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Welcome to the Bear Paddle Swim School Blog. Our results-focused story-based approach to teaching lessons builds confident and skilled swimmers, so parents can rest assured that their child is having fun while learning to swim.

How To Encourage Your Child While They Learn To Swim

Learning to swim is one of the most important skills your child can learn. According to the CDC, two children under the age of 14 die from drowning every day....

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What is a Swim Clinic And What Can You Expect From It?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, swimming is the fourth leading recreational sport in the US. With at least 3,100 professional swimming clubs in the country, it’s...

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How to Prepare Toddlers for Swimming Lessons

Toddlers will often get scared of things they don’t know or understand. Unfamiliar environments, new faces, and uncomfortable scenarios can make most children scared. This is where the comfort of...

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Group Vs. Private Swim Lessons for Kids: Finding the Right Class for Your Kid

When searching for suitable swimming classes for your children, class size is one of the most important factors you must consider. The number of kids present in one lesson can...

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10 Swimming Tools for Kids: What to Get for Your Little Learner

Regardless of whether you want your kid to learn to swim for safety reasons or for fun, there are a few things that you should expect in a proper swimming...

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Infant Survival Swim Lessons: Why Swimming is More Important Than You Think

Infant swimming lessons have become more popular than ever over the years, and for a good reason. The American Academy of Pediatrics claims that swimming lessons help reduce the risk...

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Swim Lesson Curriculum for Kids: An Overview of What to Expect

When finding the appropriate swim classes for your kid, you need to consider their age, skill, and the kind of class you want them to take. And to determine what...

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What is the Best Age to Start Swimming Lessons for Kids: What You Should Know

Swimming is always fun and exciting, especially for first-time parents and curious kids. However, not all kids are ready for the water from the get-go. They might get scared too...

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Adaptive Swim Lessons: 7 Ways to Teach a Special Needs Child to Swim

Swimming is a great life skill for children of all ages and abilities. Not only does it help kids become safer in the water, but it’s also a fun activity...

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When to Start Baby Swim Lessons: A Beginner’s Guide for Parents

Most parents wonder when to start swimming lessons for their baby. After all, swimming is an essential safety skill that can help your child later in life. And if your...

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How Many Swimming Lessons Does a Child Need?

Swimming is an important life-saving skill you can teach your kids. According to the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, participation in formal swimming lessons is associated with...

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How Long Will It Take for My Child to Learn to Swim?

Swimming looks easy, but takes an immense amount of coordination that is sometimes underestimated. Swimming involves mastering every single muscle in the body in order to move smoothly, efficiently, and...

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