Swim Lessons

Registration Opens March 1, 2019
Classes begin April 1 through November 23, 2019

We’re swimming at the pool behind Congregation Beth Shalom
at 1455 Elm Street, Napa again this year!





Saturday, May 12

Bubble Bash

Saturday, June 23

Picnic Party

Saturday, August 4

Ice Cream Float

Saturday, September 8

Hawaiian Days

Saturday, October 20

Pumpkin Party

Saturday, November 10

Splash & Dash

Regular Drop-In Swim Fees Apply – $10 per person. Anyone 3 and under FREE.
All events are 1pm-4pm and while supplies last.


We are super excited have our own app to help you schedule your lessons! Look around our site and do your research and register….but need to make a change on the go? Use the Makai Swim App to make it easy on the go!

Download for itunes here    Download for Google Play here

Registration Instructions

Step One: Choose a level below and click on the SIGN UP HERE button.

Step Two: You will then be directed to our Class Parent Portal.

Step Three: At top, choose class filters for age, session and level.

Step Four: Select an open class and then create login to register.

Class Size

We offer lessons with the following class sizes:
Private – 1 student                           
Semi-Private – 2 students
Group – up to 4 students                Swim Team Prep/Adults – up to 6 students
Parent Baby – up to 6 students


Tuition Per Session

Private/All Levels– 2 days/week: $600, 1 day/week: $300

Semi Private/ Levels 2-4– 2 days/week: $400, 1 day/week: $200

Group/ Level 3-5– 2 days /week: $300, 1 day/week: $150


Spring One – April 2-May 5

Spring 2 – May 7-June 9

Summer sessions

Summer 1 – June 11-July 21
(no classes July 2-7)

Summer 2 – July 23-Aug 25

Fall Sessions

Fall 1 – August 27-October 4
(no Classes 9/10, 9/11, 9/18, 9/19)

Fall 2 – October 8-November 10

Parent Baby - 5 months - 3 years

Learn techniques to teach your own child to swim & enjoy your time together with songs, games, and fun in the sun! Students & parents will learn to be comfortable in the water, kicking with barbell floats, intro of submersion, seated entry & climbing out of pool, back floating and safety skills. Please choose from Babies – 5 months to 1.5 years or Toddlers – 1.5 years to 3 years.

Private Lessons - All Ages

Private lessons are perfect for the timid first-time swimmer of any age as well as swimmers that would like to perfect their technique.


Waterbugs - Level 1

A beginning level class for the newest swimmer. Students will learn to be comfortable in the water, kicking with barbell floats, introduction of submersion, seated entry & climbing out of pool, back floating and most of all have fun.

Starfish - Level 2

Students will learn to utilized barbells, kick boards, noodles and swim floats unassisted, swim up to 5 feet with face in the water, floating on back for short period unassisted, introduction of roll overs and up faces, collecting toys from shallow bottom.

Turtles - Level 3

Students will swim unassisted 15 feet and be able to breathe either by up facing or rolling over. Be introduced to freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly and elementary back stroke, treading water and diving. 

Sharks - Level 4

Students will perfect all 4 competitive strokes and must be able to swim 40 feet unassisted with correct breathing for each stroke. Surface and racing dives, as well as flip turns and open turns will be learned.

Whales - Level 5 - Swim Team Prep

Learn to swim like the Olympians! See what it takes to be a competitive swimmer and build your endurance and stamina while perfecting your 4 competitive strokes. Compete with your classmates in mini meets. Learn fun group games.


Play Therapy

Enroll your child in a private lesson of your choice and availability with our IEP discount of 25%. Please email us for enrollment.



Teens and older will learn skills to manage their swimming experience based on their individual needs. From the first steps in to the pool to swimming laps.

Family Drop In Swim

Come play, lounge or get together with friends & family. Practice swimming with your child before or after their lessons or all day on the weekends. Nowhere else will you find a 90 degree pool in a family oriented, quaint environment for your enjoyment. Pick up a healthy snack from our snack & coffee bar. Come join us in a great family friendly setting!

In Home Lessons & Lifeguards

Hire our trusted swim instructors and lifeguards to come to your home for lessons or lifeguard for your parties or

special events. Choose your days and times to fit your schedule.

Lessons – $100 per half hour/ up to 3 students at same level (tuition is divided by swimmers)

Lifeguard – $35 per hour/ per 15 guests of the party

$25 Travel Fee per lessons if more than 15 minutes outside of downtown Napa.

“Makai Swim School has made a tremendous difference in my child’s attitude and willingness to swim.”

Swim Mom