Archive for Swim Parenting

  1. Tips For Being An Awesome Swim Parent

    Tips For Being An Awesome Swim Parent Whether you’re a swim mom or a swim dad, you’re probably very proud your child has chosen swimming as their sport of choice. You most likely want to be able to show that you support them no matter what. However, swimming is an involved sport, and when you […]

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  2. How to Prepare Your Child for Competitive Swimming

    Competitive swimming for youth is an enriching experience. It’s an excellent way to teach your child the importance of practicing and working hard to set and meet goals. It can teach your child how to accept and move past losses and celebrate their victories while making friends their own age. Competitive swimming can also help […]

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  3. What To Pack For Your Next Swim Meet

    Whether you are packing for yourself or supervising your children, making a checklist and having extras is a great start to preparing yourself for a day of fun and fast swimming. Read our tips below for what to pack for your swim meet.

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  4. Exposure Start with splash parks, start with the sprinklers in your back yard, start with a baby pool, but getting a child to see the fun side of water is far more effective than tossing them in and saying ‘get over it.’ Playing in the water and having a good time is the first step […]

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  5. How To Find A Good Swim Teacher for Kids

    Research is key in finding the right swim team and practice facility for your family and new swimmer. Whether your family and swimmer are in the sport of swimming for the long haul or just looking for a summer swim team, don’t just jump into the closest local program for convenience. Take some time and […]

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  6. Swim Team Pasta Dinner

    Find out what’s in store for swim parents and swimmers attending the time honored tradition – the Swim Team Pasta Dinner! Get the scoop…

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  7. Caleb Milak

    Is it OK to swim during pregnancy? Read about competitive swimmer Emily Milak’s experience and recommendations for safe exercise during pregnancy.

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  8. Raising a Swimmer Part II: 11-12 Years

    What can parents expect with a 11-12 child on the Swim Team? Find out what Swim Team Parenting looks – and what you swimmer can expect & achiveve!

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  9. Parenting Young Swimmers: Swim Team Parent Advice

    Swimming is an excellent sport that teaches incredible life lessons and instills virtuous qualities within its participants.

    What is expected from young swimmers and the parents that raise them?

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