2015 Calendar
  • March
    Sunday, March 8 th ~ Daylight Savings Start 2015
    Tuesday, March 17th ~ Happy St. Patricks Day (Wear your green today!), Open regular hours 9am-8pm
  • April
    Saturday, April 4th & Sunday, April 5th ~ Closed for Spring/ Easter Break
    Sunday, April 26th ~ Safer 3 Water Safety Challenge
  • May
    Saturday, May 16th ~ Swim Meet (Events: Freestyle, Breast Stroke, I.M.)
    Saturday May 23rd - Monday, May 25th ~ Closed for Memorial Holiday
    Saturday, May 30th ~ Swim Meet (Events: Freestyle, Butterfly, Backstroke)
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Welcome to Blue Buoy Family Swim School

Where kids learn and love to swim...

Blue Buoy Swim School has served the families of Orange County since 1956, providing the highest quality instruction and customer service for all levels of students: infant through adult. Founders, Mel Maxwell and his wife Doris developed the cornerstones that have become the foundation of Blue Buoy's success that still hold strong today.

At Blue Buoy you will be treated as a cherished family member. This is evident by the growing number of second and even third generation children that are enrolled and benefit from the Blue Buoy experience.

Blue Buoy holds competitions and group swim meets.Who we are

One of the greatest compliments we can give someone is to say that they are Blue Buoy People. From the voice on the phone who works diligently to schedule your perfect lesson time, to the teacher who brings the gift of swimming, to the deck manager who gives your child praise and stickers after their lesson; we are all committed to making your time at Blue Buoy an enjoyable and satisfying experience.

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Blue Buoy Swim School Big PoolOur facilities

We can accommodate all your needs because we have two pools specifically designed for optimum instruction.

Our small pool is designed with young swimmers in mind. It has large steps, shallow water, and we enclose it for winter comfort.

The large pool is used by advanced little ones and older age groups who require more space. It also provides plenty of room for our weekend swim meets and adult classes. Both pools are bathtub warm.(90°-93°)
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Aquatics International Power 25 Award Recipient Johnny JohnsonAquatics International Power 25

Blue Buoy owner, Johnny Johnson has been selected as one of the Aquatics International 2013 Power 25, which honors 25 of the most influential people in aquatics over the past 25 years. Johnny is honored for this recognition of what Blue Buoy has brought to the families of Orange County since 1956.

"If you want an Olympic swimmer in the family, try enrolling your child in Johnny Johnson's Blue Buoy Swim School in Tustin, Calif. The private swim school was founded in 1956 and has seen five of its alumni compete in the Summer Olympics."

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Blue Buoy holds competitions and group swim meets.Swim for Life-Ocean Swim

The 10th Annual Swim for Life Foundation’s Ocean Swim was a huge success.

Former Olympic swimmers, including Jason Lezak, John Mykkanen, Bruce Furniss and Andrew Strenk, joined participants from around Orange County at the Swim for Life Foundation's 10th Annual Ocean Swim at Corona del Mar's main beach, according to a news release.

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I don't buy or sign up for anything without researching, reading reviews or recommendations. Blue Buoy was recommended by a few parents and so far, we've been happy with the results. Everywhere we go swimming, people admire on how well our 3 1/2 year old swims. The pools are warm all year round and their staff are very friendly. We've researched other swim schools in the area, private instructors, etc., but Blue Bouy is worth every penny we have spent on our boys.


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