Colorado Parent Directory

Ocean First


3015 Bluff Street
Boulder, CO 80301
(303) 444-7234



Ocean First offers a nurturing environment where learning to swim is both fun and educational. The swim school, with its private facility and comfortably heated indoor pool, ensures that swimmers of all ages can learn at their own pace, focusing on water safety and confidence. Their expert teachers, trained in SSI methodology, provide personalized attention, allowing students to advance based on ability. Ocean First emphasizes a holistic approach to aquatic education, incorporating aspects of the marine world into their teaching, enriching the learning experience beyond traditional swim lessons. For more detailed information, you can visit their website.

Ocean Discovery Camp
Dates: June 24-27 or July 8-11
Price: $300 per student
Age: 9-12 year olds
Must be a Beginner lll level swimmer or higher

Does your child love to explore and play in the water? Send them to Ocean Discovery Camp! This camp is a great start for your child’s journey into water adventure, marine science education, and ocean conservation. Throughout the week, students will spend time in the classroom learning how the ocean impacts them, how they impact the ocean, and ways they can explore the ocean. In the pool, students will improve their swimming skills, learn to snorkel, and will get to try freediving and scuba diving! Through experiential learning and collaboration, each young ocean enthusiast will discover what gets them excited about the ocean while meeting new friends and having fun.

Swim and Marine Science Camp
Dates: July 22-25 or August 5-8
Price: $228 per student
Age: 5-8 year olds

Looking for a fun camp where your kids can learn about the exciting depths of the ocean? Sign up for our Swim and Marine Science Camp! Students will spend 90 minutes in the classroom learning about ocean animals and marine habitats through crafts, hands-on experiments, games, and more. After that, they jump into the pool for a 30-minute swim lesson to learn water safety and swim skills and have tons of fun!