Category Archives: El Dorado Hills

Swim School dives into expansion

Steve Wallen Swim School dives into expansion How do you get a reluctant child to put her face in the water to learn to swim? For 30 years Steve Wallen has studied and practiced the best methods for teaching his students, whether they’re 6 months or 82, new swimmers or triathletes wanting to perfect their […]

Steve Wallen Swim School Inc

Describe your business. Did you find it, or did it find you? For more than 30 years, Steve Wallen Swim School, Inc., has provided swim instruction to swimmers of all ages and abilities. The school began modestly in Steve Wallen’s backyard pool and has since grown into one of the most respected and popular swim […]

Swim School Expanding

Swim School Expanding in EL Dorado Hills Steve Wallen has been teaching people to swim for more than 30 years during which time he’s seen his business grow from his own backyard pool to its current location in El Dorado Hills. Despite a slow economy in recent years, Wallen’s business is doing well enough that […]

Backyard to Big Business

Swim instructor from backyard to big business Gone are the days when more than 1,500 children and their parents traipse through Steve Wallen’s home each summer. The Folsom resident, who has provided swim lessons from his backyard pool for more than 18 years, opened a new state-of-the-art indoor facility in El Dorado Hills. “It costs […]