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Safety Precautions You Should Take With Your Kids’ Favorite Pool Toys

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From goggles to floaties, it’s important that you take the necessary safety precautions to make sure all pool toys are kid-ready and pool-safe!

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Posted in Swim Safety on April 13, 2017

6 Tips to Prep Your Child for Swim Lessons at Home

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Not all children are little mer-people ready to jump right in and eager to begin to learn to swim. Swimming is crucial skill for anyone, but that doesn’t mean that it has to be a fearful event for your child (or you as the parent). Perhaps your child has a fear of swimming and a general lack of water comfort; these 6 tips will help your child get excited and ready for the next step.

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Posted in Child Development, Benefits of Swim Lessons on April 13, 2017

The Benefits of Year Round Swim Lessons

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Swimming isn’t just for a season; it’s a skill that lasts a lifetime and you don’t have to wait for summer to start. Hubbard Swim School shares 4 benefits of year round swim lessons for kids.

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Posted in Benefits of Swim Lessons, Child Development on April 13, 2017

At Home: Build Upon the Swimming Skills your Child Learns in Class

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Here are 4 ways you can help teach your child to swim and reinforce the swimming skills your child is learning in class.

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Posted in Benefits of Swim Lessons, Child Development, Swim Tips on April 13, 2017

Keep Your Kids Happy & Healthy While Swimming

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Keep your children happy and healthy while swimming! Here are some remedies for swimmer’s ear, dry hair and skin, and other common swim snafus.

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Posted in Swim Safety, Swim Tips on April 12, 2017

New to Baby Swimming Lessons? 5 Things to Expect

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Are you and your infant new to baby swimming lessons? Here are 5 tips to keep in mind before going to your first class.

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Posted in Parenting Ideas, Swim Tips on April 12, 2017

Swimming Safety Tips You Can Practice with Your Kids Outside of the Pool

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Swim safety doesn?t end when you leave swim lessons. Check out Hubbard Family Swim School?s safety tips you can practice with your kids outside the pool!

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Posted in Swim Safety on February 20, 2017

4 Benefits of Swim Lessons on Early Childhood Development

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Research study corroborates that swim lessons have positive cognitive, physical and psychological impacts on early childhood development.

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Posted in Benefits of Swim Lessons, Child Development on February 13, 2017

How Hubbard Family Swim School Swim Lessons Differ from ISR

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Survival swim lessons, like ISR, are often compared to swim school classes like those at Hubbard. Here are the main differences.

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Posted in Child Development, Parenting Ideas, Swim Safety, Swim Tips on February 6, 2017

How Swim Lessons Can Turn Reluctant Swimmers into Confident Ones

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Swimming lessons paired with positive and safe swimming activities at home can turn any fear of swimming into a love for the water!

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on February 3, 2017

4 Pool Safety Tips for Colder Months

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Pool safety isn?t just for the summer. Practicing good proactive pool safety year-round is the responsibility of every pool owner. Here are 4 pool safety tips for the colder months.

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Posted in Swim Tips on January 27, 2017

5 Ways to Keep Your Kids Active in the Winter

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When the weather gets too chilly for outdoor swimming or activities,  kids still need to get their exercise. Active kids sleep better, focus more attentively in school, interact more effectively with others, and stay strong and healthy.

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Posted in Child Development, Swim Tips on January 21, 2017

Swimming Skills Your Child Can Practice At Home

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Did you know your little snappers and jellyfish can practice swimming skills at home? Even when there's no pool, your goldfish and hammerheads can still put into practice what they learn during swim lessons.

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Posted in Swim Tips on June 27, 2016

Olympic Swimmers Who Started as Kids

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This summer, there's something special to be watching out for. In August of 2016, the city of Rio de Janeiro in the South American country of Brazil will be hosting the Summer Olympics. 

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Posted in Swim Tips on June 20, 2016

Where to Get Swimming Lessons in Ohio

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Are you interested in swim lessons for your children? Wondering where you should enroll them? There are different venues that teach swimming, and each of them is different.

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Posted in Swim Tips on June 13, 2016

Learning to swim as a baby doesn't guarantee you a shot at the Olympics but does give you a head start

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When you become a parent, there are many questions you start having about every subject under the sun where your baby is concerned. Perhaps you've heard other parents talk about their babies' swim class and it's got you wondering: Is this something I should try?

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Posted in Child Development, Swim Tips on June 6, 2016

What We've Learned from Teaching Kids to Swim

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There are so many different activities you can get your kids involved in when they are young. From all of the school sports programs to the after school endeavors that your children have an interest in, sometimes they may leave you wondering just how worthwhile most of them are.

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Posted in Swim Tips on May 23, 2016

Water Games You Can Play On Vacation

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If you'll be heading out on vacation soon, one of the fun things your kids are guaranteed to want to check out immediately will be the hotel pool or beach. 

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Posted in Swim Tips on May 15, 2016

Wackiest Pool Toys We've Ever Seen

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There's nothing quite like enjoying a day in your pool or someone else's pool. Even if you don't have your own swimming pool, you can always go to the nearest community pool or get to be best friends with a neighbor who has one.

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Posted in Swim Tips on May 4, 2016

Swimming Myths: Busted

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You've heard stories from other people about swimming classes for kids, adolescents, and adults. For every person who has something good to say, there's someone else who will contradict this. How do you know what to believe when it comes to swimming classes for kids?

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Posted in Swim Tips on May 2, 2016