Summer Swim Tips for Home

We work hard with the young swimmers AND THEIR PARENTS all year long at our swim school. Often at this time of year, we see the kids coming back into the pool with some bad habits. MMMM, we wonder, where did they learn that? SO in an effort to keep those swimming skills up when[…] Read More

The Value of Working With Your Hands

Kathy and I often chuckle about how we have learned to handle being identified as “swim lesson teachers”. When asked at a party or in a meeting by someone that we have never met before, they get a strange look on their face, that seems to say “ohhh you make a living and support your[…] Read More

From the Mouths of Babes

Here at the swim school we have advocated for years that swim lessons are a major layer of protection in preventing drowning. We work very hard to teach a child that there will be a consequence for stepping off the edge of the pool. They will go under water! Now I personally have two, yes[…] Read More

Swimming Lessons Do Not Increase Drowning Risk in Young Children – National Institutes of Health

FINALLY, we are beginning to have some research that supports what many of us in the Learn to Swim world have believed for years. Swim Lessons do impact a child’s behavior and are a factor in the fight against children drowning. The National Institutes of Health have released a study that states: “Providing very young[…] Read More