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Dolphin Swim School provides an enriching, safe, fun and diverse learning environment where women of all ages, and children can get exceptional swim and training programs.
With our flagship center in the heart of Lagos, Nigeria, our certified swim instructors are passionate, experienced and eager to pass on their knowledge and skills to their students.
Are you ready to start your swimming journey?
CEO & Lead Instructor
Adérójú Ope-Ajayi is the Founder & Lead Instructor at Dolphin Swim School & Dolphin Aquatic Center. She is also a Sports Development Advocate with a passion for fostering positive change in the sports industry in Africa.
Her mission is to help develop the sports industry in Nigeria by partnering with the right stakeholders, helping to build sustainable sports businesses, and providing knowledge to new entries in the industry.
At the Dolphin Aquatic Centre and Dolphin Swim School, which are exclusively for Women and Children, participants swim with certified female instructors in a safe and secure environment.
Dolphin Swim School also offers various swimming programs from beginners’ classes to advanced (competitive training) for both Women & Children. The center is the first in Nigeria to do this.
In addition, she is Vice Chairman & Board Member at Lagos State Swimming Association, an Advisory Board Member of the International Swim Schools Association. She is also a member of the United States Swim Schools Association.
She is a certified Water Safety Instructor & Trainer; certified Lifeguard and she is equally certified to administer First Aid, CPR and AED. She has received multiple awards that are a testament to her skill and tenacity in breaking new grounds, including:
Winner, WIMBIZ Impact Investment Competition with a 6-digit Naira grant prize
Winner, Africa Entrepreneurship Award with a 5-digit USD grant prize
Winner, 7 Wonder Women Award in Health & Wellness Category by the Invest in Women UK Organization.
Recognized as part of The 100 Leading Ladies in Nigeria.
Fellow of the African Women Entrepreneurship Cooperation
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Dolphin Swim School Team
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Join Our Team!
Are you fun, responsible, and love helping others? Do you love being in the water? Then you might be the next addition to our growing team!
Complete the form below and a member of our staff will reach out.
Tuesdays & Thursday:
8am - 10am & 6pm
Saturdays: 7:30am - 1pm
Tuesdays & Thursdays:
8am - 10am & 6pm