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Category Archives: Swimming Lessons

Top 5 Things to Expect at Steve Wallen Swim School

Top 5 Fundamental Swimming Lesson Standards for Steve Wallen Swim School If it has been a long time since you have experienced swimming lessons, you may wonder what to expect! Perhaps your children have never experienced the joy of learning how to swim. Learning how to swim should be a part of everyone’s life! However, […]

Learning to Swim with Steve Wallen Swim School

Why Learning to Swim is Vital As activities go, there is perhaps none as universal as learning to swim. Whether it’s a pond, creek, river, lake, ocean, backyard, or community pool, most of us have access to swimmable water. The terror and tragedy of drowning have driven the need to learn how to swim for […]

Freestyle Swimming: Side Glide Breathing – Technique Overview

Breathing in Freestyle with The Side Glide – Technique Overview While you observe your little ones learning to swim freestyle (also known as Front Crawl), you will appreciate the many challenges they face. If you are not a swimmer, it may be difficult to fully appreciate the many fine details these little swimmers are trying […]

Can My Baby Really Learn to Swim?

At Steve Wallen Swim School, we take so much pride in our infant and baby swimming lesson program. Our extensive experience has taught us that most babies have a natural love of the water and possess innate swimming skills that can be shaped and honed into a genuine ability to swim. When should my baby […]

The Importance of Water Safety and Learning to Swim

Preventing Aquatic Accidents Learning to swim goes hand in hand with being safer in and around water. However, water safety means so much more than knowing how to swim! Accidental drownings can be largely avoided through vigilant supervision, swimming skills, and water safety training. As part of a well-rounded learn to swim program, you and […]

Pools, Parents, and Politicians: Working Together to Prevent Accidental Drownings

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Working Together to Prevent Accidental Drownings It takes a village to raise a child. The same aphorism rings valid for preventing accidental drownings. Children rely on adults for education, life skills, and protection from harm. Unintentional drowning is 100 percent preventable. Preventing these tragedies requires us to provide our children with the skills, education, and […]

How Learning to Swim Can Improve Your Little One’s Health

Learning to Swim with Steve Wallen Swim School Can Improve Your Little One’s Health: Many adults know how to improve their overall health through an active lifestyle. However, we don’t often think about the physical health needs of our little ones. It makes sense that the human body will benefit from simple and complex movement, […]

A Time for Endurance, A Time for Technique

A Time for Endurance, A Time for Technique: Wallen Swim El Dorado Hills For expert swimming instructors, such as our energetic team at Steve Wallen Swim School, knowing what swimming skill to teach next comes as naturally as swimming does to a duck. So we know when to challenge your child and when to focus […]