Teaching Patience and Self Control: Ages 7m-preschool

SWIMBABES: PATIENCE AND SELF CONTROL: ages 7m-preschool Patience and Self Control in swimming are extremely important learning elements.  Babies as young as 8-9 months are able to exhibit patience and self control in small amounts.  While we are obviously teaching little ones to swim, we are also teaching some other important life lessons. When we […]

Swim Before You Walk! Developmental Pluses to Swimming Early

Swim Before You Walk! Developmental Pluses to Swimming Early Our SynchroBabies™ courses are extremely popular and in demand.  These classes for ages 0-7m provide bonding and early exposure to water and swimming, but there are benefits beyond even the obvious learn to swim/safety issues.  There are researched facts on why swimming before your baby’s first […]

FOX 12 Story on baby survival lessons at SWIMBABES!

™™Kaylee Emmert doesn’t walk yet, but she is learning to keep herself from drowning. CLICK HERE FOR FOX 12’s STORY!

How to Prevent your child from drowning

AAP News – Drowning Prevention June 2013 “Here are some steps parents can take to help prevent their child from drowning.   Have your child take swimming lessons. Recent evidence shows that swimming lessons for children under 4 years of age will decrease their likelihood of drowning by 88%.” Please note: while all children can […]

NWCN takes the SWIMBABES story regional!


2 year old saves herself from drowning in the Clackamas River-KGW

Little SWIMBABES™ Paisley, performed a self rescue in the cold Clackamas River on May 10,2013. Click on the link below to view KGW’s story about our Paisley! 2 year old saves herself from drowning in the Clackamas River Read Paisley’s Story!:    

Portland Toddlers and Babies Learn Water Safety- KGW May 2013

KGW visits SWIMBABES™   Click below to view KGW’s story on local swimming schools, including SWIMBABES, the only school in the Pacific NW teaching survival skills to infants, toddlers and preschoolers! Portland Toddlers Learn Swim Safety

Paisley’s Slip in to the River, age 2- May 2013

“Survival Lessons are an investment in time and money, but they are worth every penny!” “Last Friday, May 10th, 2013, it was about 85 degrees outside, so as a family we decided it would be fun to sit by the river for a bit.  We had done this before and enjoyed it. We live near […]

Frantic Parents in Australia pluck toddlers from pool.


Drowning and Signs To Look For

Drowning is not the violent, splashing, call for help that most people expect. Drowning is almost always a deceptively quiet event. The waving, splashing, and yelling that dramatic conditioning (television) prepares us to look for, is rarely seen in real life. Read this important article to learn more about drowning and signs to look for. […]

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