Category: Aqua-Tots

Aqua-Aerobics Drop In Classes

Aqua-Aerobics (aka water aerobics) is a great way to exercise. If you struggle with regular workouts or find them boring, aqua-aerobics might be the perfect fit for you.  Aqua-aerobics relieves pressure on joints and allows participants to exercise without the fear of falling.  It allows movement without the physical stress of...

Backyard Water Play Safety

It’s going to be hot this week and we are planning on spending a ton of time outside cooling off with a variety of water toys and enjoying our pool.  We have talked about swimming pool safety, beach water safety, and the importance of being an active supervisor when children are...

Soaking up the Sun Carefully
Soaking up the Sun Carefully

It is finally summertime. This year we are following the lead of local blogger, Ginny from 1000 Hours Outside and we plan to spend as much time as we can soaking up the summer rays. But, exposing yourself and your children to the sun too much can bring risks. Sunscreen and shade are a...

Reasons Why I Choose Aqua-Tots

1. First and foremost the swimming program curriculum is top notch.  Aqua-Tots is an active member of the National Swim Association.   The Aqua-Tots team is continuously learning about best practices in various educational opportunities and the program is continuously adapted making Aqua-Tots one of the leaders in the swimming industry.  Children...

Aqua-Tots Swim Schools – Program Overview

We have been swimming with Aqua-Tots Swim Schools in Troy for four years now.  Wow… it’s been that long.  I love the beach and swimming in pools, so water safety became a top priority with our children as we spend a lot of time in and around water.  The year-round...

Learning to Swim with Goggles, Without Goggles – Which is Best?

When learning to swim, goggles can be a great tool for children to see underwater without the eye irritation that comes with exposing your eyes to pool water.  Children tend to progress in swimming skill much more quickly while wearing goggles due to the clarity of underwater vision and the...

Eight Great Reasons to Give the Gift of Swimming

It’s that time again where we are clamoring to get the BEST gifts for our family members and friends.  Grandparents, friends and family are always asking me “What should I get {insert child’s name here} for Christmas?”   There are so many great reasons why swimming lessons are the perfect gift idea...

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