Tagged: swimming

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...

Dry and Secondary Drowning: What You Should Know

By: Dr. T. Jann Caison-Sorey, associate medical director at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 10 people die every day from unintentional drowning. Of those, two are children ages 14 or younger. Drowning ranks fifth among unintentional injury-related deaths in the...

Aqua-Tots Swim Schools of Michigan Opening in Auburn Hills

Aqua-Tots Swim Schools of Michigan, a leader in swim instruction, will be opening their newest indoor facility during the first week of September in Auburn Hills.  The sixth metro Detroit Aqua-Tots location is conveniently situated off I-75 at 750 Brown Rd in Auburn Hills, in the Auburn Mile Shopping Center.   Each Aqua-Tots location...

Fast Track Program at Aqua-Tots: Sponsored Post

Summer is in full swing and you are headed out to pool parties, the beach, and the lake with your family. Whether you are looking to brush up your child’s swimming skills or introduce them to formal swimming instruction for the first time, Fast Track at Aqua-Tots Swim Schools of...

Water Safety 101 – Swimming Pools

May is Drowning Prevention Month. According to the CDC, about 10 people die each day from unintentional drowning.  Anyone can drown, regardless of age, swimming ability or the depth of the water. It is the second leading cause of accidental death for children ages one to fourteen, following automobile accidents.  Although...

Summer Water Safety – Natural Bodies of Water

Summer in Michigan, for my family, means spending long, lazy days at the beach.  I’m so excited for this summer to get started so we can enjoy some of our favorite local beaches, and a few of our favorite camping spots. And although natural waterways can be super fun to...

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