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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 talk to an instructor, contact (208) 403-5059. Or you can schedule a walkthrough on the Sign Up tab to tour our facility and schedule a free lesson!

Water Watcher Card – YOU are #1

Water Watcher Card – YOU are #1

For many families, when you talk about summer you are talking about time outside, vacations, and playdates with friends – freedom and sunshine (or planning and stress depending on how you look at it haha). Either way a lot of our summer fun includes a fun activity...

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...

Why Safety Lessons are Unique…when maybe they shouldn’t be

Why Safety Lessons are Unique…when maybe they shouldn’t be

Each Spring families start looking for the best swim lessons for their kids but not all swim lessons are the same. Many swim lesson providers use an approach that start with building a child's love for the water. Once the child is feeling confident in the water...

Why Private Lessons?

Why Private Lessons?

While we do teach some small group lessons and parent/child classes, at MWS we primarily teach private 20 minute swim lessons. We do this to provide the highest quality lessons possible. Each lesson is quality time spent with the kids we teach. We get to know how they...

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...

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...

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