Amber Waves Diving Co.
12959 E. 21st Street N
Wichita, KS 67230
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(316) 775-6688

Swim Lessons

Amber Waves Swim Lessons in Wichita, KS

why choose amber waves for Swimming Lessons?

Want to get your little one started swimming early? Are you looking to brush up on your own swimming skills or get some exercise? Amber Waves is the premier swim lessons & training destination in the Midwest! We offer swim lessons for all ages and all skill levels with programs ranging from stroke clinic, water aerobics, open swim, and more!

why choose amber waves for Swim Lessons?

Amber Waves is the best place to learn to swim in a safe and comfortable environment for swimmers of all ages and skill sets! We’re committed to creating a fun, unique learning experience to deliver value and quality unlike any other. When you take a course with us, you become a member of our diving family – one that is committed to ensuring you have a safe and meaningful learning experience.

  • We specialize in individualized swim goals so every swimmer learns skills needed to advance while having fun learning along the way.
  • New state-of-the-art facility features a 25-yard, 18-foot heated pool that allows us to do specialized training and top-of-the-line equipment for cleanliness and safety.
  • Our passionate swim and scuba instructors make learning fun with measurable progress through our Passport to Adventure reporting.

Our experienced instructors

Our experienced instructors

Amber Waves swim teachers are certified with Starfish Aquatics Int./PADI credentials and use the latest swim curriculum and teaching techniques. With low students per teacher ratios, you or your swimmer will get plenty of attention and quality education while having a great time!

Proven Progress
Through Amber Waves swimming school, parents will always know how their child is doing in swimming lessons thanks to our Passport to Adventure. As kids advance through the skills in each level, their progress is tracked and reported. We are always sure to celebrate each achievement and keep our swimmers motivated!

Swim Lessons We Offer

  • Children’s Swim Lessons

    Amber Waves kids swim lessons help children become more confident in the water. We offer kids swimming lessons for children of all ages, skill levels, and abilities. With small classes and a low teacher-to-student ratio (four students per teacher), your child will get more attention needed to build swimming skills and become a better swimmer.

  • Adult Swim Lessons

    Whether you’re 10 or 110, learning how to swim is a valuable skill to be used for life! Are you just starting out learning to swim or want to brush up on your swimming skills? Amber Waves offers swimming lessons for adults of all skill levels to swim toward and achieve your goals!

  • “Take Your Mark” (Competitive Swim Lessons)

    Are you a good swimmer and looking for a bit of thrill in your aquatic life? Then “Take Your Mark” is just for you! Lessons are focused towards intermediate level swimmers who know the 4 basic strokes and looking to make them even better. Our team of prior competitive Swim Instructors will work and train swimmers to become more competitive and define their marine attributes. From flip turns and breath control to diving starts and swimming techniques, swimmers will walk away from this class with more skill and thrill. Call us at (316) 775-6688 to schedule then come on in and Take Your Mark!


    • After School Practice 4-5 pm or 6-7 pm


    • 1 hour lessons – $150

    What to Bring

    • Swimsuit/Speedo/Jammers
    • Swim cap (If preferred)
    • Goggles
    • Towel
    • Water or other form of hydration
  • Arthritis and Water Walk Exercise

    Do you want to exercise or work out, but your body just won’t let you? Well now you can! Our Arthritis Water Exercise classes are for those who need a slower paced body workout. Instructors stretch and work out stiff and sore joints while in the comfort of a friendly environment and a clean and heated pool. Call us at (316) 775-6688 to schedule and come on in to relax with your friends during a soothing Arthritis Water Exercise.


    • 2 – 1hr sessions a week, 11 am – 12 pm


    • 1 session – $10
    • Monthly purchase (8 sessions) – $60

    What to Bring

    • Swimsuit
    • Towel
  • “Walk Please!” (Lifeguard Certification)

    Amber Waves Diving and Aquatics Center is the destination for First Aid, CPR, and now Lifeguard Certification. At Amber Waves you’ll learn all there is to know about being a top tier lifeguard. Our new facility offers a classroom and indoor pool for easy online and in water training. Call us at (316) 775-6688 for more information and to schedule an appointment now for your lifeguard certification.

  • Private Swim Lessons

    If you’re finding yourself to be falling behind or just can’t quite grasp how to swim in regular group swim lessons – fear not, private lessons are here! Private lessons are a 1 on 1 with your instructor for maximum training. Your instructor will work solely with you in the water to make sure you walk away feeling safe and independent in the water.


    • Times vary. Please call us at (316) 775-6688 to schedule lessons


    • 4 lessons per month – 1hr – $300
    • 4 lessons per month – 45min – $250

    What to Bring

    • Swimsuit
    • Goggles (If preferred)
    • Towel
  • Youth Programs Swim Tests

    At Amber Waves, we encourage serving the community and the importance of learning how to swim and be safe in the water – especially at a young age. With that, Amber Waves is now welcoming Youth Programs such as Scouts of America, Young Marines, Civil Air Patrol, Sea Cadets, and others who intend on earning a swimming badge or award. Our Instructors are here to walk students through the steps to earn their reward and guarantee that they will walk out feeling more knowledgeable, proud of their skills and achievements, and safer in the water. For more information or to schedule, please call us at (316) 775-6688.

Swim lessons schedule

Classes are held on the same day (weekdays, evenings, or weekends) for 30 minutes in monthly sessions. See our calendar to find an upcoming class! 

amber waves swim lessons

Session Types

  • Monthly – Two half hour sessions per week in a month, usually a Mon-Wed session or a Tu-Thu session.  However, you can mix or match
  • We do offer one-hour private or semi-private lessons

Swim lessons pricing

Amber Waves offers simple monthly billing that guarantees a spot in the class of your preferred class time for future months.  Our packages don’t require a contract so if you need to take a break, no problem. Just let us know when you’d like to stop and start classes back up!

Knowing how to swim properly is an essential skill that will help keep you, your child or loved one safe in the water. Contact us with questions, give us a call at (316) 775-6688, or find a class on our calendar to get started learning a valuable skill to be used for life! Please see our Swim Lessons Information & Registration form here to download or sign in-person prior to swim lessons. 

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