Posts by Tom Dolan

Why Choose TDSS? Ask Our Customers!

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Tom Dolan Swim School helps swimmers of all ages be more confident, safe and competent in the water. We opened our doors in 2012 (with a second Northern Virginia location opening in early 2019!), and we’ve had the joy of watching our students learn and grow over the years. If you’re thinking of enrolling your…

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5 Winter Pool Party Ideas

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Children born in winter months often miss out on the chance to throw a pool party for their birthdays (at least in this hemisphere). But even if the temperature dips below zero and there’s snow in the forecast, you can schedule a pool party all year long at Tom Dolan Swim School! Our indoor, climate-controlled…

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We’re Hiring! Join the TDSS Team

Tom Dolan Swim School is made up of a fantastic team of people – and we’re not afraid to brag about them. We employ dynamic, passionate and fun-loving folks who truly enjoy working with children. And we are looking for new swim instructors to join our staff! Are you the perfect fit for this position?…

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Coming Soon: New Location in Falls Church

Tom Dolan Swim School in Falls Church

We opened the doors to Tom Dolan Swim School way back in 2012 with the goal of teaching swimmers of all ages how to Swim Thru Life. We designed our purpose-built facility to be a safe and supportive space for students – ranging from infants to adults – to gain water-safety education, fundamental swimming skills…

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When Your Child Resists Swim Lessons

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Not every child is enthusiastic about swimming right away. For some children, the uncertainty melts away naturally after the first few lessons. For others, the opposition to swimming persists much longer. As a parent, the latter situation puts you in a tricky position. Swim lessons teach life-saving skills – but it’s tough to fight about…

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