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Benefits of Swim Lessons for Babies

By Tom Dolan / February 4, 2020 / Comments Off on Benefits of Swim Lessons for Babies

What Are the Benefits of Swim Lessons for Babies? If we could give you one bit of unsolicited advice about swim lessons for babies, it would be: Start early!  Of course, it’s never too late to learn to swim, and we teach classes for adults as well as children. But it’s a wonderful gift to…

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Tom Dolan 2019 Recap

TDSS 2019 Highlights

By Tom Dolan / January 23, 2020 / Comments Off on TDSS 2019 Highlights

Happy New Year! 2019 was a whirlwind of activity at Tom Dolan Swim School, and we’re proud of how much we accomplished. Let’s take a look back at some of our highlights from the year as we get ready to dive into new projects in 2020. Opening TDSS Falls Church In March, we opened the…

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4 Social Skills Kids Learn in Swim Lessons

By Tom Dolan / December 20, 2019 / Comments Off on 4 Social Skills Kids Learn in Swim Lessons

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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Tips for Swimming When It’s Cold Outside

By Tom Dolan / November 26, 2019 / Comments Off on Tips for Swimming When It’s Cold Outside

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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Dos & Don’ts When Your Children Are Learning to Swim

By Tom Dolan / November 12, 2019 / Comments Off on Dos & Don’ts When Your Children Are Learning to Swim

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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