Learning to swim is a life skill that can come in very useful throughout one’s life. Swimming is not only a great way to keep fit it is also a life saving skill. Swimming can make a whole range of water activities and water sports accessible, such as volleyball, surfing, kayaking or water polo.
Learning to swim is also an important preventative measure towards accidental drowning. Drowning is one of the highest causes of accidental death in children worldwide. If children are taught the skills that will ensure their safety in and around the water, we can greatly reduce the likelihood of these accidents.
Getting Started: The 3 most popular swimming strokes are Front Crawl, Breast Stroke and Back Stroke. When learning to swim it is important to practice as often as possible. This will build up your confidence in the water. Learning to swim can become fun by participating in swimming lessons, it is also much easier to learn with the aid of a qualified instructor.