5 Pool Cool Pool Toy Ideas

5 Pool Cool Pool Toy Ideas The weather outside may be frightful but indoor pools are so delightful. With the holiday season approaching pool toys may not be at the top of your gift lists but I thought it might be fun to put together a list of some super fun looking toys. Of course … Continued

Swimming with the PUMPKINS?!!

5 Crazy Underwater Events Sooooo it’s October and that means it’s pumpkin carving contest time! Just like last year, I entered the local underwater pumpkin carving contest. Since I wrote an entire blog about that last October, I figured I would do something different this year. So I present to you, 5 crazy underwater events … Continued

Safe Swimming While Traveling

Safe Swimming While Traveling This is a topic that as an instructor I get a variety of questions about. Everything from the mundane to quite serious safety concerns. For this blog, I will strive to address most of them. I think that the logical order to answering these questions would be starting with the most … Continued

Beyond the Basics: Scuba Diving

Let’s pretend, for just a moment, that you are snorkeling along a coral reef. Swimming along the surface watching the beautiful marine life below, you want to go deeper to take a close look. Holding your breath, you swim down to take a closer look at the fish playing amongst the coral. However, after a … Continued

A Swimmer’s Guide to Healthy Skin and Hair Series: Part 1

A Swimmer’s Guide to Healthy Skin and Hair Series: Part 1 – Simply Water Everyone’s seen or felt the damage of spending time in the pool or the ocean when at the beach: split ends, brittle hair, skin redness or irritation, even rashes. Proper hair and skin care is essential for even the casual swimmer, … Continued

Beyond the Basics: Snorkeling

One of the questions I most frequently receive as an instructor is “What is the next level?” or “What is the next step after swimming classes?”. Obviously becoming a safe swimmer is everyone’s first priority but what comes after? Learning safe swimming is like learning basic arithmetic in school. It’s enough to get by but … Continued

Underwater Adventures: Pumpkin Carving Contest

Written by Eric W., Making Waves Swim Instructor The temperature is finally dropping, the leaves have changed, and Halloween is fast approaching! Fall is well and truly here. Personally, I am loving it, Fall is my favorite season. While dropping temperatures may put a hindrance on swimming at the beach, Making Waves Swim Schools has … Continued