College Searches – Keeping Your Sanity

Posted on Feb 13, 2018 7:00:00 AM by Susan Rapp-von der Lippe in Parenting Tips, in Swimming Community, in olympian, in college

This mom knows all too well the stresses of helping a son and daughter with their college decision.

Academics, location, swim program, division level, team dynamics, and overall college cost kept me up many nights. I don’t remember my college search being quite so stressful but then again, that was 1983 and I was being recruited by a few top swimming programs. My parents lucked out with four of their girls receiving full swimming scholarships and a brother attending West Point. Nowadays, colleges are twice the cost (or more), and there are vastly more great athletes vying for coveted scholarships.

0 CommentsContinue Reading →

Straight from the Source: Why Moms Love SwimLabs

Posted on Feb 7, 2018 11:45:00 AM by Jen Kawasaki in swim lesson testimonial, in Swimming lessons in Littleton, in Parenting Experiences, in Love, in SwimLabs

Day one – “I love the SwimLabs! When can I come back?”

Lance started taking lessons atSwimLabs Littleton in the summer of 2017. The amount of difference in his stroke equates to years of private lessons. The coaches are fantastic! They are so knowledgeable and take the time to really connect with each student no matter the skill level.

0 CommentsContinue Reading →

SwimLabs Story: Fitting Goggles

Posted on Jan 19, 2018 3:48:28 PM by Instructor Asami in swimming lessons in orange county, in Goggles, in Swimming tips from an instructor, in competitive swimming

Do you have questions about how to find the right fitting goggles? Do you know what to look for?

Worry not! Instructor Asami from SwimLabs Orange County has some helpful tips!

Working in a store specifically for competitive swimming in Southern California can be an eye opener, even for someone like me who has spent the last 2 decades poolside. It’s like a whole different world of educating parents about swimming. One of the main things (besides learning how a suit should fit) is fitting goggles. Swimming without goggles can seem like a “Truth or Dare” challenge but not having the right pair can be even harder.

0 CommentsContinue Reading →

Jason Lezak Visits SwimLabs Sandy

Posted on Jan 8, 2018 1:10:52 PM by SwimLabs in jason lezak, in olympian, in SwimLabs Sandy, in competitive swimming, in champions clinic

Jason Lezak, Olympic Gold Medalist, hosted Champions Clinics January 6th and 7th at SwimLabs Sandy in Utah. Local News was on hand covering the event as well!

After winning the "I Swim Because" contest last summer and holding an event with Olympic Gold Medalist, Missy Franklin, SwimLabs Sandy brings another Gold Medalist to their pools.

0 CommentsContinue Reading →

Safer, stronger and faster swimmers
start in the lab.

Categories

see all