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How You Can Help Your Child Master The Fundamentals Of Swimming

January 16th, 2020
As with all activities your child attempts, your unconditional support is necessary for your child when he or she is learning to swim. Here’s how you can help your child master the fundamentals of swimming. Learning to swim is a journey, and you can help your child at every step of the way. No matter […]

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Six Games That Will Help Your Child Learn To Swim

January 10th, 2020
Learning to swim is an important life skill, but how do you keep your child motivated and engaged? Games are a great place to start. When children have fun, they want to keep swimming. Games help your child practice swim skills without realizing they’re doing it. It’s all just good fun to them! Here are […]

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Four Good Reasons To Enroll Your Infant In Swim Lessons

December 27th, 2019
When you think of swim lessons, you may not picture infants, but enrolling your baby in swim lessons is an excellent idea. Swim lessons provide many of the same benefits to infants that they do to older children. Your baby will learn to be comfortable in the water, and there is evidence that taking swim […]

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Giving Experiences Over Typical Toys – The Benefits Last A Lifetime

December 17th, 2019
As we are amidst the holiday season, your children are probably begging for this year’s most popular toys. Yet how often do you find toys forgotten in a corner a month or two after the holidays are over? This year, consider giving experiences instead. Too Much Stuff The average American home is filled with 300,000 […]

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Great Children’s Activities To Build Their Confidence

December 12th, 2019
Childhood is a time for exploration. Finding the right activity for your children can help build their confidence, so don’t shy away from letting them try different things. Children all have their own unique talents, interests, strengths, and weaknesses. Activities that foster those budding talents and allow your children to play to their strengths will […]

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Keeping Your Child Safe Around Water

December 5th, 2019
Teaching children to swim is an important step in keeping them safe around water. If they unexpectedly fall in, they should know important skills, like how to flip to breathe and how to swim to the side and pull themselves up. However, preventing water accidents is just as important. While we want your children to […]

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What Makes A Custom Kids’ Swimming Program Different

November 22nd, 2019
Many of us grew up at a time when swimming lessons were much more informal than they are now. We may have been taught by a family member in a backyard pool, or perhaps we learned at summer camp in a pond or lake. Those of us who lived close to a YMCA or Boys […]

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5 Excuses Kids Make To Avoid Learning To Swim

November 7th, 2019
Learning to swim is an important skill that will help keep your children safe throughout their lives. But what happens when your child doesn’t want to learn? Here are five excuses kids make to avoid learning to swim and tips to help them get past their reluctance. 1. It’s Too Cold To Swim As winter […]

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Exciting Changes Coming To Our Swim Program

November 4th, 2019
At Bear Paddle, we know that the more your child is in the water, the stronger the progress they will make. That is why we are excited to announce some great additions to our Winter offering. Thanks to all of you who were kind enough to share your feedback. It helps us to shape updates […]

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6 Fun Water Games For Kids And Parents

November 1st, 2019
Bear Paddle Swim School always encourages family swim time. It’s important to practice skills in a fun and familiar atmosphere with family and friends. Playing water games with your children is a great way to help them practice their skills while having fun as family. Here are six games you can try with your children. […]

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