You already know you can start your baby in swim lessons BEFORE they even turn 1 — but there are some extra bonuses besides swimming that your baby will learn at Goldfish Swim School! Read on to learn more:
The core balance achieved by learning to swim is beneficial to babies, particularly as they are growing and learning how to control their bodies. Sitting up during swim class and balancing on the ducky mats is essential to strengthening the core, which helps babies learn how to crawl, sit up, stand, walk and run! And this sets the stage for years of success, which is something to celebrate!
Fear is often what stops all of us — even babies — from trying something new. But when your baby sees what he or she can accomplish during swim class, his or her confidence skyrockets! For instance, trying a sea otter float may seem questionable, but soon your baby will be floating on his or her back like a champ! (Don’t be surprised if you find your infant hitting those fine and gross motor skill developmental milestones confidently.) Goldfish instructors use integrity, compassion and trust to bring out that stellar confidence!
If you’re a stay-at-home parent and your baby isn’t in a care program with other kids, the early socialization impact of swim classes gives your baby a chance to learn how to interact appropriately with new people. (And you’ll also be able to be around other adults!) Truly a GOLDEN experience for parents and kids!
Kids learn the most from birth to age 5, and — perhaps surprisingly — most of what they learn is best learned through play! The entertainment your baby gets during swim class is not only a great learning opportunity, but also great stimulation — part of Goldfish Swim School’s dedication to WOW customer service. (Psst…There’s a good chance swim days may be your best nap days for baby, too!)
5. Building Strength
Your little goldfish uses new muscle groups during swimming that they haven’t had a chance to strengthen otherwise and that exercise is a great introduction to the world of healthy movement. You’ll find your tiny swimmer will have some rockin’ arm and shoulder muscles in no time — and that strength will translate well into all other areas of development. How’s that for extraordinary results?!
Goldfish Swim School
Are you ready to sign your child up for swim lessons? Goldfish Swim School has different levels for kids ages 4 months and older.
Find a location near you and sign up today!