Swimming in a lake or the ocean is exciting and beautiful! There’s plenty of space, but swimming in the open water is more difficult and dangerous than swimming in a pool. There are more hazards such as boats, recreational equipment and aquatic wildlife. You could also be a danger to the area’s biodiversity and the […]
Must Read Water Safety for Kids Book: Stewie the Duck Learns to Swim
Stewie the Duck Learns to Swim is a must read for young children five and under to help teach them how to stay safe around water. This book that teaches water safety for kids stems from a tragic accident that has led the Leonard family to dedicate their time to drowning prevention among children. In […]
The Truth About Water Wings: Are Water Wings Dangerous?
Before starting swimming lessons with us, we often have parents tell us their children are great swimmers. With water wings or other “floaties,” that is. This is why they are usually shocked to find out why children should not use water wings. Being safe in the water takes knowledge and understanding. Whether you’re hitting the […]