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Category Archives: Cameron Park

The Swim: Training for a Triathlon

The Swim: Training for a Triathlon

The Swim: Training for a Triathlon – Wallen Swim School in Roseville and El Dorado Hills, CA It was fall, and I was turning 40 the following February. I like to set different goals for myself, and usually ones that have some sort of base in my personal wellness. I have been physically active my […]

Letter To Gov. Newsom to Reopen Swim Schools

Letter To Gov. Newsom to Reopen Swim Schools - Steve Wallen Swim Schools in Roseville and El Dorado Hills, California

Letter To Governor Newsom to Reopen Swim Schools – Steve Wallen Swim Schools in Roseville and El Dorado Hills, California Steve Wallen Swim School submitted the following letter to Governor Newsom alongside 50 other California Swim Schools to bring awareness to the importance of reopening swim schools. These programs offer life-saving learning opportunities through swim […]

The 4 B’s in Swimming

The 4 B’s in Swimming: Breath Control, Buoyancy, Balance, and Body Position

The 4 B’s in Swimming: Breath Control, Buoyancy, Balance, and Body Position These are four foundational principles that help swimmers develop a successful range of swimming strokes. These skills may be taught as early as 3 months. Our baby and me swimming lessons introduce both caregivers and the child to these fundamental skills, allowing caregivers […]

Improving Your Freestyle Stroke

Improving Your Freestyle Stroke: Stroke Improvement Series (Part 1)

Improving Your Freestyle Stroke: Stroke Improvement Series (Part 1) If your goal is to improve your freestyle technique, here are some tips to take your swim to the next level. Freestyle, or front crawl, is arguably the most favored swim stroke. Used in recreational laps, triathlons, and water rescues, it is fast, effective, and provides […]

Resistance Training for Competitive Swimmers

The Importance of Light Weight Resistance Training and Resistance Bands for Competitive Swimmers in Folsom and El Dorado Hills Whether you are a competitive swimmer, triathlete, or an avid swimmer that just enjoys swimming to stay in shape and be active, Steve Wallen Swim School firmly believes that light weight resistance training and resistance bands […]

Swim Laboratory El Dorado Hills

Steve Wallen Swim School’s Swim Laboratory For over 30 years, Steve Wallen Swim School has been teaching swim lessons and water safety to infants, kids, and adults of all skill levels in our indoor, heated swim laboratory in El Dorado Hills. Our facility offers an ideal atmosphere to foster the greatest potential of any swimmer. […]

First Day Of Swim Lessons

What To Expect On Your First Day Of Swim Lessons Often we are asked by parents what to expect on their child’s first day of swimming lessons at Steve Wallen Swim School. Of course, our hope is that every child willingly gets into the water with their new instructor and follows every detail of instruction […]

SWSS Swimmer of the Month for November

SWSS Swimmer of the Month for November Congratulations to Tomi Jean, our SWSS Swimmer of the Month for November Congratulations to Tomi Jean, our Steve Wallen Swim School swimmer of the month for November! Tomi Jean is 9 years old and has been swimming with us for about two years working on stroke technique, starts, […]

SWSS Swimmer of the Month for October

Congratulations to Cavan, our SWSS Swimmer of the Month for October Congratulations to Cavan from Folsom, California, our Steve Wallen Swim School swimmer of the month for October! Cavan is five years old and has been taking swim lessons at Steve Wallen Swim School since August of 2015. Cavan has made considerable progress over the […]

Ariel – Thoughts of a Swimming Lesson Instructor

Summer Swimming Lessons Folsom

Ariel’s Thoughts of being a Swimming Lesson Instructor with Wallen Swim My Experiences as a Swim Instructor at Steve Wallen Swim School in El Dorado Hills I first started working as a swim instructor at Steve Wallen Swim School 8 years ago teaching swimming lessons to infants, kids, and adults of all skill levels. I […]