Olympic Trials Swimming Preview

Once every 4 years, swimming garners some legitimate attention in the sports world, starting with trials and going through the Olympic games. With Wave II of the United States Olympic Trials for swimming scheduled to kick off tomorrow, I thought it would once again be appropriate to put out a little preview/predictions on what could end up being the most unpredictable trials in at least the last 30 years.

Our Backyard Swim Lessons Summer Program

For the past 7 summers, Excel Aquatics has been able to offer backyard swim lessons to families in the Capital Region. 2021 will officially be our 8th year offering the program, and we couldn’t be more excited!

Planning for Program Safety!

As pools are beginning to reopen in the Upstate NY area, Excel Aquatics has been planning the relaunch of our swim programs in the Capital District!

Summer Water Safety

Here are 5 tips that Excel Aquatics recommends all swimmers and family members (from beginner to competitive) all follow to remain safe this Summer!

Water Safety for Children

Water safety is important for children and adults. Here are ways our programs in Albany and Schenectady NY help promote water safety, and tips for home!

4 Tips for Breathing when Swimming Freestyle

Breathing while swimming Freestyle is a skill! Here are 4 tips to help triathlon and competitive swimmers become more effective at breathing while training.

Sculling for Swimmers

Sculling is a drill used by competitive swimmers to help them develop a feel of the pressure in the water. Here is a breakdown of the how and why!

Pre-competitive Swim Training at Excel Aquatics

Introduce your young swimmers to competitive swimming without the commitment to a swim team. Learn more about Excel Aquatics Pre-Competitive Swim Training Programs here!