Open Water Swim Lessons Tampa, FL

We help amateur and professional athletes become successful in open-water swimming. Prepare for the upcoming race day with evidence-based swim instruction delivered by expert swim coaches.


Open-water swimming programs

We provide swim coaching sessions for open-water swimmers of all ages, skills, and abilities. Our expert swim coaches create customized training programs for beginner and advanced swimmers tailored to their goals.

Triathlon swim lessons

Prepare for your upcoming triathlon knowing you can confidently finish your swims in any weather condition or body of water. Learn how to swim with proper technique in open water, battle waves in the ocean, and navigate the route with sighting. Finish the triathlon swim portion with confidence and efficiency like a pro swimmer.
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Ironman swim lessons

Our swim coach will teach you all the necessary safety and swimming technique skills you'll need to finish your Ironman event successfully. We help beginners, intermediate swimmers, and advanced athletes gain confidence in the water and get the best possible preparation for their open-water swims. With a personalized training plan tailored to your goals and needs, you'll spend every session taking steps forward to your goal.
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Open-water swim coaching

Want to unleash your full potential in the open water swimming? Jump in the pool with our swim coach and learn everything you need to know about the open water world. Our coaches are former pro swimmers with years of experience in preparing swimmers for the open water season. Don't risk getting lost in the waves; instead, invest a couple of hours in open water and pool swimming practice at our swim school.
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Online open water coaching

Prepare for your upcoming water swim with a carefully prepared, fully customized program from a pro swim coach. Our online open water swim coaching is an excellent option for busy athletes struggling to find classes that meet their schedule.
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Prepare for your open-water swimming event with professional swim coaches

Spend every lesson working towards your open water goals, and walk into your race day prepared like a pro swimmer.
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  • Evidence-based swim instruction

    Our swim coach spent hours preparing each session, according to the latest research on swimming. We practice race strategy and its details in the pool and help you transfer all the skills into open water swimming.
  • Open-water-focused training

    We spend a lot of time practicing proper breath control with beginner adults. Practice holding your breath underwater and learn how to lift your head to get air effectively. Get the confidence and skills you lack in the pool, and enjoy the fun adventures like hundreds of our skilled adult swimmers.
  • Flexible scheduling

    No need to rush into the pool after work and sacrifice other areas of your life. Schedule each session with our swim coach at a time and day that fits your busy schedule. We will happily help you find, schedule, and attend a session at a free time that works best for you.
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Meet our lead swim coach

Maria Rezhylo

Former professional swimmer, World Record Holder in swimming & swim coach
I dedicated over 20 years of my life to the world of aquatics. From learning to kick and float as a little kid to setting World Records in swimming, I can honestly say this sport taught me invaluable lessons and gave me opportunities that go beyond the pool lanes.

Today, I share my knowledge and passion for swimming by teaching private lessons & swim clinics to swimmers of all levels. I specialize in teaching proper stroke technique & race-pace swim training.

Years of competitive swimming experience & understanding of exercise science help me teach swimming in the most efficient & effective way.

How it works

Fill out our form

Please fill out our form so we can get to know you, our new student. Our form is short, and it shouldn't take more than a minute to fill out. We will be in touch shortly!

Choose your package

You can choose a package that would be comfortable for you. Or, if you don't want to make any significant commitment, you can choose a trial swim lesson.

Start your swimming journey

On your marks, set, go! Let's start your swimming journey. Don't hesitate to send us any messages before your lesson! We are here to help.

Open water swim lessons prices

Choose an open water swim lessons Tampa package that suits your needs. At-home swim lessons are available upon request.
Trial swim lesson
  • Meet your licensed swimming instructor
  • Discuss your personal swimming goals
  • See if we are a good fit
  • Purchase your swim lessons package
$60 / one lesson
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30 minute swim lessons
*rates can vary based on the location
$65 / per lesson
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45 minute swim lessons
*rates can vary based on the location
$85 / per lesson
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1 hour swim lessons
*rates can vary based on the location
$100 / per lesson
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We offer more than a traditional swim school

Explore our additional water safety & swim training options in the Tampa Bay area.
Ensure the safety of your pool party or event with a certified private lifeguard. All lifeguards maintain a current CPR, First Aid, and Lifeguard certifications from the American Red Cross.
Prepare for your upcoming pool or open water swim with a carefully prepared, fully customized program from a pro swim coach. Our online swim coaching is an excellent option for busy athletes struggling to find classes that meet their schedule.
Our clients love to swim with us
Olevia Metry

Maria has been teaching our 3 year old twice a week now for a couple months. She’s always on time and comes ready to go. Our son has already shown so much progress and confidence in the water. I can’t believe he’s swimming without any floaties and is also diving for diving toys!! I don’t know how she got him to love swimming because he’s usually very cautious and super shy. Best investment we’ve committed to in terms of activities for our son ever. Highly recommend!!!

Carla P. De Maria

I booked Maria back in November 2022 for my 5-year-old son so he could continue learning how to swim. He had taken lessons at other places, but it was slow progress. He ended up with basic level swim knowledge but was afraid to move out of the 3ft area. We started out with three classes, to see how my son would do with Maria, and he took to her immediately. He listened to her instructions and is excited to do the classes. We have been consistent with classes since then and he is now swimming on his own, above and underwater, in the deep end - All because of Maria! I would highly recommend her!!

Nikkea Taylor

My husband and I booked with this academy in desperate need for learning how to swim for our upcoming trip, and I must say we definitely enjoyed our instructor. Marsha was very VERY patient with us lol and provided great tips to work on after every session. My 2-year-old loved her so much that he was trying to learn!! I would HIGHLY recommend having her as an instructor , she makes the experience worthwhile!

Ksenia Shabelsky

Maria is an excellent professional swim coach for my two kids (8 and 5yo). My kids have excelled greatly within a matter of a few classes and are definitely lot more comfortable swimming in their own now. Thank you for your swimming mastery, flexibility and kindness, as well as providing my children with the confidence and competence to be safe around water.

Kristin Muller

I do triathlons and was looking for help with my swimming technique and speed, and I had such a great experience working with Masha! She put together a whole program of drills and exercises to help get me where I want to be! She's a natural teacher and super passionate about swimming, my adult swim lessons with her were so fun and helpful!


I never learned how to swim as a child, and I wanted to be able to enjoy the pool with my children. Finding someone who teaches adult swim lessons was tricky, because many programs are for kids only, so I'm so grateful for Masha and fast swim academy. I learned how to float and move through the water in just a few lessons, and now we're working on learning different swimming strokes. Masha's lessons are really fun and supportive, I recommend her for any adult learning to swim!


I was working with coach Masha remotely to prepare for the various meets like European and World pentathlon championships. We were working for nearly a year together on my swimming. Masha also included gym program for me. I saw results within a few weeks of working. Highly recommend!

Alex Volchegursky

Maria is excellent with children, I would recommend her to anyone who wants to teach their child how to swim.

Kristina Pysmenska

I wanted to get fit, but it's really hard to get into sports for me. Maria created a personalised swimming lesson plan for me. Not only I got fit, but got more comfortable in the water.

Alejandro Garay

Masha is hands down the best swimming coach in the entire Tampa Bay Area! I'm in my mid-30s, and I thought my swimming days were long gone, but she proved me wrong. Her coaching style is truly motivational and inspiring, and she pushes me to be my best every single session. I feel so lucky to have found her after doing thorough research.

Masha's dedication to her students is unparalleled, and she has not only helped me improve my swimming skills but also boosted my confidence in all aspects of life. If you're looking for a coach that will help you reach your full potential and reignite your passion for swimming, look no further than Masha. She is an incredible inspiration, and I can't thank her enough for everything she's done for me. Go Masha! You are simply the best!

Location coverage across the bay

Contact us if you don't see private swimming lessons in your area on the list. Our swim instructors travel to various locations to provide high-quality swim coaching to the students.

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