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Category Archives: Swimming Lessons

Letter To Gov. Newsom to Reopen Swim Schools

Letter To Gov. Newsom to Reopen Swim Schools - Steve Wallen Swim Schools in Roseville and El Dorado Hills, California

Letter To Governor Newsom to Reopen Swim Schools – Steve Wallen Swim Schools in Roseville and El Dorado Hills, California Steve Wallen Swim School submitted the following letter to Governor Newsom alongside 50 other California Swim Schools to bring awareness to the importance of reopening swim schools. These programs offer life-saving learning opportunities through swim […]

Improving Your Backstroke: Part 2

Improving Your Backstroke: Part 2 of a Four-Part Stroke Improvement Series - Wallen Swim School in Roseville and El Dorado Hills, California

Improving Your Backstroke: Part 2 of a Four-Part Stroke Improvement Series If your goal is to improve your backstroke, here are some tips to refine your technique. Backstroke, or back crawl, is a great option for working different muscles than those used in freestyle. While freestyle targets the chest muscles, backstroke targets the upper back. […]

Health Update: What We Want Our SWSS Family to Know

Health Update: What We Want Our Steve Wallen Swim School Family to Know

Health Update: What We Want Our Steve Wallen Swim School Family to Know At Steve Wallen Swim School, everyone is family. We want to thank each and every one of you for choosing SWSS as your home for swim lesson instruction. In these unprecedented times, we are working hard to keep our students, staff, and […]

Improving Your Freestyle Stroke

Improving Your Freestyle Stroke: Stroke Improvement Series (Part 1)

Improving Your Freestyle Stroke: Stroke Improvement Series (Part 1) If your goal is to improve your freestyle technique, here are some tips to take your swim to the next level. Freestyle, or front crawl, is arguably the most favored swim stroke. Used in recreational laps, triathlons, and water rescues, it is fast, effective, and provides […]

The Benefits of Swimming Lessons

6 Key Benefits of Swimming Lessons - Wallen Swim School in Roseville and El Dorado Hills, CA

6 Key Benefits of Swimming Lessons – Wallen Swim School in Roseville and El Dorado Hills, CA Consider just some of the many benefits of enrolling your child in swimming lessons at Steve Wallen Swim School: #1 – During their first lessons, your child will learn to be comfortable in the water This comfort will […]

When To Start Swimming Lessons For My Child

When Should I Start My Child in Swimming Lessons? Wallen Swim School in Roseville and El Dorado Hills, CA

When Should I Start My Child in Swimming Lessons? Wallen Swim School in Roseville and El Dorado Hills, CA A parent’s life can get hectic very quickly. Between work, school, meals, and the countless other things that need your attention every single day, your time is precious. As a parent, you want to be sure […]

Are Adult Swim Lessons Right for Me?

Are Adult Swim Lessons Right for Me? Wallen Swim School in Roseville and El Dorado Hills

Are Adult Swim Lessons Right for Me? Wallen Swim School in Roseville and El Dorado Hills Perhaps you are thinking about a fresh way to get in shape, or you have planned the trip of a lifetime. Your ambition to learn to swim might be because you have a shiny new 18-foot boat in your […]

A Swimmer’s Guide: Water Safety vs Stroke Technique

Water Safety vs. Stroke Technique

Know Your Swimmer: Water Safety vs Stroke Technique It is important to know your swimmer’s strengths and weaknesses before signing up for swim lessons. If it’s a child’s first time in the water then instructors will focus on water safety. If a child can swim for a short period of time but has to stop […]

7 Types of Swimmers

7 Types of Swimmers on Their First Day of Swim Lessons at Steve Wallen Swim School By Kaleb Wallen, Co-Owner Steve Wallen Swim School Swimming lessons are an important part of many children’s lives. It is a time when they face their fears in the name of learning a new life skill. Although it isn’t […]

Swimming Lesson Safety Tips

Swimming Lesson Safety Tips from Wallen Swim in Roseville

Swimming Lesson Safety Tips from Wallen Swim in Roseville One of the most common causes of death among children is swimming pool fatalities. It is very common for a child to toddle into a pool unsupervised, or even to drown when adults are present but not paying attention fully. Obviously, you want to keep your […]