Music Makes Swim FUN

Here at SwimWest we place a high emphasis on creating a fun, engaging atmosphere for our youngest swimmers. We believe that by developing a child’s love and appreciation for water, they will be motivated to work hard and excited to come to swim lessons. Since learning...
Building Language Skills in the Pool

Building Language Skills in the Pool

Many people are aware of the benefits of aquatic therapy, which is regularly used in Physical and Occupational Therapy. The warm water and calming sensory environment is a natural place to creatively help kids work on specific physical or cognitive skills. Swimming is...

Teaming Up with Water Safety in Mind

Working with the Community for our Community Being an active member of the community has always been part of the SwimWest culture. Teaming up with like-minded organizations within that community makes us stronger and widens our reach. Each group we are involved with...

Sun Safety Tips

Two years ago, my dad scared us all with a Melanoma diagnosis. He went through treatment, and he is healthy, but it was a wake up call about the importance of doing anything and everything possible to protect my family from dangerous UV rays. According to the CDC,...

Kids Don’t Float

Enjoying Dane County’s Outdoor Lakes The temperature has finally crept up to where an outdoor water adventure seems like a possibility. In Dane County, we are so lucky to have our pick of many fantastic lakes, rivers, and streams. But before you hit the road to the...