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School's Out, Swimming's In!

 

Many parents and kids alike eagerly wait for the summertime: school’s out and there’s more time to slow down, relax, and spend time with friends and family. But summer can also be a challenge for parents. When school’s out and it’s scorching hot outside, kids can quickly feel cooped up in the house (and Mom and Dad can start to go stir crazy too). Swimming lessons are the perfect outlet for kids this season and here are three of the reasons why:

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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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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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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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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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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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4 Benefits of Swim Lessons on Early Childhood Development

Research study corroborates that swim lessons have positive cognitive, physical and psychological impacts on early childhood development.

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How Hubbard Family Swim School Swim Lessons Differ from ISR

Survival swim lessons, like ISR, are often compared to swim school classes like those at Hubbard. Here are the main differences.

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5 Ways to Keep Your Kids Active in the Winter

When the weather gets too chilly for outdoor swimming or activities,  kids still need to get their exercise. Active kids sleep better, focus more attentively in school, interact more effectively with others, and stay strong and healthy.

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Learning to swim as a baby doesn't guarantee you a shot at the Olympics but does give you a head start

When you become a parent, there are many questions you start having about every subject under the sun where your baby is concerned. Perhaps you've heard other parents talk about their babies' swim class and it's got you wondering: Is this something I should try?

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