Swimming is a lifesaving skill
Many families spend their weekends swimming at the beach or in backyard pools. If a child gets into trouble in the water, it could only take seconds before they are in serious danger with drowning often referred to the silent killer. Swimming lessons teach your kids about water familiarisation and water safety in and around water.
Help keep them fit and healthy
Did you know that swimming is one of the best forms of exercise for kids and adults? Incorporating exercise into a child’s routine will have numerous positive effects. It can improve cardiovascular health; help develop strong joints and also build muscle. With child obesity becoming a major problem in Australia, something as simple as regular swimming lessons can help keep your kids healthier and happier.
It’s a great way to exercise
If your kids have extra energy to burn and never seem to slow down, swimming is a great exercise to try. Swimming is a full body workout and give kids the opportunity to burn off all that bountiful energy, whether that’s in the backyard pool or local swim school. Swimming requires dedication and motivation and introducing your kids to can teach them the skills to persevere when things get a little difficult.
Build confidence around water
There are so many activities based around water; pool parties, the beach, boating and when your child knows how to swim, they can enjoy these activities knowing they have the confidence to swim. Mastering a skill helps build self-confidence and if they can work hard and learn how to swim, it will give them the confidence to try new things.