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Save the Date for the 5th Annual National Learn to Swim Day on Saturday, May 21

Save the date for the 5th annual National Learn to Swim Day on Saturday, May 21!

We started National Learn to Swim Day five years ago as part of water safety month to help raise awareness about the importance of learning to swim to help prevent childhood drowning*. Read the press release for more information on the history of this event, learn more about how you can get involved at the National Learn to Swim Day website, and get tips on how to host your own National Learn to Swim Day event.

*Did you know that drowning is the leading cause of death for children ages 1-4? Help turn this tragedy around by teaching your kids to swim and practicing water safety with your family. Share this infographic online to help spread the word.

Join us for the 5th annual National Learn to Swim Day!

Join us for the 5th annual National Learn to Swim Day on Saturday, May 21! Learn more at TeachMeToSwim.com.

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

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

Steps to Swimming Success - Step 1

Steps to Swimming Success – Step 1

Learn to Swim Videos

In April we had a blast filming three new videos for our Swim Steps line of products called “Steps to Swimming Success” at Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation’s Williams Farm location. Each video covers a different step of the learn to swim process and features the voice of former U.S. Coast Guard rescue swimmer and water safety expert, Mario Vittone. Let’s take a look at Swim Step 1 – Water Introduction.  Continue reading