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Benefits of Group Swim Lessons

Knowing how to swim is an essential safety skill for all ages. Besides that, it’s fun! Teaching a child to swim opens the door to one of the most enjoyable forms of recreation and fitness. Elite’s group swim lessons offer many benefits that you won’t find other places.

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Staff Highlight: Jessica Heller

Jessica Heller is the Aquatics Director at Elite Sports Club-Mequon. She teaches a wide array of aquatics exercise classes, swim lessons, and conducts aquatic personal training. As a certified strength and conditioning specialist as well as a certified water safety instructor, Jessica specializes in an “outside the box” teaching style to ensure her students get the […]

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Benefits of Private Swim Lessons

Are you or your child getting the most out of your swim lessons? Are they progressing as quickly as you’d like? Are they getting enough attention and swim time? These issues can be discouraging for both swimmers and parents. Private swim lessons can solve those problems, and many more.  Here are some benefits to consider […]

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Benefits of Aquatic Personal Training

Aquatic personal training is becoming very popular as a way of training with lower impact to the joints, yet offering the high intensity of cross-training.  Professional athletes use aquatic training for conditioning, doctors recommend it for injury rehabilitation, and many use it as their primary form of exercise just because it’s enjoyable. Let’s look at […]

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Pool Toys Could Help Your Child Learn to Swim

Have you ever wondered what the rings, barbells, kickboards, and/or pool toys are used for during your child’s swimming lesson? The following toys and equipment can be used to help increase your child’s swim performance in all levels as they learn to swim!

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Swimming is a Great Outlet for Individuals with Special Needs

Swimming can be a great outlet for anyone but especially for adaptive swimmers or special needs swimmers, even those with the most severe disability can have a wonderful time in the water. Swimming lessons can be very beneficial for swimmers of all ages and all needs.

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Swimming Safety Tips for the Summer

With the weather lately, it has a lot of us looking forward to school break and summer weather. With that, comes the increased use of pools and beaches. Elite’s outdoor pools plan to open Memorial Day weekend and it’s got a lot of parents thinking: is my child safe around the water? To be sure, here’s a few swimming […]

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6 Tips for Swim Breathing

There’s so much to think about while swimming. To some it comes naturally, to others it takes hours of practice and instruction. In any case, learning a few new tips here and there is always helpful for new and experienced swimmers alike. Here’s some pointers to help you improve your swim breathing technique.

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Adaptive Aquatics, Swimming for Everyone!

One of the highlights of our jobs as swim instructors is being able to work with students with different abilities. Swimming is a great physical outlet and life-saving skill for anyone, but for those with physical, cognitive, or emotional challenges, it is even more important. Many times, these children and adults are naturally drawn to water, and swimming can […]

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Quality Summer Camps Foster Relationships & Lifelong Lessons

It is not too early to start thinking of summer camps for our kids. It’s only another month until school ends and then summer vacation is here. Planning now for a fun and productive summer for children is a smart thing to do.

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