Swim Lessons – Members must wait until the pool is open to find instructors and schedule lessons. Please don’t try to pay or contact instructors prior to Memorial Day weekend.

Online registration and payment for swim lessons is now online! Swim lessons are for members only and are available by Head assistant swim team coaches, swim team coaches and a number of lifeguards. Please check with the coach or lifeguard to arrange lesson times and then register and pay online.  Members are NOT allowed to pay coaches directly for lessons.

Swim Lessons – with MVP Instructors (all fees per student)

To view swim team instructor bios and contact information, click HERE. Return here to pay for lessons.

For lifeguard instructors teaching swim lessons, ask the guard directly and come back here to pay.

Private $20.00 per ½ hour session with Swim team coaches and Lifeguards

Semi-Private  $15.00 per student per ½ hour session with Swim team coaches and Lifeguards

Semi-Private  $18.00 per student per ½ hour session with Head assistant swim Coaches.


Members seeking private and semi-private lessons are responsible for scheduling a mutually agreed upon time with the swim instructor that will not conflict with their MVP work schedule or team practices.  Once the lesson is coordinated please pay on line via the form below and email a copy of your receipt or take a picture with your phone and text it to the scheduled instructor.  

Online Swim Lesson Registration and Payment

MVP Gators Swim Team

Mount Vernon Park sponsors a swim team for members ages 5-18 (as of June 1st) who can swim across the 25-meter pool unassisted. The MVP Gators swim belongs to the Northern Virginia Swim League. The swim team season begins right after Memorial Day and ends in July 31.

Go to the Gators Team Website

Running commentary regarding the MVP Gators is available through the link below. Catch up on the current swim team news. Enjoy!

Gator Swim Gallery

For questions after checking out the swim team website, or if you are new to the team and would like to be added to the distribution list for swim team update emails, please contact the Swim Team Representatives at mvpgators@gmail.com.

Mark your calendars for the Gator Gear Up on Sunday, May 19, 2024, 3-5pm at the park, with an informational meeting for new parents at 4pm. Gator Gear Up will be your opportunity to purchase the team suit, new team t-shirt and other Gator gear, and to catch up with all of your Gator friends.