Lake Murray Driving Academy - Driver's Training for Teens  

We have 2 locations to better serve you! 

Lake Murray
Driving Academy
140 Distant Lane
Chapin, SC 29036

West Columbia:
Brookland Baptist

1066 Sunset Blvd
West Columbia, SC 29169

We offer conveniently scheduled driving classes that work around your schedule; our certified drivers pick up the student from home or school and return the student to home, school, or work.




*Certified by the SC DMV (A-293) 
*The training program cost is $300 effective 6/1/18 
*Covers 8 hours of classroom and 6 hours of driving
*Instructors are police officers with 20+ years of experience
*For your convenience, we now accept credit cards
*Extra private lessons are available at $80 per hour

Driver's Training Program Teaches Teens To:

  • Parallel Park
  • Back up at least 100 feet
  • Perform three point turn
  • Park a vehicle overnight
  • Prepare License exam

Upcoming Classes:

Saturday, Oct 12 at 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday, Nov 2 at 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday, Nov 16 at 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday, Dec 14 at 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

We are now "SAFETY OFFICER" certified through the SC DMV and we can provide 3rd party driver's license testing.  As an option, students can now schedule their driving test with us,  where the student can be more comfortable in a less stressful and familiar environment, and vehicle.  The cost is $50.  

*We cannot guarantee the student will pass; however, this may be a less stressful environment since the student will have experience with the car.


Lake Murray Driving Academy now teaches Alive at 25; a survival course developed by the National Safety Council.
These classes are taught at 4pm at our Chapin location:
140 Distant Lane, Chapin, SC 29036.

2018 Alive at 25! Dates: March 22, April19, May 24, June 14, July 19, August 16, September 20, October 11, November 8, December 13.
Register Here for Alive at 25!