The Power is in the Kick

Did you know that learning to kick is one of the most important things kids can do in mastering swim? Kids can move in the water without kicking but they aren’t going to get very far because if they’re not kicking then they are just dragging themselves with their arms. Not very effective. Kicking pushes…

If you have little swimmers who like nothing better than spending time in the pool, a pool party is the perfect treat for them. Whether for a birthday or some other celebration, a pool party an provide fun for children as they splash around and develop an even greater level of comfort in the water….

“Oh, my!” you exclaim as you realize that the child that is misbehaving during swimming lessons is yours. And it may not be the first time this has happened. You may consider one of all of the following: I’m not bringing this child to swim lessons anymore. The teacher thinks I have no control over…

It’s a fact that a survey produced results showing that somewhere around 61% of the children in the US cannot swim. It’s also been revealed by a national research study by the USA Swimming Foundation and the University of Memphis that a non-swimming parent only sees that his child learns to swim 13% of the…

A classic parenting dilemma: Do you let your kids quit? Your 4-year-old loved swimming last year. This year, every Saturday morning is a fight – even after reminding the youngster of all of the things he or she loved about lessons last year. Even after getting the defiant youngster to the pool, there may be…

swimming classes for kids

Before summer ever gets here and you’ll have opportunity to participate in both beach and pool swimming, be sure to learn the important differences between the two. Beach swimming and pool swimming have very different risks and environmental factors that affect your swimming performance and your safety. Beach Swimming Open Water Beach swimming involves open…

Smartest Children swimming lessons

Why do you want your kids in summer swimming lessons? 1. Swimming lessons teach kids lifesaving skills. Kids learn critical safety skills including pool safety rules and how to enter and get to the edge of the water. These techniques may save a life someday. 2. Swimming lessons calm fears. Many kids are terrified of…

Bonuses for Infant Swimmers

When infants learn to swim before they’re a year old, they gain some skills and traits that give them a head start in the skills that they will learn as toddlers. Besides blowing bubbles and floating, infants can achieve balance, confidence, socialization, entertainment, and strength building. Balance As babies grow, they are learning how to…

swim lessons pool temp

One of the goals that parents strive for is to help their kids become independent. And since many attempt things with no fear, it’s a wise choice to make sure they are safe. Swimming can help accomplish this! In swimming lessons, children improve their motor skills and coordination and learn water safety. And learning these…

Summertime Sun Safety

Sunburn instruction sheet

Sun exposure gets a bad rap because so many of us overdo it and don’t take the proper precautions that we need to for enjoying it in a healthy and safe way. We need exposure to the sun to be healthy because it is our primary source of vitamin D! We also benefit from being…