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Cover Up! Sun Safety Tips

 

As you finalize plans for your family’s summer vacation, make sure you prepare for sun protection. Nothing can ruin a vacation faster than a miserable sunburn! Whether your plans include a beach vacation, summer camp, or long days at the park, don’t forget the sun safety tips shared here.

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Posted in Parenting Ideas, Swim Safety by Swim School Bob

How Swimming Lessons Benefit Kids With Disabilities or Learning Disorders

For the parents of a child with a physical disability or learning disorder, it can be challenging to find physical activities for your child. You probably want to help your young one socialize and enjoy learning new skills, like any of their peers, but you want them to try activities in which they can succeed. It might come as a surprise, but swimming lessons actually provide a great deal of stimulation, but are also accessible to kids with physical limitations or learning disorders. If your child faces one of these obstacles, you might be wondering if they can really learn to swim. Let us assure you – they can.

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Posted in Benefits of Swim Lessons, Parenting Ideas, Child Development by Swim School Bob

FAQ: Swim Safety Devices and Apparel – Floaties and Water Wings are Dangerous

Considering using swim safety devices or apparel? Here’s a review of what to avoid versus what’s actually safe to use.

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4 Reasons to Start Your Baby in Swim Lessons Before The Age of 1

It’s not too early for baby swimming lessons. To foster healthy brain growth, development, bonding and life skills, start before age one.

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Posted in Child Development, Parenting Ideas, Swim Safety by Swim School Bob

Safety Precautions You Should Take With Your Kids’ Favorite Pool Toys

From goggles to floaties, it’s important that you take the necessary safety precautions to make sure all pool toys are kid-ready and pool-safe!

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6 Tips to Prep Your Child for Swim Lessons at Home

Not all children are little mer-people ready to jump right in and eager to begin to learn to swim. Swimming is crucial skill for anyone, but that doesn’t mean that it has to be a fearful event for your child (or you as the parent). Perhaps your child has a fear of swimming and a general lack of water comfort; these 6 tips will help your child get excited and ready for the next step.

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Posted in Child Development, Benefits of Swim Lessons by Swim School Bob

The Benefits of Year Round Swim Lessons

Swimming isn’t just for a season; it’s a skill that lasts a lifetime and you don’t have to wait for summer to start. Hubbard Swim School shares 4 benefits of year round swim lessons for kids.

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New to Baby Swimming Lessons? 5 Things to Expect

Are you and your infant new to baby swimming lessons? Here are 5 tips to keep in mind before going to your first class.

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Posted in Parenting Ideas, Swim Tips by Swim School Bob

At Home: Build Upon the Swimming Skills your Child Learns in Class

Here are 4 ways you can help teach your child to swim and reinforce the swimming skills your child is learning in class.

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Keep Your Kids Happy & Healthy While Swimming

Keep your children happy and healthy while swimming! Here are some remedies for swimmer’s ear, dry hair and skin, and other common swim snafus.

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Posted in Swim Safety, Swim Tips by Swim School Bob