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No pool? No problem.

It’s not always necessary to have a proper swimming pool in order to begin teaching your toddler, or baby, the basics of swimming. There are many ways in which to start raising water awareness and allow your child to attain a level of comfort with the water, before taking the big ‘plunge’ of toddler swimming […]

September 4, 2011 0
Holding the pool wall

Using the Wall

The ability to use the pool wall for safety and confidence is an important skill for toddlers learning to swim. This is something you should work on as soon as they are able to understand your directions and grasp the pool’s edge securely. Safety Being able to use the wall is a huge safety skill. […]

September 4, 2011 0
Jumping Into the Pool

Getting into the Pool

Now that your toddler is ready to be introduced to the world of swimming, what is the best way to get him into the pool? There is no one-size-fits-all answer for this question. It depends on the child’s age and personality. Review the Rules Before the toddler is allowed inside of the pool area, review […]

September 4, 2011 0