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Just Keep (Year-Round) Swimming

Year-round swimming is one of the best investments you can make in your child. As swim instructors, one comment we frequently hear from parents is, “This is his/her first time back in the pool since last summer!” Most often parents expect their child to pick up where they left off, just like riding a bike. However, with children who are learning to swim, consistency and practice are essential. The best investment you can make in …

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How To Get The Most Value Out Of Your Child’s Swim Lesson

As parents, we know that providing our children with the skills and experiences necessary to lead a happy, successful life is expensive. So, we want to give you some tips to get the most bang for your buck in your swim lessons. Children thrive in structured, consistent environments. Create a routine around swim lessons. If your child is at all tentative about their lesson, pack their swim bag the night before with them. Talk to …

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Make Bath Time Fun: Your First Swim Lesson

Bath time is a child’s first experience in the water. A lot of children are timid in the water at first because of a fear of the unknown, and they often wonder, “What will happen if I put my face underwater?” As an instructor, kids ask me all the time, “Am I going to sink?” One of the hardest obstacles as an instructor is working with kids who have a fear of the water, but …

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Grand Opening

SOUTH RIDING, Va. – June 15, 2018 – Propel Swim Academy is celebrating their grand opening with a ribbon-cutting event, Tuesday, June 26th at 4:30 pm at their beautiful new facility located at 43160 Amberwood Plaza in South Riding. Members from the Loudoun Economic Development and Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce will be in attendance to help celebrate the opening of this new swim school in Loudoun County and to participate in the official ribbon …

Water Safety Week

Water Safety Week is a week in which our swim lessons ALL focus on WATER SAFETY. The week culminates with an afternoon event for the whole family from 5-7pm on Friday, May 18 filled with fun, food and learning! Students, parents and other family members will learn important water safety tips, and can participate by demonstrating a variety of skills. Jumping into the pool, recovering balance and returning to the side; floating on their back …

Water Pumpkin Patch

Propel Swim Academy’s Annual Water Pumpkin Patch is a community fundraiser event where we transform our state of the art swim facility into a water pumpkin patch! This unique and fun event is the perfect way to get your pumpkins for the fall season and all donations go to a great cause! In order to maintain a safe, family-friendly pool environment for all participants, families are required to sign up for any of our 1-hour …