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Swimming For Kids With Special Needs

Teaching kids with special needs to swim is not only a good idea, it’s essential.  Swimming lessons help kids with special needs in a number of key areas, including greater muscle strength and physical endurance, increased flexibility, more self-control, and, in many instances, improved behavioral outcomes. Creating an effective swimming program for kids with special needs takes a patient […]

Brush Up on Your Pool Talk With This Handy Swimming Glossary

By Alex Kostich On the bottom, we’re going to descend 5 x 200 at 3:00, even split, 3:1 with full gear. If the above sentence makes no sense, it may be time for you to brush up on your swimming vocabulary. Regardless of whether you are a Masters swimmer or a weekend warrior who trains […]

Swimming Schools in the Morningside, Rivonia and Sandton area

Name Address Area Contact Slipstream Swim School 25 Glenian Road Sandton 0828455355 Aqua turtles Swim School 21 Van Riebeeck Street Norscot Manor 0114655662 Lonehill Swim School 35 Morgenster Crescent Lonehill 0837937887 Active Academy Swim School 1 Centre Road Morningside 0840322157 Sandown Swim School 10 Etosha Crescent Sandown 0112622461 Wahoo Swim School 516 Maxwell Drive Sunninghill […]

The 6 Stages of Childhood Swimming Lessons

by: Premier Aquatic Services Each child learns to swim at his or her own pace, and in order to develop a lifelong love of the water, that natural pace should be respected and nurtured. Therefore, we developed a six-stage program for our childhood swim lessons, built around skill-oriented goals. Simply put, each little swimmer must […]

7 Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe on the Beach This Summer

By Patrick Quinn THINKSTOCK IMAGES VIA GETTY IMAGES Summer’s coming, so naturally you’re getting ready for some beach time. You’ve found all of the beach gear in the garage and practiced your best gut suck in front of the mirror, determining it’s passably deceptive (it’s not). Now if you’re a parent, planning for a day […]

The benefits of swimming lessons

Taking your child to swimming lessons should not involve fuss or trauma if you find a good swimming school and a loving teacher. In South Africa there are so many children who drown every year that every child must learn to swim as early as possible. Getting your child waterborne is a priority as it […]

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