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

Instructor Highlight: Sarah Sullivan

Some of you may know Sarah Sullivan as the Aquatics Director at our Elite Sports Club – River Glen location. She’s actively involved in the maintenance and scheduling of the indoor and outdoor saltwater pools, and manages all of our lifeguards and swim lessons at that location. Somehow between all of that, she also finds the time to teach some of our aquatic group exercise classes as well! Continue reading Instructor Highlight: Sarah Sullivan

5 Freestyle Swimming Drills for Your Next Swim Workout

Here’s a variety of freestyle swimming drills to make the stroke faster and more efficient. Even elite swimmers revisit these basics every so often to make necessary adjustments or strengthen weaknesses in their technique. Below are 5 freestyle swimming drills worth practicing regularly. Also, I’ve included two sample sets that I use often as a part of larger workouts. Continue reading 5 Freestyle Swimming Drills for Your Next Swim Workout

Member Stories: Julie Anderson Competes in World Masters Swimming

Stronger Together: With Support from “Team,” Member Works Toward World Masters Swimming Competition

Just because the weather is getting cooler outside, doesn’t mean that swimming season is over! Check out this article featuring Elite Sports Clubs member, Julie Anderson for a little indoor season swimming inspiration. Her story about her quick rise to competing at worlds in masters swimming is all the motivation we need to get into the pool this winter!

Over thirty years ago Julie Anderson was a high school state swimmer and an All American collegiate swimmer on a national championship team. Once she graduated, she thought that chapter in her life was over. She became a nurse, got married, had kids, and tried to get back into swimming, but never felt quite the same passion for it. That is, until about two years ago when the timing, the circumstances, and maybe even the stars seemed to align just right and Julie found herself on a whirlwind journey that took her all the way to the FINA World Masters competition in Montréal. Continue reading Member Stories: Julie Anderson Competes in World Masters Swimming