Best Ways for Parents to Help With Swim Lessons

Starting your very young child in swim lessons is literally an immersive experience – you get in  the water too! You won’t be in the water with them forever. In no time at all they will progress through the lessons and  you’ll  be close by on the sidelines, watching and cheering. Congratulations, you’re becoming a… Read more »

How to Stay Organized as a Swim Mom

Being a swim mom can be a hectic experience, however, with a little organization and planning, you can make the experience more enjoyable and less stressful for you and your child.

How Skills from Swim Lessons Translate to Other Activities

Swim lessons are a valuable experience for children and adults of all ages. Not only do they teach the physical skill of swimming, but they also provide important life skills that can be applied to other activities. One of the most obvious benefits of swim lessons is the physical fitness aspect. Swimming is a full-body… Read more »

Swim Lessons for Kids: Facts and Figures

For those of you who like hard data, this one’s for you. Let’s take a look at the statistics surrounding swimming and swim lessons for kids so that you have a better idea of what’s at stake at any age. Swim lessons are a vital part of your strategy to keep your kids safe, so… Read more »

Transitioning from Aqua Babies to Level 1

A child’s “graduation” from Aqua Babies (Parent-and-me) classes can bring with it some challenges. Below are some guidelines that will help your child through this transition. 1. The week prior to your child’s first level 1 class, talk to them several times about “Swimming in the big boy/big girl class.” 2. When you and your… Read more »

The Journey of Learning to Swim

Many parents view learning to swim as a one-time event. Often we hear a mom or dad say, “My child learned to swim on such and such a day.” In reality, learning to swim is not a one-time event, but rather a journey that consists of many phases and steps. The length of the journey… Read more »

The Changes that Occur as Children Learn to Swim

Learning to swim is an experience that challenges children physically and psychologically. There are several types of changes that occur when a student learns to swim. As you watch your student progress, their skills change both quantitatively and qualitatively. The difference between these changes is important to note. A quantitative change has to do with a… Read more »

The Benefits of Swimming Lessons

Safety Safety is perhaps the most important reason to enroll your child in swimming lessons. Here in Henderson and Las Vegas, statistically 1 in 4 houses has a pool. Because of this, every child must know how to swim. World-wide, drowning is the second leading cause of death for children under 14 years of age…. Read more »

3 Water Safety Tips Every Parent Should Know

Swimming Lessons Every child should know how to swim. This is the most important safeguard that any family can have. A child that does not know how to swim will panic if they fall into a body of water. A panicking child who does not know how to swim has very little chance of survival… Read more »