Bobby Gonzalez / bgonz@qeceng.com / 915.539.1567 / Bilingual 

Javi Ochoa / ojochoa@miners.utep.edu / 915.630.7077 / Bilingual

Gretchen McElroy / gretchenbikes@gmail.com / 915.702.4930

Alyssa Ramos / alyssa.ramos20@yahoo.com / 915.329.0130


City of El Paso  Adult & Youth Swim Classes

The Learn to Swim program offers swimming lessons for adults and youth of all levels, including Adult Beginner, Fitness/Conditioning, and Masters. Learn to Swim classes are offered at several City of El Paso pools, click here for class descriptions, schedules, and fees.

Fort Bliss Adult Swim Classes

The Fort Bliss MWR offers adult swimming lessons for all active-duty military personnel and ID card holders. Class topics include survival swimming, stroke development and refinement, and fitness swimming.

Socorro ISD Adult & Youth Swim Classes

The Socorro ISD (SISD) Aquatic Center offers public Learn To Swim classes for children ages 4-12 years old. The classes are for beginning swimmers and designed to teach the basics of swimming and water safety to students. SISD also offers private individual instruction for adults and youth. 

YMCA Adult & Youth Swim Classes

The YMCA of El Paso offers swim programs for adults and children of all ages and abilities, teaching students both aquatic and safety skills. All YMCA Aquatics classes are taught by certified YMCA instructors.

YWCA Adult &Youth Swim Classes

Each YWCA Swim class focuses on helping adults and children become more comfortable in the water while learning and perfecting basic swim strokes. All trainers are certified swim instructors. Private lessons are available by appointment.

USA Swimming Foundation

Not in El Paso? Find swimming lessons in your community through the USA Swimming Foundation.



Ascarate Aquatic Center

Ascarate Park has an outdoor aquatic center featuring a 50-meter Olympic-size competition pool, a small pool for children, and several water slides. The aquatic center is open Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day weekend. General admission is $3.

City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department

The City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department has fourteen aquatic centers - ten indoor and four outdoor. General admission is $2 for adults (18-59), and $1 for youth (0-17) and seniors (60+). Click here for a current pool schedule.

El Paso YMCA

Open and lap swimming is available for members at three YMCA Locations: Loya, Bowling, and Westside. Click here for pool schedules and membership information.

El Paso YWCA

The YWCA has five aquatics facilities available for members. Both the Joyce W. Jaynes and Shirley Leavell Branches offer open lanes for swimming. Click here for a list of daily, monthly, and specialty rates.

Fort Bliss MWR

The Fort Bliss MWR offers lap swimming for active-duty military and their families at the Aquatics Training Center and the Replica Aquatic Center. Lap swimming is always available during normal business hours. Click here for aquatics fees and schedules.

Socorro ISD Aquatic Center

The Socorro ISD Aquatic Center has a 25-yard, 8-lane pool available for lap swimming during normal business hours. General admission is $2.




Swimplan offers free personalized swim training plans for beginners to advanced swimmers. Swim workouts can be used for general fitness, triathlon training, open water training, Masters, and competitive swim training sessions.




Race El Paso makes no representations regarding the resources listed here. They are informational only.

Suggestions for other training opportunities?  Email Kat at kat@raceelpaso.com!