stroke enhancement

This is the third and final blog post in our series discussing the different levels our students go through to learn how to swim properly. Swim Thru Life is our school’s mantra because we believe swimming is an indispensable life skill everyone must have – one that truly can save lives. And like other important…

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Our goal is for every student who attends Tom Dolan Swim School to learn how to swim properly. This process doesn’t happen overnight, but with lots of practice and repetition, muscle memory kicks in and the basics become second nature. We structure our school’s curriculum in three main programs of class levels: Water Comfort Stroke…

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water comfort

At our school, we believe that swimming is so much more than an activity or a sport; it’s an essential life skill. Like any other valuable skill, swimming ability must be developed slowly and steadily. A specific sequence of steps allows students to learn the fundamentals and expand their capabilities over time. The three main…

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The process of learning to swim – like any other skill – is different for every student. Some children are enthusiastic learners from the beginning, and that motivation stays constant month after month as they build new skills. Others take longer to get comfortable in the water, but over time, they become confident and avid…

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swim

Can you recall reciting multiplication tables and solving long division problems when you were in elementary school? If you sang in a choir or played a musical instrument, do you remember performing in your very first recital? A lot of practice and hard work led up to those moments of understanding and mastery. You didn’t…

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