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Swimming Immediately After Eating

Was your mother right? Is it dangerous to swim after eating? Do you really have to wait at least thirty minutes after eating to avoid stomach cramps and possibly drowning? This “old wives” tale has been around for quite some time and has been perpetuated generation...
It’s A Dirty Job. . .

It’s A Dirty Job. . .

Meet the humble swim diaper.  It’s got a dirty job to do, and it does it well.  All swimmers under 36 months must wear TWO health department approved swim diapers at Academy Swim Club.  If you’ve got a swimmer who is under three, or is perhaps older but not yet, shall...

Drowning Prevention Checklist

Drowning Prevention Checklist Date:  Apr 11-2006 Drowning Prevention Checklist  As we approach summer, it is important for parents to remember that drowning is the leading cause of accidental death for children under the age of 5 in the state of...

Why Swim Year Round?

Why Swim Year Round? Date:  Sep 07-2007 Water is a unique medium that offers opportunity for everyone: Newborns, toddlers, children, teens, adults and the elderly, including athletes, arthritic, and the injured. Swimming is the only sport one can do, literally, from...