JUST SWIM

At Evolution Swim Academy, learn-to-swim is more about the “experience” than just swim lessons. Our state-of-the-art swim center in Mission Viejo is the premier safety swim lesson location in Orange County. Our center offers our clients the ability to watch swim lessons from various vantage points throughout the swim center. Our clients will have access to warm, clean pool water, a temperature controlled pool room for overall comfort, warm changing rooms and a playroom to entertain younger siblings. Evolution Swim Academy offers free WIFI, a snack bar, pro-shop and customer service representatives that are ready to assist. Evolution Swim Academy currently operates out of four seasonal locations in Aliso Viejo, Laguna Hills, Ladera Ranch and Rancho Mission Viejo and our programming includes Parent & Me lessons, swim lessons, water polo, swim team and summer sports camps.

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May is Drowning Prevention Awareness Month

By | 2017-10-24T13:42:02+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|

We are all humans. We do make mistakes and yes, it can happen to you. No matter how careful we are, all it takes is a 30-second distraction to send us into panic mode because we cannot locate a child. Even worse is not being able to locate them when there is a body of [...]

Being a Product of the System

By | 2017-10-24T13:42:02+00:00 March 29th, 2017|

For the past decade, I have been hard at work creating a system that will provide many advantages to the swimmers and families that choose to be a part of it. A system that can provide quality and appropriate programming for infants and beyond. Evolution Swim Academy has been successful in producing safer swimmers and [...]

Chlorine: Good or bad for our swimmers?     

By | 2017-10-24T13:42:02+00:00 March 1st, 2017|

When clients come to our facility and ask if we have a salt water pool, we are not quite sure what to answer. It’s not an easy question to respond to. We get what our clients are asking but the answer is a bit more complicated than you would imagine. Let me start by detailing [...]

Find Your Freedom At Evolution Swim Academy

By | 2017-10-24T13:42:02+00:00 January 31st, 2017|

You may have noticed over the past few weeks that we have been using the catch phrase “Find Your Freedom.” If you look at our social media channels or on our website homepage, “Find Your Freedom” is prominently displayed as a graphic of one of our students taking flight. The same graphic can be seen [...]

A Story about Swim Parents: In Hindsight

By | 2017-10-24T13:42:02+00:00 November 30th, 2016|

I was blessed to have had a career in swimming which allowed me to travel the world and most important, to obtain an education that may have been out of reach had it not been for the financial support from Arizona State University in exchange for my skills in the pool. My swim career did [...]

Breast Cancer Awareness & Pink Goggles

By | 2017-10-24T13:42:02+00:00 October 7th, 2016|

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and you would be hard-pressed to find someone who has not been affected by this deadly, unfair, nasty, disease that affects many of us at the hearts of our families. Just this morning, I ran into one of our reps at the local grocery store and in jest I [...]

Turnover and Working with the Millennial Generation

By | 2017-10-24T13:42:03+00:00 March 30th, 2016|

I have a dilemma. We have too much turnover in my company. We hire young, energetic people that are from the millennial generation, for the most part. We hire the very people that Senator Bernie Sanders speaks to about free public university. These good people are defined, loosely, as people who were born from the [...]

Teaching Safer Swimmers before we Teach Fluid Swimmers

By | 2017-10-24T13:42:03+00:00 March 15th, 2016|

Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, over 200 kids between the ages of 1-14 drowned last year in the United States.  Of those, 143 of them were under the age of 5. California had the 3rd highest incidence of drowning and to be even more specific, Orange County had the highest rate in California. Drowning [...]

Learn to Swim v. Learn to Survive

By | 2017-10-24T13:42:03+00:00 February 29th, 2016|

So what’s the difference between learning to swim and learning to survive? We hear it all the time, “my child knows how to swim." We get her in the water (we will use a female child for this example) and sure enough, the child can swim, doggie paddle, etc. a few feet like a champ. Your [...]