Swimming is a fun, healthy way to get your child active, however drowning is the leading cause of death for ages 1-4, behind birth defects. It’s essential to every family to teach your child early how to swim and about the importance of water safety. During the pandemic, many families could not access swim lessons for their children. This summer is an opportunity to enroll children in water safety and swim lessons to build a lifelong, lifesaving skill.
We looked at tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and made a list on why swim lessons are so important and what to look for in a quality learn to swim program.
You can find a full list of swim programs in the Tampa/Sarasota/Pinellas area by clicking here