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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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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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What To Do If Your Child Is Afraid Of The Water

What To Do If Your Child Is Afraid Of The Water

The most popular question we get from new parents is what to do if their child is afraid of the water. Believe it or not, we see swimmers daily that
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Be A Water Watchdog!

Many of us have fond childhood memories of pool parties and swimming at the beach. Naturally, we want our children to enjoy swimming, too. However, drowning is the leading cause
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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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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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Prevent Drowning, Always Watch The Water

Prevent Drowning, Always Watch The Water: Study reveals link between distracted parents and child drownings. A new study from the German Lifeguard Association has revealed that cellphone distractions such as
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It’s Water Safety Month

Drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children ages 1 to 14 and the leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children ages 1 to 4.
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Benefits of Baby Swimming Lessons

Why Baby Swimming Lessons Will Change Your Child’s Life Swimming lessons are about much more than just raising your child to potentially become an Olympic athlete. Familiarity with water early
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