Parents & Tots

Parents And Tots Swimming Program

Designed for children preschool ages requiring a parent’s presence in the water during the class.

6 month to 2.5 years of age or until the child is ready to be by themselves without parent assistance.

The Parents and Tots swim program is designed with a ratio of 1:5 to enhance the swimming experience for both parents and tots. Also, the lesson is even suitable for minor swimming abilities. As the starting point of any swimming journey, this program gives your child confidence and the basic skills including floating, kicking, and jumping into shallow water. Also depending on the child, additional skills might be improved in lessons at this level, such as breath control, water buoyancy, and going under water. All our swimming lessons are designed according to Red Cross Swim for all levels.

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Parent and Tot swim FAQ

How will these swimming lessons in Parent and Tot swim program benefit my baby?

  • Swimming helps by strengthening the heart and lungs, which in turn aids the development of the brain
  • Swimming also helps children’s emotional and physical development
  • Swimming improves children’s coordination and balance
  • Swimming increases confidence at an early age
  • Swimming improves children’s concentration skills and perceptual abilities
  • Swimming helps babies develop mind and body connection which leads to greater social skills and intelligence
  • Swimming itself is a calming experience, which is great for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Asperger’s Syndrome

What to expect from Parent & Tots program?

Besides parents’ learning how to safely hold and handle their children in the water, tots will learn the following skills in swimming lessons:

  • Breath control in and out of the water
  • Swimming between the guardian and the instructor
  • Safe entries into the water
  • Floating and glides 
  • Kicking
  • Rollovers 
  • Some arm and leg coordination 

What Should I Bring To A Parents And Tots Class?

  • Swimsuit for yourself 
  • Swimming suit for your child
  • Reusable swim diaper which can also be purchased at the front desk
  • Towels for you and your child
  • Indoor shoes for yourself
  • Indoor shoes for your child
  • Swimming cap for children who have hair longer than shoulder length