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Our blog features useful water safety tips as well as information about Mountain Waves Swimming instructors and lessons. For more information or to set up a walkthrough of our facility contact (208) 403-5059 to talk to an instructor!

Winter 2023 – Group and Private Lessons

Winter 2023 – Group and Private Lessons

Winter Season Dates: January 4 - April 6. 2023 Winter Season Group Lessons: Parent/Child - $90*10 lessons over 5 weeks, 1 make up dayTuesday/Thursday 8:30am - 9:00amTuesday/Thursday 5:30pm-6:00pm 2-4 Year-old Group Lesson - $90*8 lessons, 1 make up dayMonday/Wednesday...

My Child Is Crying During Their Lesson! What Do I Do?

My Child Is Crying During Their Lesson! What Do I Do?

Why is your child crying? If you have kids, or even have been around kids, you know that there are infinite reasons why they might burst into tears. We have all seen the posts of children crying over the color of a plate or because their parent wouldn’t let them eat...

Advocating for Your Child

Advocating for Your Child

If there is one thing we have learned from working with children, it is that every child is unique! And nobody knows your child better than you do. We have made it our mission to help kids learn how to be safe and independent in the water. We train on personality...

What makes a GREAT swim instructor?

What makes a GREAT swim instructor?

When Emilee and I decided to bring this “safety first” technique of swim instruction to southeastern Idaho, we knew that we were going to be faced with a lot of decisions. With that in mind, we decided that no matter what, the one thing we would always keep as a top...

Prepping for Spring Break

Prepping for Spring Break

Don’t get me wrong, I am actually a big fan of winter. Our family loves skiing, snowboarding, sledding, hot chocolate; all of the above. My 3 year old even loves shoveling snow! As we start getting closer to March, however, I start missing the sun and warmth a little...

Safety v. Fun

Safety v. Fun

Every parent we have worked with (especially parents of our littlest swimmers) have a constant ongoing struggle: I want my child to have fun in the water, but I really want them to be safe. So what’s the trade off? Right off the bat, we want to be clear, infants and...

Helping Children Overcome Their Fear of Water

Helping Children Overcome Their Fear of Water

A child’s reaction to water can be as unique as the child themselves. Some children love water, bath time, bubbles; we often refer to them as “little fish” and our largest battle each day is trying to get them out of the bath to get ready for bed (I have two of...

Why Water Safety?

Why Water Safety?

Welcome to Mountain Wave Swimming! We are bringing a unique method of swim instruction to Southeastern Idaho because we believe that it is never too early to start preparing for safe, fun interactions with water. Babies, from the moment they are born, love the feeling...

First Day: What to Expect

First Day: What to Expect

When you get to the pool on your first day of lessons, feel free to head back to the pool area a couple minutes before lessons start. There is a waiting room and a trampoline to entertain your child and changing rooms by the pool where you can get ready! Your...

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