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Fun Summer Activities to do Outside of the Pool That Keep You Cool


Swimming and playing in the pool are usually some of the most appealing parts of the summer. As temperatures get toasty and other outdoor activities become less inviting, water is naturally a big draw. But if you don’t have a pool, or are just looking for some summer activities for kids in addition to those you can do at the pool, there are plenty of other options that can be a blast and keep you cool. Here they are!


Posted in Favorite Local Joints, Parenting Ideas by Swim School Bob

The Best Vacation Spots for Swimmers

For millions of Americans, summertime is synonymous with sun, sand, and water. In other words…  VACATION! Even if you’re not singing the tunes to Alice Cooper’s School’s Out, summer can still bring that carefree fun feeling from your crayon-wielding days. If you are one of the many who look forward to cooling off in the water on a hot summer day then look no further because we've compiled a list of the top five U.S. best vacation spots for people who love to swim!


Posted in Parenting Ideas by Swim School Bob

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.


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.

Read on to learn more.


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

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.


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

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.


Posted in Parenting Ideas, Swim Tips by Swim School Bob

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.


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