It’s that time of year again — time to consider things we may do to ensure that the young swimmers in our lives stay as safe as possible when enjoying the water outside this summer, whether it’s your backyard pool, the neighborhood water park or the beach! Continue reading Summer Water Safety and Swim Lessons – What to Communicate to Kids
A question that I get asked all the time is “What should I look for in a swim program?” The answer is fairly simple. A swim program needs to be focused on water safety and have instructors that love kids, love water, and love to swim.
These characteristics need to be present in any program that is going to be considered in the running for somewhere I would take my child. A good way to figure out if the program has these things is by observing the lessons and asking yourself (or the director) the following questions:
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One of the most common times that a parent signs up a child for swim lessons is right before the summer begins when they realize their children aren’t quite where they want them to be swim-level wise and they are worried about their safety.
While this is a completely legitimate concern to have and it’s a fantastic reason to register a child for swim lessons, it’s not realistic to hope that a child will become water-safe over the course of one set of lessons (especially if it’s the only time during the year that they are taking a lesson).
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