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Five Reasons For Kids To Swim All Year

Take 5! Five Reasons for Kids to Swim All Year. Swimming instruction provides great benefit at any time of year!

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My Swimmer Taught Me An Important Lesson

Swimming is a life skill but I found out swimmers, and parents, can learn much more during swimming lessons than just how to swim!

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Teaching Mom To Swim

The way that most people learned to swim was the “sink or swim” method. So, like many people in that generation, my mom never learned to swim.

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Goggles Or No Goggles

It is not mandatory to wear goggles while swimming, but for the next few paragraphs, I am going to explain some benefits of wearing them.

Helping Your Child Overcome Fear Of Water

Taking the time to ease your child’s transition back into the water, you will see their fear begin to disappear, being replaced with a love for the water.

How To Prepare Your Baby For Their First Mommy And Me Class

For all you first time parents or maybe parents new to swim lessons, I did some research on what you can do to prepare you little one for their first swim lessons.

Give Your Kids a Gift to Last a Lifetime

Swimming saves lives. How many other sports can say that? According to the USA Swimming Foundation, “drowning is the 2nd leading cause of unintentional injury death, with the highest rates among children ages 1-4.”

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We’re Enrolled! Time For Our First Swim Lesson: Now What…?

If you’ve never had swimming lessons before you may be a little bit hesitant as to what you should expect on that first day and beyond. We understand this!

UPDATE: How To Prepare Your Baby For Their First Parent-N-Me Class

It’s a wonderful feeling to see the bond between your partner and your child—swim lessons might be where you find it.

Water Safety: Practicing For Practical Applications

Teaching students how to be safe in an emergency situation can help keep them calm and get them to safety.

Dryland: Before You Dive In

Why do you need to warm-up BEFORE your pool warm-up?

Olympic Advice: 5 Ways to Achieve Your Goals

How does a goal become more than a just a word but a part of everything we do? SwimLabs sat down with 2016 Olympic Triathlete Greg Billington for insight on best practices for goal setting.

The SMART Way to “Push” Little Swimmers

Often attributed to business and athletics, goal setting isn’t just for grown-ups anymore. Goal setting is a great way to…

How Long Should You Keep Your Child in Swim Lessons?

While there is no magic number, as each child is an individual with different emotional and developmental abilities, we have provided some advantages to continuing swim lessons beyond learning just the basics.

The Best Way to Teach Kids to Swim

Part of the job of a swim instructor is learning and identifying how children and students are processing information as they try to learn or hone a new skill. How can we facilitate that learning and give them the best swim instruction?

What Do You Need to Pack for Swim Lessons?

Have you ever gotten to an activity like swim lessons at Swimtastic and you think you have everything you need,…

Pick a Swim Instructor That Meets Your Little Swimmers’ Needs

Little swimmers are happiest and will do best if their needs are being met. To get the most out of their swim lessons, choose a swimming instructor that understands your little swimmers’ needs and how to go about meeting them.