Swim & smile TX LLC offers proven survival skills training to enable your child to float or swim float swim in the event he/she may fall in to the water. Discover what a young child can learn when placed in the hands if an Infant Aquatic Specialist. Infant Aquatic Specialists teach survival swimming skills to children 6 mo to 36 months. We will teach your child the skills to roll over and FLOAT. Our certified instructor will teach your child to safely enjoy the water in weeks not years!
AEA, NPO, SSTI, WSI, IAS Aquatic Instructor Specialist
At Swim & Smile TX in Decatur, TX, your child is guided through a hands on and one-on-one class in a program that is personalized to their age appropriate and skill level. Few programs are willing to teach children under age three.
Children are naturally drawn to pools, hot tubs, lakes, ponds, streams, reservoirs and beaches. Despite a parent’s best efforts at supervision, it only takes one head turn before an accident has occurred.
It’s not just about being comfortable in the water, it’s being able to swim and survive. Empower your child with the skills needed to safely enjoy the water! Discover the Infant Aquatics Difference today!
Infants six to twelve months can learn to:
Particularly active infants may also learn to propel a short distance through the water between two parents. Learning these skills takes approximately 12 to 20 lessons.
Children who are walking (1-6 years) can learn to:
The time frame for children to master these skills is typically 16 to 24 lessons.
How Are Lessons Structured?
Initial lessons with Infant Aquatics are one-on-one, approximately 10 minutes in length, usually 4 or 5 days per week for 4-6 weeks. Each lesson builds upon the previous day’s lesson, so there is measurable progress each week.
How Can You Teach a Baby Who Cannot Talk?
Swimming and floating are motor skills that can be taught to babies through repetitive exercises, along with gentle verbal encouragement. We show the babies what we want them to do, and over a short period of time, they learn the skills necessary to survive. Be assured, we do not throw children into the water! We use a variety of methods, combining the best ideas from swim schools and infant/toddler programs throughout the world. Our goal is to make learning fun so that your child will love his water experience.
What is the Parent’s Role?
We encourage parents of toddlers to get in the water for the first few lessons so that your child will experience less stranger and separation anxiety. Our goal for children of all ages is to establish a relationship of trust between your child and the instructor. Once this occurs, your child will learn to trust him/herself in the water and real progress begins.
Infant Aquatic Survival Classes
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I am standing at my at my kitchen window cooking lunch and watching Read swim all over the pool, big arms, roll over, and breathe and kick, roll back and swim. All over the pool. It makes me so happy! We can’t thank you enough for all that you taught him!! (Don’t worry, my sister is the pool too, he’s not out there alone!) Hope you have a wonderful 4th!
Kim Emery is a wonderful swim teacher. As a family with a small child and a pool out our backdoor, teaching our daughter how to survive if she fell in was a top priority. We signed up for survival swim and were so happy with our results. Kim was patient with our toddler, and always tailored the class to her needs. With our daughter being a little older, there was a “toddler attitude” that had to be dealt with. Kim knew how to handle this, and would make it so that each class was productive. She even took my daughters “Moana” in for lessons as well. This eased the anxiety my daughter would feel during a few of the skills. And above all else, she made it fun and truly cared for our child. When the music was on, they would go and dance for a while to show that the water was a fun place too! We highly recommend Kim for any swimming needs your child has!
Bryn's sweet words about lessons :)
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