Swim Survival Safety Lessons Saved Me!

SWIM CAMP! Portland Oregon: March 7-19

By SWIMBABES / February 19, 2024 / Comments Off on SWIM CAMP! Portland Oregon: March 7-19

Swim camps offer a fantastic opportunity to acquaint your child with swimming and essential survival skills. Our program spans 10 days over a two-week period, providing intensive instruction. What might typically take two months of lessons, we accomplish in just two weeks.

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Interview with Jackie Young- Founder/SWIMBABES.tm

By SWIMBABES / February 17, 2024 / Comments Off on Interview with Jackie Young- Founder/SWIMBABES.tm

https://www.nurtureright.com/blogs/news/interview-with-jackie-young-of-swimbabes/

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The Cognitive Benefits of Baby Swimming Jan 2024

By SWIMBABES / January 4, 2024 / Comments Off on The Cognitive Benefits of Baby Swimming Jan 2024

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 that of […]

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Auggie saves himself! June 2021!

By SWIMBABES / June 30, 2021 / Comments Off on Auggie saves himself! June 2021!

Dear SWIMBABES! I wanted to express to you how grateful we are that we found you and have done lessons through Swimbabes! Today, Augie and my husband went to a neighborhood pool. It was the perfect storm – my husband was looking down to send me a text message, my sister in law was busy […]

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KATU Interview-Should Swimming Schools be Essential?

By SWIMBABES / May 28, 2020 / Comments Off on KATU Interview-Should Swimming Schools be Essential?

Our interview with KATU. While so much didn’t air due to time, we did talk to KATU at length during the interview. Here are the questions we were asked, most of them not making it to air.  Click the link at the bottom of the page to WATCH the interview! Q. What worries you most […]

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Governor’s Letter: Open Swimming Schools as Essential!

By SWIMBABES / May 28, 2020 / Comments Off on Governor’s Letter: Open Swimming Schools as Essential!

Oregon Swim School Industry Letter to Governor_Posted_blog post .1

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Nova Saves herself! Summer 2019!

By SWIMBABES / August 19, 2019 / Comments Off on Nova Saves herself! Summer 2019!

Nova is 3 years old and has been in lessons with SWIMBABES since she was a year old.  Here is her survival story as told by her mom. “Last month we went to the beach at Neskowin. There was a deep creek that goes to the ocean but first runs through the sand area. Nova […]

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Calm. Patient. Skilled. Our toddlers.

By SWIMBABES / June 10, 2019 / Comments Off on Calm. Patient. Skilled. Our toddlers.

Watch one of our skilled toddlers who is trained in her survival skills save herself in deep water. watch our video of one of our young toddlers in action! 

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Just because you can swim doesn’t mean you know how to survive drowning: making sure you understand the difference

By SWIMBABES / June 10, 2019 / Comments Off on Just because you can swim doesn’t mean you know how to survive drowning: making sure you understand the difference

Training to swim and training to survive in the water are two different sets of skills.  Even adults who can swim aren’t necessarily equipped to save themselves from drowning.  This is why at SWIMBABES, we practice safety skills at each lesson like , “what do you do if you are tired?” ,  “what do you […]

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Just don’t do it. Floaties.

By SWIMBABES / May 15, 2019 / Comments Off on Just don’t do it. Floaties.

We couldn’t have said it better.   Read why here.  Ditch those floaties. Use a life jacket. Not only are floaties dangerous and create a false sense of security for parents and children- they RUIN their body positions for swimming and floating. Muscle memory is taught by repetition of whatever you allow. Floaties put the […]

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