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Northampton, Easthampton and Haydenville Massachusetts

Our mission is to provide you with the finest instruction and the best experience in the water.

We have been training Lifeguards, teaching First Aid and CPR and Swim Lessons for adults and children at a variety of locations for over 15 Years.


We Moved!

Our Northampton classes are now being held ath the JFK Middle School weekday afternoons.  The entrance is at the rear of the building near the tennis courts.

Ongoing Northampton classes begin the week of March 2.  Easthampton classes Saturday mornings begin February.  Haydenville classes are July and August only.

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About Craig Collins

Craig Collins, Founder of The Valley Swim School has over 20 years experience teaching swimming. Craig has been an instructor in the Exercise and Sport Studies Department at Smith College in Northampton, Ma for the past 18 years and is a certified American Red Cross Instructor and Trainer in all levels of CPR/ AED, First Aid, Lifeguard Training, Swimming and Water Safety (WSI).


Contact Information

During the school year If schools are closed we are also closed.

7 Grove Street
Haydenville, MA 01039
413 537-9454

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