The Surprising Benefits of Swim Lessons

It has long been known that swimming is not only a lifesaving skill, it is a fun, healthy form of exercise. But researchers at Australia’s Griffith University found that swimming lessons actually teach a whole lot more than just bubble blowing and back floats – they give preschoolers a jump start on academics. In fact, their study showed that kids who took year-round swimming

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Salem Swim welcomes a new Director

It’s hard to believe, but July 30th marked one year of swim classes at Salem! It has been a fabulous year with hundreds of children learning the life-saving skill of swim under the direction of our start-up Swim Director, Mike Wood. Mike has done an AMAZING job of helping take Salem Swim from the drawing board to reality, but it is now time for

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Back-to-school registration is open!

The back-to-school schedule is now live at Salemgym.com, and registrations are being accepted in all programs. Our most popular classes fill early, so don’t delay! A few things to know: Swim classes are year-round, so there’s no need to re-register. Remember that the best way to keep your child safe in the water is to stay in lessons throughout the year, constantly improving and

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Salem FunMeets

Salem’s 37th annual Gold Medal Day

Salem’s 37th annual Gold Medal Day & Dance-nastics Recital will be held June 2-3, 2017. All students currently enrolled in gymnastics, from the tiniest parent/tot through our tumblers are invited to perform in our annual show! Parent/tots, Tumbleweeds, school aged gymnasts and tumblers can view their schedule here. Red Team and Blue Team gymnasts, please click here.. We look forward to seeing you on

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Swimming Levels

Understanding Swimming Levels

If you’re a new, or soon-to-be, swim parent you may be curious about what exactly swimming levels are and how they work. In short, swimming levels are specific skill sets grouped together which swimmers practice & master over time. You may be asking yourself if all swim levels are the same no matter the swim program and you’d be right to ask. The truth

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Field Trips and Group Events

Fall schedule is now live!

We are now taking registrations for our back-to-school classes in gymnastics, swim, & dance. Simply click on the program of your choice and make your selection. Unsure of what level to enroll your child in?  We can help! School year swim classes begin July 30th. School year gymnastics & dance classes begin September 6th. Capital Martial Arts program is ongoing!


Salem Swim Opens July 30th

It’s official!  The water is in, inspections are forthcoming, intensive staff training is set, and classes begin Saturday, July 30! Read about the progress here, as reported in the July 2016 issue of Forsyth Family magazine: Salem Gymnastics Expansion and New Salem Swim Center by Meghan E.W. Corbett Anyone who has experience with Salem Gymnastics knows what a fantastic experience it offers kids of

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year round swimming

The Benefits of Year-Round Swimming

Here at Salem Gymnastics & Swim, we are excited to introduce year-round swimming to children in the Triad. Our program is year-round because becoming a great swimmer doesn’t happen only in the summertime or during a 6-week session. Children need to spend steady, consistent time in the water during their developmental years to become comfortable and competent swimmers. Our swim school is designed to

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Try a One Day Mini-Camp

Newly added:  One Day Mini Camps! These mini-camps give you a fun taste of Salem and still leaves lots of free time for your little one. Choose from Olympics, Power Rangers, Jungle Book, Princess Tea Party, Finding Dory, Octonauts, Doc McStuffins, Maze runner, Sheriff Callie Click here for complete details and to register today!


WXII TV visits Salem Gymnastics

Gymnastics is always one of the most popular events at the summer Olympics, and the popularity is felt here at Salem Gymnastics! WXII’s Kenny Beck recently visited Salem Gymnastics to discover how the interest in the Olympics drives business back here at home. You can view the whole story here!