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20 Jun

Tragic Toddler Drowning Raises Awareness About the Importance of Survival Swim Lessons

  • Posted by Jenna
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There are many steps we, as parents, take before and while raising our little ones to ensure their safety. We adhere to recommended nutritional guidelines. We diligently follow instructions about the proper installation of infant and booster seats. We take them to the doctor and dentist regularly for their health and well-being. What is sadly
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30 May

How Swimming Lessons Can Help Kids with School

  • Posted by Nadine Yu
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When most parents sign their children up for swim lessons, they do so with the intention of their youngsters learn lifesaving water safety skills. But swimming lessons benefit children in more ways than one. In fact, lessons can even help your child excel in his or her learning at school.   Greater Self Confidence Research
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22 May

A Forgotten Danger: Pool Drain Safety

  • Posted by Nadine Yu
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Have you heard of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act (VGB Act)? It was enacted in 2007 after a 7-year-old girl named Vigrinia Graeme Baker died due to suction from a malfunctioning drain. The powerful suction was even too much for her mother to pull her away from the drain. It took
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New AAP Guidelines Recommend Swim Lessons for Infants & Toddlers

  • Posted by Nadine Yu
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For the past several years, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has recommended that children start swimming lessons when they reach the age of 4. Depending on who you ask, it was thought that children who are 4 and older had both the mental and physical ability to follow directions and learn how to swim
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29 Jan

Don’t Relax on These Hot Tub Safety Tips

  • Posted by Texas Swim Academy
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Hot tubs are a fun and relaxing way to spend time with friends and family. But don’t let their size fool you. They need the same attention to safety as a swimming pool, if not more. The following are some critical hot tub safety tips.   Beware the “Hidden” Dangers Hot tubs utilize powerful suction
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17 Oct

Safety Around the Water Is Just as Important as Safety in the Water

  • Posted by Texas Swim Academy
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When it comes to pool safety, people consider swimming lessons as the end all be all. Yes, swimming lessons are an integral part of pool safety, but the fact is that is only one piece of the puzzle, albeit a big one. Safety around the water is just as important as safety in the water,
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31 Jul

Swimming with Puddle Jumpers and Arm Floaties Actually Put Children More at Risk

  • Posted by Candace Hathaway
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As a survival swim school, we understand our responsibility to provide children in the community and surrounding areas with not only the life-saving skills necessary to survive in the water, but also provide them with a deep love and appreciation for the water. When parents encourage and promote the use of puddle jumpers and arm
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22 Jun

Setting the Record Straight on Dry Drowning (HINT: It’s Not Real)

  • Posted by Texas Swim Academy
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  • pool safety
There’s a gross misconception about drowning that’s traveling the communication airwaves, and it’s time Texas Swim Academy did its part to end any and all rumors once and for all. There is evidence-based proof that dry drowning and secondary drowning does not exist. Again, dry drowning, secondary drowning and near drowning do not exist. There,
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17 May

Pledge to Keep Your Pool Safe This Summer

  • Posted by Texas Swim Academy
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  • Pool Safely Pledge, pool safety
Summer is upon us, and while the months of May to September bring an endless amount of energy from our children, they also bring the hazards of one of our favorite summertime activities — swimming. Join Texas Swim Academy this May as we take the Pool Safely Pledge to help reduce drownings and entrapments in
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