Reasons to Teach Children to Swim

6 Reasons to Teach Your Tot to Swim This Summer

Reasons to Teach Children to Swim

Take a dive! When it's scorching hot out, one sure way to cool off is a dip in the pool, lake, or ocean. Kids and parents alike love splashing around, but lil ones should learn to do more than that. Last year the American Academy of Pediatrics began encouraging children as young as 1 year old to participate in swim lessons, depending on how often they are exposed to water. While the youngest toddlers may not quite be ready for instructional swim, older ones are. Here are six reasons to get them started today!

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