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  Read More

As a swim academy, we put a high priority on drowning prevention through swimming and life-saving skills. But unfortunately, being a strong swimmer is not always enough. Few are aware of the drowning risk from Shallow Water Blackout (SWB), but it typically affects strong swimmers and the physically fit. Because Shallow Water Blackout occurs with no warning, the result is almost always fatal when the victim is in the water. So what is SWB?

This summer, while you enjoy the pool and outdoor fun with your family, it’s important to take a few minutes to protect your skin from the damaging effects of the sun. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, according to the Center for Disease Control, but there are steps you can take to minimize your risk.