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Why Do Swim Lessons Cost So Much?

Swim lessons often come with a higher price tag compared to other children's activities due to several unique factors associated with aquatic education.

Let’s Lower the Statistics Together

While we don’t like to dwell on the devastating drowning statistics, we do feel it is important from time to time to recognize the risks we are up against. Swimming is a fun activity that promotes health, but most importantly, it has the potential to be a life-saving skill.

Reach or Throw, Don’t Go!

A frequent and dangerous water safety mistake is when an onlooker—whether a child or adult—sees a person in distress in the water and jumps in…

The Science of Swimming

Many scientific studies have been conducted around swimming. We’ve gathered several of them below and encourage you to read through the astounding results. 

Self-Rescue Lessons vs. Traditional Swim Lessons

We are often asked how our program differs from self-rescue programs. Here’s a quick run-down of the differences to consider as you find the best…

8 Reasons to Consider Swimming for this Fall’s After School Activity

From horseback riding to music lessons, soccer practice to Lego teams, there are no shortage of options when it comes to after school activities. 

Does Your Child Use This Drowning Hazard?

Summer is in full swing and Florida residents everywhere are dipping in some body of water to try to stay cool in this heat.

Floating is Foundational

Floating is a learned skill that becomes a tool to avoid panicking in an unsafe water situation.  Floating is a low-energy way of being able… 

Can you swim without goggles?

Many often wonder whether or not goggles should be worn during swim lessons. Good points are made for both sides, but at Fish Tails Swim School, we believe the…