CHILDREN’S SWIMMING TIPS AND WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN CLASSES
Learning to swim not only provides kids the opportunity to enjoy lots of water-filled fun, but it’s also essential to their safety. It also helps kids build strength and endurance, is an excellent form of exercise and builds kids’ confidence. What age should they begin taking lessons? A small study, “Association between swimming lessons and drowning in childhood: a case-control study,” by R.A. Brenner, et al., has been conducted. It found kids between the ages of 1 and 4 years old had an 88% reduced risk of drowning if they had taken swimming lessons.