Ready to get in the water? Great. Please email me for additional information on becoming a more confident and joyful swimmer.


270 Channing Way, #3
San Rafael, CA 94903


This site serves as introduction of Suzie Dods as a swim teacher and coach, provides her qualifications as a swimmer and teacher, and provides a summary of her offerings and swim philosophy.



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Introduction to Open Water Swimming at Aquatic Park

Introduction to Open Water Swimming

Start the swim season off right. Learn about tides, currents,the geography of Aquatic Park, how to handle the cooler water. Meet other swimmers. Learn how to swim straight...

Come away with drills to use both in the pool and in open water.

Class size is limited so you will get individual attention.

Pre-reg and payment required please.

Cost is $60 pp payable by cash check or paypal.

You'll need your swim gear, a snack and something to drink are nice (although I usually make muffins) Wear warm clothes and wear shoes suitable to walk to the beach.

Pre-reg by emailing me 

You must be able to swim 200 yards non stop unassisted.

Details of meeting place to follow. 

This is a warm welcoming class. No judgement!