SwimWest Swim Instructor

Meet Your Swim Instructor

Each month at SwimWest we like to sit down with one of our instructors and ask them a few questions that help you get to really know them. This month we talked with Kristina Bauer, SwimWest Swim Instructor who teaches a variety of swim lessons for all ages.


A World Without Swimming?

What would a life without being able to appreciate the fun water brings to our life be like? We ask a few of our young SwimWest swimmers for answers.

SwimWest Lesson Etiquette for Parents and Kids

Don’t know what to do or what to expect when your child takes her first swim lesson? Learn some of the basic etiquette and the answer to your questions in this week’s blog post.

Beyond the Water: Valuable Lessons your Child will Learn in Swim Lessons

As parents, we all understand the safety benefits of swim lessons. Swimming is an extracurricular activity that is fun AND life-saving. But did you know there are many benefits to swim lessons beyond the skills they are learning in the water?

Helping Your Child Overcome a Fear of Water

Knowing how to swim and prevent any panic around the water are unquestionably life-saving skills. At SwimWest our primary goal is water safety. Understanding a child’s fear of water is one of the first steps in that goal.

Ouch! Understanding Common Ear Infections in your Little Swimmer

Ear infections are the most common illness in children, and if you’ve been unlucky enough to have a child experience one, you know they are NO FUN. Blogger and mom, Betsy Stern, researched some information about ear infections and “swimmer’s ear” and what you can do to help prevent your child from getting one.

Taking the Plunge

Founder of SwimWest, Karen Clay, is a true entrepreneur. In this article we learn a bit more about how SwimWest came to be and where it will continue to go.