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Make Bath Time Fun: Your First Swim Lesson

Bath time is a child’s first experience in the water. A lot of children are timid in the water at first because of a fear of the unknown, and they often wonder, “What will happen if I put my face underwater?” As an instructor, kids ask me all the time, “Am I going to sink?” One of the hardest obstacles …

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Just Keep (Year-Round) Swimming

Year-round swimming is one of the best investments you can make in your child. As swim instructors, one comment we frequently hear from parents is, “This is his/her first time back in the pool since last summer!” Most often parents expect their child to pick up where they left off, just like riding a bike. However, with children who are …