What the AAP Said On March 15th, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) made an important announcement updating the age at which children can benefit from swim lessons. “Research has found that swim lessons are beneficial for children starting around age 1, and may lower drowning rates”, said Linda Quan, MD, FAAP, a co-author Read More
Is swimming really so difficult to learn that a child needs a professional to teach them? There are plenty of high school students that teach swim lessons out of neighborhood pools for almost nothing. Why should more money be spent, or more miles be driven, for formal swim lessons? It is okay to cut corners Read More
As infant aquatic instructors and water safety advocates, we’re always trying to drive home the importance of life saving skills for small children. Unfortunately, this sometimes means sharing some horror stories. This time, we’d like to share a success story.