 2012. I have won many other international competitions in water polo and swimming. I am fluent in three languages: English, Russian and Ukrainian.
Jennifer S.Burnaby BC
I have been swimming my whole life and believe that being able to enjoy the water and be safe while swimming is an essential skill to have. I am passionate about teaching all ages to swim but especially love preschool and introductory levels. Come learn with me!

What Clients Are Saying

I liked that my instructor Rebecca explains the reason behind things, and that there’s a venue and schedule that’s convenient for me. I am determined to practice and improve. It was a great start; We exceeded my expectations of what I could learn in an hour :)Claudine B.

Learn Why Lessons With Propel Are Different

With no minimum number of lessons to book and your choice of instructor, location, and schedule, Propel allows you to learn on your own terms.

Propel is the first online marketplace offering private swim lessons in a network of under-utilized pools.
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