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Your baby spends nine months in your tummy floating and growing in water, it is only natural you want to reintroduce your baby to that environment. Research supports the earlier the better when considering what age to start swimming lessons for your little one....

December 17, 2017

Teaching children a respect for the water is a very important part in water safety education. Children start to learn a respect for the water as they progress through the learn to swim process and begin to understand their capabilities and limitations in the pool. Chil...

December 17, 2017

You’re at your weekly swimming lesson and “Lachlan” is playing up once again. You’ve given him the warning speech before the lesson started but once again it’s gone in one ear and out the other. He’s bobbing underwater while the teacher is talking and he’s distracting...

September 6, 2017

Have you taken the winter off swimming? Need a refresher before starting Term 4 lessons? or perhaps your swimmer has spent a while at the same level and needs a boost to learn the required skills to progress on to the next level?

There are many reasons why families take...

The number one question we receive online and at administration at our swim school is: How long will it take for my child to learn to swim?  Every child is different and therefore it is impossible to give an exact answer to this question. But the good news is that prac...

August 21, 2017

Preparing your baby for swimming lessons

Babies arrive in the world from the warm liquid environment of their mother’s womb, free of inhibition and without an inbuilt fear of water. Typically, however, a baby’s innate responses to the aquatic environment are lost at aro...

Baby and Toddler swimming lessons often recommend that parents stay in the water and participate in their child’s lesson.  WorldWideSwimSchool is a huge believer in parents staying involved in the learning process until the age of 4.  This article will discuss the many...

August 5, 2017

Study shows kids are smarter when they swim

VO: Children who learn how to swim from a young age are ahead of their peers on a number of important milestones according to Griffith University research.

Robyn Jorgensen: Swimming children score significantly better than the...

August 4, 2017

There are many ways to ensure that your child is practicing the skills used in swimming lessons.  Here are some tips to help:

Get In The Water

Even if you can’t make your regular lesson throughout the holiday period try to get your child into the water at least once...

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