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Fun in the Sun

Sun Protection for Kids

Pack Sun Protection Gear, Even if the Sun isn’t Out

According to the CDC, “Just a few serious sunburns can increase your child’s risk of skin cancer later in life.” Did you know that children don’t have to be outside enjoying the sand, surf or the pool, to get too much sun? It’s important to protect your child’s skin from the sun whenever she is outdoors. Even if it’s cool and cloudy out there, clouds do not block those harmful rays. When you want to spend time outdoors, plan ahead in case you’re outside longer than expected, be proactive and bring sun protection with you in a tote bag, this could be a hat, extra sunscreen, a long-sleeved t-shirt – or all of these items for maximum protection. Continue reading

Steps to Swimming Success - Step 3

Steps to Swimming Success – Step 3

Learn to Swim Videos

This is the third in a series of three blog posts where we walk you through the steps to swimming success with your child. In the first blog post we talked about Swim Step 1 and making your child’s first time in the water comfortable and happy, in the second blog post we outlined Swim Step 2 and how you can help your toddler build water confidence by exploring the water. In our final blog post in this series we take a look at Swim Step 3 and how you can help your child ease into swimming on their own by using the appropriate tools and instruction. Former U.S. Coast Guard rescue swimmer, Mario Vittone, joins us again as narrator. So let’s take a look at Swim Step 3 – Swim Training.  Continue reading

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Water Lovers Fan Page

We’ve noticed your sun soaked shots on Instagram and pictures of your children (and pets!) on Twitter.  We love seeing our customers enjoying our products! So tag @SwimWays on Twitter or use the #SwimWays, #SwimSteps or #SpringFloat hashtags when sharing your shots on your favorite social media networks and you could be featured on on our Water Lovers Fan Page! We’ve already grabbed some images from around the web, click here to see if you’re in there! Continue reading

Steps to Swimming Success - Step 2

Steps to Swimming Success – Step 2

Learn to Swim Videos

This is the second in a series of three blog posts where we walk you through the steps to Swimming Success. In our first blog post in this series we talked about Swim Step 1 and making your child’s first time in the water a comfortable and happy one. In this blog post we’ll go over how you can help your toddler build confidence in the water and set them up for future swim training success. Mario Vittone joins us once again as narrator. Let’s make a splash together with Swim Step 2 – Water Exploration.  Continue reading