Understanding When Childhood Drowning Most Often Occurs

Understanding When Childhood Drowning Most Often Occurs

When people picture what it looks like to drown, many see a cartoon-like image of someone wildly flailing their arms and splashing while bobbing about in the middle of a pool or a lake. What people don’t realize is that drowning is almost always nearly silent, and it doesn’t take a large body of water for it to happen, nor does it always happen while people are actually in the pool and swimming together.

Just Keep (Year-Round) Swimming

 Just Keep (Year-Round)  Swimming

Year-round swimming is one of the best investments you can make in your child. One of the comments we frequently hear from a parent is, “This is his/her first time back in the pool since last summer!”

Most often parents expect their child to pick up where they left off, just like riding a bike, but with children who are learning to swim, consistency and practice are essential. Swimming lessons are the best investment you can make in your child’s success as a swimmer.