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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 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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Great Children’s Activities To Build Their Confidence

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
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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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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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Learning To Swim Is A Journey

Learning To Swim Is A Journey

Children Learing To Swim We often think of learning to swim as a one-time achievement: either you can swim, or you can’t. In truth, learning to swim is more of
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The Benefits of Kids Swimming Consistently

Kids swimming can be a highly physical activity that uses all the muscles in the body at once. It can be exhausting to swim 30 minutes at a time, and
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New guidelines say kids should start swim lessons around age 1.

Hillary Joseph can’t remember not being able to swim. When your backyard is a lake, as it was for Joseph and her two sisters growing up in northern Wisconsin, and
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MAY IS WATER SAFETY MONTH!

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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Bear Paddle Team Spotlight: Lindsey Stewart, IL District Manager

My two year mark with this company will be here before I know it! The days are not always short & the tasks not always easy, but to say that
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Ben Lecomte Swimming Expedition Update

Ben is 65 days into this experience. However, due to the threat of encountering not only one but two Typhoons, Ben and the crew made the decision to head back
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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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The World’s Largest Swim Lesson!

Join Bear Paddle in spreading the word of Water Safety with the The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson! This will take place on Thursday, June 21st at 3:15pm. This will be
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