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Joke of the day What did the ocean say to the beach? Nothing it just waved.

Starting swim classes at an early age is a great way to get your child to enjoy to exercise and to stay healthy. Swimming is not only fun for kids but it also offers tons of physical and mental health benefits all leading to healthy and happy children!

Swimming increases strength, flexibility and endurance while being light on the joints compared to some other activities. It allows for children to participate in countless summer activities including summer camps and without fear. When kids get involved in such group activities they will meet others with similar interests, this becomes a valuable social activity.

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Trust is another valuable skill that they learn. They learn to trust the person teaching them to swim. This leads to safe, strong and confident swimmers. Confidence helps children feel a sense of accomplishment. It also helps them to cope with basic challenges they will face in the future, While learning to swim they will experience failure and they will understand that there's another chance and that with hard work they can do better.

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Here are some tips on how to be prepared for a swim lesson:

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