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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.

Exploring How Swimming Can Help a Child’s Physical Development

Learning to swim offers several benefits to kids. Aside from boosting their confidence around water, it can also build their endurance and provide them with improved sleep. Swimming is a...

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Taking Your Baby Swimming: What to Wear

Infants can learn how to swim as early as six months old. As a parent, it’s understandable to feel hesitant about letting your children into a pool. But with the...

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Water Fun: 6 Benefits of Water Play for Kids

Are you dreading the post-holiday winter blues? Don’t worry! Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you have to be stuck indoors. Unleash your kiddo’s creativity through water activities that can...

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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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Choosing the Right Swimming School for Your Kids: A Guide for Parents

Swimming is more than recreational sport; it’s a gateway to physical fitness and life-saving water safety for children.  If you want your child to get into swimming the right way,...

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From Fear to Fun: How to Help Your Toddler Overcome Their Fear of Water

Nothing brings joy like watching your children splash and giggle in the pool. Water activities are a childhood staple and they provide incredible opportunities for you to bond with your...

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What are The Different Strokes in Swimming: Four Techniques Kids Must Learn

Swimming is one of the most popular recreational activities for children and teenagers. It provides numerous benefits for their mental and physical health. In fact, it teaches an essential life-saving...

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Keeping the Mind Healthy: 6 Mental Health Benefits of Swimming

As a sport, swimming naturally comes with many physical health benefits. These include promoting good cardiovascular fitness, strengthening muscles, and building endurance. What you may not realize is that swimming...

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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 Teach an Infant to Swim: Everything You Need to Know

Swimming is just as important for babies as learning how to walk. When they know how to swim properly, they’re better equipped to stay safe around different bodies of water...

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What is Family Swim?

Are you still deciding whether to enroll your kids in swimming lessons? If you’re on the fence, look for a program that has opportunities to swim together as a  family....

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The Ripple Effect: The Importance of Learning to Swim at an Early Age

Learning to swim is not just a recreational skill; it is a vital life-saving ability that everyone should possess. While people of all ages can benefit from swimming lessons, there’s...

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