Enter the New Year with a SPLASH!

Happy New Year, SwimWest families! It’s already off to a good start for those of us that were happy to see the snow piles melt over the weekend – and that’s not to mention the amazing Packers win yesterday. Welcome, welcome, welcome 2023! As we all march into...

Four Things To Know About Diving

A few years ago, my family made the decision to join a summer pool. It’s not flashy or fancy, but it has something that hooked us every year since: a diving board. My son was fairly young when we first joined, but he fell in love with diving. Well, to be clear, first...

All About Swim Diapers

Imagine packing up your kids for a day at the pool. You’ve brought suits, sunscreen, goggles, towels and even a magazine or two to scroll while your kiddos splash away. Just as you get settled onto your beach chair and your kids are about to hop into the cool water…....

5 Swim Resolutions for the New Year

Happy New Year, SwimWest families! We start another year so thankful for our time with your kids, and your support of our mission to keep kids safe in and around the water. This year, as you make your own resolutions (or not! No judgment here!), we hope you find the...

How Sick is TOO Sick for Swim Lessons?

I don’t know about you, but the past few weeks it feels like my family has been trying to dodge sickness everywhere we go. Coughing. Sneezing. Runny noses. Sore throats. Fevers. From their friends to their teachers to their teammates and coaches, we have been hearing...

Giving back in the Madison Area

I love the holiday season. From the elaborate meals to the seasonal decor to Chestnut Praline Lattes at Starbucks, I am a sucker for ALL things holiday-themed. My car is set to 24/7 holiday music, and my tree is up the weekend after Thanksgiving. I love driving around...

Experience Gift Ideas for the Whole Family

It’s the season of joy and giving, and nothing brings me more happiness than showering those I love with gifts I think they’ll enjoy. In fact, shopping for the perfect gift in a little shop playing Christmas songs, or wrapping a special item in festive paper is one of...

3 Reasons I’m Thankful for Swim Lessons

As we head into this season of giving, celebration, family and SO MUCH FOOD, it’s always so nice to stop and breathe for a minute. You know, between all those basketball practices, swim lessons, holiday shopping trips and get togethers with friends and family. Let’s...