SOURCE: Michael Phelps Swim School

Michael Phelps Swim School

January 05, 2011 11:08 ET

The Michael Phelps Swim School Is Coming to Greenwich, CT

GREENWICH, CT--(Marketwire - January 5, 2011) - The Michael Phelps Swim School ( is coming to Greenwich, CT. The methods and techniques taught to the world's greatest Olympic swimmer are now available for swimmers of all ability levels, ages 3-12. Classes will be held Tuesday afternoons and Saturday mornings at Greenwich Catholic School beginning January 15. Enrollment for classes is now open.

"Our school offers lessons from teachers trained in a comprehensive method of instruction developed over the last 30 years," said Michael Phelps Swim School CEO and Olympic coach, Bob Bowman. "Michael Phelps learned to swim in this program."

Students will not only receive swim instruction based on the motor skills of swimming (kicking, stroking, and rhythmic breathing), but also the mental preparation to understand the properties of water, in order to be better prepared to swim. Participants will learn personal safety, stroke technique, and rescue skills, as well as the mechanics of floating, how to achieve balance in the water, proper body positioning and optimal breathing practices.

"This school offers the finest lessons available. The combination of teaching physical and mental concepts has made our program a success for nearly 30 years and ensures each participant has the opportunity to become safe, comfortable, and confident in, and around, the water," says James Barone, General Manager, Michael Phelps Swim School, Greenwich, CT. "But it's not all work. We've taken our time in selecting the most competent instructors, who we then train to introduce these concepts in fun and imaginative ways."

About the Michael Phelps Swim School
The Michael Phelps Swim School is based in Baltimore, MD. The school boasts a learn to swim program geared toward all ages and abilities. Lessons from the Michael Phelps Swim School are the first step in a lifetime of aquatic safety and fitness. For more information on registration, please visit:

Contact Information

  • For additional information, contact:
    James Barone
    General Manager
    Michael Phelps Swim School, Greenwich, CT
    Phone: 410-433-8300