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
Why do I love that I get to teach survival swim skills to kids? To put it simply, it is because I am investing in the future. I am investing not only in my community and the world around me, but I am investing in the lives of numerous individual children. I make a difference Read More
Maintaining balanced water is critical to enjoying your pool, but when it comes to quick water management it is hard to find a boiled down guide of what you really need to keep an eye on. Here is my attempt to help with chlorine levels in your pool: In most pools the primary sanitizer is 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.
This holiday season, give the gift of swim lessons to your loved little ones! The benefits of swimming for kids are plentiful. Safety Drowning is the second-leading cause of death of infants and young children in the United States, with roughly 4,000 dying each year. It almost goes without saying that a child who knows Read More