We are quickly reaching, if not the end of the season for many leagues, at least the mid-way point (where does the time go??). It’s been a whirlwind of cheers and chants, snacks and backpacks, chlorine and cozy towels. And maybe, just maybe, your young athlete has caught the ‘swimming bug.’ Perhaps, they’re not quite ready to hang up their swimsuit for the year. “What’s next??” they might be … [Read more...]
SwimTopia Summer Series: Key Player Parent Volunteers
Summer season 2022 is under way and we’re all embracing the glorious chaos! If you are a parent volunteer, you’re already in the thick of the action: arriving early at meets (a.k.a. The Crack of Dawn) for setup, darting here and there to gather kiddos for the ready bench, scrutinizing every race as a stroke judge, marking event/heat/lane grids on athletes’ arms. It’s a lot. If you are what we … [Read more...]
SwimTopia Presents: Favorite Summer Swim Team Memories!
It’s here, it’s here! The best time of the year is really, truly almost here! And what time of year is that, you may ask? Summer swim season of course! This idyllic summer activity, known for its colorful ribbons, zany team cheers, and sharpie body art, has finally come once more. Coaches are gearing up for their springtime start, kiddos picking out their summer training suit, and parents debating … [Read more...]
Why Choose Summer Swim Team?
Summertime is so near, we can feel its humid breath on our necks. As those longer days and warmer months approach, you might ask yourself a very important question: “How, exactly, am I going to entertain my kiddos until the fall??” SwimTopia’s staff is made up of many parents and, goodness, we understand this question wholeheartedly! Or, perhaps, your youngster is jonesing for a new hobby this … [Read more...]
“Winning” with Summer League Swimming
More than most organized activities undertaken by kids, summer league swimming offers numerous ways of growing, developing and "winning." Some speculate it’s because swimming offers a somewhat unique combination of both personal and team-related achievement. Whatever the cause, below are just a few of the ways your child can “win” by participating in summer league swimming: Goal Setting - … [Read more...]