Shallow Water Blackout Suspected to Be Leading Cause of Swimming Related Deaths
Health and Wellness, Pool Safety, Texas Swim Academy
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?
Did you know that the longest alligator on record in Texas measured 14 feet and 3 inches? We do, because it was caught by Texas Swim Academy’s very own Braxton Bielski!
Looking for some summer fun ideas to keep everyone entertained? Reel the kids in with this creative spin on poolside fishing from www.toddlerstoday.com. MATERIALS DIRECTIONS Tie a piece of string or twine about 2-feet long around one end of the stick. Depending on the type of magnet you have, it can be attached in different Read More
Survival Swim Swimmer Saves Himself
Pool Safety, Survival Swim, Texas Swim Academy, Texas Swim Academy Programs
As infant aquatic instructors and water safety advocates, we’re always trying to drive home the importance of life saving skills for small children. Unfortunately, this sometimes means sharing some horror stories. This time, we’d like to share a success story.
Avon Walk Houston 2013 – Texas Swim Academy Team Raises Funds for Local Breast Cancer Organizations
Health and Wellness, In the Community, Texas Swim Academy, Upcoming Events
At Texas Swim Academy there are some causes that are very close to our hearts. One is the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. A few months ago we invited you to join our Avon Walk Houston 2013 team as we committed to raise funds for this worthy charity and prepare to walk 39 miles in Read More