Swimming Pool Safety

Water safety can NEVER be taken lightly! While swimming allows a child to have fun while exercising, there are risks that must be recognized given the drowning statistics we have. It requires training combined with being attentive to decrease the chances of drowning – and increase the level of fun! Lots of things ensure the safety…

Swimming is such fun that you almost can’t imagine NOT wanting to swim. But there are times that you shouldn’t. Source:https://www.redcross.org/get-help/how-to-prepare-for-emergencies/types-of-emergencies/water-safety/swim-safety.html Comments

Swimming Pool Safety

Swimming is such fun that you almost can’t imagine NOT wanting to swim. But there are times that you shouldn’t. Here are 5 things that should keep you from swimming. ILLNESSYou never want to miss fun, but it’s better to stay away from others when you’re sick. The risk of infecting others is high as…

Learning to swim is a non-negotiable Life Skill that can save your child’s life as well as the life of others. Problem is, lots of kids aren’t excited about it. That’s why we’re sharing 5 tips that to encourage your child to begin and continue on their journey to becoming a swimmer. 1. Use Encouraging…

You and your little one are eagerly awaiting the newborn swimming classes that you’re signed up for.You have your list of things your child needs – swim diaper, towel and dry clothes – and basic instructions – arrive early, stay for the entire 30-minute lesson, etc., etc. But what else should you expect? What is…

Water is dangerous for humans to inhale because we breathe air, as we all know. Our need to breathe happens automatically, so when we exhale our body simply does what comes next: inhale new air. This can’t happen in the water, can it? There is no air for us to breathe in the water –…

Little Otter Swim School’s instructors are dedicated to their students and love teaching swimming lessons and sharing their love of water. However, sometimes busy lives take them away from their classes – for a short time or maybe longer. We would love to keep all of our instructors for years, but sometimes it just isn’t…

John and Lory Kirk, owners of Little Otter Swim School, understand the importance of ongoing learning and development. At Little Otter they invest in beneficial resources that aid in the professional and personal development of their staff and swim school. Each year, John and Lory seek innovative ways to enhance education, training, and industry trends…

Vote for Your Favorite Pumpkin

We are in the Halloween spirit at Little Otter Swim School. Staff members from both of our locations have submitted their decorated pumpkins.  Each day we will post two pumpkins online. The pumpkin that receives the most votes that day will advance to the next round of the contest. At the end of the daily…