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Ultimate Guide To Baby And Infant Swimming Lessons In Hong Kong

Top Swimming Schools + Programs + Instructors


Getting your little one in the swimming pool is a great way for them to combat any fear of the water and to also have a fun time together. Swimming teaches kids about water safety, promotes bonding and helps to develop their coordination and learning skills. So get yourself down to the pool and have a splashing good time!  We have a list of the best infant and baby swim classes in Hong Kong as well as some great private instructors that can come to you!


  • ESF SHARKS SWIMMING LESSONS: 4 months to 2 years old

    ESF Sharks has become one of the best swimming programs in Hong Kong, with many locations across Hong Kong and catering to babies on up. It is ideal for babies as young as 4 months to experience a positive and exciting introduction to water.  Check out their Adult & Child classes for more information on baby-friendly swim classes.


    ESF (swimming lessons are open to both ESF and non-ESF students at many locations across Hong Kong) +852 2711 1280,,

  • Harry Wright swimming lessons for infants and babies

    HARRY WRIGHT INTERNATIONAL: 4 months to 2 years old

    As one of Hong Kong's best swimming school, Harry Wright International has been teaching mini swimmers since 1975. They offer classes for kids ages four months and up, including the Infant Aquatic Programme and competitive swimming with professional swim coaches. A great option for families with multiple kids, as there are often classes at the same time for different ages. Classes fill-up quickly, so register in advance!


    Harry Wright International, various venues in Hong Kong including West Island School in Pokfulam, Club Siena in DB, and Canadian International School in Aberdeen, +852 2575 6279,,

  • Multi Sport Ltd swimming lessons for babies and infants

    MULTI-SPORT LTD: 6 months to 3 years old

    They are passionate about creating a friendly, fun and safe environment for all our swimmers. They offer a cohesive, comprehensive and progressive pathway from their ‘Parent and Baby’ class to their ‘Competitive Swim Program’. Parent and babies classes are available four days a week from 6 to 35 months old. Classes are held at different locations throughout Hong Kong.


    Multi-Sport Ltd, Various locations,

  • YMCA OF HONG KONG SWIMMING ACADEMY: 6 months to 3 years old

    Aqua-Tots, is for water babes aged 6 - 18 months and 19 - 35 months. The program aims at providing an opportunity for parents to share the joy of learning swimming with their child, and to enhance the child’s limbs development through basic movement skills activities. By the end of the session, most toddlers will learn buoyancy and develop leg strength.


    YMCA, 41 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 2268 7000,  Click here for swim program information.

  • Swimming Class at YWCA, Hong Kong

    YWCA: 12 months +

    On a budget? Head to the YWCA for swimming lessons in English and Cantonese. Familiarize baby with the water, teach young ones the basic strokes pool safety and build confidence. Best of all, it’s a heated outdoor pool! Classes and private lessons are available for 12-month-old tots up to adult beginners. Check their website for seasonal lessons and new classes.


    YWCA, Room 103, 1 MacDonnell Road, Central, Hong Kong, +852 3476 1310,

  • Splash - Swimming Lessons - Hong Kong Parkview

    AQUA BABIES WITH SPLASH: 4 months to 3 years old

    Aqua Babies will have your babes swimming circles around you in no time! The program, suitable for mother and baby groups, provides a quality family-centered aquatic education, focusing on family bonding, touch communications, water safety and swim techniques necessary to become a good lil' swimmer. Experienced instructors use a gentle, child-centric approach to teach core skills. Find out more here.


    Splash Swim School, Various locations, +852 2812 3945,,


    Private Swim Instructors:

    Float Plus (Locations all over Hong Kong)

    Mike Liu (+852 9669 1932)

    Kayley Tomlin (+852 6071 6344)

    Allison Tam (Kennedy Town, Mid Levels, Baguio Villas and surrounding areas)

    MorSports Coaching

    Mango Swimming Club (Sai Kung)


    More Swim Classes In Hong Kong:

    Stanford Swim School (all over HK)

    Infant Aquatics (Drowning Prevention Programs)

    CIS Learn To Swim Program (

    YMCA Hong Kong (Tsim Sha Tsui)

    Whampoa Sports Centre


    Triathlon & Open Water Swimming Training Program

    The Swim Lab


    Swim Classes For Helpers:

    Splash Foundation Hong Kong


    MORE?  Check out this guide to the best swimwear in Hong Kong:

    *  Guide to Swimwear in Hong Kong For Kids & More


    PRACTICE POOLS:  Check out these helpful guides for your wee-flippers:

    *  Hong Kong Best Outdoor Pools Guide

    *  Hong Kong Best Indoor Pools Guide

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