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Learn How To Swim

Building Confidence, In and Out of the Water

When Should My Child Learn How To Swim

At what age should my child learn how to swim is a frequently ask question amoungst parent with toddlers. The American Academy of Pediatrics, recommends that kids with frequent access to water should enroll in swim lessons by age one.


Preparing Your Preschooler For The Water

Toddlers benefit most from beginner swim lessons because they'll learn how to be safe and confident in the water. Students slowly learn how to be comfortable in the water.


Preparing Your Preschooler for Intermediate Swim Lessons

Preschool Intermediate Swim Lessons, taught in small groups of 4, continue to build a young swimmers self-confidence. They learn unassisted swimming and refine their swimming strokes.

Preparing Your Child for the Water, Elementary Beginner Swim Lessons

In Elementary Beginner swim classes we teach swimmers with no experience to respect for the water, not fear it. We help them become confident in the water through caring personal instruction.

Youth Swim Lessons, Elementary Intermediate Swim Lessons

Intermediate Swim lessons kids learn how to underwater, swim 5ft, float on their backs, their sides, and even how to pick-up a toy at the bottom of the pool.