Topic: Aquatics

How to Do a Flip Turn

Lap swimming is one of the best forms of exercise, because it combines cardio with water resistance. Plus, it’s easier on the joints. A key component of swimming laps is the flip turn, which allows you to keep moving continuously. We put together a short flip turn tutorial so you can maximize your effectiveness in […]

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Starting Swim Lessons at an Early Age

If you are parents of young children, you might be wondering when you should start your child in swim lessons. Teaching them water safety is of utmost importance, but at the same time you want to build their confidence around water. We’ve created a plan for when you should begin child swim lessons. What is […]

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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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