Learning to swim and water safety is an essential life skill for everyone.
Our ambassador Sarah is a learn to swim teacher and has 15 years of experience. We asked Sarah why learning to swim is so important and what her top reccomendations are for each stage to make it fun for everyone!
Most of us understand the concept of swimming lessons, they’re for kids to make sure they are safe around water… right?
We think there's much more to it than simply learning to be safe. Of course learning to swim competently will make your children more capable of getting to safety if they find themselves out of their depth in water. However, there is a whole new world that swimming lessons can help you discover, and they definitely are not restricted to child learners only!
Swimming is about staying healthy, getting fit and having fun! We think it’s just as important for adults to have swimming lessons, regardless
The use of a floatation device is extremely important and supportive for children swimming, no matter their age. This is in addition to support from an adult. However, we also recommend a floatation device, whether it be Float bands, Roll ups, a Zoodle or a Floatsuit. The most important thing to remember is that the adult must hold onto the child or child’s hands at all times as the child learns to swim. Only once the child gains confidence in the water should the adult either deflate the floatation device or allow the child to swim with less support or even unaided (and only for short periods i
If you want to introduce your baby to water or help your child learn to swim and become a confident little swimmer or want to learn to swim yourself... welcome to Zoggs Learn to Swim.
Stage 2 is all about learning to swim and finding more confidence and independence in the water. In Stage 2 your child will build skills which will help them all along their swimming journey. Confidence and independence is a core part of this stage which is why the buoyancy aids promote movement in the water.