Benefits of Aquatic Personal Training

Aquatic personal training is becoming very popular as a way of training with lower impact to the joints, yet offering the high intensity of cross-training.  Professional athletes use aquatic training for conditioning, doctors recommend it for injury rehabilitation, and many use it as their primary form of exercise just because it’s enjoyable. Let’s look at the numerous benefits of aquatic personal training and who might get the most out of it.

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Elite Swim Lesson FAQs

Elite Sports Clubs offers a variety of swim lessons for all ages, which are available to members only. Our swim program offers parent-child classes as well as group levels 1-4 where beginners start by learning breath control, safety skills, and the crawl; to our more advanced classes where they practice lap swimming with flip turns and refine all the strokes. Adult lessons are also available from “I want to learn how to swim” to refining your strokes. Before registering your child, you may want to check out these Elite Swim Lesson FAQs. Continue reading Elite Swim Lesson FAQs

Pool Etiquette 101

Over the years that I’ve worked in the aquatics field I’ve been asked more times than I can count about proper pool etiquette. It can be quite confusing for inexperienced swimmers, so much so that many have confessed their avoidance of going near the pool all together! So in an effort to help my fellow swimmers here are a few helpful tips for Elite’s Aquatic Centers. Continue reading Pool Etiquette 101

Swim Fit: Taking You from In Shape to Swim Shape

The last time I swam laps with any serious intention was when I was 17, representing my high school swim team. Fast-forward 18 years later. I’m standing on the edge of the lap pool at Elite Mequon, wearing the same competition suit that I wore in high school (which fits a bit differently since having children). I’m about to try one of the newest signature training groups at Elite, Swim Fit.

I used to love swimming. I still do, but most of my pool time these days revolves around splash pads and floaties. So in an effort to channel my inner competitive swimmer, I decided to give Swim Fit a try. Continue reading Swim Fit: Taking You from In Shape to Swim Shape

Safer Swimming for You & Your Child with New Red Cross Lesson Program

By Jessica Heller, Aquatics Director at Elite Sports Club-Mequon

All parents need to start their children on a journey to learn how to be safe in, on, and around the water and to swim well. The American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program is made up of six levels of swimming and water safety instruction. As participants progress through the levels and develop these skills, they become safer and better swimmers. Continue reading Safer Swimming for You & Your Child with New Red Cross Lesson Program