The Best Ways to Introduce Your Child to the Water

“A Journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” -Lao-Tzu Swimming is a lifelong skill. For some, it will grow into a sport or a passion. For others, a simple summer pleasure. But whatever path children eventually follows when it comes to swimming, everyone starts somewhere. Every lifeguard, scuba diver, and Olympian was…

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How to help your child overcome their fear of the water

Some children seem to have no fear at all, even when it’s warranted. These are the children who, from babyhood, seem to be climbing ledges, jumping into pools, and chatting away with perfect strangers. Other children, though, are more reserved when it comes to risk-taking. And of the many fears that can appear in childhood—separation,…

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All about FUNdamentals: Learning the basics of Safer Swimming

FUNdamentals is our Level 1 foundational program. These are the basics on which future safer swimming skills are built. What’s the Purpose of FUNdamentals Classes The purpose of FUNdamentals is to give young children the basic skills on which all other swimming skills are built. This means confidence moving through the water without a flotation…

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