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Winter Swimming & Colds

Many parents limit swimming to the warm summer months believing that their child will get sick if they swim during the winter. The fact is children are no more likely to catch a cold from swimming during winter than during summer. Children are more susceptible to...

Myths and Truths of Winter Swimming

Myths and Truths of Winter Swimming Date:  Nov 07-2008             Over time, there have been wives tales about winter exposure that have left many parents confused and believing these myths. The following medical facts were given by Dr. Norm Payne, of Payne...

First Lesson Checklist

This time of year we enroll a lot of new swimmers and many parents wonder what they need to bring to lessons. Here is a handy checklist to help you prepare. Can’t Live Without: A swimsuit and towel (you’d be surprised how often these are forgotten at home). Hair bands...
For Safety’s Sake, Teach Kids To Swim

For Safety’s Sake, Teach Kids To Swim

California remains near the top for summertime pool and spa drowning tragedies. U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s national Pool Safely campaign reports that pool and spa drowning deaths among children ages 1 to 14 reached 202 during the 98 days between...

Hints for a Happy Swim Lesson

Last week we gave you a checklist of things to bring to a swim lesson (Swimsuit? Check!). This week we thought we’d share a few more tips to help make your child’s swim lessons a happy success. If your child is still taking naps try to schedule his lesson for an hour...