Folsom Swimming Lessons

Steve Wallen Swim School in Folsom

Why Swimming For Your Child?

Enrolling your child in swimming lessons will provide them with many benefits. Our highly trained instructors will provide your child with the knowledge and skills needed to be water safe and enjoy many aquatic activities. During lessons, your child will improve their fitness, coordination, and through their instructor’s encouragement, they will build their confidence. Learning to swim will reduce your child’s risk of accidental drowning. Becoming a swimmer will set your child on the right path for enjoying a lifetime of aquatic experiences! Learn more about children’s learn to swim programs.

Water Safety

Knowing how to behave in and around water is a critical life skill due to the high rate of accidental drownings amongst children. The Centre for Disease Prevention states that drowning is the second leading cause of children’s unintentional death. While learning to swim, your child will also learn essential water safety skills. These life skills are taught as is age-appropriate, and the skills are embedded within every lesson. At Steve Wallen Swim School, learning to swim includes learning to be water safe. Learn why Steve Wallen Swim School is the Best Swim School!

Cognitive Processes

Swimming is physical, and that requires a great deal of thought to replicate what is being taught. Learning how to swim and how to be water safe will stimulate your child’s brain, developing their physical skills as well as their cognitive skills. Applying what is seen and heard into a physical skill is beneficial for your child’s development. By teaching physical skills alongside knowledge such as water safety, your child’s brain will be challenged in multiple ways, resulting in many benefits!

Questions about swimming lessons for you or your child? We are always here to help! Check out our FAQs page or Contact us today.

Health and Fitness

Learning to swim will activate most of your child’s muscles and build their cardiovascular endurance. When swimming, the entire body is working hard; swimming benefits most muscle groups and improves endurance, strength, and coordination. Your child will have so much fun learning to swim, building their endurance, and improving their health! These benefits will not only enhance their ability to swim but will also transfer to their other activities. Being fit enough to engage in childhood games is an essential aspect of their overall development and will improve their confidence.


While we always try to be flexible and accommodate our families’ needs, Steve Wallen Swim School has found it necessary to enact the following guidelines to ensure a safe, successful environment for our students and our school. If you have specific needs not addressed in these policies, please talk to us individually.

Please see our Policies page to learn more about attendance, make-ups, refunds and conduct guidelines.

Swim Lesson Classes and Pricing

Prices are based on private swim lessons (1:1 student to teacher ratio), semi-private lessons (2:1 student to teacher ratio),  baby and me swim lessons (6:1 student to teacher ratio), and group swim lessons (3:1 student to teacher ratio). Payment is paid per session based on the number of classes scheduled and is due on or before the first day of class. Longer classes or multiple lessons per week can be arranged and prorated accordingly.

Although classes are scheduled and reserved by sessions, you may start at any time. If you start in the middle of the session, the remainder will be prorated.

Please see our Pricing page to learn more about program pricing, tuition and how we accept payments.

Contact Steve Wallen Swim School in El Dorado Hills today to sign up. We are about 10 minutes away from Folsom, CA, and worth the drive. Happy swimming!