Category Archives: Folsom

Swimming Lesson Saftey Tips

Swimming Lesson Saftey Tips from Wallen Swim Every parent wants to keep their kids safe. It might be tempting to keep your kid from drowning by deciding that they will never go around water in their life, but this is really not practical or viable. At some point your child will be around water; do […]

Finding the Best Swimming School in Roseville, CA

Finding the Best Swimming School in Roseville, CA

Finding the Best Swimming School in Roseville, CA Finding the right swim school for your kids is more about finding the right fit than about finding the best swim school in America. Sometimes your kids will get along with a teacher and sometimes they won’t. If you are thinking about putting your kids in swim […]

What is the Prone Position

What is the Prone Position

Why Kids, Babies, and Infants need to learn the Prone Position The prone position, more popularly known as the “Dead Man’s Float,” is one of the most important positions for children to learn while swimming. This is a position that teaches them to relax in water, the way their body should feel in water, and […]

Competitive Video Analysis

IRONMAN Triathlete is our Swimmer of the Month Congratulations to Harry, our Steve Wallen Swim School swimmer of the month for July. At 60 years young, Harry competed in and completed his first IRONMAN triathlon last month. This grueling race consists of a 2.4 mile swim race, 112 mile bike race, and 26.2 mile marathon […]

Myths About Infant and Baby Swimming Lessons

Myths About Infant and Baby Swimming Lessons

Myths About Infant and Baby Swimming Lessons In the past, there have been a lot of misconceptions about swimming lessons for kids. If the only thing you know about swimming lessons is what you learned from your own swimming lessons as a child, then you probably believe some myths that have since been proven to […]

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 […]

SWSS Swimmer Logan

SWSS Swimmer of the Month for June Congratulations to Logan from El Dorado Hills, our Steve Wallen Swim School swimmer of the month for June. Logan is 2.5 years old and started taking swim lessons with us three months ago. At first, he had a difficult time getting accustomed to his swim lesson and his […]

Yoshiyahu, Azariyah, Otniel, and Alona Swimmers of the Month!

SWSS Swimmers of the Month for May Congratulations to Yoshiyahu (7 years old), Azariyah (3 years old), Otniel (1 year old), and Alona (5 years old), pictured left to right, from Diamond Springs, CA, our Steve Wallen Swim School swimmers of the month for May! This foursome has shown tremendous progress over the last 3 […]

Will and Violet – April Swimmers of the Month

SWSS Swimmers of the Month for April Congratulations to Will and Violet from El Dorado Hills, our Steve Wallen Swim School swimmers of the month for April! Will and Violet are 2-year-old twins, and started taking swim lessons with us in January.  Will and Violet have been working hard on their hands together, kicking with […]