Older Australians Drowning

Older Australians Drowning

A Disturbing Trend in Drowning Statistics in Australia While the media coverage of drowning incidents tends to focus on the tragic loss of young lives, a disturbing trend in the number of deaths of older Australians (55+ years) by drowning has emerged in recent years....
Flotation Aids

Flotation Aids

Flotation Aids There is no debate the #1 reason parents enroll their children in swimming lessons is to enhance their child’s safety in and around the water. However, before, during and even upon completion of the learn-to-swim process, parents may consider having...

Social Development and Swimming

Social Development and Swimming Dec 2 Written by: 2/12/2010 10:52 PM  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...

When To Start Swimming Lessons?

Some parents choose to delay the commencement of their child’s swimming education, believing that their backyard pool plays a more important role in aquatic development than structured lessons. BUT WAIT, in 2009 alone in Australia over 50 children between the ages of...
Toddler & Pre-School Aquatics

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...