We are open!
We are SO excited to announce we are open as of July 6th for our Summer 2020 session.
Click the button below for information on how to register and to learn what we are doing to keep our staff and swimmers safe in our facilities.
Toronto & North York Swim School
Davina Lopez has been a swimmer her entire life. With her substantive background as a swimmer, instructor and competitive racer, she was and remains to this day, adamant that every child should master the skill of swimming. Davina founded Davina’s Swim House in 2003 with her husband Geo for the sole purpose of delivering quality swimming lessons in Toronto & North York to infants and toddlers, beginner and advanced kids, and adults in a professional, warm and comfortable setting.
At the DSH swim school, swimming lessons are taught by professionally-certified swimming instructors who are – to a person – caring, nurturing, and encouraging. Their years of swimming and instruction experience ensure an extremely safe environment for each child – our #1 priority. Each swim instructor is trained in-house with Davina’s unique hands-on and customized teaching methods which ensures that consistent and effective lessons are offered to each person learning to swim in our pools at each of our Toronto and North York locations.
When you register yourself or your child for swimming lessons, you will feel at ease knowing that you are looked after and cared for. We want you and your children to have fun learning to swim while feeling safe at the same time.
We offer three (3) convenient locations throughout North York, Toronto and the GTA.
Become a Swim Instructor & Lifeguard
National Lifeguard certification is Canada’s professional lifeguard standard. National Lifeguard training develops a sound understanding of lifeguarding principles and good judgment, and emphasizes prevention and effective rescue response in emergencies, including first aid treatment.
Our swimming instructor training gives you the knowledge to teach and evaluate skills and strokes in an aquatic setting.
First Aid Programs
Emergency First Aid is a course for candidates who want to gain a general knowledge of first aid principles and the emergency treatment of injuries.
Skills include: victim assessment, CPR, choking, external bleeding, heart attack, stroke wounds and burns. Includes CPR-B certification. Recognized by Ontario’s Workplace Safety & Insurance Board. The first aid program is not restricted to aquatic candidates.
Join Our Family!
Looking for a fun, fulfilling, challenging, and rewarding opportunity? Come join our family of swim instructors and customer service professionals!
Davina’s Swim House is always looking for great people to join our fun, professional team at one of our 4 convenient North York and Toronto locations.
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Building confident swimmers, one splash at a time!
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