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We are passionate about quality aquatic education and child safety. This goes beyond offering learn-to-swim programs for the past 21 years. We like to share our knowledge and expertise too. In this blog section you can read about a wide range of swim related topics.

Social Development and Swimming

The physical benefits for children of swimming at all levels, from birth through to competitive swimming, are numerous and well known. Less well known perhaps, is that swimming serves as a wonderful aid to the development of the social skills and behaviours of the child. Infant, toddler and pre-school swim classes provide the child with…

High School Squad Swimming: Why You Should Encourage Your Child to Continue Swimming Lessons in High School

High School Squad Swimming Early teens and high-school students are spending less time participating in physical exercise, and indications suggest that this age group is engaging or playing sport for less than an hour a week. When it comes to the pool, a significant decline in participation is recorded in children of the primary to…

Toddler & Pre-School Aquatics

Are Swimming Lessons  Beneficial  For Toddlers & Pre-Schoolers? Toddler and pre-school aquatic programs (13 months to 4 year age bracket) afford an opportunity to introduce young children to the associated joys and risks of being in or around water. These lessons conducted within these programs generally focus on developing water familiarisation and confidence and learn-to-swim…

Dangers of Bath Aids

Bath aids are used to support infants while in a bath Baby bath seats and other aids are designed to keep a baby’s head up and out of the water, leaving a carer’s hands free to wash their infant and often easing the strain on the carers’ back. A range of bath aids specific to…

How To Prepare Your Baby For Swimming

Having arrived from the liquid environment of their mother’s womb, babies feel quite comfortable in water, until the age of approximately 12 months, when they lose their natural responses to the aquatic environment. Starting swimming lessons before your baby develops a fear of water will give them a great advantage in building swimming skills. Steps…

Major Causes Of Drowning At Home

Causes Of Drowning Many parents are well aware of the potential dangers that residential swimming pools and bathtubs pose to children of all ages. However, even if you don’t own a pool, there are less obvious drowning hazards that might be overlooked by discerning parents wanting to provide a safe environment in which to raise…