Reduce risk of drowning
In Canada, drowning is the No. 1 cause of unintentional injury deaths among children 1-4 years of age, and the second leading cause of preventable death for children under 10 years. With some 500 fatalities annually, drowning is the third leading cause of unintentional death among Canadians under 60 years of age (surpassed only by motor vehicle collisions and poisoning).
Full body work-out
Swimming strengthen whole body
A swimming lesson workout is a great total body workout, strengthening everything from the core to the legs to the arms. In swimming, a whole lot of muscles are working together as your kids are pushing, pulling and kicking their way through the water. Swimming is a full-body workout. It's simultaneously works muscles from triceps and biceps to abdominals to hamstrings and everything in between.
Improves academic performance
Swimming helps kids do better in school
Swimming has been scientifically linked to an better academic performance. Studies have found that children who swam during their developmental years achieved several physical and mental milestones faster than their non-swimming counterparts. Researchers found that the type of instruction and sensory learning kids are exposed to early on in swimming lessons translates almost seamlessly into the type of learning they’ll do in the classroom.
Swimming is something that lasts a lifetime
Swimming is for everyone, both young and old. This activity is something that lasts a lifetime and you can always improve at it! Expose your child to swimming lessons now and they will have a recreational, aerobic activity that they can continue to enjoy throughout the rest of their lives! What a gift!