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Category Archives: Granite Bay

Spring is Coming! Is Your Family Ready for the Water?

Spring Break Swimming Lessons at Steve Wallen Swim School in El Dorado Hills and Roseville

Spring Break Swimming Lessons at Steve Wallen Swim School in El Dorado Hills and Roseville Spring is right around the corner, which means a return to fun in the water! So please take action now, and prepare your family for aquatic adventures by enrolling in our Spring Break swimming lessons! By learning to swim, you […]

Staying Afloat – How Your Body Type Plays a Huge Role in Learning How To Swim

Staying Afloat by Steve Wallen Swim School in Roseville and El Dorado Hills

Understanding Your Body Type, How To Tread Water and Much More – A Simple Overview from Your local Swim School in El Dorado Hills and Roseville The ability to keep your body at the surface of the water is dependent on many factors. For some of us, floating and bobbing at the shimmering surface comes […]

When Should My Child Use Floaties?

When Should My Child Use Floaties? – Steve Wallen Swim School in El Dorado Hills and Roseville Just as with many things in life, there is a time and a place for floaties. Every day, you make critical decisions regarding your child’s safety, learning, and happiness, so thinking about the proper use of floaties is natural. […]

5 Tips to Develop a Better Flutter Kick

Building on a Strong Swim Foundation - Steve Wallen Swim School in El Dorado Hills and Roseville

5 Tips to Develop a Better Flutter Kick from Steve Wallen Swim School in El Dorado Hills and Roseville The not so humble flutter kick is the driving force for two main swim strokes: freestyle and backstroke. But, the flutter kick is also a key recreational skill! If you and your children plan to snorkel […]

Building Swim Stroke Endurance

Building Swim Stroke Endurance - Steve Wallen Swim School in Roseville and El Dorado Hills

Building Swim Stroke Endurance – Steve Wallen Swim School in Roseville and El Dorado Hills Swimming is primarily an endurance sport; the greater distances you can swim, the better the workout and the fun! So, once basic skills such as comfort in the water, floats, glides, arm circles, breathing, and kicking (whew!) have been mastered, […]

Beyond Submersion: Jumping In!

Beyond Submersion: Teaching Your Child How To Jump Into Deep Water! Register For Swim Lessons at Steve Wallen Swim School in Roseville and El Dorado Hills

Beyond Submersion: Teaching Your Child How To Jump Into Deep Water! Register For Swim Lessons at Steve Wallen Swim School in Roseville and El Dorado Hills While it’s important to remember that each skill is presented at Steve Wallen Swim School when your child is ready to learn it, skills are still presented in their […]

21 Water Safety Tips For Your Little Ones

21 Water Safety Tips from Steve Wallen Swim School in El Dorado Hills and Roseville

21 Water Safety Tips from Steve Wallen Swim School in El Dorado Hills and Roseville #1. Enroll your children in swim lessons At Steve Wallen Swim School, we believe that the earlier a child starts swim lessons, the better. Swim lessons at an early age can teach children water safety and water awareness skills. These […]

Learning To Float is Magic!

Learning to Float In the Water Is Magic: Wallen Swim School in Roseville and El Dorado Hills, CA

Learning to Float In the Water Is Magic: Wallen Swim School in Roseville and El Dorado Hills, CA As your little one learns to swim, the front and back float are two of the earliest skills they will be introduced to for several reasons. Floating is a precursor to all swimming strokes, and when mastered, […]

Shoulders and Swimming: Help Prevent Shoulder Injuries With Proper Swim Technique

Shoulders and Swimming: Help Prevent Shoulder Injuries With Proper Swim Technique

Shoulders and Swimming: Help Prevent Shoulder Injuries With Proper Swim Technique Learn to Swim with Steve Wallen Swim School in El Dorado Hils and Roseville! While swimming, our upper body works incredibly hard as most of our propulsion through the water comes from our arms’ action. Back muscles such as the latissimus dorsi, trapezius, and […]

Swimming Lessons For Your Young Teenagers

Swimming Lessons for your Young Teenagers: Wallen Swim School in Roseville and El Dorado Hills - Register Now!

Swimming Lessons for your Young Teenagers: Wallen Swim School in Roseville and El Dorado Hills – Register Now! Learn to Swim With Steve Wallen Swim Schools in El Dorado and Roseville While this can be a challenging age to begin learning to swim, all children must have a sound ability to swim and knowledge about […]