The East Bay’s Premier Swim School since 1972

The award winning Harriet Plummer Method has taught thousands of children to be safe and confident swimmers who
learn to swim with outstanding technique. We are passionate about swimming as a fun and healthy lifetime activity.

It is our pleasure to share our enthusiasm and knowledge with students while teaching them to love the water.

Our instructors conduct lessons in a mature, positive, engaging, and structured manner with a commitment to water safety.

  • About Us
  • HPAS Advantages
  • What Makes Us Special


We specialize in teaching children between 3 and 10 years of age.

From non-swimming to competitive stroke coaching.

All lessons are private lessons

Each child is taught one on one (instructor and student only) in a non-parent participation program.

Lessons are taught in 15 or 30 minute private sessions depending on the student’s age and ability

We are a year round program.
From October through April, our pool is completely enclosed with our specially designed Air-O-Dome keeping the inside temperature 70 to 90 degrees. Our water temperature is kept year round at a warm 92 degrees.
Our award winning 5 step progression level program.
Over 30 years experience! We have taught thousands of students to swim. This means we’ve worked with every type of child over the decades, giving us the expertise to meet every child’s needs in the water.



All Lessons are Private (children must be potty-trained)
15 and 30 minute sessions available.

Monday through Thursday, 11:00 – 6:00

Outdoors: May – September

Indoors: November – April



Summer Week-Long Instensive Swim Camps : HPAS suggests that you attend one week of lessons per month however you may take as many for few weeks as you choose throughout the Summer.


Teaching Philosophy


We believe in the power of positive reinforcement presented in a structured organized manner using our award winning and successful 5 step progression level system starting with Non-swimming to competitive stroke coaching for children 3 through 10 years of age.

HPAS provides a warm and inviting environment with mature, skilled, patient, and enthusiastic instructors that look forward to work with your child every day. Every day brings new challenges and new success stories.

We will work with your child to build confidence, skill, self-esteem, and a love of swimming






Is my child:

  • – Potty-trained?
  • – 3 years of age (or close to 3)?
  • – Willing to go to the instructor independently?

HPAS is a non-parent participation program so parents will not be in the pool and will not be poolside but will be able to observe the lessons.

null Teaching Skills That Last a Lifetime

All registrations are done by phone, e-mail or text.
Registration forms not due until your first day.


CALL OR TEXT : (925) 943-7331
Summer 2020- Completely Booked.
Fall Once a Week Semester 2020-
August 24th Week through December 14th Week.
(16 Weeks – students come at the same day and time for the FULL session)
All lessons 30 min
4 payments:
8/17 = $352
9/14 = $352
10/12 = $352
11/9 = $352
(No early drop outs due to the necessary stability with COVID.  You are responsible for the full session.)
Lessons offered Monday, Tues and Thursday 11:00 – 6:00 Wednesday 12:00 – 6:00
Winter/Spring Semester 2021
  • Registration starts November 9th
  • .
  • January 11th Week through May 17th Week.
Summer 2021 Registration starts February 2021!
Yearly Family Membership Fee = $75.00
Per Family Per Year – charged yearly on the month of initial enrollment.



                                                                         Fall Semester Registration has started! 

                      Please call, e-mail, or text  for information

                                       and registration for Fall.

For information, call or text (925) 943-7331 or email us.
Get in Touch : 3125 Camino Diablo,Lafayette,CA 94549 (925) 943-7331 Hours : Monday – Thursday, 11am – 5pm