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14 Aug

5 Reasons to Take Year-Round Swimming Lessons in Katy

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When the warm weather hits, swimming lessons in Katy are at the top of every parent’s list. After all, swim lessons are a great way to keep a child physically active while still encouraging youngsters to learn valuable life-saving skills. Unfortunately, families have the tendency to cool off from swim lessons when the weather wanes
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22 Jul

Three Reasons to Enroll Your Child in Survival Swim Lessons

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Gone are the days when it was thought kids should be in preschool before they learn how to swim. As we now know (and as the American Academy of Pediatrics now openly acknowledges), children as young as one year of age should be taking survival swim lessons. A parent’s knee-jerk reaction to this is fear.
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17 Jul

The Six Layers of Protection for Maximum Pool Safety

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Drowning is quick, silent and it’s 100 percent preventable. Sadly, according to the World Health Organization, an estimated 360,000 drowning deaths occur worldwide with children having access to water being among those at the greatest risk. There isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution to pool safety. This is why drowning prevention advocates have developed what is known as
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02 Jul

Survival Swim Lessons Reduces Drowning Risk

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As temperatures begin to soar, school comes to an end and the workday is over, we all have one thing on our minds: Let’s get in the water! Whether it’s hanging out in the pool, the lake, the ocean or even heading out on a motorboat, we all love cooling off by spending time in
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20 Jun

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

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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

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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

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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

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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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02 Apr

Adaptive Aquatics Swim Lessons Protect Kids with ASD

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  It’s an unfortunate fact that accidental drowning is a leading cause of death for children aged 14 and younger. Sadly, the number of accidental drowning deaths skyrockets for children on the autism spectrum. According to the National Autism Association, drowning accounted for over 90 percent of total deaths for children with autism spectrum disorder
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04 Mar

What to Expect at a Swim Clinic

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Beginner and seasoned swimmers alike have specific goals they want to reach, and there’s no better time to start working toward those goals than through a swim team clinic with Texas Swim Academy. Unlike traditional swimming lessons which are to teach children how to swim, our swim team clinics here at Texas Swim Academy are
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