About Liz

My name is Liz Walker, and my entire adult life has centered around the emotional and physical health of children. In l980, I was valedictorian of the College of Family Life at Utah State University. My major emphasis of study was Child Development and Behavioral Psychology. I also received my teaching certificate and taught school for several years.

I first became interested in swimming for young children in 1983, when I enrolled my 15 month old daughter in Infant Swimming Research swimming lessons. This experience led both me and my husband to train as instructors. In 1987, we were certified as Master Instructors, and taught together for several years while he was completing his doctorate degree. We now have 5 children, and as a family enjoy sports of all kinds, but particularly those centered around the water.

In 1989, I opened a swim school of my own and have been exposed to many teaching innovations over the past 20 years. I have been a member of NSSA as well as Infant Aquatics, and enjoy attending national conferences to be updated and learn from other aquatic professionals. I have trained 9 instructors, who care deeply about teaching young children lifesaving skills. My team and I have taught thousands of children, and I am proud to be able to extend my knowledge through them. It is exciting for me to see my program expand and become available to more children around the country. It is also rewarding to observe children's self esteem grow as they master the skills we teach.

Please consider where you live and vacation and whether your family is prepared to enjoy the water safely. I would be grateful to share with your family this lifetime gift of swimming.

Visit www.swimkidsutah.com for more information.

Pool Location

4679 S 2225 E
Holladay, UT 84117
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550 W 220 S
Pleasant Grove, UT 84062
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70 South Fairfield Road
Layton, Utah 84041
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Mon-Thur ~ 8am-8pm
Friday ~ 8am-6pm
Saturday ~ 8am-2:30pm
Closed Sundays

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Parent / Tot

We offer Parent/Tot group classes

A water adjusment course with parent and child in the water together, this class gives parents the opportunity to introduce beginning swimming skills to their child.

Parent and child work with their instructor on submersions, floating, kicking and play in a fun environment in preparation for private survival skills lessons.

Parent tot is for ages 4 months to 2 years and parents can attend 1 or more times per week.

We transfer students to private lessons from parent tot once they show signs of passing off well to the teacher, breath control and relaxation while being held in a floating position.

Private Lessons

At SwimKids we believe that private lessons are the best way to teach swimming.

Private lessons are focused and personalized to each child’s unique needs. Private lessons allow our instructors to constantly make micro-adjustments in their teaching to ensure each student is learning in a way that is best suited to him or her.