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. […]

Oregon’s First Swimming School

The  SWIMBABES™ facility opened in 1972 as Oregon’s First Swimming School.

The World’s Youngest Swim Team

SWIMBABES™ “World’s Youngest Swim Team” formed in 1982.

Ongoing Weekly Lesson Program

Weekly swim lessons help your child advance from the basics all the way to pre-competitive.

SynchroBabies™ 0-6 mos.

The earlier an infant is introduced to the water  the easier it is to teach them to swim.

Swim Survival Safety™

Swim Survival Safety™ is the foundational learning block to all other swimming skills.

SWIMBABES™ “The World’s Youngest Swim Team”

In 2011 the American Academy of Pediatrics completely reversed its former 30 year long stance that children under age 4 couldn’t and shouldn’t learn to swim. SWIMBABES™ “World’s Youngest Swim Team” formed in 1982 in order to educate the public and medical community on the importance of water safety for young children as well as […]

Sonika’s Bathtub Scare, Age 18 Months – July 2011

This weekend Sonika could have drowned in the bathtub, but did not thanks to the survival skills she has learned at SWIMBABES™. Dear Kelley, I wanted to share a swim babes rescue story with you. This weekend Sonika could have drowned in the bathtub, but did not thanks to the survival skills she has learned […]

Beau’s Fall Into Pond, Age 2 – April 2011

 After Beau was changed into dry clothes and all snuggled up, he looked at me and said, “I floated”, just as proud as could be! Early this spring, on one of our normal chilly days, Beau and I (grandma) were out in the yard pulling weeds. We had gotten near the pond that we have […]

Sienna Falls Into Pool On Vacation, Age 2 – January 2011

And that is when I fully realized that our 2 year old daughter fell in the pool and fully rescued herself and got out! Our family went to Palm Springs for a week in late January. We pretty much laid around in the sun all day and were at a shared community pool. Sienna had […]

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