why we're different

safe, quiet, calming, fun!

10-week sessions in fall,

winter, spring, and summer:

Classes are taught in various locations across the Minneapolis metro area and we are looking to expand. Our adaptive lessons are designed to meet each student's needs, and build on their unique strengths and abilities. 

adapted to you, always

1:1 lessons, 75$ each

30 minute private lessons once a week adapted to your needs and ability. Learn water safety, swim skills, feel relaxed, and have fun! We around your learning objectives and pace. Ask us about 1 hour lesson availability. 

We do work with waiver programs. Contact us if you will be using a waiver program for payment

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team swim

Starting Spring 2021

Special Olympics team where everyone shines! Made for all levels of swim ability with a variety of competitions and lots of encouragement. Group swims once a month in addition to lessons with your instructor.

not just swim lessons: a swim family

With SwimPossible you aren't just learning water safety and swim skills, you're becoming a part of a family. Each session is ended with a participant gathering including a family open swim (so bring the whole crew), dinner, certificates for our swimmers to celebrate their progress in all forms, door prizes and more! We want you to not only learn swimming but make connections along the learning journey. So join our family today!

learners we serve:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Anxiety or fear of water 

  • Adult learners/older youth beginners  

  • Attention issues 

  • Physical learning differences/disabilities

  • Down’s Syndrome

  • Anyone who wants to feel safer in the water!


learners goals include:

  • Developing a sense of comfort in/around the water

  • Learning basic water safety skills

  • Improving overall physical fitness

  • Supporting development/therapy goals

  • Learning to swim/learning strokes

  • Refining strokes/preparing for competitive swimming

  • More confidence in and out of the water!

our method works!


SwimPossible provides lessons that are customized for students who need a different, gentler approach to learning how to swim. We work with students of all ages, abilities, and learning styles, who have a variety of goals. Many students develop a relationship with their instructor that can last for years as they build their skills and confidence in the water.  In particular, students on the Autism spectrum are naturally attracted to the water. Though the risk of drowning is high for this population, we find that swimming lessons are centering and soothing for these students, while keeping them safe.


If you have swim lesson needs not met by other conventional lessons, SwimPossible is the place to be! We don't go by structured "levels" or "graduating". We base our lessons simply around your  abilities, goals, and needs to provide you with confidence and safety in the water.


All of our instructors are well trained in water safety, swim strokes and are certified through Swim Angelfish. Swimmers with Autism (who many thought could not learn to swim) have learned to swim with us, and in the process increased their verbal, fitness, social, and safety skills. Other students have gone on to successfully participate in Special Olympics events and other competitive swimming teams. We have also helped adults (many of our students' parents) who were non-swimmers to be comfortable and keep their families safe around water.