Basic Pool Chemistry

The Basics of Pool Chemistry (and why they matter) One cannot simply dig a hole in the ground, fill it with water, and call it a pool. Tempting as it may be. If you do this you would soon find your “pool” turning all sorts of fun colors and becoming home to all sorts of … Continued

5 Things Any Safe Swimmer Should Master

One of the most common questions I get asked has to be, “Is my child a safe swimmer?” The answer to this question largely depends on your definition of safe. For the purpose of this blog, let’s settle on a fairly basic definition of a safe swimmer; a safe swimmer is someone comfortable in deep … Continued


Why PRIVATE Swim Lessons? Indeed, why private swim lessons? Or more specifically, why are private swim lessons so much more beneficial than group classes? For this blog I will endeavor to outline and describe what I feel are the top three reasons why swim classes are more beneficial than regular group classes. These three reasons … Continued

Mr. Eric’s Adventures: The 2019 Wildwood Polar Plunge

Hello everyone!  I’m back again with more adventures!  This year I took part in the Wildwood Polar Plunge.  It was run by the Special Olympics of New Jersey.  Before I get into detail about the event itself, let’s talk about what a Polar Plunge is and why we do it. What is a Polar Plunge?  … Continued