As it is National Book Month, I thought I would talk about the books that I have really enjoyed reading over the last year and then maybe suggest a few to read in the future. I love reading, and I have a couple degrees to prove it. I think I spent most of my early 20’s in a library. It became a place of comfort – sort of like that comfortable chair you always return to.
A recent case study reported in the British Medical Journal and subsequently made into an episode of the BBC documentary series, “The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs,” describes how a 24-year-old mother eliminated her medications for major depressive disorder and anxiety over a period of four months as she began a program of weekly swimming in cold water. But could cold water swimming really help treat depression?
As parents when we are considering educational schooling for our children we evaluate the school’s curriculum, scholastic testing, progression milestones, teaching techniques, learning outcomes, etc. However, when choosing swim schools many parents choose their child’s school based on convenience and price believing that all swim schools are created equally. It is important to know that swim schools are not created equally and that curriculum varies based on the core competencies and competitive positioning of the given school. When parents are evaluating swim schools for their children it is important to consider what your swim goals are for your child.
Below is a guide to the types of curriculum focus within the swim school industry in addition to special insight into SafeSplash’s world-class curriculum:
Streamline Brands is excited to announce the rollout of our enhanced learn to swim curriculum across our family of swim schools: Swimtastic, SafeSplash, and SwimLabs. With a refined emphasis on safety, stroke technique and making swim lessons fun, our enhanced curriculum and true skill progression deliver clear value to students and parents. These attributes, along with our revamped instructor training, teaching aids and technologies, differentiate our swim schools from the rest of the learn to swim market.
It’s winter and it’s cold, dark and all you want to do is stay warm! We get it! It’s hard to get out and take your kids for swimming lessons. But did you know there are many benefits of swimming lessons during winter?