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Parents' Blog

Thank You For Participating in the 'I Swim Because' Contest!

June 08, 2017

Learning to swim is a defining experience in a child's life, an experience that creates lasting memories similar to learning to ride a bike.  But unlike riding a bike, swimming is important to your child's safety and development.  At SafeSplash, we understand...swimming is a life skill®. We also understand that swimming develops into a true passion for many; This is why we wanted to know what inspires you to swim!

THANK YOU to everyone that participated in the 'I Swim Because' contest! We had an amazing turnout and learned why many of our peers and students swim. We saw some truly inspiring individuals sharing why swimming is close to their heart.

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SafeSplash Ohio's Bill Wadley Featured in Swimming World Magazine

May 03, 2017

SafeSplash Ohio's Bill Wadley is no stranger to success. Awarded Coach of the Year in 2010 by the NCAA Big Ten, having coached 16 Olympians and 30 World Ranked swimmers: the man is a coaching phenomenon. Now after 34 years of coaching, the Ohio State Buckeye head coach has announced his retirement at the end of March. Recently, Swimming World News wrote about the coach who believes " swimming statistics are not nearly as important as the growth that occurs from the process."
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How Swimming Made Me Want to Make a Difference

May 23, 2016

 

Making a difference in the lives of other people is my passion in life; the ultimate wellbeing of individuals. In pursuing that passion, I recently graduated from Wayne State University’s (WSU) Masters of Social Work (M.S.W.) program.  My ultimate career goal with my degree is to become a school social worker and work with children in a K-8 educational system. My ultimate desire as a school social worker is helping students have a wonderful experience in school such as academic success and strong interpersonal relationships with peers and faculty members. I am passionate about giving back to the community in order to help students and families in general, as well as overcoming other issues such as poverty. In addition to becoming a school social worker, I am passionate about swimming and water safety.

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