Learn to Swim

Do Try This at Home: Ideas for Practicing Swim Skills at Home

Learning to swim takes time and patience. Many parents are eager to know how long it will take for their children to become proficient in the water. While the answer to that question varies from child to child, what we do know is that the more you practice, the quicker the results.

  Comment First!

Read more »

My Favorite Swim Team Prep Drill for Butterfly

It’s no secret butterfly can be a challenging stroke for any swimmer, regardless of the level. It’s imperative to break the butterfly stroke down piece by piece and simply think about one aspect of the stroke at a time.

  Comment First!

Read more »

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

  Comment First!

Read more »

Teaching Swimming Lessons; What My Students Have Taught Me

Hi! My name is Ashley and I have been working as an instructor at Swimtastic (Franklin location) for two years and have developed close relationships with each of the students that I teach. There are many life lessons I have learned from them, and though I have seen many come and go, no matter what is going on in my life at that moment, I look up to these children.

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.

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.

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.

More Learn to Swim

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”.

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!

Don't want to miss anything?

Subscribe to our newsletter and receive our latest updates!