Learn to Swim

5 things I learned from USA Swimming National Championships

On the return to “desk -life” from the “deck-life” after a week in Irvine, CA, watching US Swimming Nationals, I reflected on five life-long and valued lessons that swimming has imparted to me.

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Why Wear A Swim Cap?

A piece of equipment which is important for swimmers with longer hair is a Swim Cap. This video shows you an effective way of putting a swim cap on a child’s head.

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Practice Tips and Exercises for Beginner Swimmers

With the onset of summer, we head back to the pool, excited to get wet and cool off but struggling to remember what gear to bring and which skills to practice first.

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Mike Mann Mondays: Taking Care of Your Body

In this segment, we ask Master’s Swimmer, World Record Holder, and humble SwimLabs Co-Founder, Mike Mann his insight on the sport and swimming news happening around the world!

4 Reasons Why Year-Round Swimming is an Important Activity to Consider

Here are 4 reasons why parents should strongly consider keeping their kids enrolled in year-round swim lessons.

Instructor Splash-N-Tell: Olympian, Cammile Adams

Hello! I’m Cammile Adams, the new owner of six SafeSplash Swim Schools in the Houston area. I am very excited to join this team and become part of this amazing brand.

“Don’t Be That Dad”: Survival Guide to Taking A Child to Swim Lessons

If you are a Dad that has recently taken on the responsibility of taking your child/children to their swim lesson or if you are a dad wanting to be a part of this experience here are some helpful pointers that will prepare you, help you to survive the experience, and avoid being labeled “That Dad”.

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Practice Tips for Intermediate Swimmers

In this blog post, we’ll discuss necessary gear, practice tips, and exercises for intermediate swimmers.

5 Tips to Encourage Nervous Swimmers

Here are 5 tips that we have used with our children to encourage them through their learning to swim journey.

At Your Pool Swim Lessons are Now Available in Florida!

2018 brings a new product option to our swim program: At Your Pool lessons are now available in Florida! You read that right…the same great Swimtastic Swim School program and quality staff experience at YOUR pool.

I Teach (And Swim) Because It Is My Passion

I have been swimming since I could walk. When I was younger, I couldn’t have cared less what temperature the water was. I swam and dove competitively for Ralston High School, and it was there that I started my career as a swim teacher.

Swim Lessons: Finding the Right Fit For You and Your Swimmer

We regularly hear the stories of parents who have spent way too much money and way too much time on lessons AND their kids still struggle to swim. So, what should parents look for in an effective swim program?

Mike Mann Mondays: What is Summer League Swim Team?

In this segment, we ask Master’s Swimmer, World Record Holder, and humble SwimLabs Co-Founder, Mike Mann his insight on the sport and swimming news happening around the world!

Here are 5 Tips to Help Your Child Learn to Swim Faster!

Here are 5 tips that you can implement today, that can help your child flourish in the water in a shorter amount of time.

The Power of Positivity

At Swimtastic (and our sister schools SafeSplash & SwimLabs) we believe in the power of positivity.

USA Swimming Foundation Sets GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® for Largest Kickboard

This gigantic kickboard, which is 10 times the standard adult size board at 18 feet high by 11 feet wide, will serve as a larger-than-life petition for all Americans to urge Congress to add the question, “Do you know how to swim?” to the 2020 Census.

The First Day of Swim Lessons

While some kids take to the water right away, for others it may take a few weeks to a couple of months before they start to feel comfortable in the water.

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