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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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Swimming Skills Your Child Can Practice At Home

Did you know your little snappers and jellyfish can practice swimming skills at home? Even when there's no pool, your goldfish and hammerheads can still put into practice what they learn during swim lessons.

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Olympic Swimmers Who Started as Kids

This summer, there's something special to be watching out for. In August of 2016, the city of Rio de Janeiro in the South American country of Brazil will be hosting the Summer Olympics. 

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Where to Get Swimming Lessons in Ohio

Are you interested in swim lessons for your children? Wondering where you should enroll them? There are different venues that teach swimming, and each of them is different.

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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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What We've Learned from Teaching Kids to Swim

There are so many different activities you can get your kids involved in when they are young. From all of the school sports programs to the after school endeavors that your children have an interest in, sometimes they may leave you wondering just how worthwhile most of them are.

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Water Games You Can Play On Vacation

If you'll be heading out on vacation soon, one of the fun things your kids are guaranteed to want to check out immediately will be the hotel pool or beach. 

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Wackiest Pool Toys We've Ever Seen

There's nothing quite like enjoying a day in your pool or someone else's pool. Even if you don't have your own swimming pool, you can always go to the nearest community pool or get to be best friends with a neighbor who has one.

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Swimming Myths: Busted

You've heard stories from other people about swimming classes for kids, adolescents, and adults. For every person who has something good to say, there's someone else who will contradict this. How do you know what to believe when it comes to swimming classes for kids?

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Swim Class Checklist -- What Your Toddler Needs

Children learn so many things in their early years. Just think about it, first they're crawling, then walking, and soon after they are talking and running. Before you know it they might be on to pre-school and taking part in many toddler learning games. Every day, it seems, there's something new to learn.

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