About Us

RIO’s Sandpiper Swim School has been providing quality swim lessons for individuals of all ages and abilities since 1964. Sandpiper instructors and staff make every effort to build a stress-free, fun learning environment, with personal attention and positive reinforcement for swimming success. We welcome all children, with and without special needs.
Located in the City of Orange at 1800 E. La Veta Ave., our beautiful, indoor pool is heated between 90 and 92 degrees all year round!
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Sandpiper Swim School is an affiliation of and located at the Rehabilitation Institute of Southern California (RIO).

Orange Facility

Founded in 1950, RIO is a non-profit organization that provides health, wellness, and educational services to children and adults with and without special needs. RIO offers a wide variety of programs, including:
  • Aquatic exercise classes
  • Child Development Program
  • Early Learning Center (includes Infant Day Care and Preschool)
  • Physical, Aquatic Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapies
  • Community-Based Adult Services
  • Independent Living Skills
  • Transitional Adult Program
  • Transitional Adult Activity Center
  • Supported Employment
For more information about RIO and the other programs, please visit www.riorehab.org.