There are so many good reasons to enroll your child in swim lessons. You want them to learn an important life skill and be safe around the water. You hope that swimming will help them stay active and even boost their cognitive and physical abilities. Did you know that swim lessons also support healthy social…

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swimming

As temperatures drop in the winter, parents are sometimes tempted to put swim lessons on hold until the warmer spring or summer months. But learning to swim is actually a year-round pursuit. When children take extended breaks from lessons, their technique gets rusty and they need time to regain their confidence and capabilities in the…

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high five

When you register your children for swim lessons, you are introducing them to a fun activity and helping them develop a valuable life skill. You’ve already taken the most important step by signing them up for lessons, and now your job is simply to support them throughout the learning process. The best advice we can…

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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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