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Category: Swim Lessons For Kids

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What is the Fastest Swimming Stroke?

Swimming is a fantastic activity that provides an enjoyable experience and promotes physical fitness and water safety skills. Beginner swimmers will be exposed to various swimming strokes designed to help
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How to Teach Toddlers How to Swim

Swimming is an essential life skill that will benefit your child for years to come. Not only will it keep them safe in the water, but it also helps improve
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7 Benefits of Parent-Child Swimming Lessons

For kids without much experience in the water, starting swim lessons can feel scary, but a parent’s involvement can make the experience much more enjoyable.  Read on to learn more
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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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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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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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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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5 Benefits Of Infant Swim Lessons

5 Benefits of Starting Infant Swim Lessons At 6 Months Most of us recognize that infant swim lessons and learning to swim is a great safety skill, but many parents
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Child Learning To Swim With Custom Swim Program At Bear Paddle

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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Proposed Legislation Requires Swim Lessons For All Children

Dr. Bill Kent, Chairman of the International Swimming Hall of Fame, is doing everything he can to tackle the national issue of childhood drowning. Dr. Kent is the driving force
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Common Misconceptions About Treading Water

Most of us were taught to tread water as children. It was considered an essential safety skill, and it is still used by lifeguards, water polo players, and the US
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infant swimming lessons


Bear Paddle’s mission is to save lives by teaching children how to swim. Learning water safety skills at a young age is crucial as children are exposed to water every
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