While summer classes certainly help to build the strong swimming and water safety skills children need, year-round lessons allow them to better retain those skills – and move on to mastering more advanced skills faster. I like to use the analogy of playing an instrument, you would not expect to take piano for a few months out of the year and be a proficient pianist. Swimming is very much the same. While it may be a typical summertime activity, the more you
learn in the winter and the spring, the more prepared you are to be a confident and safe swimmer during the summer. Those who do not continue and do take a break during the winter months often need to spend time reviewing or relearning skills they had previously learned.
Most importantly learning to swim is not only a sport but an important lifesaving skill! Drowning can happen at any time during the year, not just in the spring and summer. Ensuing that your child is a strong swimmer