Thinking of Summer? Parents & Kids’ – Swim School

kidspoolsummerAre you thinking about your summer hols? are you thinking about the pool?

Children and water confidence – An important life skill!

Tammy and Emma are highlighting the important of water-confidence for kids.

Ten Benefits of getting wet

  1. ChildrenAndWaterConfidenceSwimming builds confidence and self-awareness.
  2. Learning to swim can save your life.
  3. Swimming is one of the few sports you can easily do at any age.
  4. Swimming lessons are a great way of meeting new people.
  5. Swimming is the best all-round exercise. It involves all the body’s muscles.
  6. Having water confidence means loads of other water activities are possible.
  7. Once you can swim, you can swim. Set for life. But keep it up.
  8. Swimming lessons help children to set achievable targets.
  9. More than 60 children drown during the summer every year in the UK, yet the majority of these deaths are likely to have been preventable. No one is ever drown-proof. However, being able to swim 400 yards continuously lowers the chance of drowning.
  10. Learning to swim is a basic ability, like walking, it should be part of growing up.

Download the fact sheet here: Childrenandwaterconfidence.pdf

If you’ve not checked it out have a look at their Swim School for parents and tots below!

It’s about splashing, it’s about getting wet, it’s about kicking, it’s about FUN!


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