2017 Spring Stroke Clinic

The Experience Adventurer Jr. and Adventurer Jr. II joined a four-week long Stoke Clinic in May. The purpose of it was to better their stroke techniques. They both were in Level I, although Adventurer Jr. II should’ve been in Level II by age. Adventurer Jr. II liked Level I better and got most out of it. Adventurer Jr., on the other hand, was only able to attend 14 out of the 20 sessions. The Cost: $395 Fee: $197.5 X 2 = $395 … Continue reading >>

2016 – 2017 Winter Competitive Swim Season Review

The Experience Adventurer Jr. had a great season again this year. He earned way more than enough points to get lettered. His 100 Fly and 100 Breast qualified him for DII District. He competed in 200 Medley Relay, 100 Fly and 100 Breast in District. He scored both in 200 Medley Relay (7th place medal) and 100 Breast (16th place). PRs: Breast: 1:06.55; Fly: 1:01.92; 200 Medley Relay: fly leg 27.31 and 200 total: 1:45.58. The Cost: $991.02 Team suits and warm-ups: $191.08 Speedo … Continue reading >>

2016 March – April Swim Lessons Review

The Experience Adventurer Jr. III took the Level 3 swimming classes. He worked so hard and wanted to graduate to next level. But he wasn’t quiet there yet. Even though he could swim the 25 yards length of the pool in front crawl and elementary backstroke, a repeating of the course could help him get better on his skills. The cost: $50 Course instruction fee: $50 … Continue reading >>

2015 – 2016 Winter Competitive Swimming Review

The Experience Adventurer Jr. wanted to do competitive swimming for a while and finally he was in high school to join the swim team. It’s a lot of hard work. He had dry-lands from 6 to 7 am before school twice per week, swim practices from 3 to 5:15 pm after school Mondays through Fridays, and 6 to 8 pm on Saturdays. During winter break, 6 to 8 am and 3 to 5 pm every Monday through Friday for swim … Continue reading >>

2016 Jan – Feb. Swim Lessons Review

The Experience We signed Adventurer Jr. III up for the Saturday class due to conflicts with soccer practices on Tuesdays. He did very well and graduated to the next level. Adventurer Jr. II did the same advanced class again as before. The Cost: $40 Saturday classes fee for Adventurer Jr. III was $40, which was a little cheaper than the twice per week classes Adventurer Jr. II class fee: $0. I went to a customer appreciation event. Part of it … Continue reading >>

2015 Swim Lesson Seven

Last night I went to the pool to practice. I did all the skills as previous. I’m more comfortable with water each time I go there. I utilized the steam sauna room for a longer time. The room seemed to be on and set as long as the center was open for I didn’t find any dial outside the door to set it. I had the room to myself the entire time. It’s a very nice experience. … Continue reading >>

2015 Fall Swim Lessons Review

The Experience Adventurer Jr. II took an advanced swimming class again with six other kids. Even though he had taken this highest level of swimming class many years, he should still do it for next session just to exercise. Adventurer Jr. III was in second level of swimming class. There were only two to four students in that class. That’s never happened before. They had plenty of practices. Adventurer Jr. III was able to do back float for 15 seconds … Continue reading >>

2015 Swim Lesson Six

I practiced back float, backstroke, freestyle, and breaststroke. I’m able to change air for all of them now. Practice, practice, and practice was the key. I was in the pool for 30 minutes. Then I did 5 minutes of jacuzzi and steam sauna. I’m very happy with my progress.