Why You Should Enroll Your Kids in Summer League Swimming


Posted on Jun 10, 2022 9:11:00 AM by Streamline Brands in franchising, in competitive swimming


When it comes to enrolling our kids in sports activities, the choices can sometimes seem endless. We know the usual options: Soccer, Baseball, Soccer, etc. But if you’re looking for a fresh idea for competing in a safe sport with untold physical and mental benefits, competitive swimming should be among your considerations.


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TYR Sport Partners with Streamline Brands


Posted on Aug 1, 2019 12:12:26 PM by Streamline Brands in Franchise Opportunities, in competitive swimming, in TYR Sport, in partnership



DENVER, Aug. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Streamline Brands, a leading franchisor of swim school concepts, today announced that TYR Sport is to become the exclusive provider of all swim apparel and goods for the instructors, teams and retail sales at all of its swim school and instruction locations, including SafeSplash, Swimtastic and SwimLabs.


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USA Swimming and Streamline Brands Sign Multi-Year Agreement


Posted on Dec 4, 2018 11:11:58 AM by Streamline Brands in learning to swim, in USA Swimming, in Streamline Brands, in Swimming Community, in competitive swimming


A partnership focused on growth and development of grassroot swimming opportunities in the U.S.

 

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.USA Swimming, the national governing body (NGB) for the sport of swimming in the U.S., and Streamline Brands, a leading franchisor of swim school concepts, today announced a multi-year partnership focused on creating more swimming programs across the country and transitioning a greater number of athletes from learn to swim programs to recreational and competitive swimming.

 


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SwimLabs' Co-Founder Mike Mann Breaks World Records!


Posted on Sep 18, 2018 6:11:14 PM by Laura Dravenstott in competitive swimming, in Mike Mann, in Masters Swimming, in World Records


August’s Missy Medal for Achievement went to SwimLabs co-founder Michael Mann for setting not one, not two, but three world records at the Masters’ Summer National Meet in Mission Viejo, California. Along with Colorado teammates Craig Petersen, Kirk Andersen, and Greg C. Scott, Michael set a new world record in the (combined ages) 240-279 400-meter Medley Relay. They beat the previous record by 4.53 seconds in a time of 4:32.15.


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Defining Success


Posted on Aug 17, 2018 5:26:24 PM by Laura Dravenstott in success, in Missy Franklin, in Swimming Community, in competitive swimming, in U.S. Swimming National Championships


“It’s one thing to inspire all these little girls by winning a bunch of medals. That’s easy. But it’s another thing entirely to be an inspiration when things aren’t exactly going your way.” - Missy Franklin, Relentless Spirit: The Unconventional Raising of a Champion

 

  • Few people describe winning a bunch of medals, especially gold medals, as Missy did at the 2012 London Olympics, as “easy.” It’s difficult to win a race at any meet, let alone in the most competitive swim meet in the world. Despite the difficulty and the rarity of winning or setting a record, the swimming world and American culture as a whole glorify winning, setting records, making PR’s, sustaining dominance. A definition of success based on fast times and victories can be seductive but also dangerous to a swimmer’s well-being, as Isabelle Robuck explains in “Defining Success Beyond Fast Times and Medals Just Might Save Your Swimming Career (and Life) .


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