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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 Makes A Custom Kids’ Swimming Program Different

Many of us grew up at a time when swimming lessons were much more informal than they are now. Either by a family member in a backyard pool, or perhaps
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Exciting Changes Coming To Our Swim Program

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
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The Best Advice For New Bear Paddle Families

We asked some of our expert Bear Paddle parents on advice they have to offer to both new Bear Paddle families, as well as to those considering swim lessons for
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What’s Your Swim Story?

Everyone has one. It might be your childhood swim lessons, a recent vacation, or a memory from a favorite experience in water. At Bear Paddle, we want to be your
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Swimming With Bear Paddle

Local Louisville Mom, Ashley Glass, shares her experience about her swim lessons at Bear Paddle. For the last couple of years I have wanted to enroll the kids in swimming
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Swim Lessons Help Kids With School

How Swimming Helps Kids Do Better in School Looking for reasons to get your kids into swimming? Several studies recently have shown there are a number of educational benefits of
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Will My Kids Be Too Tired After School?

Will My Kids Be Too Tired For Swim Lessons After A Day In School? School involves sitting still and mental activity. Young bodies need a fun outlet to vent their
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Don’t Eat And Swim

It’s good to fuel up before any activity. If you have a meal or a snack before you go swimming, make sure to wait at least 30 minutes before getting
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Breaststroke Progression

Breaststroke is regarded as one of the most difficult swimming strokes to learn. The timing of the Breaststroke kick also known as the “whip kick” can be a challenge. Patience
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Help, My Child Won’t Swim!

Swimming can be an intimidating skill to learn for a toddler. Often, swim lessons are the first time a child is exposed to a structured lesson plan, and may be
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The Benefits of Teddy Classes

Why take Teddy Bear Introduction Classes? Bear Paddle Swim School’s infant swim lessons begin at six months old and teach students how to have fun, be safe, and enjoy the
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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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