Month: August 2016

Dropping in and out of Lessons

By SWIMBABES / June 7, 2018 / Comments Off on Dropping in and out of Lessons

For all children,  learning to swim is vital, along the same lines as eating, breathing, and sleeping. In order to introduce this skill, infants should be exposed to pools of water around 4 months of age and children should ideally attend swim lessons year round until they are proficient swimmers (see proficiency guidelines at  https://www.swimbabes.com/news/how-do-i-know-when-my-child-is-done-with-swimming-lessons/) […]

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How long should my child be in swimming lessons?

By SWIMBABES / May 21, 2018 / Comments Off on How long should my child be in swimming lessons?

How long should my child be in swimming lessons?   This question is a fairly common question among parents.  It is also fairly misunderstood in the general public.  Some adults think they can swim; but in reality could not perform the necessary standards of safe swimming if necessary. Many of us grew up in areas […]

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How to prevent your child from drowning

By SWIMBABES / May 16, 2018 / Comments Off on 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 […]

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Younger Swimmers make smarter babies!

By SWIMBABES / February 9, 2018 / Comments Off on Younger Swimmers make smarter babies!

Children who learn at a young age are reaching many developmental milestones earlier than the norm. Researchers from the Griffith Institute for Educational Research surveyed parents of 7000 under-fives from Australia, New Zealand and the US over three years. A further 180 children aged 3, 4 and 5 years have been involved in intensive testing, making […]

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SWIM BABES weekly updates 12-12-2017

By SWIMBABES / December 12, 2017 / Comments Off on SWIM BABES weekly updates 12-12-2017

click here for weekly updates 12-12-2017

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See what people are saying about us!

By SWIMBABES / October 9, 2017 / Comments Off on See what people are saying about us!

See what people are saying about us!

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Want to know what others think of YELP as a review page? Read for yourself!

By SWIMBABES / October 9, 2017 / Comments Off on Want to know what others think of YELP as a review page? Read for yourself!

Yelp:  Read the reviews of this advertising business.

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Fantastic Blog: “Your kids aren’t dry drowning. (because it’s not real)”

By SWIMBABES / July 7, 2017 / Comments Off on Fantastic Blog: “Your kids aren’t dry drowning. (because it’s not real)”

This is one of the best articles we’ve read on this subject. http://www.kidnurse.org/dry-drowning/

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What is Dry Drowning : facts and myths

By SWIMBABES / June 15, 2017 / Comments Off on What is Dry Drowning : facts and myths

On “Dry Drowning” by drowninglit.com On June 3, 2017, a 4 year old child suddenly died. The initial treating physicians told the family this was due to a rare condition known as “dry drowning”, since the child had swam a few days earlier and now had evidence of water in his lungs. Despite the fact […]

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The Cognitive Benefits of Baby Swim

By SWIMBABES / May 24, 2017 / Comments Off on The Cognitive Benefits of Baby Swim

October 2012: THE COGNITIVE BENEFITS OF BABY SWIMMING LESSONS The benefits of introducing your child to swimming lessons whilst still a baby are many, and include improved physical development as well as social development – not to mention fun! The benefit that is overlooked most often (most likely because it is still widely unknown) is […]

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