Topic: Aquatics

Glossary of Swimming Terms

If you’re not a regular swimmer, you might not be familiar with common swimming terms associated with exercise or racing. While there are plenty of terms in the swimming world, we’ve compiled a list you might hear us using around the clubs during swim lessons or classes.

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Proper Pool Supervision: Actively Watching your Children Around the Water

School is out, it’s warm, and sunny days call families to the water. Swimming pools and waterfronts are fun places, but they can also harbor dangers. It’s the time of year for a few reminders on properly supervising your children around the water.

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Elite Sports Clubs Swim Club FAQ

Swim Club is a great way for kids to stay active, have fun, be social in a team setting, and get a taste of what it’s like to be on a competitive swim team. Here are some of the questions many families have about Swim Club.

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7 Pool Games We Play During Swim Lessons

When teaching one-on-one swimming lessons with children, it is important to keep the kids engaged and the activities interactive. With short attention spans and lots to learn in only 30 minutes, it is important to keep the lesson fun and interesting. One of the best ways to do this is to turn the skills you […]

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Lessons I’ve Learned Teaching My Own Kids to Swim

The swim instructor in me knows that swimming is a life skill children need to learn. The mom in me knows that both sets of my children’s grandparents live on lakes, and that our family’s outdoor-loving lifestyle keeps us near water a lot. The athlete in me wants my children to embrace exercise as part […]

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Swimming: The Well-Rounded Exercise

It’s a well-known fact that exercise is good for your body. It’s also very well-known that exercise can be good for your mood. While any type of movement can be credited toward both of those “good for you” categories, aerobic exercise holds an extra special place. Swimming specifically is known to drastically increase physical health […]

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Swim Lessons Guide for Parents

Learning how to swim at a young age is important for so many reasons. Besides the safety aspect, basic swimming skills can give a child confidence, allow them to have fun and be active in the pool, and create a foundation for competitive swimming later on in life. If your child is just starting out […]

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Becoming a Lifeguard

Is your teen looking for a rewarding job? Why not become a lifeguard? Lifeguards need to be good problem-solvers, clear communicators, and calm in stressful situations – all skills needed in their future careers. They will also learn teamwork, time management, customer service skills, and how to work with a variety of personalities.

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